Recently, Governor Newsom and the State Public Health Officer issued Executive Order N-33-20 instructing California Residents to stay at home amid the COVID-19 global crisis. Many people are asking if it is still possible to tour homes amid the crisis. The answer is, it is not. Realtors ® have been directed by the California Association of Realtors, to refrain from any face-to-face activities, including showing properties.Taking precautions to limit the possibility of spreading the virus is crucial right now. As we practice Social Distancing, many are worried about the health of their loved ones and are wondering what this will all mean for the real estate market.First and foremost, please take care of yourself. Get your rest, eat well and try not to panic as experts project that things will get worse before they get better. This is a very fluid situation and at VINCENTHOMES we prefer not to try to add to speculation regarding the future.First and foremost, please take care of yourself. https://tinyurl.com/y7kxnl5k Click To TweetIf you are among the fortunate Americans that are able to continue to work during the crisis, and you wish to continue to work toward your real estate goals as a buyer, consider using the time that you have at home to review your credit reports and assess your financial situation so that you are very clear regarding how much you have available for a down-payment and closing costs one things normalize. You may want to take this time to address any issues on your credit report that need attention. If you are considering selling your home, this is a great time to complete simple home repairs as well as sort through and get rid of clutter. Note however, that the donation centers, as all non-essential businesses-,- should be closed during this time. So, you may need to temporarily store donation items in your garage. This is also a great time for Spring cleaning.If you have any questions regarding other ways you can prepare for life after the crisis, please give us a call at 888-826-3774. Wishing you the very best. Be well.