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The sun is shining outside (or at least was earlier in the week!), and after a very unusual last few months we are now back in our office as opposed to working from our bedrooms or gardens!

The whole team at Christopher Shaw gradually returned to the office from mid-July - where we have been re-adjusting our space to meet social distancing and government advice.

It is good to be back though and we have seen really encouraging signs in both the rental and sales market. The rental market in particular continues its bumper summer as demand surged following the end of the national lockdown.

Please see our latest video from Matt & James on being back in the office, the market, Stamp Duty changes, and EICR feedback.....

July Letting Statistics

In figures released by our referencing agent Goodlord, they have tracked the below information on our local market based on lets that have been agreed by this office recently.

Overall the latest data shows rents up and voids dramatically down, as tenants continue to hunt out new leases following months of lockdown-induced delays.

In July......

  • We achieved an average rent of £827pcm
  • Our void periods were 9 days on average
  • On average the tenants we rent to have an income of £20627
  • The average age of our tenants is 24