What you need to know about the property market right now

All you need to know now that the housing market has been released from lockdown in England.

With news last week that the housing market in England is starting to reopen, and estate agents going back to work and able to restart property viewings, we caught up with two of the UK’s top property experts - Lucian Cook from Savills and Tim Hyatt from Knight Frank - to get a housing market update and their views on what this means for buyers and sellers right now.

Tim Hyatt, Knight Frank

Alina from Virgin Money's Red Team discusses the practicalities of buying a new home and selling a property in the current environment with Tim Hyatt, Head of UK Residentials at Knight Frank. Watch this video to find out what you need to do if you’re looking to get your house on the market, what to expect if you’re viewing a house or opening your home up to viewings. Also discover the top three things you should be doing if you were thinking of moving home during coronavirus and are now ready to start looking for somewhere new to buy.

Knight Frank’s Tim Hyatt and Alina from the Virgin Money Red Team continue to talk about the property market and how to boost the appeal and value of your property here. Watch this video to hear more on whether estate agents are being inundated with enquiries and requests for viewings, if it’s more likely to be a buyer’s market or a seller’s market, what sort of properties are going to be the hardest and easiest to sell and lots of other very interesting topics!

Lucian Cook, Savills

In this video, Alina from our Red Team speaks to Lucian Cook, Head of UK Residential Research at Savills, about his thoughts for how the housing market will change as a result of Covid-19. Watch this video to find out about the latest emerging trends, what you can do to make your house as appealing as possible to potential buyers in a Covid-19 climate, how lockdown has impacted the housing market so far, whether he predicts Covid-19 will have a huge impact on property prices and much more!


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