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Tenants are already feeling the impact of tax changes aimed at buy-to-let landlords as rents went up by 3.5% in 2015, a new survey has revealed.
The average rent in the UK is now £764 a month – up by 5.1% since April 2015, according to the latest data.
The rental market in England, Scotland and Wales is showing “signs of strength”, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Rents rose by 3.1% in the year to August, taking the average price from £885 per month to £913, according to new data from specialist insurance provider HomeLet.
Delays in getting on to the property ladder could see young people still paying off their mortgage well into their 60s, a new report has highlighted.
Rent on properties outside London rose to £755 a month in the three months to March 2016 - 4.9% higher than the same period a year ago, according to latest data.
The Chancellor has announced that the amount that householders can earn by renting out a room will rise to £7,500 a year tax-free.
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