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7 areas defining South London

By rentonomy on March 31, 2017

South London, or Saaaf London as it’s sometimes referred to by locals, is a charming part of the capital often overlooked because of a perceived lack of transport options. While a dearth of connectivity might have been an issue in the past, today there are plenty of transport links in towns south of the river….

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London rental areas: Stratford

By rentonomy on January 30, 2017

If ever there was one town that personified the word ‘regeneration’, we would be willing to bet that it would be the east London area of Stratford. Almost five years after hosting the 2012 Olympics, Stratford is flourishing, gaining a status as one of the most exciting places to live in London. This E15 postcode is home…

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An alternative guide to your first week in London

By rentonomy on December 14, 2016

We know the deal: you’ve just moved to England’s capital, and you’re excited to see and do all the tourist attractions that make London so popular. A visit to Buckingham Palace, a look around the Tower of London and perhaps a spot of retail therapy on Oxford Street. While the temptation to spend your first…

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7 areas defining East London

By rentonomy on November 29, 2016

We recently covered seven areas defining north London, and now we’re turning our attention to seven areas to keep an eye on in East London. Over the last 10 years, east London has experienced a real boom in popularity. Canary Wharf is a popular residential hotspot, the City has some of the most expensive places to rent…

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London rentals areas: Highgate

By rentonomy on November 23, 2016

Highgate offers sweeping open spaces, quaint village shops and picturesque Georgian and Victorian homes to Londoners’ who want to escape from a busy city life. However, living in the N6 postcode doesn’t mean that you need to disconnect from the rest of the capital; a tube service on the Northern Line takes you directly to…

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London’s village areas

By rentonomy on November 18, 2016

We all love a weekend getaway to the countryside – the acres of green space, quaint country pubs and the fresh air come as a welcome alternative to the usual hustle and bustle of London. Well, most of London, because there are a few areas in the capital that replicate many of the village towns…

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7 areas defining North London

By rentonomy on November 2, 2016

Certain areas in north London have always been more popular than others. Hampstead, Camden, Primrose Hill, Muswell Hill, Angel & Islington, Highgate and St. John’s Wood to name a few have are London hotspots. These areas can command a rental premium, putting many people off the idea of moving to them. However, there’s a new crop…

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When is the best time to rent in London?

By rentonomy on October 14, 2016

London is many wonderful things: a beautiful city full of historical and modern architecture; a fashion hub where all the latest celebrities are desperate to be seen; a home to many scenic open spaces, including eight Royal Parks; and an area full of delightful waterfronts. Of course, this all means that the appetite for properties in the…

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London’s artistic areas

By rentonomy on September 23, 2016

London is a melting pot of creativity and iconic imagery. There is so much inspiration all over the capital, it’s not hard to see why so many aspiring artists – whether performers, painters, writers, designers or any other artistic type – use the city as a canvas for their work. There is a long history of…

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Riverside living in London

By rentonomy on September 19, 2016

Sometimes you just want to enjoy relaxing surroundings, right? Especially if you’re living in a busy city like London: it’s always on the go, and there’s always something happening. We’ve already covered the peaceful parks dotted all over the capital that offer an escape from a hectic, on-the-go lifestyle. Now we’ve turned our attention to the best places to…