June 2020


Despite Government regulations that have been in place since the 26th March 2020, when in-person viewings were made illegal, Co. Armagh buy to let landlords have, during that time, been chomping at the bit to buy additional properties to build their property portfolios. There are plenty of investors who think nothing of legally committing to buying a property ‘off plan’ before it’s built – yet over the last few weeks, it has become the norm in the re-sale Co. Armagh property market with investors bagging some property bargains.Good news for Co. Armagh property?Normally, the average time between sale agreed and exchange / completion of contracts on a house sale (i.e. the keys and monies get sorted) is 10 to 12 weeks, which means buying today would mean you wouldn’t be getting the keys in your hand until late August at the earliest, but with the current restrictions and backlog of…