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Climate change: The conveyancer vs home mover view

The climate is changing, and so too are the concerns of home movers when considering its impact when buying or selling a property. This infographic reveals the opinions of home movers on climate change and how conveyancers are responding.  

We spoke to over 100 residential property professionals, along with 500 home movers, to understand their views on the impact of climate change on property transactions. It’s a revealing snapshot, as it highlights how much more change may be necessary to the conveyancing process. 

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Our latest research reveals that climate consciousness plays a significant part in the younger movers’ considerations. Almost three-quarters of the under 35s (73%), were very concerned about the evolving effect of climate change and 41% are actively taking measures to make their current home more energy efficient.  

But it was not just the future many of our 500 home movers were concerned about, 68%, said recent climate events, such as heatwaves or flash flooding, have impacted the way they think about climate-related risks and how they affect their homes. 

Landmark Information Group curates climate change data for those working in every part of the property industry’s value chain. Our work includes surveys like this one, which surface insights on subjects such as Climate Change, Home Movers’ Experiencesand Sustainability. 

Interested in learning more about climate change due diligence? Learning begins at the Landmark Academy, where you can learn from our in-house experts and our expert partner network.

Article originally published by Landmark Information Group.