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The London rental market – September 2021

Rental demand in London is really bouncing back now and has reached pre-pandemic levels in most areas.  You may have seen our recent press coverage about the return of international students, the reversal of the working from home trend and the return of professionals from overseas and from other parts of the UK which are …

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The London Rentals Market – August 2021

I am very pleased to report that rental demand is increasing across London, in fact, across our branch network and our website, in June, we saw a 57.2% increase in domestic enquiries and an 18% increase from overseas applicants all looking for rental properties in London in July and August. Properties to let in Zones …

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The London rental market – July 2021

At last we are starting to feel that it is more like ‘business as usual’, with tenant demand increasing and once again shortages of good properties in many London areas – a situation that we haven’t seen since the start of 2020! Apartments in most residential developments are now letting very quickly, some in just …

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The London rental market – June 2021

There is a growing feeling of optimism in the London rental market as enquiry levels have continued to increase significantly over the last few weeks as the UK continues to open up post-lockdown.  Much of this is thanks to the UK’s extremely successful vaccination programme which is driving forward the re-opening of businesses and the …

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The London rental market – May 2021

Demand for property to rent in London is really picking up and many of our 18 London lettings branches are receiving more enquiries now than at any time over the last year. A key trend we’re seeing is that professionals have been re-evaluating their property priorities over the last few months and are now choosing …

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The London rental market – April 2021

As we move into spring and, with the imminent easing of lockdown from April 12th, there is a more positive feel to the rental market in London. Across our 18 London lettings branches, we’ve seen a 19% increase in enquiries during the last 2 weeks of March from potential tenants. Even our newest branches in …

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Lettings Success Story: The Green Quarter

The Green Quarter is one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration projects by Berkeley London in the west London Borough of Ealing. We have witnessed exceptional rental demand at this scheme with most well-presented properties let within a couple of weeks of completion. We recently furnished and let a home to a professional tenant within …

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The London rental market – March 2021

While lockdown continues in London and the rest of England, there is at last a light at the end of the tunnel. Just a few days ago UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan for re-opening the economy and indeed the whole country post lockdown. This is possible mainly due to the successful Covid …

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The London rental market – February 2021

With the UK in its third lockdown, the London rental market remains challenging. And while the property market is very much open for business, operating within strict Covid 19 regulations set by the government, demand from tenants is understandably weaker than usual and there is an oversupply of rental properties in London as most professionals …

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Market update at The Green Quarter

Marc von Grundherr, Director at Benham & Reeves give a market update at The Green Quarter, one of London’s most ambitious regeneration projects by Berkeley Homes in the west London Borough of Ealing.

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A look back at the London rental market in 2020

This year has been very difficult for landlords – of course, this will come as no surprise.

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The London rental market – November 2020

The London rental market remains challenging and demand can fluctuate at the moment, with some of our London branches reporting stronger demand than others. Our well-trained staff are all working hard to match prospective tenants to rental properties but it is essential for landlords to remain flexible and willing to negotiate, to ensure their property …

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