San Francisco Real Estate: Escrow Out Loud


What's Your Idea of a Virtual Tour?

Season 4, Ep. 103

A look at virtual tours in the real estate industry during the SF shelter-in-place directive updated March 31, 2020.

The pertinent real estate guidance from that document is below:

Paragraph 13 Section f Paragraph x:

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 (except that in person visits are not allowed when the occupant is still residing in the residence); 

  • What is a virtual tour?

  • Why can't I find information online about virtual tours?

  • What should I do to be ready for a virtual tour?

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