Record Christmas and New Year traffic on Rightmove
Save-to-buy renters could afford to put on average £210 towards their deposit each month by flatsharing, Newcastle offers the best value being only 11% more expensive for a two-bed than a one-bed flat, that is according to Rightmove’s Rental Price Tracker Blog
Average asking rents rose in all regions in 2015, an annual increase of 3.8% outside Greater London and an extra burden for many renters trying to save up a deposit to buy a home. Average 2015 asking rent increase in the East of England outstripped all other regions, up by 6.5% year-on-year compared to a muted 0.5% increase in London.
Record Christmas and New Year traffic on Rightmove for both sales and lettings indicates strong demand for 2016, with page views on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day up 22% on 2014.