Welcome to the August Rentshield Rental Index! Here you can find all the latest rental figures, patterns and rent to income ratios for your region and the rest of the UK.
Key headlines from the August Rental Index
- Rents in the UK rose by 0.9% in August compared to the same month a year ago; the average monthly rent now stands at £947 a month
- Rents in London increased by 1.4% in August this year compared to August 2017; the average monthly rent in the capital now stands at £1,632 a month
- When London is excluded, the average UK rental value was £786 in August 2018, this is up 1.3% on last year
- Rentshield’s August Rental Index reveals that rents rose in 8 of the 12 UK regions covered in the research