11th January 2021
Market Comment – December 2021
Firstly I would like to wish everybody a happy new year and I trust all be it a different one, everyone had a lovely Christmas.
There is no doubt that over Christmas and during the early months of 2021, not only in the property market but the main news across the UK and world over will be the COVID 19 pandemic. Whilst we all adjust to the challenges of the recent lockdown, it is hard to predict the housing market going ahead, however I have left it slightly later to write my market comment and there is a clear picture emerging that the demand both by prospective tenants and prospective purchasers remains solid and whilst viewings can take place under strict government guidelines, we are encouraging our clients to view our virtual tours thoroughly before viewing a property physically.
As we reflect and look at 2020, after 31 years at Streets Ahead, it was a year like I have never seen before. I was very proud of our staff with their charity work they carried out and the adaptability and readiness to help and work working from home.
I am still analysing the figures from 2020 and whilst January and February started off well, obviously everything changed in March with the lockdown and restrictions in the rest of the year. No one could have foreseen the events of 2020 and it seems a poignant moment to stop talking about our business and statistics and I would like to finish with extending our heartfelt support to all the National Health care staff and support staff, who have tirelessly looked after us all over the last 12 months and on behalf of the Streets Ahead family, we cannot thank you enough.
We appreciate that there are still huge challenges ahead and we would like to thank you in advance for your professionalism, hard work and kindness.