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KEYWORD "Average Rent" - 100 RESULTS

Tenant referencing provider Canopy has released data from a  rental affordability index, which claims most tenants are at the very limit...

06 April 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Rents soar by almost half since 2014 - deposit service’s latest claim

A deposit alternative service claims rents have risen an average 46% in the last decade. Zero Deposit claims it’s analysed rental market...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rents rising above-inflation despite growing stability

Rental growth continued to cool in February, says the latest market snapshot from lettings agency Hamptons.   Last month, the average rent on...

20 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Prime London Rents Retreat as Supply Builds

Seasonality is returning to the prime London lettings market after three tumultuous years.  The pandemic meant the market was initially flooded with...

16 March 2024

From: Agent Advice

Rent fall could be start of market turnaround, says website chief

Newly released data by flatshare website SpareRoom reveals average rental prices in Greater London have seen a drop. Average rental prices in...

15 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency issues warning to landlords as tenant demand drops

The number of new rental instructions in February was 20 per cent higher year-on-year, says London-focused agency Foxtons. Average rent achieved rose...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord maintenance costs continue to mount

If interest rate rises weren’t enough to drive landlords out the market, mounting maintenance costs could be. Various studies and surveys have...

12 March 2024

From: Sponsored Content

New league table identifies best yields for landlords

Buy to let lender Aldermore has named Bristol, as the best city for landlords to invest in for 2024.  Manchester, Coventry, Brighton...

06 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Budget Must Fix Housing Benefit, says NRLA

Almost a million private rented households reliant on Universal Credit experience a shortfall between the benefit payments they receive and the...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent up, Voids down - new snapshot of lettings market today

The latest Rental Index from PropTech supplier Goodlord has recorded a rent rise and a reduction in void lengths over the...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

It’s Over - Rental growth “passed its peak” says top agency

Average rents on newly let properties across Britain rose 8.3 per cent year-on-year in January, the slowest pace for 13 months...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Backfired! Rent Controls lead to Higher Rents, says Zoopla

Analysis by Zoopla says rent controls introduced in Scotland have directly led to higher rents. The property portal’s research team has analysed...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Under 30s Face An Impossible Task When Renting

Research by Zero Deposit, a deposit alternative service, claims that under-30s face an almost impossible task when it comes to current...

03 February 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Did most landlords actually expand their portfolios in 2023?

A majority of Buy to Let landlords have been focused on growing property portfolios in the last 12 months, and not...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Record rent rise in 2023 according to new government figures

The Office for National Statistics says private rents in England experienced a 6.1 per cent rise in 2023, the sharpest annual...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Yield league table shows best (and worst) performing regions

A respected league table of yields in different parts of England and Wales has issued its latest figures. The Fleet Mortgages Buy-to-Let...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent Control proposals are complex, costly and won’t work - claim

New rent control proposals put forward by politicians are unnecessary and too costly according to a leading property expert.  David Alexander -...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Activist slams bank boss for telling buyers to save for deposits

The chief executive of Generation Rent has slammed the chair of the NatWest Bank for comments over first time buyers. At the...

08 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Good news for tenants in 2024? Well, maybe…

With 2023 drawing to a close, flatshare website SpareRoom has revealed data which suggests a slowdown in the rental frenzy -...

30 December 2023

From: Agent Advice

Activists say they know rent levels two years from now

Generation Rent says it’s worked out what rent levels will be in two years’ time. The activists say rents will rise 14...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Double-digit rise this year takes rents to record high

London has seen the strongest rental growth over the last year according to an analysis by lettings agency Hamptons.   The average rent...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital city’s three best-yield postcodes revealed by portal analysis

The property portal ESPC has revealed the top-performing Edinburgh postcodes in terms of rental yields, for the third quarter of 2023. The...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

How many rental homes listed under £1,000 pcm?  New league table

New research has identified locations with the largest volume of available rental stock, based on those units at or below the...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Turning? - rents drop and voids increase as weather cools

Rents saw an autumn dip in October, following three months of rapidly escalating prices across England.  According to PropTech firm Goodlord the...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Over The Worst? Supply is growing gradually…

The prime London market appears to be seeing a slow return to stability - but average rental growth in the past...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Not all landlords pass higher costs on to tenants - new survey

A survey by a finance firm suggests not all landlords are passing their higher mortgage costs on to tenants. Octane Capital has...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Top 10 Areas With Greatest Buy To Let Yields

A new study has revealed the top 10 UK areas with the greatest rental yield making them ideal for a buy-to-let. Confused.com...

