March Property News Round Up

As March comes to an end it’s been hard to focus on anything other than the constant Covid-19 reporting. However, there were also some big property stories in the news. Here’s a March 2020 Round Up to refresh your memory:

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Rental Sector Damage Could Hit £15bn

In a matter of weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has spread to every corner of the world, and the UK has just announced a complete shut-down. While no one knows how long the situation will last, one thing is clear: the economic hit will be significant.

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Joining The Home Team - A guide to working from home

In a televised update on Monday the 16th of March, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, urged UK employees to begin working from home wherever possible in order to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.  For many people, this is unfamiliar territory and, some struggle to make the transition.  Although working from home can be a tricky concept to navigate, there are a few ways in which you can make this time easier and more productive.

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Prime Minister Sets Out New Measures To End Rough Sleeping

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, with the news of an engagement and the announcement of a new baby on the way.  Despite this, the PM found time to make a welcome confirmation that funding to the tune of £236 million is to be made available to help Britain’s homeless.

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Record levels of demand for UK rentals

A new report has found that more tenants than ever are trying to rent property in the UK, but that the supply of properties is not keeping up with demand. Renters are finding it harder to secure a suitable property, and rents have been rising as landlords look to take advantage of the situation.

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