The regional property market has been experiencing high demand from those willing to move to the area after the pandemic hit.
Real Estate agents in Goulburn and surrounding areas have been dealing with a high number of enquiries since the lockdown started last year.
Jane Reardon, licensed real estate agent at Nutrien Harcourts, said that people from Sydney and other areas are looking at a permanent move or as a getaway for a weekend to the country.
"It is very hard to keep up with the demand for small acreage blocks. Ever since the pandemic took a grip and lockdown restrictions started, the demand for such blocks have gone up in Goulburn and the wider district," she said.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are working from home and location is no longer a barrier for them to live in a different place they consider to be safe and continue working.
They are happy to inspect properties through virtual tours or video chats if they are unable to inspect them in person.
"The enquiry for residential properties have gone up by 60 per cent from this time in 2020. There has been a massive shift towards rural properties as it is a viable, secure and a productive investment," he said.
"After COVID restrictions were put in place, people can't hop on a plane and just travel anywhere. For someone who wants to go camping, they need to book a spot in advance. If one buys a sprawling property in regional areas, they get space to do what they like in their own home," he added.
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