Month: September 2019

York shows UK’s “highest rental growth” over last five years

30th September 2019

Typical rents in York have increased by an average of 38.1% between 2014 and 2019, rising from £749 per month to £1,034, according to new research. A study by Ideal Flatmate reported that York has shown the strongest rental price growth across the UK during the last five years, which is encouraging news for landlords. But […]

The secret of Letters’ success? Listen to our podcast!

20th September 2019

Letters’ successful growth into York’s largest independent letting agent and what we do to facilitate the lettings process for both landlords and tenants are laid bare in a new Business Hour podcast. Letters MD Anya Mathewson and Communications Director Graeme Dixon (pictured, above) explain how the business has expanded over the last 30 years to […]

Landlords can “reap the benefits” of lifestyle changes

15th September 2019

Changing lifestyles, work patterns and urbanisation point towards an unprecedented interest and investment in rented accommodation in Europe’s leading cities, says a new report. FTI Consulting and law firm CMS spoke to 6,500 people living in Manchester, Glasgow and London, as well as Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris, to establish their preferences when it comes to […]

Rental properties let in record time

6th September 2019

It took a record-low average of just seven days to fill vacant rental properties in our region in August, new figures show. The North East also experienced an average rent rise of 36% month-on-month, to £897, according to the latest Rental Index from lettings software provider Goodlord. It said the average tenant in the North […]