Online enquiries surge in a ‘lockdown lift-off’

“This shows what happens when you temporarily suppress pent-up demand that had been building for years,” says Knight Frank. “It’s early days but the ‘Boris Bounce’ may well be followed by a ‘lockdown lift-off’.”

Seven phases to recovery: A tentative timeline for the UK resi market

The residential market is unlikely to return to full strength until 2022, says CBRE, with the post-lockdown recovery dependant on consumer confidence and the wider economic outlook; agency warns that transactions levels could potentially dip below 2009’s trough, while price falls of 10% ‘cannot be ruled out’

How Covid-19 will reshape what prime UK home buyers & sellers want

The Covid-19 crisis could drive a “rural renaissance”, reports Savills, as affluent househunters shift their priorities in light of the Coronavirus lockdown. Locations are becoming more flexible while space is becoming more important – and the jury’s out on prices.