If you’ve been planning to move homes, the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has probably made you reconsider your plans.
Since the focus now is on preventing further spread, the UK’s population is encouraged to limit their movements to those absolutely essential.
If your plans for moving house have been disrupted, here are three things you can do if you’ve to move house during the lockdown.
Right now, you may be wondering if you need to put your moving plans on hold. According to government guidelines, it is best to postpone moving plans as long as emergency measures are in place.
So unless your new home is already vacant, be flexible with your moving date. Chances are that the seller or landlord will be understanding if you need to make any changes to the initial plans.
If you need further advice regarding the current situation, read our blog about What We Are Doing During Covid-19.
Keep In The Loop
The situation can change very quickly. One of the best things you can do is keep an eye on the Gov.uk website and any statements made by Public Health England. Having the most up-to-date information can help you make a decision.
If you are planning a house move in few months, we recommend reading our Quick Checklist For Moving House During Summer.
If you are wondering how to proceed with a house survey in order to plan ahead, you can always plan your move using our video survey instead of requiring a surveyor to visit your home.
Make The Most Of Delays
The Covid-19 outbreak means that real estate transactions and relocations will take longer. But not everything is negative: focus on the things you can do in preparation for the move.
For example, now you have extra time to go over your belongings, make some decluttering and decide which items are essential and which ones can go into storage.
At G W Twilley & Son Removals we’re here to assist you and to listen to your concerns. Get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to offer the most up-to-date advice.