Pickard Properties News

Catch up with all the latest housing market news and read articles about the kind of work Pickard Properties is involved in. Simply click on each heading to view the article content.

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  • Slowdown for rent rises in May
    Slowdown for rent rises in May

    Monday, June 24, 2013

    Rent rises slowed down last month acrossEnglandandWales, accompanied by an improvement in tenants' finances. Lettings network LSL Property Services revealed that private sector rents crept u...

  • Students 'need positive attitude'
    Students 'need positive attitude'

    Thursday, June 20, 2013

    Would-be students need passion, a positive attitude and a good grasp of English to help them secure a university place, according to a study. A poll of admissions tutors found these three qu...

  • Introducing our Fantastic Development at Hebble Brook Mill in Halifax
    Introducing our Fantastic Development at Hebble Brook Mill in Halifax

    Thursday, June 20, 2013

    Along with our highly successful developments in Headingley, Morley and Brighouse, we're very happy to be able to introduce details of another Pickard conversion in Halifax.   Just a...

  • Rental sector maintains momentum
    Rental sector maintains momentum

    Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    Buy-to-let investment has maintained its momentum despite a slight easing of tenant demand, data has suggested. It showed that landlord investment in residential property increased significa...

  • Top universities 'more exclusive'
    Top universities 'more exclusive'

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013

    Britain's top universities must do more to ensure they recruit students from a wide range of backgrounds, according to a new study. Britain's top universities must do more to ensure they rec...

  • UK to become 'a nation of renters'
    UK to become 'a nation of renters'

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013

    Younger people believe they will become a generation of renters due to the soaring cost of buying a home, according to a new study. Younger people believe they will become a generation of re...

  • Rented housing design comp launched
    Rented housing design comp launched

    Friday, June 14, 2013

    A design competition has been launched for students and architects to create the next generation of private rented housing. A design competition has been launched for students and architect...

  • Work experience helps graduate job prospects
    Work experience helps graduate job prospects

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    Savvy students are snapping up internships and work placements to give themselves the edge in the increasingly fierce job market. Savvy students are snapping up internships and work placemen...

  • New GCSEs 'better for jobs and uni'
    New GCSEs 'better for jobs and uni'

    Wednesday, June 12, 2013

    New GCSEs 'better for jobs and uni' New GCSEs will remain universal qualifications, help remove a cap on aspiration and be respected by universities and employers alike, Education Secretary ...

  • Last-Minute Summer Job Ideas for Students
    Last-Minute Summer Job Ideas for Students

    Wednesday, June 12, 2013

    One of the advantages of student life is the incredible amount of time off you get in the summer. Believe us, until you are picking up your pension, you will never enjoy such a fantastic exp...