As the country continues to ease out of lockdown the East Midlands property market has never been busier. Many people have reevaluated their lives over the past year and unsurprisingly we have seen a strong demand from people in London and other cities who are craving more outside and inside space and wishing to take advantage of the affordable house prices that the East Midlands continues to offer coupled with the areas superb air, road and rail links.
Over the last few years the market towns of Newark on Trent and Grantham and their nearby villages have seen a steady rise in popularity for commuters as there are regular fast trains to London’s Kings Cross. However, some are realising that they will not need to do a daily commute into the City as working from home over the last year due to Covid has been successful. This in turn has opened up other areas in the East Midlands for ‘part time’ commuters that they may not have considered before.
However, there remains to be a shortage of good properties on the market (although this should ease as more people gain confidence thanks to the successful rollout of the COVID vaccine.
With such a robust property market, now more than ever, it is so important to have an independent buying agent representing you on what is likely to be your biggest financial investment to make sure you find the right house at the right price and on terms to suit you.