The London rental market – October 2020

The most noticeable trend in the London rental market at the moment is that tenant demand is very unpredictable. In many areas, demand for properties is high while in others the market is quieter and this is fluctuating quite dramatically from week to week. The right types of property, accurately priced and extremely well presented…

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The London rental market – September 2020

Demand for rental properties in London continues to grow and many of our branches are very busy at the moment. With many of us ‘staycationing’ this summer rather than going overseas on holiday, people have more time on their hands to search for their new home.

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The London rental market – August 2020

The London rental market remains challenging but we are starting to receive greater numbers of enquiries from applicants looking to move home.  Most of these applicants are professionals already living in London and wishing to move locally. But we have seen a dramatic drop in enquiries for properties in the city district as 90% of …

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The London rental market – July 2020

We are starting to see rental demand in London pick up and our teams at our 16 London lettings branches are working hard, liaising between landlords and applicants to ensure new tenancies can be agreed. Of course, it is clearly a tenant’s market now. With a lot of stock coming onto the market recently, there …

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The London property market – June 2020

The housing market has re-opened and in the first two weeks since restrictions were eased, we have seen growing numbers of enquiries from renters looking to move home. Of course, the rental market we are seeing now is very different to how it was pre-lockdown. There is a lot of housing stock coming onto the …

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The London property market update – May 2020

We continue to work hard for our clients, offering full support and updates for tenants and landlords throughout the Covid 19 pandemic. While our offices are closed, each has a full-time member of staff working from home who can be contacted either by their usual email address or office telephone number. Our property management, accounts …

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The London property market update – April 2020

The Covid 19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is presenting us with serious challenges but we are working hard to maintain as normal a service as possible to both tenants and landlords during these uncertain times, while operating within the government’s guidelines.

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Some positive news from London

There seems to be little good news at the moment but London is an incredibly resilient city and no more so than now. There are some really positive actions being taken, both by the UK government, our fantastic NHS and individuals coming together as a community. So, this seems like a good time to share …

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Covid-19 update from Benham & Reeves London

The situation in the UK is increasingly difficult without any idea when normality will return. However, as a business we are doing everything we can to maintain our service levels. Challenges facing us are: The Government has advised that people should work from home Some people are self-isolating, whether that is because they are sick, …

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The London rental market – March 2020

The London rental market has been facing a number of challenges recently and the last few weeks have seen rental demand soften a little in some areas. This is due partly to the usual pause during the February half term school holidays and also due to concerns about coronavirus. This is causing a slowdown in …

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The London rental market – February 2020

It will come as no surprise to our landlords that we are continuing to see demand soar for rental accommodation in London. Most of our clients have been seeing their properties let within a couple of weeks of coming to the market at most, with voids between tenancies minimal.

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The London rental market – January 2020

Nearly all of our London lettings branches had a hectic December, with rental demand from applicants remaining high at what is usually a quiet time of year. This strong market has continued into 2020, with enquiry levels quickly picking up again in early January. With demand strengthening already, most our branches continue to see lower …

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