1. Get informed
- James Greenwood says, “Research finance, brokers will be operating, and will know what’s going on in the sector.
- “Have some serious and in-depth conversations with your family about where and how you want to live. Sometimes assumptions are made, and this period of isolation with your loved ones is a good opportunity for discussion. It’s possible that this outbreak will have changed people’s views about what is and what isn’t important.
- “The internet is your friend, immerse yourself in Google Maps, street views, and local community or village websites. Watching property porn is not on the list of prohibited activities!
- “Estate agents are in lockdown and much of their daily routine is restricted, so they’ll generally welcome phone calls to discuss property in a much wider way than they would usually have time for. Make the most of their availability, and establish relationships that will pay dividends at a later date.”