Forest Hill Rental Market December 2020

9th December 2020 posted in

While there is considerable focus on the property market in areas in Forest Hill, we know there is considerable demand for rental property.

If you are a landlord looking to let property in or around Forest Hill, it is important you seek help from skilled and experienced professionals. We know the local area very well, and as it is the end of the year, we would like to provide you with a snapshot of how the Forest Hill market is looking right now.

Forest Hill rental market snapshot

At the start of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 122 properties listed for rent in Forest Hill.

Of the 122 listed rental properties in Forest Hill, only two are listed as a detached property and only five semi-detached properties are listed for let in the area.

Flats are the most common property for rent in Forest Hill

There is an increase when it comes to terraced properties, but not by too much. There are 12 terraced properties listed for rent in and around Forest Hill according to Rightmove at the start of December.

Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that the most popular form of property available for rent in Forest Hill is flats. There are 91 flats listed for rent, which is indicative of what the market has to offer.

Breakdown of furnished types of property for rent in and around Forest Hill:

  • 35 properties are listed as furnished in the Forest Hill rental market
  • 26 properties are listed as part-furnished in the Forest Hill rental market
  • 63 properties are listed as unfurnished in the Forest Hill rental market

Only 9 rental properties listed in Forest Hill are classed as house-share rentals.

Garden space and parking spots are in high demand

The recent Zoopla rental search terms list, which placed gardens as the most popular search of the year, is a reminder of what people are looking for in a new rental property. With parking and garages also featuring in the top three, these are clearly crucial components tenants are looking for when they snap up a new home.

Of the 122 listed rental properties in Forest Hill, 67 have been listed has having a garden. When you consider the abundance of flats for rent in the local area, this is a strong return. Also, there are many green and spacious areas within easy reach of most properties in this region.

If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 50 listings with parking for rental property in Forest Hill.

A total of 32 properties for rent in Forest Hill are listed as offering a garden and parking space.

At Hunters Forest Hill, we know selling property is challenging, but we are here to assist you in the process. If you aim to buy, sell, let your home or rent property, we are active in New Cross, Peckham, Dulwich and Brockley, in addition to Forest Hill, so get in touch with one of the top three agents in London, and we will be happy to assist you.