- £827 per month is the mean rental for a property across England according to the most recent bi-annual data published by the Valuation Office, with North East England offering the lowest rents, and London the highest, at twice the England average.
- Unsurprisingly nine of the ten most expensive areas to live are boroughs within London, Elmbridge, Surrey the only authority outside the capital to make the top ten, with a mean monthly rent of £1,821. Across eighteen local authority districts, mean monthly rents are below £500.
- Official statistics indicate rental values are rising fastest across the East Midlands, East of England and South West, at over 2% per year. All regions of England are experiencing growth with the exception of London where rental values fell by 0.2% in the year to May.
- The Valuation Office produce mean, lower quartile (the bottom 25% of rents), median (middle) and upper quartile (the top 25% of rents) figures for properties with different numbers of bedrooms. Keep an eye out for more of our rental market stats coming soon.
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