Renting out a property can be a costly business, particularly if you aren’t living with other people to split the cost.
If you are a single renter, some cities across the UK are more affordable than others, so it’s worth doing your research before you move. Research from Thomas Sanderson has assessed property prices across the country, along with the cost of utilities, groceries and average salary to determine where single renters will get the most for their money. Listed are the five UK cities which ranked as the cheapest, followed by the five most expensive places to rent.
Average rent: £617.00. Average salary: £27,440.00. Utilities: £106.43. Groceries: £37.00. Left over funds after bills: £1,526.24 Photo: Shutterstock
Average rent: £636.00. Average salary: £23,255.84. Utilities: £114.08. Groceries: £32.00. Left over funds after bills: £1,154.91 Photo: Shutterstock
Average rent: £486.50. Average salary: £20,535.84. Utilities: £131.20. Groceries: £32.00. Left over funds after bills: £1,061.62 Photo: Shutterstock
Average rent: £507.71. Average salary: £21,215.84. Utilities: £196.28. Groceries: £30.00. Left over funds after bills: £1,033.99 Photo: Shutterstock
5. Kingston Upon Hull
Average rent: £491.56. Average salary: £20,535.84. Utilities: £156.97. Groceries: £30.00. Left over funds after bills: £1,032.79 Photo: Shutterstock
Average rent: £1,461.00. Average salary: £22,575.84. Utilities: £232.72. Groceries: £38.00. Left over funds after bills: £149.60 Photo: Shutterstock