30 September 2023

From: Top tips & guides

Market Snapshot - is demand still stellar?

The latest Rental Demand Index from the Barrows and Forrester agency has revealed that rental demand has surged during the third...

30 September 2023

From: The Big Issues

Time for Renters to get the Recognition They Deserve

The rise of ‘Generation Rent’ is well documented, along with the spiralling rent payments they are facing during a tightening cost...

30 September 2023

From: Lettings PropTech

Typical tenant pays £2,800 more per year than in 2020 - Zoopla

Zoopla has given its latest market update on the private rental sector, with the headline rent rise now being 10.5 per...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

China lies behind declining rental market in prime London

Rental value growth in prime London postcodes declined further in August as supply built and demand cooled.  That’s the view of high...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Big rent premiums found in locations near Crossrail stations

Rental markets near London’s Crossrail stations have seen premiums emerge, a new survey suggests.  Areas which have benefitted from the largest reductions...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Soaring landlord costs to push rents up 25% over next four years - forecast

Rents will rise 25 per cent over the next four years, outpacing the modest 5.5 per cent House price growth across...

11 September 2023

From: Breaking News

High yields defy rent cap - agency’s buy to let league table

The property portal ESPC has revealed the top-performing Edinburgh postcodes in terms of rental yields, for the second quarter of 2023. Using...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental Growth To Slow? Not likely, warns leading lettings agent

There are few signs that the pace of rental growth is slackening, warns Hamptons. It says the cost of a new tenancy...

17 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents' View - How Is The Lettings Market Right Now?

Over recent years, as successive governments have tightened lettings legislation and increased the tax burden on landlords, some with investment properties...

12 August 2023

From: Agent Advice

Madness continues! Rents hit yet ANOTHER record high

A prominent lettings industry figure has summed up the continuing rental market frenzy in three words - “the madness continues.” Andy Halstead, HomeLet &...

07 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Quandary: why did rents rise so much last month?

July was a record breaking month for the rental market, claims a PropTech company. Goodlord analyses tens of thousands of completed tenancies...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Foxtons figures show rents and demand dip slightly in London

New figures from London-focussed agency Foxtons show applicant demand up 19 per cent in June, as the capital enters the peak...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Successive Chancellors (we’re looking at you Gordon Brown and George Osborne) have monkeyed around with the market as if it was...

15 July 2023

From: The Big Issues

Prime London rents massively above pre-Covid levels

Across prime London, annual rental growth in June was 8.0 per cent according to data consultancy LonRes.   This takes rents to almost...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters expand search areas as affordability bites

Annual growth in rental values continues to increase in the traditionally busy summer months, with little sign of an imminent slowdown.  This...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - voids and rents broken down by nations and regions

The cost of rent rose in seven of the eight regions monitored by Goodlord during June.  The average cost of rent per...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Another council wants landlords to help house local families

Landlords are being invited to a free event to find out more about help and incentives on offer to help local...

03 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rents hit amazing new high in London

Data from London lettings agency Foxtons reveals that average weekly rental prices in May have surpassed the peak of 2022. The average...

21 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Just where is England’s cheapest rental location? Answers here…

The North East was England’s most affordable region to privately rent last year, Paragon Bank analysis has revealed. In the North East...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields up in almost every part of the UK - new mortgage review

Specialist buy to let lender Fleet Mortgages says there’s been both an annual and quarterly increase in rental yields, up from...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech study paints bleak picture of landlord sentiment

As landlords face losses as high as £7,500 this year – thanks to increased mortgage and living costs alongside a tax overhaul...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent levels up again after New Year slowdown

The latest HomeLet rental index shows that UK average rental prices are continuing to rise after a previous drop in prices...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - new league table of best places for buy to let

A new study by a mortgages website says it reveals the best places for buy to let investors to purchase properties. Money...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

“Runaway rents” hurting tenants’ financial resilience - claim

A senior financial analyst says “runaway rents” are destroying the financial resilience of tenants. Sarah Coles, head of personal finance at business...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s In Store For London Rental Investors in 2023?

