As we’ve previously noted, ShowingTime is committed to providing service and relevant market data to help real estate professionals shoulder these trying times. As we expand and adapt our offerings to meet the rapidly evolving needs of agents, their clients and their communities during the pandemic, we continue to receive notable coverage from industry and consumer media. For a current look at that coverage, see below for a selection of a few of our more recent media mentions.
April 4, 2020
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson homebuyers recoiling, opting for virtual tours, during coronavirus pandemic
“At the beginning of the year, home showings across Arizona were on pace with 2019 showings until about March 12 when they dipped about 37% through the end of the month, according to data from ShowingTime, a management technology provider to the residential real estate industry.” Read more.
April 3, 2020
ABQ housing market still ‘rocking’ – for now
“According to the website ShowingTime, the number of home showings in New Mexico began plummeting in mid-March. By Thursday, they were down more than 37% from the weekly average so far this year.” Read more.
April 1, 2020
Impacts of COVID-19 on the real estate industry
“According to the company ShowingTime, showings in Colorado have gone down by 45.8% compared to this time last year.” Read more.
March 31, 2020
CultureMap – Forth Worth
Dallas-Fort Worth housing market poised to recover after coronavirus-related setbacks
“In February, sales of existing homes in Texas notched their eighth month of growth. Home showings across the state have tapered off in the wake of coronavirus concerns and restrictions. As of March 29, home showings in Texas were down 55 percent compared with their 2020 peak and with the same time in 2019, according to ShowingTime.” Read more.
March 28, 2020
Post and Courier
Home showings tumble in March due to pandemic after healthy gains in February
“Home showings in some U.S. markets tumbled as much as 45 percent through mid-March as the coronavirus took its toll on the housing industry. In South Carolina, they were down almost 24 percent as of March 23, according to the ShowingTime Showing Index.” Read more.
March 26, 2020
Wall Street Journal
As Coronavirus Cases Grew, Some Wealthy Buyers Still Bought Multimillion Dollar Homes
“With cities across the country shut down, showings were down by as much as 45% in some North American markets over the past two weeks, according to data from ShowingTime, a showing management technology provider.” Read more.
March 25, 2020
As coronavirus impacts home showings, Atlanta real estate market takes a hit, adjusts
“That should come as little surprise, as a report by software firm ShowingTime indicates showings in North America have declined between 38 and 45 percent in just the past two weeks.” Read more.
March 24, 2020
The Columbus Dispatch
John Glenn flights, passengers way down amid coronavirus crisis
“In another sign that the housing market is diving, Ohio home showings this week dropped 40% below the same time last year, according to a service that schedules and tracks showings.” Read more.
COVID-19 and Home Inspections
“At the time of this blog post, the market in the Twin Cities is still hot. Or at least warm. To get a good idea of how COVID-19 has affected home sales, check out ShowingTime’s chart that shows daily showing activity.” Read more.
March 23, 2020
Chicago Agent Magazine
Showings are down dramatically in Illinois
“Though 2020 started out with national showing activity that outpaced last year, the situation has flipped since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. ShowingTime, a showing management technology provider for the residential real estate industry, is monitoring the situation with a new dataset, updating daily, examining how scheduled listing viewings are falling off in an era of social distancing.” Read more.
March 20, 2020
Forecasting Which States Will Be The First To See A Housing Downturn Due To Coronavirus
“One of the best leading indicators for how the housing market will perform a month or two from now is to look at the number of showings that are taking place right now. In the wake of widespread closures and quarantines, those numbers are dropping ever closer to zero with each passing day.” Read more.
Track your state’s buyer activity with ShowingTime’s new daily report
“The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is finally hitting the housing market, according to software and market stats service provider ShowingTime. Although buyer demand and confidence remained strong at the beginning of March, ShowingTime said buyer activity has nosedived over the past week as federal, state and local governments begin enacting stricter social distancing measures.” Read more.