Homebuying in the age of COVID is definitely different than it has been in the past.
These days, home buying is a very focused and orchestrated process. Sellers don't want 50 people inside their home at the same time. As a matter of fact, many don't even want potential buyers who have not been pre-screened for their ability to buy (financing) or willingness to buy inside their house.
With over 17 years of experience, I am also well versed in identifying potential issues or concerns just from the MLS listing information on line which could impact a home buyer's interest in the property which can save time and energy by focusing a search on just the properties which are going to most closely fit your needs.
Also, I am one of a handful of agents in the Boston area that have been "Move Safe" certified by Homelight to make sure buying a home is as safe as possible during the pandemic: