Home moves planned for the immediate future may still be able to go ahead, the Law Society has said.
Instructing its conveyancer solicitor members, the society said: “If you are acting for someone who has exchanged contracts and has a completion date within the next few days, and you, your client and the other side are able to proceed, there is currently no Government guidance to prevent you doing so.
“This is, of course, subject to following current guidelines in respect of public health: properties not being occupied with cases (or suspected cases of) COVID-19, occupants not being in a state of isolation, and all parties abiding to social distancing requirements.
“We are seeking further clarity from Government and will monitor closely as the situation develops. We are hoping for official guidance to be published in the next few days.”
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