Sadiq Khan’s ‘rental summit’ excludes agents an…

Labour’s Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, held a summit yesterday about the capital’s private rental sector – but he did not invite agents or landlords. The event, unpublicised until very shortly before... Read more »

The Rise of BTL – Portfolio rental returns increase b…

Specialist rental platform, Ocasa, recently shared new findings about rental incomes landlords have received over the past year. According to the analysis, the average landlord is enjoying an 18% increase in their estimated... Read more »

29 tenants for each rental vacancy in London…

Figures from London-focussed agency Foxtons suggest that rentals have reaching the highest ever weekly price in the capital. The average in September was £553 per week, breaking June 2022’s record of £549... Read more »

Rental Prices Reach Highest Weekly Price in September as Demand Remains High

New figures today from Foxtons, London’s leading estate agent, show that rental prices have continued to surge in the capital, reaching the highest ever weekly price. The average rental price in September... Read more »

Healthy English rental market – Buy-to-let void perio…

The rental market looks to be returning to good health with a significant reduction in void periods and costs compared to last year, research from Total Landlord Insurance reveals. As you might... Read more »

Voids plummet – key sign of healthy rental market, ne…

Currently, the average void period across England is 16.8 days a year. With an average monthly rent of £940, equating to £31 per day, this means that void periods are currently costing... Read more »

Rental prices in London: the cheapest and most expensive boroughs

Rental prices in London have undergone their largest annual rise in over 20 years as people return to the capital after the Covid crisis. Prime London rental values increased by 3.3% between... Read more »

‘Terrifying’, ‘desperate’ and getting worse — inside London’s rental market crisis (where deposits can cost £100,000)

(Evening Standard composite) T wo months ago, Freya Feilding decided she was ready to move in with her boyfriend. The 28-year-old medical researcher told her three housemates she’d be leaving their rented... Read more »

Rental snapshot – rents climb, BTR market share ris…

For buy-to-let investors, this particular sector promises strong rental premiums when compared to expected earnings on the traditional long-term rental market. Revolution Brokers’ found that in England, the average monthly rent is... Read more »

New rental record set after strong increase last mont…

The average rent in the UK reaches £1,113  pcm, up almost 1.0 per cent in the past month. When London is excluded, the average rent in the UK is now £936 pcm,... Read more »