In consideration of COVID-19 {Updated}

March 24, 2020 | From The Rossettis | By Aaron Rossetti

{Updated}

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we've implemented 'Terms of Entry' for viewing our listings. If you are unable to meet our entry criteria, have a pre-existing medical condition, or if are in the higher risk age group, we'd be pleased to provide listing information electronically or arrange a viewing at a more appropriate time,

Terms of Entry:

I confirm, acknowledge, and agree as follows:

  1. I have answered "No" to all the questions in the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Questionnaire (provided below);
  2. I am entering the premises voluntarily and of my own free will without any coercion by any person or company, and being fully aware that we are in the midst of a COVID-19 virus pandemic and the virus appears to be highly contagious;
  3. I understand that by entering into or on the premises I may be exposing myself to the potential transmission of the COVID-19 virus, and I knowingly, freely, and voluntarily accept the inherent risks of this activity, including possible contamination, illness, and death;
  4. I will maintain at least a 6 foot or 2 metre social distance from all other persons while in or on the premises;
  5. I will not touch any surfaces in the premises including but not limited to door handles, switches, windows or any other surface; and if I want to open anything I will request the listing agent to do so for me;
  6. I will use sanitizer upon entry and exit from the premises while understanding and agreeing that its use may be limited in the effectiveness of preventing viruses or diseases of any kind (hand sanitizer will be provided by our team if you do not have your own alcohol-based sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol);
  7. I will notify the listing agents if within two weeks of attending the premises, I, or a close contact, receive a confirmed/presumptive diagnosis for COVID-19 or become ill with any symptoms outlined in the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Questionnaire;
  8. I agree to indemnify, hold harmless, release, discharge, acquit and forgive the Seller, the listing agents, and the real estate brokerage Rossetti Realty Ltd. dba Re/Max Rossetti Realty from and against any and all liability, claims, actions, suits, demands, costs, or expenses of every kind including negligence arising from or related to my attendance at the premises, or any damages that occur as a result thereof.

 

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Questionnaire: 

1. Are you experiencing any of the following:

  • Severe difficulty breathing (e.g. struggling to breathe or speaking in single words)
  • Severe chest pain
  • Having a very hard time waking up
  • Feeling confused
  • Losing consciousness

       No                         Yes

2. Are you experiencing any of the following:

  • Mild to moderate shortness of breath
  • Inability to lie down because of difficulty breathing
  • Chronic health conditions that you are having difficulty managing because of difficulty breathing

       No                         Yes

3. Are you experiencing any of the following:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat

       No                         Yes

4. Have you travelled to any countries outside Canada (including the United States) within the last 14 days?

       No                         Yes

5. Did you provide care or have close contact with a person with COVID-19 (probable or confirmed) while they were ill (cough, fever, sneezing, or sore throat)?

       No                         Yes

6. Did you have close contact with a person who travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days who has become ill (cough, fever, sneezing, or sore throat)?

       No                         Yes

 

 

 


March 16th, 2020  Moving forward we will be showing our listings by scheduled appointment only. Please provide 24 hours notice for a showing request. Viewings will be arranged if all parties are healthy and have not recently travelled out of the country.   

When visiting one of our listings for a viewing, we will kindly ask you to please:

- Refrain from greeting us or others with a handshake or hug
- Sanitize your hands before entering the home
 (hand sanitizer will be provided by our team if you do not have your own alcohol-based sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol)
- Limit physically touching items in the home
- Notify us if you become ill within two weeks of attending the viewing. 

Thank you for your undertanding and assistance. Be well!


Friday March 13th, 2020 - A note from our Team

We would like to reassure our clients and those looking at our listings that we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak and that the health and safety of those we interact with is of utmost importance to us.

Currently, we are proceeding with client meetings, showings and opens as scheduled; and will continue to do so unless our clients indicate they are uncomfortable, or we receive recommendations not to from the provincial or federal health agencies. 

For the safety of our clients and other attendees, we ask that if you are feeling sick or have recently travelled out of the country to please reschedule showings/viewings or not attend our opens. 

If you have any questions or concerns about an upcoming showing or open, please don’t hesitate to contact your agent or our Team. 

- From our families to yours, stay safe. 

Requests for attending a showing or open:

If you are attending a viewing at one of our listings, we kindly ask please:
- Refrain from greeting us or others with a handshake or hug
- Sanitize your hands before entering the home (hand sanitizer to be provided by our team)
- Limit physically touching items in the home
- Notify us if you become ill within two weeks of attending the viewing. 

Requests for hosting a showing:

If you have your home listed and we have a scheduled showing, we kindly ask:
- Please prepare the home by using disinfectant to clean commonly shared surfaces like door handles
- We encourage you to thoroughly clean and disinfect your home after the viewing
- Please notify us if you have been, or become ill within two weeks the viewing. 

General tips for Prevention:

Proper hygiene is an important preventative measure. 
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with a tissue or a flexed elbow, and frequently dispose of used tissues.
- Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.
- Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces.
- Stay home if you feel like you have a cold or flu-like symptoms. Self-isolation is recommended.

If you are concerned that they may have been exposed to or are experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus, contact your primary care provider, local public health office, or call 8-1-1.

The Public Health Agency of Canada has set up a novel coronavirus telephone information line: 1-833-784-4397

 


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