Following lockdown, people are likely to be working from home much more in future, leading many to consider the space they currently live in and their attitudes to moving to a different location. Homebuyers who have successfully worked remotely and no longer need to commute so frequently and be in an office environment five days a week, are now able to consider a much wider area when looking for property. A new survey1 found that many respondents expressed a desire for space and access to the countryside. Almost four in 10 said they are now more inclined to pick a village location than they were before the pandemic, while 54% of those with school age children now find the idea of relocating to the countryside more attractive than pre-lockdown. 1 Savills, 2020
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