Number of homes sold in UK expected to plunge by 60% in next three months

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Property website Zoopla reports viewings and house moves have ground to halt

The number of homes sold in the UK is expected to fall by 60% in the next three months, according to the property website Zoopla.

There was a 40% drop in housing enquiries for the week to 22 March, the week before the nationwide lockdown, and new sales agreed fell by 15% on the previous week.

Many people have asked, what to do if you’re moving house at this time?@mhclg has worked with @TheLawSociety to ensure people are properly advised.

Buyers & renters should, as far as possible, delay moving to a new house while emergency measures are in place. 1/2

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