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House Prices & Rents

UK rents continue to rise in October

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased further in...

Rent controls are not to the answer to London’s housing crisis

By Marc Da Silva

The mayor of London is being urged to forget about...

Void periods drop while average rents ‘are returning to expected levels’

By Marc Da Silva

After an encouragingly buoyant summer period for the letting sector,...

A shortage in home lets is driving up rental prices in Britain to record levels

By Mark Burns

The UK has a chronic undersupply of housing. This is...

Rents continue to rise, albeit at a slower pace

By Marc Da Silva

There was a marginal drop in the number of tenants...

UK house prices soar 189% over 20 years

By Marc Da Silva

The average price of residential property in the UK has...

UK house prices ‘subdued’ amid Brexit impasse

By Marc Da Silva

Residential property price growth remains subdued owed largely to the...

Spike in landlord exodus to lead to ‘record rents’ and ‘fewer homes to choose from’

By Marc Da Silva

Almost a quarter of landlords are planning to sell at...

UK rental market looks more attractive for BTL landlords as rents rise further

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in the UK’s private rented sector continued to increase...

Rents edge up in the UK, but growth is largely unchanged

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a room in the UK...

Rents edge up amid increase in demand from renters

By Marc Da Silva

The number of tenants experiencing rent rises hit yet another...

House prices are a blow for those seeking to ‘escape their generation rent’ status

By Marc Da Silva

Owning property is rapidly becoming the impossible dream in this...

Where has seen the greatest rental price growth over the last five years?

By Marc Da Silva

Fresh analysis looking at rental prices across the UK and...

Female workers forced to “pay far more in rent or be priced out of the market”

By Marc Da Silva

The majority of medium and large companies pay higher wage...

Average rents up 2.3% year-on-year

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in Great Britain increased by an average of 2.3%...

Brexit blamed for fall in asking prices

By Marc Da Silva

Asking prices in the UK have dropped as Brexit uncertainty...

Void periods drop as rents rise across the country

By Marc Da Silva

Buy-to-let landlords in England and Wales are facing void periods...

Rents in the private rented sector continue to rise as supply falls

By Marc Da Silva

The number of tenants experiencing rent rises hit the highest...

Property price cuts attracts buyers

By Marc Da Silva

There has been a 6.1% increase in the number of...

Private rents rise 1.3%

By Marc Da Silva

Private rents paid by tenants in the UK increased by...

Private sector rents rise in line with wages

By Marc Da Silva

Private rental price increases have accelerated modestly, in line with...

Average rents drop across the UK

By Marc Da Silva

Average rents dropped in five of the eight UK regions...

Misery for tenants as rent prices increase

By Marc Da Silva

There has been a sharp rise in the number of...

North-south divide narrows as property price growth slows

By Marc Da Silva

Residential property prices are increasing faster in cities in the...

Prime central London rental values dip as supply increases

By Marc Da Silva

Rental values in London’s super prime rental market dropped by...

House values: the UK’s best and worst regions for price growth

By Marc Da Silva

The average property increased in value by £2,046 during the...

Room rents rise 8% following introduction of the tenant fee ban

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a room in the UK...

Significant increase in rents in Q2 2019 – DPS

By Marc Da Silva

The UK saw a sharp rise in average rent from...

UK rents rise 13.9% in last five years

By Marc Da Silva

UK rents have increased by an average of 13.9% over...

Wide gap in regional rental prices, new figures show

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent increased in four of the eight regions...

Labour plans to cap rent rises in crackdown on landlords

By Marc Da Silva

Private landlords would be banned from above-inflation rent rises if...

ONS: Rents increased by 1.3% in the UK in the year to May 2019

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 1.3%...

Berlin-style rental rate freeze could send UK property market ‘into meltdown’

By Marc Da Silva

Germany’s rent controls place strong restrictions on in-tenancy rent increases,...

Property prices set to rise by 4.8% over the next six months

By Marc Da Silva

The vast majority of homeowners in Britain expect residential property...

Rising rents ‘make young people less mobile’

By Marc Da Silva

High rents mean young people are less likely to move...

New rental data shows wide regional variations across England and Wales

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent edged up in four of the eight...

Rents to rise as government efforts to make renting cheaper ‘fall flat on its face’

By Marc Da Silva

Rents are expected to increase over the next few months, according to the...

