Yearly savings due to gap in cost of buying a home vs renting in the UK 2008-2017

Yearly savings resulting from difference between the monthly cost of apartment rental versus house purchase in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017 (in GBP)*

Yearly savings due to gap in cost of buying a home vs renting in the UK 2008-2017 This statistic shows the difference in savings made as a result of spending money monthly on buying a house versus monthly spent on renting a residential property in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017. As of December 2017 the average annual savings associated with buying a three bedroom house in the UK was 900 British pounds over that of renting a three bedroom property. this is a trend that has existed since 2010, meaning that the annual costs of buying a first time home are lower than that of renting.
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Yearly savings resulting from difference between the monthly cost of apartment rental versus house purchase in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017 (in GBP)*

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Average costs in GBP
Dec '17-900
Dec '16-623
Dec '15-886
Dec '14-741
Dec '13-942
Dec '12-886
Dec '11-968
Dec '10-362
Dec '09199
Dec '083,063
Average costs in GBP
Dec '17-900
Dec '16-623
Dec '15-886
Dec '14-741
Dec '13-942
Dec '12-886
Dec '11-968
Dec '10-362
Dec '09199
Dec '083,063
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This statistic shows the difference in savings made as a result of spending money monthly on buying a house versus monthly spent on renting a residential property in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017. As of December 2017 the average annual savings associated with buying a three bedroom house in the UK was 900 British pounds over that of renting a three bedroom property. this is a trend that has existed since 2010, meaning that the annual costs of buying a first time home are lower than that of renting.
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