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Being in the mode of self-isolation, the Russians thought about everyday issues, in particular, have begun to actively build their own homes. The demand for repair and construction in may 2020 established at the level of a five-year high. This is stated in the study prepared by the service “Craigslist real Estate” (at the disposal “of the Tape.PY).
According to analysts, faced with limited mobility, residents of large cities do repairs in apartments settled in the home and garden, working on garden plots. Over the past two months on a platform of “Avito real Estate” there was a record jump (44 percent) in the category of the demand for repair services and construction. On an annual basis, demand increased by 36 percent. Among the regions where repair activity was the highest, Leningrad oblast, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Arkhangelsk, Tomsk, Tyumen and Chelyabinsk region.
“The period of quarantine and isolation had a significant influence on the ordinary life of Russians. Now the house is a place for leisure and for work. That is why our compatriots are thinking about how to equip their homes with comfort and for any purpose” — explain analysts.
The experts also studied the structure of demand for services on repair and construction in Russia. The first place on the queries in this category went to “the construction of houses and cottages” (39% of requests). On the second place in frequency of mention — “finishing work” (22 percent), the third — “renovation of apartments” (10 percent), followed by “plumbing repairs” (over 9 percent) and “Assembly and repair of furniture” (over 5 percent).
Earlier it was reported that in the first week of April, immediately after the introduction of the regime of self-isolation, the Russians rushed (https://lenta.ru/news/2020/04/08/isolation_hobby/) to repair the toilets.
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