Second Take: To show or not to show

TRD reporters on brokers’ mass confusion over the state’s home-showing rulings

TRD New York /
Apr.April 03, 2020 04:05 PM

Real estate agents are creatures of action. They’ve been grounded for several weeks by the pandemic, but a new state ruling Wednesday seemed to indicate that home showings — a crucial part of the selling process — could resume.

That decision set off a wave of confusion among New York City agents and their managers, until the decision was hastily clarified the next day. TRD reporters Sylvia Varnham O’Regan and E.B. Solomont joined Associate Publisher Hiten Samtani to discuss the unusual chain of events.


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