HomeLandlordQ1 2019 DPS RENT INDEX

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May 09


London continues to be the most expensive UK region in which to rent property, with average rents in Q1 2019 standing at £1,288, £531 higher than the UK average of £757

Despite this, there was a 0.19% decrease in average rent compared to last quarter, when average rents stood at £1,291.

Year on year, London average rent has declined sharply by 1.45% (£19) from £1,307.


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The DPS Rent Index for Q1 is out now!

Average monthly UK rent fell to £757 in the first quarter of 2019, with tenants paying £5 less than the previous quarter (Q4 2018). Significantly, year on year average rents have fallen from £772 in Q1 2018 to £757 in Q1 2019 and are now at their lowest point since Q1 2016.