Renting in Swindon

Renting In Swindon

 

Swindon is a rapidly expanding and vibrant town in the south of England. Swindon is a perfect town for people who are searching to settle down, have new employment opportunities or raise a family. Swindon has a population of 209,200 people and is situated between Bristol and Reading, because of this Swindon has a high job satisfaction rating and is a happy place to live in general. If you are considering moving this year Castles Estate Agents are here to help you make the best decisions whether you are looking to rent or buy in Swindon.

Location

 

Swindon is a bustling town in Wiltshire, Southwest England. Swindon is known for being one of the best value towns for renters. In a recent study, it was shown that Swindon in regards to workers monthly salary only 11.5% of it goes into paying rent. This is 50% lower than the national average in the UK.

Safety

Safety is a very important factor when renting a property. It is important that you ask your estate agents or property owners to show you any gas and electrical certificates which can mean the home has energy efficient meters, appliances, boilers and more which will save you a significant amount of money in the long run. Swindon has very low crime rates and is a very safe area to live in and raise a family. We would recommend walking around the neighbourhood to see how you feel about the area or do some or ask your estate agent for more information on the area.

Employment Rate

Swindon is very well known for its vast employment opportunities. The employment rate in Swindon is at around 80% which is exceptionally higher than in other areas in the United Kingdom. The town also has the 10th most productive workforce in Britain and the average weekly earnings are the 12th largest average wage.

Swindon is also the perfect town if you would like to commute into a bigger city while living the country life. Swindon is a very central town allowing people to be able to commute to places such as Bristol, Bath, Oxford and even Cardiff.

 

Culture

Swindon is such a popular town because as mentioned before you can live in the more rural outskirts whilst still working in the hustle and bustle of the town. Swindon truly is in the heart of the countryside surrounding, homes with the beauty of nature whilst still having some cultural aspects. Swindon has many parks that you can visit with family and friends. Swindon is also the home to many of the most memorial museums in the United Kingdom such as the STEAM museum of the Great British Railway. There are also many events which take place in the town at venues which include The Arts Centre and They Wyvern Theatre.

 

Renting in Swindon

 

While there is nothing wrong with trying to find a property to by yourself it is definitely more to your advantage to find an estate agent who is local to the area who can answer any questions you may have. We suggest you write down all of the questions you have before talking to your estate agents so they can have all of the information ready to help you rent the property of your dreams.

Castles Estate Agents

For advice and guidance on how to place yourself in the best position for renting a home in the area of Swindon. Get in touch with our expert advisors at Castles Estate Agents in Swindon for guidance through the entire renting process. Castles Estate Agents have years of experience helping people to find their perfect rental property. We have knowledge and expertise to make the process as smooth as possible. Contact us today through our website or call us on 01793 611 677.