Outlook for rental market strong despite slowing growth in rents

Posted on 08/08/2016

Rents across the UK continued to rise during July, building on the consistent increases seen during the first half of the year, new data from the HomeLet Rental Index reveals. However, the rate of rent growth continues to slow as we enter the second half of the year.

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Rent rise fears eased for landlords and tenants

Posted on 08/06/2016

Rents across the UK continued to rise during May, but the rate of increase has slowed somewhat in recent months, the May HomeLet Rental Index reveals.

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Rising rents ease landlord fears over tax increases

Posted on 05/05/2016

Fears that higher Stamp Duty charges on buy-to-let rental property purchases might destabilise the market have so far proved unfounded according to the April HomeLet Rental Index, which provides the first comprehensive data published on the UK’s private rental market since the new tax rates came into force on 6 April.

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Rents rise as PRS prepares for change

Posted on 13/04/2016

The latest figures from the HomeLet Rental Index reveal that rents on new tenancies signed on a UK rental property outside of London over the three months to March 2016 were, on average, 4.9% higher than in the same period of last year

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Families and sharers take on more tenancies

Posted on 15/03/2016

The cost of taking on a new tenancy in the private rentals market continues to rise, with the average rental agreement signed in the UK outside of London during the three months to February 2016 costing 4.8% more than in the same period a year ago.

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