What I Rent

What I Rent: Anna, £1,980 a month for a three-bedroom flat in Crystal Palace, London

December 8, 2020

Welcome one and all to What I Rent, our weekly series taking a look at all sorts of rented properties, from the mould-ridden and overpriced to the genuinely dreamy. Each week we go inside a different person’s rented house or flat and nose around how their interiors to see how they’ve turned a rental into […]

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What I Rent: Daisy and Fred, £1,350 a month for a one-bedroom flat in Hackney

October 13, 2020

It’s time for What I Rent, our weekly series taking an honest look at the ins and outs of renting. This time around we’re nosing around the property rented by Daisy Spain, 27, an interior designer, and her boyfriend Fred, 28, a multidisciplinary designer. The couple spent four years living on a canalboat together, cruising […]

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What I Rent: Bailey and Maddie, £2,075 for a two-bedroom flat in Wembley, London

September 22, 2020

What I Rent is our weekly series exploring the reality of renting, from the mould-ridden houseshares to the swanky flats in posh apartment blocks. This week’s home definitely fits into the latter description, located in a massive apartment block with its own gym, basketball court, yoga studio, and even a ‘meditation suite’. Bailey Roberts, who […]

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What I Rent: Emma, £1,600 a month for a one-bedroom flat in Hackney, east London

September 15, 2020

Our weekly series, What I Rent, is all about getting honest about the reality of renting. That makes Emma, 35, the perfect fit for taking part, as she holds nothing back when it comes to talking about what she describes as the ‘crap flat’ she rents. Emma, a content consultant from Hackney, has gained thousands […]

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What I Rent: Florence and Ben, £1,350 a month for a one-bedroom flat in Herne Hill, London

August 11, 2020

Our weekly series What I Rent aims to take a look at the reality of renting and how people turn rented flats and houses into their homes. Each week we take you inside a different rented property and chat to the tenants about their experiences. Today we’re hanging out with primary school teacher Florence, 29, […]

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What I Rent: Alice and Aiden, £1,400 a month for a two-bedroom flat in Muswell Hill, London

July 28, 2020

What’s it actually like to rent in the UK and beyond? Our series, What I Rent, aims to explore exactly that. Each week we chat with a different renter and take a look around their home. From the overpriced studios to the rundown Victorian homes, we want to take an honest look at the reality […]

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What I Rent: Ceri, £1,250 a month for a two-bedroom flat in Surbiton

July 21, 2020

In our series What I Rent, we’re exploring the reality of renting. Each week we have a nose around someone’s rented property and ask them about how they’ve turned their flat or house into a home. Last week we hung out with Fleur and Leila, who pay £1,050 a month for a flat in Anerley. […]

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What I Rent: Fleur and Leila, £1,050 a month for a one-bedroom flat in Anerley, London

July 14, 2020

We’re exploring the reality of renting in our series, What I Rent. Each week we take a look around a different person’s rented property and chat to them about their experiences in the world of renting. This time we’re hanging out with Fleur, 23, a retail and admissions supervisor at a museum, and her partner […]

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