Securing a Rental Property in High-Demand Locations

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Finding and securing a rental property in a busy city or town can be a major hurdle when relocating for a new job, especially in markets where demand outstrips supply. Improving your search strategy is essential for overcoming these challenges. This guide offers essential tips for relocating employees to stand out in competitive rental markets, ensuring a more enjoyable transition to their new city. If you’re an employee relocating for a new role, here are some key tips to improve your home search and make your application stand out.

Rental Market State of Play: March 2024

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In March’s rental market update, the rental landscapes in London, Amsterdam and Paris continue to evolve, with each market facing distinct challenges. In London, demand for rental homes has fallen by a fifth over the past year, but there are still 15 enquiries for every available property. In Amsterdam, the pressure on housing supply due to a raft of legislative changes has led to rising rents and a further reduction in available properties. Paris is also grappling with a significant decrease in the number of rental properties, with a 74% drop over the past three years.

Rental Market State of Play: February 2024

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In February’s rental market update for London, Amsterdam, and Paris, recent trends have been shaping the cost and availability of rental properties. In London, rents have been on a downward trend, with larger apartments becoming more expensive while smaller properties have decreased in cost. Amsterdam has seen substantial rent rises, especially in the suburbs, making it more expensive to rent one- and three-bedroom apartments. Paris, on the other hand, is preparing for changes that may affect professional relocators, such as increased parking fees for SUVs and heavy vehicles. Additionally, Paris has experienced a mix of rental reductions and increases across different property types.

Rental Market State of Play: January 2024

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In our January 2024 rental market update, we touch upon some key developments in London, Paris, and Amsterdam, cities that continue to attract global interest. London’s rental market presents signs of moderation, according to Rightmove’s recent analysis, while Paris continues to shine with its third consecutive year as the world’s top city destination, bolstered by a thriving tourism industry and the upcoming Olympics. On the other hand, Amsterdam’s rental market faces ongoing challenges, with the non-rent controlled sector experiencing an 8.5% increase in rents.

Rental Market State of Play: December 2023

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Welcome to our December 2023 Rental Market Overview, where we’ll be giving you the lay of the land on the rental market scene in London, Amsterdam and Paris. We begin with London, which, after months of high averages, has finally started to witness some moderation in rental prices. The City of Light, Paris, is bracing for the upcoming 2024 Olympics, a spectacle that’s projected to have a ripple effect on local rental trends. From the Dutch heartland, Amsterdam sends signals of impending rental price hikes, accentuated by a recent jump in rental costs for the last quarter of 2023. In every city, the market dynamics differ, illustrating the need for tailored insights to navigate the varied landscape. Read on for our comprehensive and informative journey through the rental property markets.

Rental Market State of Play: November 2023

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As we approach the end of 2023, the rental markets in London, Paris, and Amsterdam continue to evolve, presenting unique opportunities and challenges for those looking to relocate. London maintains its global appeal, ranking first in Resonance Consultancy’s list of the best cities on the planet, with Paris following in second place. Meanwhile, Amsterdam’s recent changes in rental legislation are reshaping its property market. For those seeking expert guidance in navigating their relocation journey, Klippa Relocation is here to provide valuable insights and support, backed by data-driven rental market analysis and a dedication to customer satisfaction.

Rental Market State of Play: October 2023

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Welcome to October’s rental market report, where we delve into the latest insights and trends across three major European cities – London, Amsterdam and Paris. This report provides key rental market data, showcasing the forces that shape the cost and supply of rental properties. From bustling London with its soaring borough-specific rent increases to the ‘bedbug plague’ impinging on Paris’ property market and the legal tensions stirring up Amsterdam’s rental scene, we keep you in sync with the pulse of these dynamic rental landscapes.

Rental Market State of Play: September 2023

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To summarise the key points from our September 2023 Rental Market Overview, tenants in London are facing increasingly high rents, which have eaten up the largest percentage of their gross income in recent years. The demand for rental property in Paris has increased, while supply has decreased significantly, making it difficult for those looking to rent. Finally, renters in Amsterdam, particularly those in properties built after 2010, are experiencing increased noise and environmental pollution. Keep an eye on the Klippa Relocation Blog for helpful tips and insights into the ever-changing rental market landscape in various European cities.

Rental Market State of Play: August 2023

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Here we present an in-depth rental market overview for London, Paris, and Amsterdam, examining recent developments and dynamics. The article focuses on London’s changing rental prospects, Amsterdam’s increasingly competitive market leading to rising rental prices, and Paris’ preparation for the Olympics and its impact on rental demand. We also provide a detailed look at average monthly rents for different property types in these cities, highlighting August’s most notable trends.

Rental Market State of Play: July 2023

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In this article, we delve into the latest rental market trends in three key cities across Europe: London, Amsterdam, and Paris. We explore how changing regulations and market dynamics are shaping the landscape for both landlords and renters. The article also provides insight into the average monthly rental figures for these cities, which highlight interesting price trends for July 2023.

Analysing Rising Rents: Implications for Employee Relocations

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According to the HomeLet Rental Index, rental prices in the UK have been steadily increasing, with the average rent in the UK being £1,229 per month as of June 2023. This represents a 10.4% increase from the previous year. The average monthly price in London has risen by 1.9% since last month to £2,077 PCM, which is 12.5% higher than in June 2022. Rising rents have become a significant concern, making it increasingly difficult for employees relocating to the country to find affordable housing. This article examines the main factors driving this trend, including housing supply and demand imbalances, inflation, and legislative changes, and discusses the implications for employee relocations.

Rental Market State of Play: June 2023

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This overview highlights summer 2023 trends in London, Amsterdam and Paris’s rental markets. Key developments include rising tenant enquiries in London, surge in non-rent controlled property enquiries in Amsterdam and Paris’ expansion of eco-friendly grants. We’ll analyse the rental market dynamics in these cities, offering monthly rent figures for different housing types.

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