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2018 roundup: Most-read articles for renters

By Jan Moys

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We take a look back over 2018 and revisit the articles that attracted the most attention from renters. Interest for renters tends to be split between articles about rental properties and those about first-time buyer properties, demonstrating how many of those in rented accommodation are working towards getting on that first rung of the property ladder.

10 homes to rent for under £1,300 per month

This article attracted the most attention from our renters in 2018. The sheer number of homes available can be overwhelming, ensuring round-up articles such as this one are always of interest. To make property searches easier, our site allows you to search by price, property size, property type, area, commute times, drawn area and more.

Explore all our latest rental properties under £1,300 per month here, or change the setting to personalise your search.

10 apartments in London for a first-time-buyer budget

Most first-time buyers will be renting until they find and purchase that perfect first home. Our guides for first-time buyers are always popular, given that they are, by nature, new to the process and in need of as much assistance as possible!

Other popular recent articles for new buyers include these 6 tips for first-time buyers and an updated guide to ten outstanding Help to Buy developments in London.

Here’s what you can buy with £450,000 in London

Articles showing what's available around London at specific price-points are also regular favourites on the blog. Prospective buyers must always balance size, price and location as the three main factors affecting their property choice. Articles like this give a useful overview of the market and the options available.

A similar recent article What you can buy with £400k in London provides up-to-date examples at a slightly lower price point, from a 4-bedroom house in Thornton Heath down to a 1-bedroom apartment in Islington.

10 cheapest places to buy a property in London

One of our most-read and most-searched-for articles of 2018, a large number of renters took an interest in this guide to the cheapest boroughs for buying property in London. Using figures from the UK House Price Index (HPI), we showed that Barking & Dagenham was the cheapest borough, with Bexley coming in as the second cheapest - an excellent option for buyers given the arrival of Crossrail there in 2019.

Explore all our articles for renters on our blog for the latest updates on rental properties, advice for buyers, area guides and much more.

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