Who would have guessed at the start of the Corona Virus pandemic back in early 2020 that the Housing Market would boil and bubble away, with above inflation house price increases and the return of the maligned and little understood gazumping.
At the turn of a New Year, I generally post my round-up and predictions. I am often asked which way I think the market will go for the year ahead and whilst I am no Mystic Meg, after 30 years in the business I generally call it right.
This year however, I am very uncertain as to how the property market will perform, bearing in mind that no-one predicted a new virus would wreak such havoc throughout 2020.
The government has instigated coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations to make clear that people who wish to move home can do so. Whilst the housing market is to remain open, we will be operating under these restrictions and is important that everyone knows how to stay alert, contain the virus and save lives*
Our operational guidelines, in light of the forthcoming National Lockdown, have been revised, read on for full details . . .
Stamp Duty Holiday
Many of us have had our holidays curtailed this year, but the Government did offer a Stamp Duty Holiday.
But hurry! If you want to take advantage of this tax break you need to complete your purchase before 31st March 2021.
See the BBC graph for just how much you could save . . .
The government has amended the coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations to make clear that people who wish to move home can do so.
However, the relaxing of restrictions does not represent a return to normality. It is important that everyone knows how to stay alert, contain the virus and save lives