London preview

United Kingdom

In 2010 Expat Explorer Survey, http://www.expat.hsbc.com/1/2/hsbc-expat/expat-experience/expat-explorer, HSBC reveals that the UK is the most expensive expat location for accommodation. It is true that generally speaking, London is the most expensive town in the UK and a large part of Londoners' budget is spent on accommodation and transport. While the global recession and banking crisis have resulted in the lowering of property value, rental prices remain high. Unfortunately, in addition, finding accommodation in London can be taxing.

London's size and transient nature, however, does allow for some flexibility and opportuni…