London to Norfolk Property Search
According to Property Investor News, “The data also shows that weekday worker footfall in the centres of the UK’s largest cities and towns remains at just 17% of pre-lockdown levels on average, exactly the same as it was at the end of June.”
A new lockdown could possibly be looming, and many employees are enjoying a break from the commute. The trend towards home working doesn’t seem like it’s going to change any time soon. In fact, there’s a good chance that, in the future, working from home will become the norm for people in a wide range of professions.
This is already creating a number of investment and development opportunities in rural areas. Keep reading to find out more.
Commuting no longer a major consideration
Giving employees the ability to work from home frees them from the tie of the commute. This means that the proximity of transport links, and the distance to the office, are no longer at the top of the tick list.
A result of this has been a major increase in the number of people looking for rural retreats. Homes that are far away from large urban areas, and that come with plenty of outside space, are suddenly more desirable than property close to train stations and within easy reach of city centres.
Many employees have already been told that home working will be in place for the foreseeable future. This has driven the move desire to the Norfolk countryside, therefore creating a substantial number of opportunities for both investment and development. London Buyers are snapping up Norfolk Property!
What are buyers and renters looking for?
The COVID-19 lockdown made a lot of people realise that city living wasn’t necessarily for them. During the lockdown, everything that made city living enjoyable; access to restaurants, pubs, theatres, museums and events – disappeared. Many people were left feeling a little claustrophobic and craving the fresh air and space of the countryside.
Many of those now looking to move to rural areas are searching for homes with gardens, large rooms and easy access to the countryside. As many of these would-be country dwellers no longer have to commute to the office, they don’t need to be near transport links. This gives buyers, and developers, a lot more freedom when it comes to finding the right location.
Investing in rural retreats
Norfolk, and particularly the areas around Norwich, has seen a surge of interest from people looking to relocate. This makes the area the ideal location for your investment.
Agile is currently working on a number of potential rural developments in the area. If you’d like to get involved with an experienced partner on an exciting new development project, this could be the perfect opportunity. Get in touch with a member of our team today to find out more.