London’s best rental spots for lonely hearts as lockdown eases

With lockdown measures easing this weekend, many isolated Londoners will finally be able to venture out in search of other singletons and the best chance of finding them is in Islington, Hackney or Lambeth. However, for those on a more long-term mission, the latest research by international rental marketplace Spotahome has looked at which London…

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Forget London, Oxford is the UK’s worst place to rent

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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Croydon is London’s most affordable commuter rental hotspot

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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Londoners purchased £30 billion worth of property outside the capital in 2018 according to Hamptons International

In  2018 Londoners purchased £30 billion worth of property outside the capital, this is the highest level since 2007 according to Hamptons International most recent press release. Hamptons International reveal that the average price of a home bought by a Londoner outside the capital has also risen and now stands at £398,910 – the highest level…

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Onthemarket.com highlights London boroughs where people spend the most of their salary on rent –

Data revealed by property website OnTheMarket.com has shown that, for those renting in London, Camden is the borough where tenants are spending the highest percentage of their salary on rent. The data has revealed that when renting a one bedroom property in Camden, 61% (£1,944.28) of the average person’s salary within the borough is spent on rental costs,…

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Brexit uncertainty impacting London’s prime housing market according to LonRes

Latest Q3 2018 analysis of the prime London sales and lettings markets from LonRes Property Data Network (Residential Review Autumn 2018). Analysis of LonRes Prime London sales data shows: Uncertainty surrounding Brexit has biggest impact on London’s prime housing market. Commenting on the prime London housing markets Marcus Dixon, Head of Research, LonRes said: “Whatever…

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Portico, a 17 branch estate and letting agency firm joins OnTheMarket.com

OnTheMarket plc, the agent­-backed company which operates the OnTheMarket.com property portal, is pleased to announce that Portico, a 17 branch estate and lettings agency firm, is now listing its properties at OnTheMarket.com. Portico has offices across London, including Acton, Battersea, Bethnal Green, Bloomsbury, Camden, Chigwell, Clapham, Dulwich, Forest Gate, Fulham, Hammersmith, Highbury, Ilford, Islington, Leyton, Walthamstow…

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