Pent-up buyer demand is driving a boom in house sales in Leicester, despite the city’s local lockdown.
Leicester’s housing market has had to grapple not just with the national shutdown that ran from March until May 13, but also the city’s own local lockdown, which has been in place since June 29.
But agents report that the restrictions have not been enough to hold back a new wave of buyers.
Luke St Clair, of Knightsbridge estate agents, said that when the housing market shutdown lifted in May, house sales “exploded”.
Geoff Splevings, of Connells estate agents, said: “Everyone was taken