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Rental Market State of Play: May 2022

May appears to be a month of reflection when it comes to European rental markets. There is very little to report in the way of price changes – modest rises here, subtle falls there – but one thing unites London, Amsterdam, and Paris, and that’s what lies ahead. Klippa Relocation rounds up the forecasts that may affect the cost of renting and the choice of properties in the future, and balances this with a “per month” value* snapshot.

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Team Spotlight: Jamie Backler

As a Senior Relocation Coordinator, my role is mainly focused on making sure all of our assignees find suitable housing. I also liaise with our clients on a daily basis about all live files and new incoming jobs

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Team Spotlight: Laura Notty

As a Property Researcher, my role involves finding the best possible housing options for my client’s specific requirements, sometimes in a very short time frame. Having a wide spread of good work relationships with letting agents all over the UK helps to find the best possible solutions both on the market and off.

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Rental Market State of Play: April 2022

This month, the Financial Times announced a ‘global rental squeeze’ was taking place – a worldwide landscape where properties are reserved within hours of being listed and tenants are making offers well over the advertised rent in order to see off competition.

Klippa Relocation looks beyond the newspaper headlines to see whether the reported hysteria is affecting rental market values in London, Amsterdam and Paris.

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Team Spotlight: Becky Fallon

As a Relocation Coordinator, my role involves me working with the rest of the team to provide a seamless relocation process for our clients, with A* care, organisation and communication. Currently, I am undergoing training, learning about Klippa and dipping my toe in the water by carrying out home searches!

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Best Countries For Green Living For Expats

Expats looking for green living now have a number of eco-friendly destinations to choose from. And if you are already an expat, why not see if your country or city makes the top ten best destinations for green living for expats?

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Rental Market State of Play: March 2022

Spring has sprung across Europe and the rental market continues to show the green shoots of post-pandemic recovery. While month-on-month values are broadly stable, annual rental values are on course to match or even exceed those last seen early in 2020.

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Team Spotlight: Pippa Dowie

A: As a Relocation Coordinator, I assist individuals, families, and businesses with the entire relocation process. Whether in charge of a residential or corporate move, whether in the city or across the country, being the customer’s point of contact and having all the answers has been the key role in all communication.

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Rental Market State of Play: February 2022

City living is back on the radar, especially as many European countries are beginning to relax international travel, workplace and hospitality restrictions. It was inevitable that rental values would start to rise in line with a return to city activity, but in the cases of London, Paris and Amsterdam, the majority of monthly rental costs have started to rise very early in the year – albeit subtly.

Klippa Relocation rounds up February’s rental news from across London, Paris and Amsterdam, and combines it with the latest average rental price.

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Rental Market State of Play: January 2022

The first month of a new year is always a good time to take stock of rental trends in Europe’s leading cities. As well as retrospective data from the previous 12 months, there is also a slew of forecasts and predictions for the year ahead. Klippa Relocation rounds up January’s rental market news from across London, Paris and Amsterdam and combines them with the latest average rental price.

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Sustainable Ways to Invest in a Property

Climate change has been in the spotlight recently following the COP26 summit. It’s clear that action needs to be taken, and quickly. When it comes to the impacts of property, the figures are startling: buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of carbon dioxide emissions in the EU. In the UK, it is even higher at 59% and 23% respectively.

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