Monthly Archives: October 2021


18

Oct 2021

Seven-in-ten FTBs impacted by COVID

67% of FTB buyers feel the effects of the pandemic IRN Research have just published the First Time Buyer Mortgage Customer Journey Report 2021. This shows that 67% of first-time buyers (FTBs) who purchased their homes during the COVID years of 2020 and 2021 were impacted by COVID. COVID generally reduced home buying activity among FTBs, with the main negative effects coming at the start...

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06

Oct 2021

Recovery in 2021 as housing transactions set to reach 1.5m but still uncertainties ahead

The Conveyancing Market Trends Report 2021 states that the market is recovering after COVID-19 restrictions but there are still questions about the health of the market going forward. Key findings: The pandemic hit the conveyancing market hard in the first half of 2020 but residential property transaction volumes began to grow again in the second half of the year. The overall result was a decrease...

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