Are Open Houses Allowed In Toronto During Covid-19?

In Toronto, Real Estate remains an essential business during Covid-19. However Open Houses are NOT permitted until further notice.
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Open Houses Prohibited

As of Saturday, April 4, 2020 – Open Houses are no longer allowed in Toronto due to the impact of Covid-19.  The Ontario Government has deemed the trading of real estate as an essential service, but it’s far from “business as normal”.

To ensure we’re all assisting in the practice of social distancing, in-person Open Houses are currently prohibited.  

Virtual Open Houses Encouraged

Realtors are encouraged to turn to online methods for showcasing a sellers property. Video tours, floorplans, high def photos and 3D walkthroughs are all viable ways to market the home while ensuring rules are being followed. Below is an example of a condo we prepared for online viewing.


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Mark Savel

Mark Savel

As a life long resident of the city, home has always been in midtown Toronto. In creating TorontoLivings, I wanted a place to share my experiences in the city, to educate our clients on the ever changing market, and to show people a side of the City that most don’t see every day.
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