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Despite prohibition on open houses, brokers, buyers and sellers employ array of virtual tools to stay safe and fulfill housing needs

November 18, 2020

KIRKLAND, Washington (November 18, 2020) - Even though in-person open houses are not currently allowed under new and reinstated pandemic-related restrictions, broker-members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) continue to provide services to home buyers and sellers using several contactless and virtual tools.

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Virtual tours proving popular among Northwest MLS brokers and their clients

September 1, 2020

KIRKLAND, Washington (September 1, 2020) - Conducting business virtually "has been quite a shift for us," admitted Frank Leach, a director at Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Now, he added, "I don't see it reverting to what we had done in the past. Even our broker tours are now done virtually."

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Northwest Multiple Listing Service unveils more options for house hunters to view homes

June 10th, 2020

KIRKLAND, Washington (June 10, 2020) - Western Washington home shoppers can now take various types of guided tours of properties, including a new "Live Stream Open House" option. Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) recently unveiled that new feature plus enhanced ways for member-brokers to promote multiple virtual tours on their listings.

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