After being locked up at home for many months, it’s no surprise that our needs from our homes may have changed. We want more space - indoors and outdoors; we are also more aware than ever of the heating inefficiencies and carbon impact of our homes.
Many renters are now even more eager to have a home of their own and those who aren’t have a right for safe, secure and decent property in which to live.
Older generations may be looking for ways to access the equity in their home and it needs to be easier for them.
At Nationwide we have stayed very active in the first-time buyer market throughout the pandemic; we’ve also created a £1 billion fund to support the greening of residential properties. But what more could we be doing together to help everybody have a place fit to call home in 2021 and beyond?