Experts are forecasting that London rental prices are predicted to grow by 3% this year alone, while prices may increase by...

25 March 2023

From: Agent Advice

Rental Shortages Could Make 2023 Difficult For Students

Student lets have come under the spotlight as a result of a slowdown in the building of new university student accommodation...

11 March 2023

From: Agent Advice

Landlord rental portfolio expenses revealed

Analysis by professional cash buyer and portfolio landlord, LandlordBuyer (part of Open Property Group), has revealed what costs make up most...

07 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Foxtons reveals how many renters compete for each property

New figures from London-focussed letting agency Foxtons show rental demand remaining very strong. Last month’s figures show that compared to January 2020,...

17 February 2023

From: Breaking News

A Perfect Storm for London Renters?

The perennial shortage of new homes in the capital has now collided with a sharp increase in government regulation, a tripling...

28 January 2023

From: The Big Issues

Unlikely location heads landlords’ capital growth league table

An unlikely location heads the latest league table purporting to show the highest returns on property investment. Aldermore’s Buy To let City...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Another Day, Another New High Rental Record…

Average asking rents for new tenants outside London have risen to another new record of £1,172 per calendar month says Rightmove. This...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

It's Getting Worse - supply drought continues in 2023

New data from flatshare site SpareRoom reveals that rents reached an all-time high in Q4 2022, with the average UK room...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Will the Rental Market ever Cool Off?

At LRG we are currently seeing rental properties go within days, and sometimes hours of being placed on the market.  Rent is...

07 January 2023

From: Agent Advice

Rents dip as winter market sets in

The rental market remained relatively steady in recent weeks, according to the latest index from PropTech firm Goodlord. Void periods have remained...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Hotspots - the cities to look out for in 2023

Specialist mortgage lender Aldermore has named what it believes to be the five best cities for landlords to invest in for...

03 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Private landlords should follow new ‘average rent increase’ plan

Propertymark has come out in favour of private landlords being allowed to follow the example of social landlords in agreeing an...

30 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Foxtons admits London rents stalling as market slows

Foxtons says London’s market is finally cooling - at least a little - for the Christmas period. November followed the seasonal downward...

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

New league table for landlord investments in 2023

A new study claims to show where landlords should invest in 2023, based on recent profits. The website Money has looked at...

22 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Highest annual rent rises this year hit 15 per cent

A new market snapshot shows that tenants in London have seen bigger rent price increases than anywhere else in the UK...

14 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords buy high-yield properties - market still very strong

Annual rental growth strengthened for the third month running, with average rents up 7.9 per cent across Britain on the same...

13 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Labour council claims landlord licensing ‘just 0.5% average rent’

A Labour council introducing a vast new licensing regime claims its typical cost to a landlord would be just 0.5 per...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Applicants up, properties down - rents soar in prime London

Rental value growth remains firmly in double-digits in prime London postcodes as demand continues to outstrip supply, according to Knight Frank. The...

22 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London rents still soaring as stock shortage drives market

Rents are still rising rapidly across Prime London, hitting a new record high, as the shortage of property available to rent...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents to outpace house prices for years to come - agent

Rent rises are predicted to outpace house price growth over the next five years.  This is according to Nicky Stevenson, managing director...

11 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents fall as lettings market shows first signs of cooling

The intense heat felt across the lettings market over recent months appears to have cooled a little according to the latest...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents still rising across most regions of the UK - DPS figures

Average rents cross the UK rose by over two per cent for the second quarter in a row during Q3 2022,...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Renters are better off today than a year ago - yes, really

When accounting for inflation, renters are better off today than they were a year ago despite nominal rent increases of up...

15 October 2022

From: The Big Issues

Shamplina Speaks - Rent Rises: what's happening on the ground?

As I write this, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has gone back on his mini budget plan to abolish the 45p...

