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
We are all living through worrying and uncertain times and I wanted to update you all on the current state of play, as much as I can with the ever moving goal posts we face!
In order to comply with Government restrictions and fully support our incredible NHS and care/key workers our office is now closed. However, the business is still fully operational and I am working from home, contactable via email. I am prioritising urgent enquiries, so please bear with me if our response time is slower than usual.