12 great homes available to rent in Wigan
Buying your own home is a big commitment.
Can you afford it? Could you afford unexpected maintenance costs, such as repairs to a broken boiler or leaky roof?
What happens if you are living with a partner and the relationship breaks down? Deciding what to do with the home can be complicated and expensive.
The average house price in Wigan in December 2020, according to the latest UK house price index was £150,452, against an England average of £269,150. According to the Office for National Statistics, the median gross weekly wage for Wigan in April 2020 was £525, equivalent to an annual salary of £27,300 – the British average was £586 a week, or £30,472 a year.
It is no wonder renting remains popular – with gardens and space top of the wishlist for tenants.
Tom Parker, consumer spokesman with property website Zoopla, said: “With the majority of Brits working from home for the best part of a year, Covid has had an impact on the wish list of renters with gardens, natural light and space to work from home becoming more important than ever before.
“Wigan currently has some spacious properties for rent and it’s possible to rent a house with multiple bedrooms and a garden for less than £550 per calendar month.”
Here are 12 great properties available to rent in the borough.