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Dartford, Sevenoaks and Medway Towns among highest property rent increases outside capital

By KentOnline reporter

Parts of Kent have seen some of the country's highest home rent hikes outside London in the past year.

Property website Rightmove has revealed the places with the highest growth in rents outside the capital, with Dartford topping the list.

Gillingham had the joint-third highest growth, while Sevenoaks and Chatham ranked joint sixth.

Margate has the lowest average rent prices in the South East.
Margate has the lowest average rent prices in the South East.

In Dartford, the price of renting a home rocketed by 41% between 2008 and 2018, with the average monthly cost for a two-bedroom home now £1,063.

Gillingham's average rent price is £842, a 39% increase in the last decade, whereas Sevenoaks and Chatham have seen a 38% rise, with rent prices of £1,229 and £830 respectively.

On the other end of the scale, Margate was listed as the cheapest place to rent homes in the South East, with an average monthly charge of £665.

Areas in London have seen hikes of up to 63% in areas such as Hackney, where the average rent is £1,755.

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