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Real estate brokers respect the instructions and measures announced by government authorities and public health agencies in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and adapt to their recommendations in order to prevent its spread.

Residential and commercial real estate brokerage activities have resumed on Monday, May 11. Stay tuned for details and updates on this page.



SELLERS

I would like to sell my property. Can I work with a real estate broker in this current situation?

Yes, absolutely. As of May 11, the provincial government has lifted the suspension applicable to real estate brokers, allowing the full resumption of residential and commercial real estate brokerage activities.
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What technology tools do real estate brokers use when selling a property in a virtual context?  

Note that residential and commercial real estate brokerage activities have resumed on Monday, May 11 and that open houses and in-person property visits are once again allowed for marketing a property.
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What about other stakeholders in the real estate industry and/or those associated with real estate transactions (notaries, building inspectors, land surveyors and appraisers)?

The provincial government ordered the lifting of the suspension applicable to real estate brokers, land surveyors, building inspectors and appraisers, and chartered appraisers. This took effect on May 11.

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BUYERS

I would like to visit a property that I’m interested in that I saw on Centris.ca. How can I do this?

Note that residential and commercial real estate brokerage activities have resumed on Monday, May 11 and that open houses and in-person property visits are once again allowed for marketing a property.
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What technology tools do real estate brokers use in a transaction when working in a virtual context for the purchase of a property?

For the purchase of a home, note that residential and commercial real estate brokerage activities have resumed on Monday, May 11 and that open houses and in-person property visits are once again allowed.
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TIPS TO HELP YOU

How can I prepare my property for in-person property visits and virtual visits?
Put things away, organize and tidy your home to make it as attractive as possible. Now is the perfect time for a good spring cleaning. Those who are handy can do some value-added renovations around the house.

Useful links

Depersonalizing Your Home to Sell It
Spring cleaning
Renovations that increase value
Refresh your melamine kitchen cabinets
Modernize your kitchen cabinets
Clean your home without using chemical products

What options are available for visiting properties remotely?
Your broker is the best person to help organize a virtual visit with the sellers of the property you’re interested in. 

Useful links
Virtual visits on Centris.ca
The “Lifestyle” feature simplifies your searches

Tips and decor to improve the organization of my home during this period?
Since working from home has become part of our daily routine, it’s important to be properly set up with an adequate workspace. It can also be an opportunity to organize the house.

Useful links
Setting up a home office
Home maintenance jobs for the month of April
Tips for organizing your kitchen
Decorate your home with a photo gallery wall

REAL ESTATE MARKET

Press releases issued by the Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

[2020.05.06] As Expected, There was a Massive Drop in Sales and New Listings in Montreal Due to the Impact of the Health Crisis
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[2020.05.06] Baisse de l’activité moins prononcée qu’à l’échelle provinciale dans la RMR de Québec [in French only]
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[2020.04.24] A Market That Will Offer Opportunities in 2020 Before a Rebound in Sales and Prices in 2021 in Quebec
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[2020.04.23] First-Quarter Residential Real Estate Market Statistics for the Province of Quebec
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[2020.04.06] The First Impacts of the Health Crisis are Being Felt on Montreal’s Residential Real Estate Market
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[2020.04.06] Le marché de Québec a continué de battre des records d’activité en mars malgré l’incertitude créée par la COVID-19 [in French only]
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[2020.03.25] QPAREB Update – Impact of COVID-19 on the Real Estate Market
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[2020.03.18] The QPAREB believes that the solid foundation of the province’s real estate market will mitigate the impact of COVID-19
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