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Finding a new home from far away

  • June 06, 2012

Finding a new home from far away

Moving out of state or otherwise trying to find a new home across a great distance can be stressful. No one wants to buy a home sight unseen, but on the other hand, traveling back and forth to a new locale can be costly, time-consuming and unfeasible. A new technology, however, may make this process a little simpler.

Across the country, real estate agents have been making use of video conferencing to meet with far-flung clients and even give them virtual tours of prospective properties.

Used as a way to provide face-to-face service even in circumstances where the agent and client are thousands of miles away, video conferencing can take a great deal of the stress out of finding a home from across the country. Prospective buyers can take a walking tour of the property, ask questions in real time and even see the neighborhood, regardless of where they are physically located.

Of course, when it comes time to actually move, the technology will be less useful. At that time, hiring a moving and relocation company can help make the physical moving as easy as the virtual touring.


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