It is tough to predict how Covid-19 will impact business in the next six months. Yet currently, it seems to be “business as usual” for me, “usual” being a relative term. I currently maintain listings but how Covid-19 impacts the Real Estate business here in British Columbia is dependent on the same factors it will affect everyone around the world. As it is, I am grateful for the technology such as secure e-signing and video conferencing, 21st-century conveniences that were unimaginable when I started that now help to mitigate the risks of spreading the virus. Until things are better, Realtors® will continue to follow our board’s mandated health protocols that are in place: masking, limited essential viewers, social distancing, cleaning before & after showings and... NO ON-SITES OPEN HOUSES! The BCREA and Fraser Valley Board has mandated no open houses and strict rules to view properties, including limiting people visiting a property to view. Appraisals and inspections are often done remotely or with very limited numbers of people allowed present in a property.