BTL landlords in Scotland continue to enjoy strong yields

By Marc Da Silva

Scotland’s rental market continued to go from strength to strength,...

Rental prices rise 1.7% in Scotland

By Marc Da Silva

Scottish rents continued to edge up in the first quarter...

Rents remain flat but ‘yields continue to perform strongly’

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent across England and Wales has remained flat...

Average rents up 1.9% year-on-year

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in Great Britain increased 1.9% year-on-year in March, driven...

Rents increase as tenant fees ban approaches

By Marc Da Silva

UK rents have started to increase at a rate not...

BTL landlords across England and Wales continue to enjoy ‘solid yields’

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent across England and Wales has increased by...

Buy-to-let landlords under pressure to increase rents

By Marc Da Silva

Tax and legislative changes have unsurprisingly left many buy-to-let investors with...

Four-year trend of rising rents ‘shows no signs of abating’

By Marc Da Silva

Private rental prices in the UK increased by 1.1% in...

Property values in London are too high due to outdated measurement methods

By Marc Da Silva

Residential properties in London are being wrongly valued due to...

Rents increase ahead of general inflation

By Marc Da Silva

The cost of renting a home in the UK is...

House price growth slows amid uncertainty and ‘affordability pressures’

By Marc Da Silva

There has been a moderate rise in residential property price...

For many, the only ‘viable’ renting option for prospective buyers is to house share

By Marc Da Silva

Affordability is a serious problem, particularly in London, and this...

What impact will Brexit have on property prices?

By Marc Da Silva

With just five weeks until the UK is set to...

Cost of renting in the private sector falls

By Marc Da Silva

The proportion of income spent by private tenants on rents...

Renting became more affordable last year, says The DPS

By Marc Da Silva

A fall in annual rents and wage inflation helped ensure...

The total value of UK’s housing stock hits £7.29 trillion

By Marc Da Silva

The total value of the UK’s housing stock reached a...

UK rents to rise 11.4% by 2023 – CBRE

By Marc Da Silva

UK rents are predicted to rise 11.4% in the next...

Rents set to rise 7.5% over the next three years

By Marc Da Silva

UK rents are expected to increase by 7.5% over the...

Further drop in the number of tenants seeing their rent increase, data shows

By Marc Da Silva

The number of tenants experiencing rent increases in November dropped...

Rents edge up, led by gains in the UK’s regional hubs

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 0.97%...

UK rents rising more slowly than inflation but regional variations remain

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a property in the UK...

Landlords boosted by rising demand from tenants amid ‘uncertain times’

By Marc Da Silva

There has been a sharp rise in demand from people...

Highest number of tenants negotiating rent reductions since records began

By Marc Da Silva

There was an 85% rise in the number of tenants...

Rents hold steady with the best yields up north

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent across England and Wales increased by 2.2%...

Rents have fallen in real terms over the last decade

By Marc Da Silva

The outlook for renters has improved over the past decade,...

Rents continue to rise across the UK

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a property outside London rose...

Rents set to rise by 13.7% by 2023

By Marc Da Silva

A shortage of housing supply will push up rents up...

Shortage of rental properties continues to push rents up

By Marc Da Silva

A continued shortage in the number of rental properties on...

Almost a third of renters saw rents increase in September

By Marc Da Silva

Some 31% of private tenants saw their rent payments rise...

UK rents facing first full year of negative growth since the global financial crisis

By Marc Da Silva

The UK rental market remained in recession during the third...

Buy-to-let yields rise as landlords increase rents

By Marc Da Silva

The returns made by buy-to-let landlords rose across the UK...

UK rents up 1.7% in a year, says HomeLet

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a property in the UK...

Rents look set to rise as demand outstrips supply

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices in the UK look set to increase as...

Young renters forced to pay “unaffordable” level of rent

By Marc Da Silva

Two-thirds of Britain is effectively off-limits to many young people...

Average rents hit new record-high

By Marc Da Silva

The number of tenants experiencing rent hikes in August increased...

Shortage of homes continuing to drive up rents in England and Wales

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent across England and Wales has increased by...

New rents edge up throughout the UK

Rental prices continued to rise in August, albeit marginally, new...

Rents record biggest month-on-month rise in over two years

By Marc Da Silva

Rents have had their biggest monthly increase for 28 months,...

