Agents and the housing market in England are still allowed to transact business during the third national lockdown which begins on Wednesday 6th January 2021 and will last until mid-February at least.The government’s official guidance for England says that agents, as with all other workers, are advised to work from home wherever possible. But specifically, it adds:You can still move home. People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless absolutely necessary.

Estate and letting agents and removals firms can continue to work. If you are looking to move, you can go to property viewings.Follow the Ben Siggins guidance on moving home safely, which includes advice on social distancing, letting fresh air in, and wearing a face covering.