According to government guidance, if you are looking to sell, buy or rent a house in a tier 2 and 3 lockdown area, you can still do so, as long as you follow their requirements.
With regions now classed in Covid risk tiers, it can be confusing as to what we can and cannot do depending on the tier. As with some industries, such as hospitality having the most restrictions, what are the guidelines for property sales and rentals?
Under guidance from government, it is still business as usual for the property sector, but safety measures should be employed by estate agents, renters and home buyers and sellers as well as maintenance personnel.
Included in this guidance:
• Using remote working tools to avoid in-person appointments;
• Only those participants who are absolutely necessary to an appointment should physically attend and should maintain social distancing, wearing a mask and sanitising hands;
• Avoiding actions that might...