Tenant Demand is Highest Ever Says Propertymark

25 Aug 2021 The scale of demand in the private rental sector is now the highest on record according to ARLA Propertymark.  The average number of new prospective tenants registered per branch increased in July to 102, from June’s figure of 88. This is the highest...

The Rental Market according to Shawbrook Research

25 Aug 2021 The value of the Private Rented Sector in England, Wales and Scotland grew by 5.8 per cent to a jaw dropping £1.4 trillion in the last year according to a new report from Shawbrook Bank.  Since the first national lockdown, house prices have rebounded...

Average UK rent breaks £1000 barrier for the first time

12 Jul 2021 The HomeLet rental index for June is reporting the average rent in the UK is now at a record high of £1,007 pcm, up 5.9% on the same time last year, and up 9% on June 2019. Despite adversity, the London rental market has seen the first price increase...

Overseas student letting enquiries up 400%

17 Jun 2021 A Manchester agency says there’s been a 400 per cent increase in enquiries from international students. This huge number of enquiries for May is an indication that the international student accommodation market is on the road to recovery despite travel...

London rental market recovering upwards at last

17 Jun 2021 There’s a large scale recovery underway in London’s rental sector according to the website Home. The site says that while average rents are still down overall on a year ago, most boroughs show significant rises over the last three months.  The...

Market set for long-term recovery despite short-term dips

08 Jun 2020 The housing market is set for long-term recovery, despite dips in the road on the way.  That’s the message from the latest house price index from the Halifax, which reveals a 0.2 per cent month-on-month decline in property values in May....

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