Goodbye commuter homes, hello rural living: Swapping the city for country living

If the experience of living in lockdown in the city has you yearning for country life, it seems that you are not alone. 

Many agents have seen a large interest from ex-pat & city based buyers over the last two weeks. It seems that Covid-19 has given city livers time to reflect on what they want from their homes and the kind of lifestyle they’d like to lead.

The success of the enforced remote working experiment is a key driver – with 78% of workers saying they’d like to continue to do so when the crisis is over. Those most keen were in the 31- 40 age group.

Enticed by access to nature, lower property prices and the allure of a non-existent commute, it’s likely that interest in rural property going to continue surge over the coming months.

Read full article: Independent.ie