‘Todays Monopoly board preview based on current rental prices’

Mayfair may have always been a steal on the Monopoly board; you can’t argue with £400 for the entire area. But what if the famous game of capitalism featured actual rental prices — how much would you be forking out then?

On the 80th anniversary of the tiff-inducing board game, Weroom has produced a Monopoly board that compares the original prices on the board to the average monthly fee for renting a room in that area. The results are not pretty. A single room in Mayfair will now set you back £1,549 a month (you could stay there for a measly eight days with your £400).

The story is worse in Oxford Street, where an average month’s room rent is £1,850 (meaning you could only afford a room for five days here for the Monopoly price of £300).

Even the ‘joke’ areas of Old Kent Road and Whitechapel (£60 a pop on the board) are no longer a laughing matter. On average a room in Old Kent Road costs £815 a month (with your £60 you could stay there for two days before being turfed out), and £950 a month in Whitechapel Road.

Here’s the board: what can you afford? Us neither.

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Image from Weroom

Central Housing Group Ltd is a residential Letting & Management agent established in 2000 and based in north London.

We specialise in supplying local authorities with privately rented accommodation across London. We procure this accommodation from private sector landlords for letting on our ‘Guaranteed Rent’ scheme.

Our ‘Guaranteed Rent’ Scheme provides landlords with a guaranteed monthly rental income for up to 5 years. 

Our ‘Guaranteed Rent’ Scheme protects landlords by paying them an agreed monthly Guaranteed Rent for the duration of the term of their contract regardless of whether their property is occupied or not. Our landlords do not incur any rent loss at all during void periods when their properties are let on our ‘Guaranteed Rent’ Scheme.

Landlords – please carefully consider the risks you run by choosing to let your property privately when, instead, you can let your property on our ‘Guaranteed Rent’ Scheme and protect yourself from any rental loss exposure.

As a fully contracted supplier to many of our Council clients, our accounts are audited annually and are subject to regular and close scrutiny by our Council clients – landlords can therefore have complete confidence in our ability to ensure they will receive their agreed rent on a Guaranteed basis for the duration of the term of their contract with us. 

Central Housing Group’s ‘monopoly’ area covers Enfield Council’s boundaries most notably in Edmonton, Ponders End, Enfield Wash, Enfield Highway, Enfield Island Village, Freezywater, to name but a few.

If you are interested in finding our more about our ‘Guaranteed Rent’ Scheme please don’t hesitate to call us today on 020 8447 1222.

See details of our Guaranteed Rent Scheme here




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