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Dumfries and Galloway’s Property Market Review 2020

The property market in Dumfries and galloway has excelled in the last year, with more properties being sold and put up for rent than anywhere else in Scotland. David Mundell, the Dumfriesshire local MP stated there had been a 10.2% increase in house prices in the region pre-Covid-19 lockdown.

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the way people live their lives; many have realised that city living is not what they want anymore; gardens and open space have become a must-have. During the pandemic, the rural surrounding of Dumfries & Galloway kept many safes from the virus, with considerably fewer cases than the cities. This has added to the rise of the local property market.

The virus may have caused a property market boom and prompted many to relocate, but it also meant viewing properties had to change in order to keep up. In response to this, many letting agents had to change their procedures and protocols to make sure the market kept going. The result has been the introduction of 3D tours. The benefits of these tours are massive. They’re flexible, allowing potential tenants and buyers to view the property however many times they wish, with 24 hours access and full 360-degree views. It is the closest thing you can get to being inside the property without actually being there.

Moving home is potentially one of the most stressful things you do in your life; finding the right house is only the beginning. This advance in technology means you no longer have to take time out of your working day to fit with estate agents schedules and if you don’t like it that’s fine, close the tab! Once you’ve found ‘the one’, you can look around as many times as you want, show as many people as you want and make a list of questions you need to ask at your own pace!

Once you’ve found your new home, its time to pack- that’s where we come in! We have a massive range of the essentials, such as boxes, tape, dust sheets and more!
We also offer two removal services:
1. Rent a van from our van partner and move your belongings into one of our tailor-made storage rooms
2. Use our man with a van service to help you move your belongings into one of our storage rooms
When you’re moving, the last thing you want is to break or forget something precious, by using storage facilities it means you know where everything is and you can make sure your house is empty before you go! Plus, it means if you have to do renovations and decorations in your new home, nothing gets covered in paint! Get in touch with one of our team today to see how we can help!

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