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"We wanted to up-size to make room for our growing family, but needed to sell our flat first and National Homebuyers enabled us to do this quickly. They simplified the whole process of selling and enabled us to purchase our dream property! UK Regions Where Property Rents Rose Quickest During 2015"

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"After inheriting a property from my late Mother, I approached National Homebuyers. I had been caring for my Mother for a number of years and the thought of selling the property using an Estate Agent was a hassle that I did not feel able to cope with. The sale of the property was a difficult […]"

Mrs J, Lydney, Gloucestershire

UK Regions Where Property Rents Rose Quickest During 2015

The HomeLet Rental Index report shows where rents saw the biggest rises in 2015. The report revealed that Brighton, Bristol, Edinburgh and Newcastle saw the biggest increases in rents throughout 2015.

Highlights of the HomeLet Rental Index revealed that:

  • When London is excluded, the average UK rental value was £739pcm – this is 4.9% higher than the same period last year (£704pcm).
  • Average rental values have increased in ten out of twelve regions in the UK, compared to the same period last year.
  • The North West (-5.1%) and Northern Ireland (-0.6%) have seen a continued reduction in rental values over the last four months.
  • Average rents for new tenancies in London are 8% higher than the same period last year.
  • Rents in London are now 106% higher than the rest of the UK.

UK regional breakdown of rents

Below is the UK regional breakdown of rent amounts. All these rental amounts are an average taken over the three months preceding the date shown.

Region Average rent 3 months to December 2015 Average rent 3 months to November 2015 Monthly
Average rent 3 months to December 2014 Annual variation
Scotland £630.00 £648.00 -2.80% £611.00 3.20%
North East £531.00 £530.00 0.10% £521.00 1.90%
Yorks & Humbs £623.00 £626.00 -0.50% £604.00 3.10%
East Midlands £638.00 £635.00 0.40% £600.00 6.40%
East Anglia £799.00 £805.00 -0.70% £756.00 5.70%
Greater London* £1,523.00 £1,544.00 -1.40% £1,410.00 8.00%
South East £936.00 £943.00 -0.80% £875.00 7.00%
South West £840.00 £849.00 -1.10% £796.00 5.50%
Wales £599.00 £595.00 0.80% £586.00 2.30%
West Midlands £666.00 £659.00 1.00% £654.00 1.70%
North West £622.00 £631.00 -1.50% £655.00 -5.10%
Northern Ireland £570.00 £580.00 -1.80% £574.00 -0.60%
UK ex Greater London £739.00 £743.00 -0.60% £704.00 4.90%

#Source – HomeLet Rental Index

To find out more about the UK private rented sector and to read the full report click here – HomeLet Rental Index Property Report


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