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PHOTO: SUPPLIED Barfoot & Thompson managing director Peter Thompson said it would probably mean viewing by appointment only, with no bidders present at any auctions.

Real estate agents are preparing to get back to business – sort of – when New Zealand moves from alert level four to level three.

The Government has provided information about what a level three business world will look like, although guidance on when the country might move to that level will not come until Monday.

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Business would be allowed to operate if they were safe – not just essential. They could open workplaces if people could not work from home and could be at work safely, with no customers.

Businesses cannot offer services involving close personal contact – unless it’s an emergency service or essential service – and businesses need to trade without physical contact with customers.

The Government said real estate agencies could open but people should work from home if they could.



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