Families, couples, young professionals and house sharers all flock north of the Thames for North London's leafy streets, great schools, bar and cafe culture - and great rental properties.
But London is one big city.
So, knowing where to focus your search when renting in North London is key - and this guide is here to help you.
Renting in North LondonSo, what can you expect when renting in North London?
The answer to that is: A bit of everything!
That's the beauty of living in London - there really is something for everyone.
From fringe theatres, old drinking establishments, a melting pot of cultures and amazing period properties, families and young professionals continue to seek out great rental homes in the area.
Let's look at some of the best areas to live in North London...
Living in Bounds Green
The popularity of North London as a trendy, hip place to live has seen many areas north of the water experience genuine change over the years.
Bounds Green is what you might call 'old' North London.
It's well connected to central London, too, with a classic 1930s station offering Piccadilly Line services to Piccadilly Circus in less than 30 minutes.
If you prefer the car, Bounds Green is also close to the North Circular meaning great access points to central London.
It's family friendly, as well, with schools like Bounds Green Infant School rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.
St Martin of Porres Catholic and St Michael's CofE are both rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Living in Edmonton, London
Renters can expect quality inter-war homes and Edwardian and Victorian terraces, some of which have been converted.
Nestled alongside the green space of Pymmes Park and close to the 'Good'-rated Hazelbury Primary, the property is available for £1,600 per month.
Edmonton also boasts a number of newer flats aimed at young professional renters and this two-bedroom example is newly-refurbished.
Close to Angel Road station, the property also comes with parking and easy access to the A10 and North Circular roads.
Living in Golders GreenFamilies looking for value and spacious, sprawling 1930s homes should unquestionably head for Golders Green.
The leafy North London suburb, north west of Hampstead Heath, is where families put down roots.
But family renters, too, have plenty of great properties to choose in an area that also boasts Golders Hill Park as well as a host of shops and cafes along the bustling Golders Green Road.
For a young professional or couple, needing great transport links, this two-bedroom flat on West Heath Drive is a short walk from Golders Green station and offers a modern, contemporary living space.
Living in FinchleyAnother leafy North London suburb offering some of the capital's best 1930s family homes, as well as a helping of Victorian period gems and new-build flats, Finchley sits north of the North Circular road south of Church End.
As well as great transport links via Finchley Central Underground station, offering Northern Line trains into town, and the North Circular and M1 motorways, families flock to Finchley for the area's schools.
St Mary's CofE Primary, Manorside, Our Lady of Lourdes RC and Moss Hall Infants are all rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.
With a huge garden and modern, beautifully finished interior, the house is close to Finchley Central Station and the 'Good'-rated Pardes House Primary School.
Young professional renters looking for modern apartment living, meanwhile, should check out this three-bedroom flat just off North Finchley High Road.
Living in Islington
But it's easy to see why the area is so popular - living in Islington is a lifestyle choice.
Part of the area edges into central London, too, so living here means easy access to work and to the retail benefits the capital offers.
Families stay in Islington, too, though thanks to its great schools and large period properties.
Angel, Caledonian Road and Highbury & Islington offer great Underground services into the city, while Overground services run from Cannonbury, Barnsbury, Caledonian Road and Highbury & Islington.
Close to Regents Canal and Angel Underground station, the house is a great example of what's available for less than £5,000 per month.
If you're a young professional couple looking for space to grow, this three-bedroom flat right on the canal could be a great option.
Angel Underground station is within walking distance, while the property also boasts a roof terrace with stunning views.