Over 80% of homebuyers and sellers are undeterred by the latest coronavirus lockdown according to Benham and Reeves estate agents. 

The London-based agent surveyed over 10,000 homebuyers and sellers about their feelings towards the latest lockdown. It found that just 14% of buyers and sellers have been put off from making a purchase or sale in 2021, while the remaining 81% are still planning to carry on as they planned. 

In London, 18% said they would now put their plans on hold, the highest of any region, while buyers and sellers in the North East were the least deterred with just 11% choosing not to transact this year. 

While many are still keen to sell, the physical viewings process does pose a concern for the majority. 50% of those asked, said they did not feel safe hosting or attending a viewing while 41% did and 9% preferred not to say.  

Del Grant, the owner of Grants Removals and Storage, says: “We have had a busy start particularly doing quotes for customers who are planning to move over the coming months.  

“As the research from Benham and Reeves highlights people are worried about viewings and letting anyone in their home, that is why we have introduced video surveys as an alternative option so our customers can find out how we can help them move and how much it will cost from the comfort of their home.”  

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