Rental demand continues to increase, but supply dwindles

By Marc Da Silva

The number of prospective tenants looking for new homes to...

Landlord incentivises needed to ‘stop rents from spiralling out of control’

By Marc Da Silva

The government must start to provide financial incentives for buy-to-let...

Sharp decline in properties to let placing upward pressure on rents

By Marc Da Silva

Rents are forecast to see strong growth over the next...

A number of landlords subsidise good tenants by renting at below market rates

By Marc Da Silva

Rent increases during the last five years have been less...

Rents in England and Wales remain virtually unchanged month-on-month

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in England and Wales increased by 4.45% to an...

Rental prices edge up again in Scotland

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices in Scotland continued to edge upwards in the...

Rents in prime areas of London continue to rise

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in London’s prime property market increased for the second...

Rising rents hit a 10-month high

By Marc Da Silva

There was a further rise in the number of tenants...

Increasing housing supply offers tenants ‘more power to negotiate lower rents’

By Marc Da Silva

Rents for residential properties fell across parts of London in...

UK rents increase further, Homelet says

By Marc Da Silva

Annual rental price growth in the UK increased in June,...

More tenants faced rent rises in May

By Marc Da Silva

There was an increase in the number of tenants in...

UK rents set to rise as demand outstrips supply

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in the UK are set to increase as demand...

Rental growth slows to five-year low

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices in England are increasing at the slowest pace...

UK rents on the rise again

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices increased by 2% in May compared to the...

Tenants face rent bombshell

By Marc Da Silva

Rent hikes are inevitable unless the government reverses tax changes for landlords,...

Housing shortage puts ‘upwards pressure’ on rents in prime central London

By Marc Da Silva

A drop in the number of properties coming onto the...

Tenant Fees Bill ‘could lead to rent rises’, says RLA

By Marc Da Silva

The government’s Tenant Fees Bill now introduced to the Commons...

Bidding war for properties to rent

By Marc Da Silva

With demand from tenants gathering pace, at a time when...

Average UK rents fall for first time in six years

By Marc Da Silva

Average UK rents have fallen for the first time in...

Spring price drop: Average asking price cut by £25k

By Marc Da Silva

Low levels of activity in the sluggish housing market are...

Modest increase in rental prices in first quarter of 2018

By Marc Da Silva

The buy-to-let market continues to see a marginal rise in...

Hackney sees fastest growth in home rents over past decade

By Marc Da Silva

Hackney in east London has recorded the fastest growth in...

Where are rents rising fastest?

By Marc Da Silva

Most areas of England and Wales have seen rental price...

Rental prices edge up again in January says Homelet

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices continued to rise in January, albeit marginally, according...

Rents rise across every UK region for the first time in 19 months

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a home is now increasing...

Rent ‘eats up a shockingly high proportion of people’s wages’

By Marc Da Silva

Tenants are spending an increasing proportion of their earnings on...

Rental price growth ‘expected to accelerate this year’

By Marc Da Silva

UK rents grew by 0.56% in 2017, led by gains...

House prices edge higher as BTL landlords target properties ‘further afield’

By Marc Da Silva

Residential property prices across England and Wales increased in November...

UK rents set to rise in 2018, latest forecast suggests

By Marc Da Silva

Rent prices will increase next year, according to the latest...

Rental price growth slows as market starts to feel a chill

By Marc Da Silva

The average rent in England and Wales hit £845 a...

Annual price growth slows as rents hit an affordability ceiling

By Marc Da Silva

Annual rental price growth in the UK slowed to just...

Increasing rents putting pressure on tenants

By Marc Da Silva

More than a quarter of letting agents saw a rise...

Rents continue to rise across the UK

By Marc Da Silva

The average cost of renting a property in the UK...

Sky-high tenant deposits ‘have spiralled out of control’

By Marc Da Silva

With many landlords and letting agents now demanding tenant deposits...

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to introduce rent controls

By Marc Da Silva

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to give cities the power to...

Proposed ban on letting agent fees will drive up rents, says ARLA

By Marc Da Silva

Letting agents will compensate for potential losses resulting from a...

Rents bounce back in July but London weak – HomeLet

By Marc Da Silva

UK rental prices returned to growth in July, the first...

Rental values rise despite political uncertainty

By Marc Da Silva

Rental values across the residential property market in England and...

