Data Suggests a Delayed Surge in Property Exchanges
8/09/2020 by Katy Billany

Data Suggests a Delayed Surge in Property Exchanges

We are now at the mid-point between the re-opening of the property market and the end of the year. The surge of new Instructions & sales agreed continues, driving momentum significantly above 2019 norms. Whilst there is lag in exchanges, as a by-product..
Lockdown impact – UK consumers re-evaluate their property decisions.
1/09/2020 by Katy Billany

Lockdown impact – UK consumers re-evaluate their property decisions.

The pandemic crisis is having a fundamental change on the way we work and live, and this is having an immediate effect on where we choose to live and the type of property we choose to live in.
Asking Prices Vs. Prices Achieved
14/08/2020 by Katy Billany

Asking Prices Vs. Prices Achieved

UK asking prices are higher than we saw throughout 2019, a positive sign that both home buyers and sellers are feeling confident despite the current climate. But, what about the price achieved for vendors? Despite higher asking prices, do we see vendors..
The Early Winners and Losers as the Market Returns
6/08/2020 by Katy Billany

The Early Winners and Losers as the Market Returns

This year, Estate Agents have been forced to adapt to a different way of working. 1000’s of offices were shut down during lockdown and agents needed to work from home, evolving into online / hybrid businesses. We have looked at the share of new listings..
Are We Due For An Exceptional Recovery?
30/07/2020 by Katy Billany

Are We Due For An Exceptional Recovery?

In our previous post, we discussed the cost of lockdown to the property sector, our Exchanges data suggests that the industry missed out on around 60,000 property transactions so far this year. Whilst this equates to around £137m in Estate Agent..
How Much Did Lockdown Cost?
23/07/2020 by Katy Billany

How Much Did Lockdown Cost?

Obviously the biggest cost of all throughout the Covid-19 crisis has been that of the thousands of lives lost, but the economy has also been deeply affected. Here we will focus on the financial cost to the property sector.