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Bob Hunt Paradigm

Marrying up the huge benefits of quality technology with the principles of quality advice has always presented certain housing market-facing businesses with a challenge.

Conveyancers up and down the country have experienced an unexpected high in demand during the pandemic.

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Buy-to-let (BTL) has bounced back and, according to Hamptons, the number of first-time landlords entering the sector grew in 2020.

Craig Hall

Despite concerns over how the housing market would respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, activity has increased to record levels in recent months.

A new decade

We’re nearly 18 months into a new decade but, given how 2020/2021 has worked out, I suspect there are many of us who would like to start afresh.

Click2Check David Jones Credit Assess

One thing the pandemic might have taught many people is the need to live in the here and now.

Life may be returning to some level of normality in the UK but with high levels of COVID-19 infection still seen around the world, holiday options overseas remain limited.

Stuart Wilson more2life vulnerability in a digital age

The latest more2life data has revealed that the proportion of over-55s who have been using equity release to fund a property purchase has tripled from 5% in ‘normal’ market conditions to 15% since the outbreak of the pandemic.

2020 was quite possibly the biggest case study to show all sectors how fragile a rigid, lengthy business plan can be.

For a mortgage adviser, a non-standard property purchase that isn’t insured can present a problem to completing the mortgage. So having a ready-made solution already in place can be crucial.