The property sector as a whole has been one of the highlights of the COVID-19 story so far. After a shutdown of the industry in the first lockdown, the Government gave the go ahead for estate agents and lettings agents in Walsall to continue to work, meaning that people could still move.
The slight easing of restrictions coupled with the Stamp Duty Holiday gave our industry – and the economy – a real boost and according to the Office for National Statistics, UK average house prices “increased by 7.6% over the year to November 2020”, the highest growth rate since 2016.
We and other agents across the country have reported increased demand, and a strong appetite from both buyers and sellers to get moving.
And keep moving you can, but there are definite rules to be followed.Continue reading