Rent rises could ‘catch up with inflation, before the year is out’

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices look set to increase in the coming months...

Rents in the capital have gone up by 45% since 2007

By Marc Da Silva

Buy-to-let landlords in London have increased rents by 45% on...

Sharp decline in homes to let

By Marc Da Silva

There has been a major slump in the number of...

Where can landlords find the best mix of affordability and rental return?

By Marc Da Silva

Fresh research using a combination of house prices, salaries and...

Almost half of buy-to-let landlords still looking to expand portfolios

By Marc Da Silva

Almost half of buy-to-let landlords are looking to expand their...

Tenants spend over half their pay on rent in most London boroughs

By Marc Da Silva

Most single tenants renting privately in the capital are now...

Rents are ‘expected to continue rising’ as supply falls

By Marc Da Silva

The number of properties being listed to let dropped for...

Rents in London fell for the first time since 2009 in April

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in London have recorded their first annual drop for...

Rental prices increase across Scotland

By Marc Da Silva

The rental market in Scotland continues to flourish, with all...

Rents rising ‘significantly below’ the general rate of inflation

By Marc Da Silva

Rental price growth in the UK remains sluggish, the latest...

Lower profits for many landlords mean ‘rents will have to rise this year’

By Marc Da Silva

A number of buy-to-let landlords are still unaware, or only...

Rental values slow as supply increases

By Marc Da Silva

Rent asking prices so far in 2017 have slowed to...

New website allows landlords to examine prices and yields nationwide

By Marc Da Silva

A new website has launched allowing property owners and landlords...

Tenants spend half their pay on rent

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in this country are now around half of tenants’...

London crowned second most expensive city to rent in the world

By Marc Da Silva

London continues to be one of the most expensive cities...

Housing shortage set to drive up rents

By Marc Da Silva

Rental prices look set to increase in the coming months...

Buy-to-let landlords will inevitably ‘seek to increase rents’ to offset higher costs

By Marc Da Silva

Many tenants renting privately will almost certainly be hit with...

UK rental price growth continues to cool, HomeLet says

By Marc Da Silva

Rents across the UK are continuing to cool down, according the...

Landlord housing wealth soars 64%

By Marc Da Silva

The total housing wealth owned by UK landlords has increased...

Private sector rents rise in line with wages

By Marc Da Silva

Private rental price increases have accelerated modestly, in line with...

Vast majority of letting agents expect rents to rise in 2017

By Marc Da Silva

Rents will continue to increase next year, owed in part...

Rents predicted to increase 15% by 2020

By Marc Da Silva

Rents across the UK are set to rise considerably faster...

Buy-to-let landlords likely to increase rents to offset higher costs

By Marc Da Silva

There are growing fears that tenants will end up bearing...

Scrapping agent fees set to lead to higher rents

By Marc Da Silva

Letting agents in England will be banned from charging fees...

Annual rental price growth continues to slow

By Marc Da Silva

Annual rental price growth slowed to 3% in October, which is...

Rental price growth slowed in October

By Marc Da Silva

The pace of rental price growth in the UK slowed...

Rental prices set to soar

By Marc Da Silva

Buy-to-let landlords will be left with little alternative but to...

Expensive rents in London highlights ‘squeeze on workers and their families’

By Marc Da Silva

Significantly more homes urgently need to be developed for the...

Rents in England and Wales continue upward trend

By Marc Da Silva

Private rents continued to increase in August, hitting a new...

Private rents rose 2.3% in August – ONS

By Marc Da Silva

Average rents paid by private tenants increased by 2.3% in...

Rents reach record high

By Marc Da Silva

Rents in the private rented sector continued to rise in July,...

Landlords prefer good tenants to high rents

By Marc Da Silva

Landlords are often portrayed as greedy investors who are looking...

Prime central London property rental values continue to fall

By Marc Da Silva

Rental values in prime central London fell in the second...

Pace of rental growth slows across UK, says HomeLet

By Marc Da Silva

Rents on new tenancies continued to increase across most parts...

Rents continue to rise across the UK

By Marc Da Silva

Rents on new tenancies rose across most parts of the...

Rents rise at a slower pace

By Marc Da Silva

Rents on new tenancies rose across most parts of the...

London rents set to rise by over £5,000 by 2021

By Marc Da Silva

Landlords in the capital could see the rental value of...

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