The Government says that, during the Covid pandemic, "initial viewings should be done virtually wherever possible".

6 things to look out for when virtually viewing a house in lockdown

The Government is urging property viewings to take place virtually during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 12:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th February 2021, 10:53 am

And with 360-degree photography and video, buyers can now fully immerse themselves into a property without having to leave the comfort of their own home.

However, while lockdown has forced estate agents to take their viewings online, it is important buyers are wary of what to look out for during a virtual property tour.

Mortgage expert Pete Mugleston, managing director at, has put together some top tips when it comes to viewing a property online.

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