08 October 2022

From: The Big Issues

Rents rise to record levels as stock shortage rules the roost

September saw the highest average rental costs ever recorded by Goodlord, according to the PropTech firm’s latest index.  With the previous record...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Warning to landlords offering ‘bills included’ rental properties

A lettings agency says demand for ‘bills included’ properties in London has rocketed since April - despite it costing tenants large...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Taxes, Rent Freeze and red tape will drive out landlords - Zoopla

There is no real prospect of improved rental supply in the near term as private landlords continue to sell off homes...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords challenge Tory MP on call for two-year rent freeze

* Angels Media and Landlord Today are deeply saddened by the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II * - The landlords’ main trade...

09 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Top Tory demands two-year rent freeze with re-letting restrictions

A senior Conservative has made a surprise plea for a two year rent freeze in the private rental sector with no...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent Rises - urban flats begin to catch back up to larger houses

Rents across Great Britain rose by an average of 8.3 per cent over the last 12 months, marking a gradual slowdown...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Space Race: Tenants on fixed budgets settle for less, says agency

A new market analysis by lettings agency Hamptons shows that the period from July 2020 and July 2022 saw the biggest...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

League table of high-yielding holiday let locations revealed

A new analysis by a lending company has revealed the average rent secured on a holiday let in 21 areas of...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Tenants increasingly worried about arrears or homelessness - claim

A new survey suggests large numbers of tenants are worried about the risk of falling behind with the rent or even...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Fraudsters Foiled! 20% of suspicious applicants are con artists - claim

An analysis from PropTech firm Goodlord claims that landlords would have lost a combined £1m over the last year without anti-fraud...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Historic low for voids as rental market under-supply goes on

Voids hit what has been described as an historic low in recent weeks, according to PropTech firm Goodlord. It says the average...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Market is “unsustainable” with rents too high and supply too low

Today’s rental market is unsustainable according to a leading industry supplier. HomeLet’s latest monthly market snapshot says the average rent in the...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Six year high for rental growth, government figures show

Average rental prices across the UK rose at the highest level since 2016 in June, government figures show.  Even so that annual...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental growth rising as supply shortage starts to ease - new data

Rental growth rates slipped back slightly during the early part of summer according to an analysis by the Hamptons lettings agency,...

18 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent rises outstripping interest rate hikes, says market monitor

The continuing rent rises seen across much of the country are outpacing increases in interest rates, it’s been claimed.  Property website Home,...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Clampdown on 'exempt' landlords exploiting vulnerable tenants

Unscrupulous landlords in the ‘exempt rental’ niche will be driven out by a new clampdown, the government insists. The exempt sector provides...

05 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rising rents now massive problem for older tenants too, claims analyst

A prominent financial analyst says the fast-rising costs of renting mean tenants are becoming less financially resilient - and this applies...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How much is too much? Only two thirds of rents “affordable” - claim

An online rental platform suggests almost a third of rental homes may be deemed unaffordable. Ocasa, using Office for National Statistics data,...

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Tax experts warn government to lay off buy to let landlords

Don’t pick on landlords - that’s the message from a leading tax and advisory consultancy. Blick Rothenberg warns that the government needs...

13 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Renters under pressure as cost of living crisis hits - Zoopla

The highest rental growth since the Global Financial Crisis, coupled with the cost of living crisis, is putting increased pressure on...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Most profitable student accommodation investments revealed

A new study has compiled a league table of the best cities in the UK for investment in student accommodation. CIA Landlord...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent Levels: every UK region up and London slump ends at last

The average rent in the UK has hit another record high of £1,091 after a 1.2 per cent increase in the...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent Race - growing number of tenants paying above asking price

Average UK rents have increased for the sixth consecutive quarter - but some tenants are paying above the going rate to...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Saddled with Buy To Let - premium rents for cycle lane properties

Analysis by property portal Boomin claims that rental properties on cycle lanes in London are showing premium returns above those of...

19 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Here we go again! Activists prepare new attack on landlords

Rental activists have made clear that they are not going to stop when their objective to scrap Section 21 eviction powers...

12 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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