Lady Hunts for House in UK, Sees Fine Apartment Going for GH¢18,500 Monthly Rent, Says “This Is Crazy"

Lady Hunts for House in UK, Sees Fine Apartment Going for GH¢18,500 Monthly Rent, Says “This Is Crazy"

  • A Nigerian lady living in the UK showed a house going for £1300 (N1,243,054.47), which she could not get because there were many offers
  • In a video that has gone viral online, many prospective tenants queued in front of the house to check it out
  • Many who watched her clip complained about how housing cost has increased in the UK over the years

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A Nigerian lady in the UK who has been documenting her house hunting abroad shared a video of an apartment.

The lady (@solaceojotule) showed how many people queued like they were in a bank to check the same apartment in Edgware.

Hunting for house in UK/Monthly house rent abroad.
People queued to check out the apartment. Photo source: @solaceojotule
Source: UGC

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Revealing the apartment goes for £1300 (N1,243,054.47), the lady added that she met other people there to check the apartment out.

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The lady said she was not surprised that she did not get the apartment as there were many offers from prospective tenants.

Watch the video below: has compiled some of the reactions below:

linhnhi16806 said:

"£1300 for a council flat in zone 4 this is wild."

charlottesmith861 said:

"That's an ex-council house if I ever saw one."

SM said:

"If possible look for housing a tiny bit further out on the Elizabeth Line (train line), way cheaper."

The lady responded:

"Yes, that's where I am searching now."

abzzyrahman said:

"£1300pm for rent. Now add essential utilities and the council tax. You're paying £2000 pm for a flat in Edgware. Scary times."

Kes Aku said:

"We’re suffering in this UK o."

sophia said:

"Someone most probably offered a years rent in advance."

Natasha said:

"I’ve never seen so many people over a house wow."

Mshossyni said:

"This is crazy! we need rent control asap."

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Chelsea said:

"That’s the price of the mortgage on the property I live in. Housing crisis is very real."

Flat with N490k monthly

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady who relocated to the UK to study shared her experience house hunting there.

The lady (@sarabel_xx) was surprised when she inspected a studio flat for £500 (N490k) monthly, including other bills.

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