Pet Friendly Demands On The Rise

Pet Friendly Demands On The Rise

Pet Friendly Demands On The Rise

While rental demand has seen a rise of 18% over the past eighteen months, we have also seen a large demand for pet-friendly rental properties has more than doubled, enquiries to UK letting agents for pet-friendly rentals up 110%.

Over half of UK adults are now thought to own a pet, the majority dog (26%) or cat (24%) owners (PDSA.org.uk).

Our research has found 36% of renters are prepared to pay a pet deposit (£40 per month outside of London, £50 in London) for a pet-friendly property.

Affordability, access to outside green space and broadband are all significantly higher priorities for renters. In London parking is the amenity is the highest proportion of renters are prepared to pay a premium for.

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