Welcome to the Rentshield Rental Index, August 2019 edition! Here you can find our latest figured on rental amounts, variance levels and rent to income ratios throughout the UK.
Key headlines from the August 2019 Rental Index
- Rents in the UK rose by 2.4% in August compared to the same month a year ago; the average monthly rent now stands at £970 a month
- Rents in London increased by 3.5% in August this year compared to August 2018; the average monthly rent in the capital now stands at £1,689 a month
- When London is excluded, the average UK rental value was £802 in August 2019, this is up 2.0% on last year
- Rentshield’s August Rental Index reveals that rents rose in all 12 of the UK regions covered in the research