- 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.
House hunting in UK
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:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"£1300 for a council flat in zone 4 this is wild."
"That's an ex-council house if I ever saw one."
"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."
"£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."
"Someone most probably offered a years rent in advance."
"I’ve never seen so many people over a house wow."
"This is crazy! we need rent control asap."
"That’s the price of the mortgage on the property I live in. Housing crisis is very real."
Flat with N490k monthly
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady who relocated to the UK to study shared her experience house hunting in the country.
The lady (@sarabel_xx) was surprised when she inspected a studio flat going for £500 (N490k) monthly, inclusive of other bills.
Man paying N1.8m monthly rent
In similar news, a young Nigerian man staying in the UK revealed how much he pays monthly for his small space.
Speaking to a brilliant Nigerian videographer/storyteller, Tayo Aina, the man said his monthly rent was £1,850 (N1,805,122.14).