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Rover, Felix and Penelope (look, we know a few people who have called their cat Penelope. Don’t judge) all need somewhere to live too, right? In fact, 12-million households across the UK have pets, which is about 46% of all homes. That’s an astounding figure, particularly since it seems that most of London’s rental properties on…


Christmas in London

By rentonomy on December 20, 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and there aren’t too many places jollier than London. Ok, so we might not get a white Christmas, but there are so many things to do and see during the season of Santa, we imagine snow will be the last thing on your mind. So, sit back, get merry…


Celebrity areas in London

By rentonomy on November 11, 2016

Let’s not beat around the bush. We all love celebrities; we just can’t help ourselves. For decades we’ve had a fascination with how the rich and famous live, from their current relationships to the restaurants they’re photographed dining in. With London being one of the most popular cities in the world, it’s no surprise that…


7 awesome burger restaurants in south London

By rentonomy on August 25, 2016

Burgers and south London share something in common: they have both significantly risen in popularity over the last few years. South London has seen more people renting property there, while the number of burger restaurants popping up is higher than ever. As today is of course National Burger Day, we thought we would present to you…

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Should I leave London?

By rentonomy on August 3, 2016

Are you in or are you out? Despite what you might initially think, it’s not a question regarding the recent EU referendum. That’s done and dusted, and if you voted, whether you chose to leave or stay, we’re very much out. Our ‘in or out’ question is more specific to London’s fair capital, and hasn’t received…


Nearest rentals to London football clubs

By rentonomy on July 29, 2016

Who wouldn’t want to be a Premier League footballer? We’ll happily take an average wage of just over £43k per week to do a bit of training every day and occasionally kick a ball around. Unfortunately, here at rentonomy we aren’t exactly blessed with the sporting gene. Instead we’ll have to join the other 4.7 billion…


With the election just days away, we thought we’d look at how rents vary across London according to each area’s political colour. We simply looked at all the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat areas and calculated the average 2 bed rent and how much it had changed in the last two years. The first thing…


Budget 2015: what it means for renting in London

By rentonomy on March 19, 2015

On the whole the budget was relatively light on property market related stuff. Still, we think there are three things worth focussing on for anyone interested in renting in London. These are (in increasing importance) buy-to-let ISAs and extended pension freedoms which could reduce demand and increase supply respectively and the extra £900m in taxes…


Tenure flow in the UK

By rentonomy on December 10, 2014

When looking at the UK property market, it’s often easy to forget that there are any other movements across tenure beyond those going from renting to owning. These figure from the English Housing Survey 2013 show the previous tenure of people in England who have lived in their property for less than 12 months before…


Alternative Christmas attractions in London

By rentonomy on December 5, 2014

Want to get into the festive spirit in London but don’t want to fight through the crowds to get a luke warm mulled wine at the usual tourist traps (we’re thinking Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park)? Then read our list of top hidden Christmas gems in London, they’ll be sure to give you that festive…