RE-OPENING THE HOUSING MARKET

13th May 2020

RE-OPENING THE HOUSING MARKET We were delighted to see the latest information regarding the re-opening of the Housing Market, made by the Government this morning.

Whilst this was very welcome news, it is of paramount importance for us to process this information and guidance carefully to ensure we have the correct procedures in place to ensure everyone’s safety and observe the appropriate social distancing, hygiene and other measures, as required. We are in the process of finalising our Risk Assessments and putting together an appropriate Operating Procedure.

We anticipate that viewings of vacant properties will commence very shortly. To ensure the safety of vendors and their families, our staff and viewers, we will be contacting each of our vendors in occupation and viewings will be very much at the owner’s discretion. Where vendors are self isolating these properties will not available to view

Our team will be pleased to attend valuations provided the correct safeguards are in place.

We will continue to provide updates & guidance when available: 01237 477997

Full details of the Government’s Guidance can be found here:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/government-advice-on-home-moving-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak?utm_campaign=11540751_Government%20guidance%20released&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dotmailer&dm_i=Z6K,6VCWF,SBHT9U,RKQEN,1#advice-to-the-public

UPDATE Nov 2020: WE ARE OPEN! In a message to the industry, the Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government has said that "Buying, selling and renting a home can continue, in a COVID-secure way, as it has in recent months. Estate and letting agents can operate, show homes and sales suites can remain open and property viewings, mortgage valuations and surveys can take place." See our NEWS for more information.



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