Moving house can be a stressful business, which is why you need a removals firm who can be trustworthy, efficient and make sure everything gets to your new home intact.
Of course, some folk might take a lot of persuading to move Used Hot Tub Sales from their home, but Covid has had a major impact on people’s choices of where to live.
It is known that many people decided that they wanted to move away from cities in the pandemic, with the countryside offering greener options for those who had limited freedom to travel during lockdown and didn’t need to worry about commuting distances while working from home.
As a study by mortgage brokers first mortgage revealed, however, 72 per cent of those who moved out to the country have regretted their decision and now plan to move back into towns and cities.
Although 32 per cent said they disliked the lack of greenery in cities and 40 per cent had concerns about crime, it appears the powerful motivation for returning has been to shorten commutes now workers are returning to the office.
Compliance director at the Broker David McGrail said: “We’re seeing more companies asking people to return to the office.Whilst this might not be full time, for many the prospect of a long commute is just too much.”
He predicted that the figure of 72 per cent may turn out to be on the low side, with more of those who had moved to greener pastures reverting to an urban life.
It may be that the whole trend of people quitting the city for the countryside was always going to be a blip, given that urban areas have been seeing their population soar over recent years, especially in city centres where there have been lots of new apartment developments.
For instance, Birmingham City Council estimates that the city had a population of 1,140,500 in 2020, compared with the 2011 census figure of 1,073,045, while Manchester’s 2020 estimate was 578,500, up from the 2011 Census figure of 503,000.