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London rental areas: Canary Wharf

By rentonomy on September 9, 2016

Located on the West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs, east London, Canary Wharf is heavily associated with blue chip businesses. Along with the City it is one of the two main financial hubs in the United Kingdom and has around 105,000 professionals working in the area. While its association as a business hub is…


5 London rental hotspots

By rentonomy on August 31, 2016

Rental hotspots: there’s always a new one popping up on the horizon, pushing the one before it further down the pecking order. In fact, up-and-coming rental areas in the capital change so quickly, it’s hard to keep up with where’s hot and where’s not. If you’re new to London, the last thing you want to do…


How to make your rental more homely

By rentonomy on August 23, 2016

Despite the British obsession with owning your own home, there are actually more than a few bonuses to renting a property – especially in London. Rental contracts give you the flexibility to move around and explore one of the world’s greatest cities, there are no long-term mortgages to worry about, and when maintenance problems arise,…


Sharing is caring: flat sharing in London

By rentonomy on August 22, 2016

They say that two’s company, three’s a crowd and four, well, we won’t go into that. When it comes to sharing a rental property, though, we personally think the more the merrier. As long as there’s the space to accommodate. London rental prices are one of the most expensive in Europe, so it makes perfect…

Credit: Wes Baker

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the Bronx just received a pretty big endorsement. Despite being one of the five boroughs of New York, and around 3,500 miles away from the UK, it’s currently serving as the inspiration behind the recent regeneration of Croydon, London’s latest rental hotspot. Croydon Vision 2020 is the name…


Oh to be a student again; late-night parties, a journey of self-discovery and independence, and being broke. Ok, that last one isn’t so appealing. Although some of these London students seem to debunk the myth of empty pockets. London is, after all, one of the most expensive cities to live in the world. It’s also one…


Comparing living in London to New York

By rentonomy on November 14, 2015

As two of the world’s biggest and busiest cities it is only natural to compare London and New York, many large companies think it’s vital to have an office in each location but which is best to live in? We cover transportation, day to day living and find out what are the best sites in…


Advice and resources on how to move to London

By rentonomy on September 2, 2015

Hurray! You’ve decided to move to London, the biggest city in Europe, the best capital city in the world and a cultural hotspot of epic proportions. It may be for work reasons, if you have family already in London or if you just want an adventure of living in a vibrant large city. Whatever the…


If you’re a young professional and just about to move to London, there will be one big question on your lips; ‘where is the best area for me?’. In fact this question is just as pertinent for people already in London – how do you know another equally affordable area wouldn’t be more to your…


Where to live in London

By rentonomy on April 24, 2015

Ever wondered if there’s a better place for you to live in London? When it comes to finding the best place to live in London, you’re basically on your own – or you have been up until now. While agents will help find you the perfect pad, you have to know which particular branch to…