CREA Introduces Feature to Highlight Live-Streamed Open Houses on REALTOR.ca

Apr 09, 2020

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Harveen Johal
Communications Assistant

As COVID-19 continues to impact the way REALTORS® conduct business, virtual showings and living-streaming of open houses have become useful tools for Realtors looking to replace traditional in-person viewings.

In support of virtual practices, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has introduced a new feature on REALTOR.ca that allows Realtors to highlight live stream open houses directly on their REALTOR.ca listing.

REALTOR.ca supports all major live-streaming platforms, including popular choices such as Facebook and Instagram Live. The process is simple - just visit REALTOR.ca/golive and enter the details of your live stream under each of your listings. Clients will then be able to scroll through scheduled live showings and add the event to their calendars.

For a quick start guide on how to use this feature click here.

In addition to live streaming, REALTOR.ca continues to support 10 virtual tour and video services, including:

  • Matterport
  • YouTube
  • iStaging
  • immoviewer
  • iGUIDE
  • Property Panorama
  • Realvision
  • Vimeo
  • Imagemaker360
  • ListSimple

As Realtors continue to adjust how they help clients buy and sell properties during the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies such as virtual tours and live streaming can help Realtors serve their clients while following government protocols and ensuring everyone's safety.

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