With the ever increasing price of food, fuel and household
utilities the cost of living is fast becoming a daily
worry for many UK tenants. More and more are looking
to downsize to smaller properties to save a few pounds
on rent each month or are even seeking out rental
accommodation further a field in the hope of lower
rental payments and cheaper living costs.
are all aware of the rental increases on many London
properties due to the 2012 Olympic Games and some
tenants vacated their rental properties due to the
high demand for holiday accommodation during the Games.
It’s doubtful that many of these tenants found
anything else to rent that fits their budget the city
and the majority had to leave the bright lights and
buzz of the city streets for quieter areas on the
outskirts where rental costs have not yet been pushed
to their limits.
those renting London properties who had not vacated
for the purposes of holiday letting will more than
likely have experienced some kind of rent rise and
may feel forced to take on the decision to move to
cheaper climes. In the past couple of years rents
have shown an increase, countrywide, of 4%, more if
you consider London although hopefully, by the end
of the summer London prices should begin to return
to more normalised levels.
it’s not only London where property seems deemed
only for those with pockets lined with gold, Aberdeenshire
comes in at a close second followed by Middlesex,
Surrey and Oxfordshire.
where in the UK can tenants find the cheapest properties
boasts the cheapest of the high end rentals but these
prices aren’t a patch on Selkirkshire which
offers properties for rent at less than half the national
average rent. Close behind Selkirkshire are Lincolnshire,
Stirlingshire, Staffordshire, Clevelandand Cumbria,
all with relatively low end rental prices.
saying that, if you are willing to put in a little
time and research you can find some real hidden gems
with very reasonable rental prices dotted all over
you pay a visit to lettingaproperty.com you will quite
literally find a plethora of lovely properties with
very affordable rents just waiting to be snapped up.
Belmont Street, Hull, you will discover a freshly
decorated, two bedroom terraced house. This unfurnished
property benefits from newly fitted flooring and a
small garden and even allows pets. The rental price
is an incredibly reasonable £350 per month with
a £350 deposit upfront.
offers a wide selection of schools for tenants with
school aged children and commuting to work or even
just taking weekend day trips with the family should
prove no problem with both a railway station and a
coach station close by. There are also a number of
taxi cab services available for that quick trip into
Holdenby Close, Retford, you will find a beautifully
appointed 2 bedroom, semi-detached property with a
monthly rental price of just £430. This super
property is bright, spacious and welcoming and benefits
from gorgeous laminate flooring throughout, an enclosed
rear garden just perfect for Al Fresco dining and
a delightful modern, fitted kitchen. This semi-detached
is ideal for those spontaneous shopping trips, being
so close to the town centre, and a train station close
by offers easy commuting or pleasant excursions. Retford
has a good variety of schools to choose from and the
crime rate here is just below the national average.
you are looking for property in the Bradford area
then you may well be interested in this delightful,
newly decorated studio flat situated in Stone Hall
Road. This property benefits from a very substantial
lease period of 36 months, a very affordable rental
price of £300 PCM and is just perfect for a
professional individual or couple. There is both a
coach station and railway station nearby as well as
a good selection of taxi cab companies for easy access
to the city centre.
Arbury Avenue, Coventry, you will find a two bedroom,
fully furnished, terraced house available for just
£104 per week. This very spacious, recently
decorated property boasts laminate flooring throughout
the ground floor and the first floor has been newly
carpeted. There is a generous sized garden, ideal
for the children to play in or for summer evening
barbeques, as well as an allocated parking space for
one vehicle. Coventry benefits from a number of good
schools, an excellent shopping precinct in the town
centre and a railway station, coach station and even
hope we have given you some food for thought and shown
you that, despite rising rent prices, it is possible
to find high quality, reasonably priced rental accommodation
just about anywhere in the UK.
case you have missed it, LettingaProperty.com are
also running an exciting competition, available to
all landlords and tenants, with a top prize of £500
towards your mortgage or rent payment, so make sure
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