October was SDL Surveying’s busiest month to date for both volumes completed and revenue generated.

In addition, the surveying firm believes that November will boast higher figures than October.

Despite lockdown measures, SDL Surveying outlined that business volume activity throughout October and November has shown ‘no signs of slowing’.

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As a result the firm has said it is continuing to recruit surveyors, both internally and to its network, in order to grow the capacity.

SDL Surveying noted that it intends to improve its provision of training and development to all its surveyors.

Simon Jackson, managing director of SDL Surveying, said: “Despite increased restrictions across the UK, and the introduction of a second lockdown in England, business volumes and activity levels in the housing market show no signs of slowing.

“In both October and, to date, in November we’ve seen consumers wanting their housing transactions to continue in as normal a way as possible, especially in light of the stamp duty holiday deadline and the focus on completing before the end of March next year.

“We continue to conduct the vast majority of our work through physical valuations; however, we are also carrying out desktop valuations, particularly for those consumers who are self-isolating and cannot have a surveyor entering their home.”