You can still move home during the new national lockdown!

5th November 2020

We are receiving lots of queries from anxious clients who want to check if their move is affected by the latest lockdown.

The latest lockdown rules that apply from 5th November to 2nd December can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november

The good news is that presently house moves are not prohibited.

This is what the Government specifically advise about moving house:

 

Moving home (see Section 13 of guidance)

You can still move home. People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless absolutely necessary.

Estate and letting agents and removals firms can continue to work and people looking to move home can continue to undertake viewings.

Follow the national guidance on moving home safely, which includes advice on social distancing and wearing a face covering.

 

You should bear in mind that your completion date may be affected by Covid if any of the parties to the transaction develop Covid and the move needs to be delayed because of it.

Please give us a call if you are feeling anxious or need further advice. Our number is : 0191 4555361

We have staff working in our office but we ae keeping our door shut to control who enters our premises.

If we ask you to come to the office for an appointment or to drop off documents, etc., please knock loudly!