A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the different estimates of rent increases in the English private rented sector. Are rents going up by 1%, 5% or 7%? Hopefully that blog explained that it all depends on who you ask and exactly what you mean by your question.
What wasn’t covered was a more fundamental point: that on their own, rent inflation measures don’t actually tell you much. On their own they’re pretty academic.
A rent increase of … Read more