COVID-19 Updates

KEEPING YOU UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST COVID-19 INFORMATION AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR RENTING, BUYING AND SELLING YOUR HOME DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

Updated 20th July, 2021

5 DAY LOCKDOWN EXTENDED UNTIL 11:59PM TUESDAY 27TH JULY 2021

The Premier of Victoria has announced an extension to the current 5-day snap lockdown.

Key points to note are:

  • Restrictions apply to 11:59 pm Tuesday 27th July 2021
  • Restrictions apply to all of Victoria
  • Restrictions apply to all real estate – commercial and residential
  • Open home inspections AND private inspections are not permitted
  • Auctions can only be held online
  • If you can work from home, you must work from home
  • Services related to property settlement or commencement/end-of-lease (including removalists) are permitted.

We are experienced in working remotely and have delivered outstanding results for our clients over the last 12 - 18 months. First National Neilson Partners will continue to be available via email and telephone to assist you as much as possible. 

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

 

 

Updated 24th June 2021

 

RESTRICTIONS EASE FURTHER IN MELBOURNE EFFECTIVE 11:59PM 24TH JUNE 2021

Restrictions will be relaxed in Melbourne as of 11:59pm Thursday 24th June 2021 however conditions surrounding real estate inspections and auctions remain the same.

  • Open Home Inspections are permitted subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm
  • Auctions are permitted outside subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm
  • Masks must be worn indoors
  • Upon inspecting a property the Victorian Governments QR Code must be scanned

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

 

Updated 16th June 2021

 

RESTRICTIONS EASE FURTHER IN MELBOURNE EFFECTIVE 11:59PM 17TH JUNE 2021

Restrictions will ease further in Melbourne as of 11:59pm Thursday 17th June 2021 however conditions surrounding real estate inspections and auctions remain the same.

  • Open Home Inspections are permitted - maximum of 10 people
  • Auctions are permitted outside - maximum of 50 people
  • Masks must be worn indoors
  • Social distancing must be adhered to
  • Upon inspecting a property the Victorian Governments QR Code must be scanned

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

 

Updated 10th June 2021

 

RESTRICTIONS EASE IN MELBOURNE EFFECTIVE 11:59PM 10TH JUNE 2021

Restrictions will ease in Melbourne as of 11:59pm Thursday 10th June 2021.

Key points to note are:

  • Open Home Inspections are permitted - maximum of 10 people
  • Auctions are permitted outside - maximum of 50 people
  • Masks must be worn indoors
  • Social distancing must be adhered to
  • Upon inspecting a property the Victorian Governments QR Code must be scanned

 

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

 

Updated 27th May 2021

 

7 DAY LOCKDOWN EFFECTIVE 11:59PM 27TH MAY 2021

The Acting Premier of Victoria has announced a 7-day circuit breaker lockdown effective 11:59pm Thursday 27th May 2021.

Key points to note are:

  • Restrictions apply from 11:59 pm Thursday 27 May 2021 to 11:59 pm Thursday 3 June 2021
  • Restrictions apply to all of Victoria
  • Restrictions apply to all real estate – commercial and residential
  • Open home inspections AND private inspections are not permitted
  • Auctions can only be held online
  • If you can work from home, you must work from home
  • Services related to property settlement or commencement/end-of-lease (including removalists) are permitted.

We are experienced in working remotely and have delivered outstanding results for our clients over the last 12 - 18 months. First National Neilson Partners will continue to be available via email and telephone to assist you as much as possible. 

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

 

 

Updated 7th April 2021

 

INSPECTION PROCEDURE

 

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we have implemented safety procedures for the wellbeing of all. These include social distancing, use of hand sanitisers and no unnecessary contact with surfaces within any property.

Please discuss with us any concerns you may have before arriving at the property inspection.

PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED AT ALL INSPECTIONS

You MUST register to inspect the property or the appointment may not proceed.

Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or concerns.

 

 

Updated 17th February 2021

 

In accordance with the Andrews Government's announcement, as of 11.59pm on Wednesday 17th February, Victorian lockdown restrictions will be eased. There will be changes to the way inspections and auctions are conducted.

These changes include:

  • Open home inspections are limited to 5 people (until Friday 26th February)
  • ​​​Masks must be worn indoors and outdoors where 1.5m social distancing is not possible
  • On-site auctions are permitted with up to 20 people outside (public gatherings)
  • Our offices will be open with some staff still working remotely

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