Rental round-up: Demand for London cools

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 | News

For the fifth month running, private rental prices paid by tenants in Great Britain (excluding London) rose by 2.3% in the 12 months to December 2016, according to latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.

Tenants outside London spend more than half their take-home pay on rent

Monday, 09 January 2017 | News

The average rent in the UK paid for a home outside the capital reached a record £750 per month in December, with tenants now paying more than half of their take-home pay on rent, new research has revealed.

Housing crisis fuels workers’ poverty

Thursday, 08 December 2016 | News

One in eight workers in the UK is now living in poverty as a result of the high cost of renting, new research has revealed.

London's Generation Rent can't afford to start a family

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 | News

Renting a home in the capital is so expensive that couples are spending 55% of their combined average monthly salary – that’s £2,460 – on renting the average three-bedroom house, new research has revealed.

Rents rise by 2.3% over 12 months

Friday, 30 September 2016 | News

The rental market in England, Scotland and Wales is showing “signs of strength”, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Rents rise, but at a slower pace

Friday, 09 September 2016 | News

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.

Landlords up rent to meet tax hikes

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 | News

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.

Rents rise by more than 5% across the UK

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | News

The average rent in the UK is now £764 a month – up by 5.1% since April 2015, according to the latest data.

Generation Rent fears paying off mortgages into their 60s

Friday, 29 April 2016 | News

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.

Rents rise by almost 5% across UK

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 | News

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.