“The issue is, proper in the meanwhile we’re about to hit spring and I’ve bought individuals wanting to place their home available on the market and improve,” she stated. “That might be fairly dangerous as a result of if this delays they usually don’t put their home available on the market till say September, after which promote it in October, then they’ve bought to purchase fairly rapidly earlier than December.
“When it comes to the timing for individuals desirous to promote proper now, a lockdown shouldn’t be nice if they’re counting on shopping for as nicely, as a result of the timeline to Christmas is just too shut.”
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Except for that, Harvey stated she thinks most Victorians “will simply soldier on.”
When it comes to her enterprise, Harvey shouldn’t be anticipating a drop in enquiries in any respect. All through the course of the pandemic, she has seen a few 30-40% improve within the curiosity she receives from potential house patrons – a quantity that has stayed buoyant all through durations of lockdown.