COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system) – Guidelines for buying a home under GREEN

This page contains information and what to expect if you're buying a property under the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system) under GREEN

Overview
  • The requirements of the COVID-19 Protection Framework apply by real estate activity (such as, but not limited to, open homes, auctions, private viewings, and inspections). Real estate professionals and businesses may need to operate under different rules depending on the activity they are undertaking or meet the more stringent requirements where activities cannot be separated
  • Real estate agencies are not required to use the My Vaccine Pass verification process for real estate activities but may choose to
  • Generally, real estate operates at the general settings of the traffic light system
  • The rules for events apply to some real estate activities such as auctions/open homes at commercial properties or in a rural paddock. On the other hand, the settings for gatherings apply where the activity occurs at a private dwelling
  • You can view the specific guidelines for real estate agencies here
  • We encourage you to view the guidance on Unite against COVID-19 website on Moving, buying and selling your home at Red, Orange, and Green
At the Green Setting:
  • Face coverings are encouraged for real estate activities
  • Agency offices are open to customers or clients

To view the guidelines for real estate agencies under Green, visit the REA website.

Click on the links below to learn more about buying and selling under different traffic light system levels:
Buying a home

RED

ORANGE

GREEN

Selling a home

RED

ORANGE

GREEN

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