House Moves Still Permitted During 2nd Lockdown

House Moves Still Permitted During 2nd Lockdown


Despite the recent announcement of a second ‘lockdown’ in England, Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government has said that the housing market would still be able to operate.

All involved in the conveyancing process will of course have to operate using Covid secure practices however, it has been confirmed that both house buyers and renters can move house. As such estate agents can remain active, as can removal firms, construction sites, financial service providers and law firms.

Commenting on the announcements Pictons Partner Harshinder Hundal said:

“We continue to see property transactions progressing through the latest lockdown. We are able to guide people through the process explaining what to expect and minimising any concerns they might have.”

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