House auctions and open for inspections, except by private appointment, were banned by Prime Minister Scott Morrison this week as part of Australia's stage two coronavirus restrictions.
Tweed Sutherland First National director Matt Leonard says his agency is conducting business as usual, but in an unusual way.
"I had a property scheduled for auction tomorrow, which we have moved to for sale now by private treaty," Mr Leonard said.
Auctions usually account for the majority of sales in metropolitan cities, but the opposite is true in Bendigo.
"In Bendigo, about five per cent of properties are sold by auction," Mr Leonard said.
"Auction is only used in certain cases such as if a property has unique features, its level of interest and if the price varies between interested parties."
Open for inspections by private appointment continue and Mr Leonard says he now shows people through properties 1-on-1.
"We are leaving instructions for our vendor to have all of the lights turned on, doors open and blinds up," he said.
"The only door that we come into contact with is opening the front door handle and locking it on the way out and we use a wipe to sanitise it on the way out."
New listings will have more information available online, with 3D virtual inspection tours to feature.
"From your lounge room and sitting on your computer, it is like you are physically standing in the property," Mr Leonard said.
"Our photographer is able to use specific equipment and this facility has become more popular recently."
Stressful times for commercial and residential tenants have not gone unnoticed, with some who have lost their jobs contacting Tweed Sutherland's property management team.
"We manage six gyms in Bendigo on a commercial basis and they were one of the first who contacted us when they had to shut their doors," Mr Leonard said.
"We look at each situation individually, but it's very important to remember that one landlords situation in being able to provide rental relief is different to another.
"I'm sure landlords would love to be able to assist their tenants, but the vast majority of our landlords have mortgages themselves."
Online inspections will also become the norm for prospective tenants, while end of lease and routine rental inspections could be conducted via video if face-to-face contact is restricted.
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