Rental Market State of Play: November 2022

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London, Amsterdam, and Paris have had a popularity boost in the form of results from a new survey. A report set out to discover the top 10 most accessible global cities, with 3,500 people with disabilities having their say.

When it came to transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility, London, Amsterdam, and Paris all made the top 10.

Rental Market State of Play: October 2022

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Another month and another common theme – crucial figures are on the rise. Inflation, bank rates and mortgages rates are edging up across Europe and in the UK, while the value of the Pound continues to be affected by a recent change in political leadership. We complete October, however, with a period of stabilisation that has allowed many rents across London, Amsterdam and Paris to gradually edge up.

Rental Market State of Play: September 2022

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September is a month that will be remembered for currency turmoil, with a weakening euro, a catastrophic pound, and rates – both interest and mortgage – affecting finances. As a result, rents are getting cheaper for some and more expensive for others, depending on which currency you are using. Klippa takes an overview of the lettings landscape in London, Amsterdam, and Paris.

Rental Market State of Play: July 2022

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A new survey of 20,000 city dwellers caught our eye, with the responses resulting in Time Out’s 2022 World’s Best Cities Index. Read on to discover how London, Amsterdam and Paris ranked, along with Klippa Relocation’s snapshot of each city’s rental market, with news and ‘per month’ rental values.

How Can Expats and Digital Nomads Survive the Cost-of-Living Crisis in 2022?

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Expats around the world are already starting to experience the worst cost-of-living crisis in a generation, with budgets squeezed by tax rises and everyday purchases going up in price. The biggest change for most expats has been the increase in the energy cap on April 1, but many other price rises will add hundreds of pounds to an expat’s household spending too. The net result of rising inflation could leave thousands of expats worse off this year.

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?

Rental Market State of Play: February 2022

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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.

Rental Market State of Play: January 2022

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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.

Sustainable Ways to Invest in a Property

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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.

Relocating to Lisbon

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While working from home started out as a practical tool in the fight against the pandemic, it has provoked a wider conversation around hours, locations and staff wellbeing. It’s a well-covered topic but it has been taken to the next level by Portugal.

Come Fly With Me!

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The summer season is over and while the media was focused on the plight of passport-clutching holidaymakers desperate in their bid to escape to sunnier climes, professionals trying to travel across continents to relocate for business were virtually unreported.