5 March 2020

Void periods inch downwards but rents reflect season

The latest Goodlord Rental Index has shown an encouraging decline in void rates during February. However, rents proved as expected for the season and dipped slightly across all but three regions monitored. 

6 February 2020

Void periods hold steady but rents dip in January rental market

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in January 2020 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

8 January 2020

Rental market remains stable over holiday period

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in December 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

5 December 2019

Lettings market levels out in run up to Christmas - Goodlord Rental Index

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in November 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

7 November 2019

Mixed picture for the rental market as key regional differences emerge

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in October 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

9 October 2019

How could rent controls affect housing supply?

The Mayor of London has called for the powers to re-introduce rent controls in the city. We look at how rent controls previously impacted housing supply in England in the past, and their effect overseas.

3 October 2019

Autumn slowdown: Void periods increase after summer boom in lettings

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in September 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

4 September 2019

Void periods at record lows in August - Goodlord Rental Index

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in August 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

7 August 2019

Rents drop in five regions - Goodlord Rental Index

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in July 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

5 July 2019

Rents rise in four regions, but drop 6% in South East - Goodlord Rental Index

Goodlord reveals key figures for the private rented sector in June 2019 based on tenancies processed through our platform, including average rents, tenancy lengths, voidage periods and more, in the Goodlord Rental Index.

Void periods inch downwards but rents reflect season

Posted by The Goodlord team on 05 March 2020

The latest Goodlord Rental Index has shown an encouraging decline in void rates during February. However, rents proved as expected for the season and dipped slightly across all but three regions monitored. 

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Void periods hold steady but rents dip in January rental market

Posted by The Goodlord team on 06 February 2020

The rental market experienced a steady month in January as it worked to pick up the pace after the Christmas slowdown, according to the latest Goodlord Rental Index. Average prices increased in four out of the eight regions monitored compared to December, but there was an overall drop in the average UK rental cost. It was also a mixed picture for void periods; the average held steady compared to December, but four regions saw an increase in void periods. 

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Rental market remains stable over holiday period

Posted by The Goodlord team on 08 January 2020

The UK rental market remained stable in December 2019, according to the latest Goodlord Rental Index. Average rents remained close to levels recorded in November, as the market continued to experience the traditional pre-Christmas slowdown, although void periods across the UK proved more encouraging. 

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Lettings market levels out in run up to Christmas - Goodlord Rental Index

Posted by The Goodlord team on 05 December 2019

Goodlord's November Rental Index shows a steady market picture in November, characterised by a slight increase in average void periods and a marginal dip in rental costs, as we head towards the Christmas season. 

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Mixed picture for the rental market as key regional differences emerge

Posted by The Goodlord team on 07 November 2019

It was a mixed picture for the private rented sector across the UK during October, shows the latest Goodlord Rental Index, with some regions enjoying lower void period and stable rents, with others slower to stabilise. The overall picture, however, paints a return to a more consistent period following a summer boom and a variable September. 

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How could rent controls affect housing supply?

Posted by Andrea Warmington on 09 October 2019

Rent controls could be on the horizon in London, following in the footsteps of Berlin, where rents will be frozen for five years from 2020, and Paris, which re-introduced rent controls in July, only two years after scrapping them. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for the re-introduction of rent controls in the Capital, but what could this mean for the city’s private rented sector? 

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Autumn slowdown: Void periods increase after summer boom in lettings

Posted by The Goodlord team on 03 October 2019

The post-Tenant Fee Ban ‘summer bounce’ looks to be firmly in the past, shows the Goodlord Rental Index for September 2019.

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Void periods at record lows in August - Goodlord Rental Index

Posted by The Goodlord team on 04 September 2019

Void periods dropped to record lows across the UK in August, shows our latest Rental Index, with average void periods standing at just 11 days. Download the full index.

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Rents drop in five regions - Goodlord Rental Index

Posted by The Goodlord team on 07 August 2019

Monthly rents dropped in five of the eight regions monitored by the Goodlord Rental Index in July. The biggest drop was recorded in the West Midlands, where the average monthly rent of £711 was 1.11% less than in the previous month.

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Rents rise in four regions, but drop 6% in South East - Goodlord Rental Index

Posted by The Goodlord team on 05 July 2019

Rents have risen across four regions in June, with the monthly rental average rising by almost 6% in both Wales and the South West. You'll find the full figures in the latest Goodlord Rental Index, available for download now.

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