Update: SAR Staff is pleased to announce that Sacramento County has updated their Public Health Order, and included our recommendation that occupied residences are now able to be shown. The order becomes effective at 11:59 p.m., May 1, and will be in effect until 11:59 p.m., May 22, 2020, or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded or amended in writing by the Health Officer.
The language now reads, “Service providers that enable residential transactions (including rentals, leases and home sales), including, but not limited to, real estate agents, escrow agents, notaries and title companies, provided that appointments and other residential viewings must only occur virtually or, if a virtual viewing is not feasible, by appointment with no more than two visitors at a time residing within the same household or living unit and one individual showing the unit. These services must be carried out in compliance with Social Distancing Requirements as defined in this Order, to the extent possible…”Read the Full Order +
SAR Staff is pleased that Sacramento County now defines real estate as “Essential Services”. However, we want to share our thoughts, as well as C.A.R’s on ‘Best Practices’ during this time. This in no way means you should go back to business as usual. This is an unprecedented situation and should be treated as such. Keep reading for our recommendations: