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  • One in three 'paying home loans until 60s'
    One in three 'paying home loans until 60s'

    Wednesday, July 17, 2013

    A new study has found more than a third of home owners expect to be still paying off their mortgage in their 60s, which has coincided with separate research showing more over-50s are renting r...

  • Number of over-50s renting homes 'on the rise'
    Number of over-50s renting homes 'on the rise'

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    The number of older people renting their homes is on the increase, with some 'renting for life'. A survey shows the number of over-50s renting their homes has gone up 6% in the past 12 month...

  • Teach First 'biggest graduate recruiter'
    Teach First 'biggest graduate recruiter'

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    An initiative encouraging talented graduates to teach in underprivileged areas has become the single biggest recruiter of graduates in the UK, research has revealed. After taking on 1,261 gr...

  • NUS to help regulate universities under reform plans
    NUS to help regulate universities under reform plans

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    Students are to be invited to help regulate universities under reform plans designed to hand more powers to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The HEFCE, which issues ...

  • Our Most Popular Professional Lettings
    Our Most Popular Professional Lettings

    Monday, July 15, 2013

    Our expanding selection of professional lettings is continuing to prove very popular with tenants looking for property to rent in Leeds and the surrounding areas. Currently, we have a good r...

  • Humanities degree 'helps career'
    Humanities degree 'helps career'

    Thursday, July 11, 2013

    Studying a humanities degree at university such as modern languages or classics can be a wise career move, a new report has found. Oxford University researchers found a person's employment ...

  • Law Uni moves to Leeds legal hub
    Law Uni moves to Leeds legal hub

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    The reputation of the Leeds student community and the city's universities have received a huge boost with news that the University of Law is to relocate its York branch to Leeds from September...

  • Northern cities top buy-to-let list
    Northern cities top buy-to-let list

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    Landlords looking to make good returns on their investments by renting out student and professional accommodation would be wise to refer to the latest list of buy-to-let hotspots. Southampto...

  • Student properties from Pickard you can move into right now!
    Student properties from Pickard you can move into right now!

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    The university year may be over and done with, but more and more students - especially international students - are staying put over the summer. So if you need somewhere to stay in Leeds, wh...

  • Uni choice key to finding work
    Uni choice key to finding work

    Tuesday, July 09, 2013

    A student's choice of university or college can have a significant impact on their likelihood of finding a job when they graduate, according to new data. Figures revealed by the Higher Educa...