Covid19 update-Property market open

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Following the weekends further government update on the return to lockdown Thursday 5th November, we can now confirm our latest practices

The property market industry has been able to remain open with the housing minister’s announcement, in contrast to the Spring lockdown, and we firstly we want to reassure all customers that our covid safe procedures are still fully in place and paramount to the health of staff and customers.

We take this responsibility or being able to remain open very seriously.

Property viewings and valuations are still able to be conducted, with self-distancing and precautionary measures in place.

We continue to offer the option of virtual valuations and viewings.

Preparing a property to go on the market, or ready for a tenant move in is permitted.

Current sales transactions should continue as normal, and if you have a sale proceeding, we suggest making contact with your solicitor to confirm any change in their working systems, as well as surveyors and chosen removal company where required.

Contractors are able to carry out maintenance with tenant’s permission and we thank customers for your patience in allowing us to prioritise emergency call outs at this time.

Tenants inspections will also be remotely enabled by virtual methods.

The advice means we work on a pre call appointment only basis within branches, and a confirmed appointment basis on Saturdays.

We will be operating from our branches and will continue to adapt with any further changes over coming weeks.

Full latest guidance can be found at:

Thank you for your on-going support.

The James Laurence team.

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