COVID-19 has been with us for a long time now. The impact has been felt across all aspects of our daily lives. People have had to make a number of changes to their lifestyles. These changes have influenced Fraser Valley custom home construction and interest for newly built homes. Both areas are seeing an increase in demand with a surge in housing market activity. Why does coronavirus have people looking for changes to their housing? Let’s look at the primary reasons.
Need for more space
Reduced socialization means more family members are staying in the home for longer periods of time. Understandably this increases the desire for more space in which to cohabitate. Adding additional rooms to your house is a perfect way to give everyone more breathing room.
Need for home office
Complete isolation for a year or two is not an option for anyone. As a result, people have found alternative ways of maintaining their livelihoods. Businesses have more employees working from home. This change is permanent for some of them. Employees are finding they’re suddenly in need of a home office. Constructing an office from which one can work in peace and privacy, free from family distractions is an excellent way to deal with this challenge.
Desire to get away from the city
With the virus being spread so easily between one another, the desire to build more distance between ourselves is pretty strong. People are searching for ways to move away from busy urban hubs. The Fraser Valley has become the location of choice for many.