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Trading up a rental flat now cheaper in London than it was a year ago

The price gap between one-bedroom and two-bedroom homes has narrowed by £15 in London over the last year.

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London rents drop £34 as suburban and country homes still in demand

Fewer rural rentals and high demand are pushing up prices outside cities.

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‘Pandemic home moves are the talk of the office’

While room rents are on the rise they are still well below pre-pandemic levels. Now’s the time to move back into the big smoke if you can.

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Demand for pet-friendly UK rentals jumps 120% with lockdown puppy boom

The Government backs tenants’ rights to keep a pet but without legislation many landlords may still opt for no-pet agreements.

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Here’s how much it costs to rent a room in Zones 1 to 5

New data from July suggests that the pandemic-fueled slump in London rents may be coming to an end.

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How two friends moved from Tooting to Bristol without changing jobs

Renters are finding they no longer need an expensive home in the capital in the new WFH reality

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Why one couple swapped a Mile End house share for life in Amsterdam

When her boyfriend started remote working indefinitely, Emily realised working at her company’s Amsterdam office could be a realistic option

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Where renters can find the biggest reductions in reopening London

Now’s the time to search the market for rental reductions in some of London’s most sought-after, central locations.

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Five of the best apps to make flat-sharing a breeze

Our pick of the best mobile apps to make living in a house share a cinch — in lockdown and beyond.

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My ceiling fell in two weeks ago — can we be evicted for complaining?

The letting agent has failed to fix the damage or find us alternative housing. What should we do?

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My search for a new flatmate in the middle of Lockdown 3

With IRL viewings currently far from ideal, here's what it’s like finding someone to live with amid Lockdown 3.

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Cost of renting in London continues to fall amid successive lockdowns

City centre rent drops are happening throughout the UK but London leads.

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1 in 7 London renters have fallen behind with payments during pandemic

One in seven London tenants are in arrears. Now pressure is growing for the Government to do more than delay evictions.

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The London areas where renters can save most since lockdown

Continued disruption caused by Covid-19 is pushing young renters out of the capital to work or study from home outside the city centre.

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Rental homes in Maida Vale for key workers earning up to £90k

Hospitality workers are also included in the definition of key workers eligible for one of the 73 new homes in the area.

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24 rental flats in Colorama photo processing lab conversion in Borough

The flats — behind the "Blackfriars Mile" — can be rented furnished or unfurnished.

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Pet-friendly rentals you can decorate overlooking Walthamstow Wetlands

The rental flats offer home working options, with a focus on wellbeing, leisure and ultra-fast internet connections.

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Everything you need to know about the latest eviction ban changes

Government decrees ‘Christmas truce’ with no festive period evictions except in worst cases, such as domestic abuse

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Eviction ban for renters in England and Wales extended until September

The temporary ban on landlords in England evicting their tenants is extended to September 20 and a new six-month notice period has been introduced

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London rents continue to fall as Airbnbs flood the market

Rents in the capital are down 4.2 per cent as tourists stay away and short-let landlords switch to long-term contracts, flooding the market.

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Less than fortnight to avert 'tsunami of evictions' of London renters

Calls for the Government to extend the eviction ban beyond August 23 have intensified.

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The 10 London postcodes where rents have fallen by as much as 20%

UK rents are rising but prices in the capital have dropped significantly.

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London landlords drop rents 15% after rise in empty properties

Rents have dropped between 10 and 15 per cent in what is is typically the busiest time of year. 

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London renters searching for gardens up 101% since start of lockdown

The number of online searches for rental homes with gardens was at its highest of the year last week — and double the level seen in the first week of lockdown. 

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Landlords can increase rents during lockdown government says

Tenants faced with a rent hike have little choice but to accept it says campaign group.

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Reversible tricks to give your rental home a high-impact refresh

These creative tricks are easy to put back when you move out for renters worried about their deposit.

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What should you do if a housemate refuses to take lockdown seriously?

What can you do if your flatmates won’t keep their distance to cut coronavirus risk? Online forums are flooded with pleas for advice from locked-down London renters.

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Renters fear post-lockdown debt and eviction despite rule changes

Private renters fear the future despite the Government’s action to help them.

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How London's house sharers are surviving WFH with their flatmates

Laptops on dining tables and conference calls via Zoom require a new shared-home etiquette.

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Why this couple choose to raise a family in this community-minded area

These parents to be are working from home and enjoying balcony lunch breaks.

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How this Walthamstow renter is making lockdown work in a houseshare

Housemates forced into togetherness in this 'boho' east London area make it work with takeaways and film nights.