Rental demand remains high

A national report indicating increased tenant demand and low levels of rental property has resulted in rents being pushed higher in the three months to April 2011.

Rents in some areas have now risen so sharply that previously affordable homes are now unattainable to many, as an increasing number of renters are priced out of the market.

Jamie Wajs, at Lime Living, said: “over recent months we have found very strong demand for good quality rental properties in and around Chesterfield, which is great security for landlords.