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SpareRoom Statistics

SpareRoom has a huge amount of data on UK rentals, from average rents to supply and demand stats and more. Check back regularly for up to date stats, insights and analysis on what’s happening in the market.

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Increase in homeowners taking in lodgers

January 2024 - Data from the UK’s leading flatshare site, SpareRoom, reveals that there has been a huge rise in homeowners taking in lodgers. Comparing January 2024 with January 2021 there has been an 89% increase in new people taking in lodgers

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Rebalancing the rental market

December 2023 - Demand for rental properties has soared, yet supply is falling. Combine that with high inflation and rising interest rates and it means record high rents. Renters are struggling, and landlords are leaving the market.

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