Coronavirus: Open homes, auctions must stop, real estate industry peak body says

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated March 24 2020 - 10:50am, first published 2:30am
Canberra real estate agent Catherine Halloran had already seen a rise in demand for virtual inspections and appraisals before tougher social distancing requirements. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Homes open for public inspection and auctions attended by groups of people fly in the face of government-led efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus and need to be immediately stopped, the Real Estate Institute of Australia says.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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