London Rents: Newcomer's Guide

London Rents: Newcomer's Guide

Before relocating to London, I spent at least three months looking online for the place we would call our "home". When I first went on a renting website, I was in for a surprise, a bad one that is: London rents. Dreadful. Renting a decent 2 bed flat in a decent part of London can eat up as much as half your family income. The reason is very simple: high demand, low supply. Estate agents and landlords take advantage of that, and prospective tenants feel, to say the least, robbed. But there are ways to make the best possible deal.

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