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C-Suite
C-Suite Q&A for John C.
Morreale, Morreale Real
Estate Services, Inc.
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1. Ensuring that all aspects of the relocation
process are handled appropriately
and correctly became even more
important over the past year and a half
during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can
you discuss some of the challenges you
faced in this process and the unique
solutions you developed to overcome
these challenges?
At Morreale Real Estate Services, our job is
to get properties sold to the outside buyer. I
don't believe we had one closing fall through
due to the pandemic. Th e real estate industry
did a heroic job meeting our clients' expectations.
We did closings in parking lots, notaries
met transferees in their driveways, and mortgage
lenders quickly developed new ways to
accept documents. Th e RealtorĀ® community
also really stepped up, assisting families with
many tasks that typically fall outside their
job description. Th e whole experience was
challenging, yet very encouraging.
Th ere were other changes adopted throughout
the industry during the pandemic that
will have lasting eff ects. Th e acceptance of ecommerce
was long overdue, and the acceptance
of electronic signatures and electronic
recording of documents is a welcomed, positive
change. We've all developed new technologies
to embrace our new realities-virtual tours of
homes, non-invasive appraisals, mobile notaries-and
all are here to stay. It's about time.
2. What are you seeing in terms of some
of the major trends in local real estate
customs across the U.S. and in major
regions across the globe?
We're seeing more areas nationwide moving
to digital land records, and many services
previously performed in person go virtual.
Desktop appraisals, contactless BMAs,
mobile notaries, drive-by property inspections,
pre-recorded open house presentations,
and electronic signatures are all increasingly
accepted as the new normal. All these
changes have ultimately reduced the time
between a contract and the actual settlement,
which is great for buyers and sellers.
Globally, there are still many challenges. Th e
status of the pandemic varies regionally. Th is, in
combination with changing attitudes regarding
immigration, is a huge challenge. Th e result
from a real estate perspective is that moving
across borders still requires a highly experienced
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