A Guide to Income Requirements for Renting in the Netherlands

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Moving to the Netherlands is the start of an exciting new chapter, and having safe, welcoming housing can make the transition easier. To support you on this journey, we’re providing insights into the Dutch housing market, with a particular focus on income requirements for rental properties. Our team of experts is well-versed in the local rental market and can help you understand the income requirements set by landlords and agencies.

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.

Choosing an Eco-Friendly Property in the UK

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Relocating to a new country comes with many decisions. One decision that is becoming increasingly important to many of us is choosing an eco-friendly home. As the world’s collective environmental consciousness grows, more people are seeking out sustainable, energy-efficient properties. This heightened awareness has led to the adoption of various eco-friendly measures in residential properties, including the use of sustainable materials, energy-efficient appliances, and innovative design approaches that minimise waste and carbon footprint.

Tenant’s Guide to Security Deposit Deductions in the UK

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Renting a property often involves a security deposit – a sum meant to safeguard landlords against tenants not adhering to the tenancy terms and conditions. However, it’s essential to understand what kinds of deductions are permissible from these deposits and, more importantly, how you can protect this money and ensure its return when you move.

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.

The Ultimate Flatshare Checklist for 2023: Top 10 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Home

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The UK property market is constantly evolving, and the lettings sector is particularly susceptible to fluctuations. With rent prices continuing to rise, flatsharing has become an increasingly popular option for professionals seeking affordable accommodation.
To help clients navigate the world of flatsharing, we’ve updated and expanded our checklist for 2023 to ensure a successful experience.

Ecological Awareness in the Property Rental Market

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Amidst mounting environmental concerns, the property rental market is experiencing a remarkable surge in eco-conscious living among tenants. Sustainability has become a top priority for renters, prompting the industry to swiftly adapt to meet the growing demands. Embracing green practices is key for landlords and property managers to effectively respond to this trend and appeal to an environmentally conscious tenant community.

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.

Energy Price Cap Reduction

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Ofgem, the UK’s energy regulator, recently announced a reduction in the Energy Price Cap for the period of July to September 2023. This comes as wholesale energy prices begin to fall after over a year of rising costs. Ofgem advises that prices are unlikely to return to pre-crisis levels soon. Let’s take a look at the implications of the Energy Price Cap reduction.

Rental Market State of Play: May 2023

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In May’s rental market overview, we will be discussing the latest trends and developments in the rental markets of three major European cities: London, Amsterdam and Paris. With the introduction of the Renters’ Reform Bill in the UK, the impact of impending rental controls in the Netherlands, and the changing landscape of the Parisian property market, there’s plenty to explore. Read on to discover how these factors are shaping the rental market state of play in May 2023 and what it means for tenants and landlords alike.

Rental Market State of Play: April 2023

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Let’s take a look at how rental markets are faring in London, Amsterdam, and Paris. In April 2023, the London rental market showed signs of a “spring bounce” with rents climbing 0.2% after three consecutive months of decline. Meanwhile, in Paris, all four property types monitored by Klippa Relocation dropped in value, making it slightly cheaper for new tenants to secure a rental property. In Amsterdam, the rental market cooled slightly after significant rises in March, with three of the four properties monitored by Klippa dropping in value.