Make Your Relocation to the UK a Success
The UK property rental market is suffering from a supply-demand imbalance due to a variety of factors, including limited housing supply, economic factors, changes in lifestyle and living patterns, changes in government policies, and rising mortgage rates. This has led to an increase in rental prices, making it more challenging for renters to find affordable accommodation.
Rental Market State of Play: February 2023
Let’s take a look at how rental property markets are faring in London, Amsterdam and Paris.
Despite a small dip in month-on-month values, London rents are still on the rise – and have increased by 13% from February 2022 to February 2023. Amsterdam and Paris continue to struggle with property supply and regulations around the private rental market.
Rental Market State of Play: January 2023
The rental markets in London, Amsterdam, and Paris opened in 2023 with a mixed perspective. Prices in London and Paris rose, while rents in Amsterdam fell for the second consecutive month. New and pending legislation on the continent is expected to have an impact on an already limited supply of properties.
Rental Market State of Play: December 2022
Rents continue to climb in the English capital. In a report on unaffordability in London’s lettings market, The Guardian quoted statistics from agent Savills. It said in the first nine months of 2022, rent price rises broke records by increasing 13.7%. It cited the return of international students and young professionals to London as key factors, but also highlighted a reoccurring lack of rental properties as something that continues to underpin sustained rental growth.
Rental Market State of Play: November 2022
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
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
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
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.
Rental Market State of Play: June 2022
We have passed the halfway point of 2022 and the cities of London, Amsterdam, and Paris are enjoying a summer in full swing. This six-month milestone is a great time to assess the rental markets in these leading relocation hotspots, so Klippa takes a look at the developing news and ‘per month’ rental values.
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.
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.
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.