Opendoor, the SoftBank-backed real estate startup, has stopped making instant offers on homes due to the spread of coronavirus, a spokesperson said. “While much of our customer experience is virtual and self-service, there are still some elements that require real-world interaction, including home assessments and repairs,” the spokesperson wrote in an email. It is still selling homes it has...
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