Renters will be pleased to learn the UK rental market has now passed its peak rate of growth. So where are the cheapest places to rent right now?
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There are signs that the UK rental market will turn in 2024. Rents are reaching the maximum affordable price and rental demand is starting to slow.
Rents continue to rise across the UK, as Scotland overtakes London with the steepest hikes in rental inflation.
A supply and demand problem in the rental market is pushing rents to sky high levels. When will renting prices come down?
Annual rental inflation for new lets is up 10.4% year-on-year, with rents taking up the highest proportion of earnings in a decade at 28%. Meanwhile, 51% of landlord sales are happening in London and the South East.
Nearly a third of landlords are being hit by higher mortgage rates, risking a further squeeze on the number of rental homes available.
In a fiercely competitive rental market, where costs are rising and too few homes are available, what can renters do?
When will the cost of renting start to slow and will landlords need to reduce rents in the future? Our Executive Director of Research, Richard Donnell, looks into the rental market.
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