The number of rental deposit disputes lodged with Hamilton Fraser’s government-authorised deposit scheme, mydeposits, has fallen by -15% across England so far this year. Analysis of the data by Hamilton Fraser’s sister company and deposit replacement provider Ome found that London, the South East and the North East have all seen the largest drop in…

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The latest data on the cost of renting from the Office for National Statistics was released last week showing that rents in England have increased to their highest level on record. While the average rent in London is double that of the national average, the latest research by lettings and estate agent Barrows and Forrester…

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The latest research from leading estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, shows that the number of listings added per week continued to exceed pre-pandemic levels, as does the average views each listing receives while property related searches and home seller leads have also continued to climb. With the 100 day mark since we entered lockdown approaching…

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Renting in a London borough with good transport connectivity can cost you 101% more in rent according to the latest research by international rental marketplace Spotahome. The research also shows that tenants pay £87 in rent for every train or tram stop present in each borough of the capital. Spotahome first looked at the number…

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The latest research by lettings management platform, Howsy, has looked at the facts and fingers of investing in London’s buy-to-let sector. Rental yields are the main gauge of buy-to-let profitability and at 4.8%, outer London is home to the lowest average yield of all regions. Inner London doesn’t fare much better at 5%, the second-lowest average…

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