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Written by Lucy Pitts

Have your priorities changed in a post Covid world?

After the events of 2020, is a home office and more outdoor space now more important than being close to the pub?

 

Zoopla did a survey recently as part of which they surveyed more than 2,000 buyers and renters to see if and to what extent their attitudes have changed since lockdown began in March this year. The results are perhaps no surprise…

 

Is it the right time to move?

 

Understandably, of those who were thinking of moving, 31% were worried that, “house prices may fall, 30% were worried about the UK economy, and 22% were concerned about their employment and household income.”. Others were more specifically concerned about their ability to get a mortgage or save the deposit.

 

A change in priorities

 

Again, unsurprisingly of those who took part in the survey, many feel their priorities have changed. Two things now stand out as the new “must haves”: space for a home office and more outdoor space! The desire to be close to amenities such as cafés, pubs and shops has slipped down the list of what people want! Of course, most of us now realise that there’s been a shift in the way we live our lives, and home working is likely to feature much more prominently for all of us in the future.

 

We’ve got the answer

 

 

If you’ve got dead space in your home, now is the time to do something about it. And by that we mean the conservatory that you don’t use because you get too much sun glare on your computer screen, or it’s too hot, too cold, too damp or too insecure.

 

A new conservatory roof and ceiling sorts all of these issues. It provides you with a whole new space that is useable, secure, private and brings a little of the outdoors, indoors. And if you haven’t got a conservatory, why not talk to us about a garden office? We can create some

thing stylish, long lasting and quick and easy to install! All of which is likely to be a great deal cheaper and less stressful than moving house.

 

Now is not the moment to sweat the big stuff. After all the trauma of the recent lockdown and with so much uncertainty about the future, it’s not surprising that moving house may seem a bit much to throw in as well right now. And with our stylish and quick to fit new roofs and ceilings, you don’t have to. Go on give us a call!

 

 

 

 

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