*Average asking rents rose in all regions in 2015, an annual increase of 3.8% outside Greater London and an extra burden for many renters trying to save up a deposit to buy a home
*Average 2015 asking rent increase in the East of England outstripped all other regions, up by 6.5% year-on-year compared to a muted 0.5% increase in London
*Record Christmas and New Year traffic on Rightmove for both sales and lettings indicates strong demand for 2016, with page views on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day up 22% on 2014
*Most popular rental searches over Christmas and New Year outside London were in Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester, all of which saw strong rent rises in 2015
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