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Planning your meals for the week: cutting food costs

Planning your meals for the week: cutting food costs

As a Leeds letting agent, we understand just how important it is to keep track of your spending… and just how easy it can be to overspend on your weekly outgoings. This is especi...

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Tips for part-time and seasonal work at university in Leeds

Tips for part-time and seasonal work at university in Leeds

We all know how great that feeling is when your student loan finally hits your bank account. However, the truth is that you’ll usually discover fairly quickly that it doesn’...

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Where to enjoy Bonfire Night in Leeds

Where to enjoy Bonfire Night in Leeds

Bonfire Night is one of the most exciting times of the year, with the smell of smoke in the air, dizzying explosions, the warmth of a crackling fire and the magical tastes of toffe...

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Viewings open for 2018/19 letting

Viewings open for 2018/19 letting

For students looking for homes in the next academic year, Pickard Properties is proud to announce that properties are now available. From Headingley, through to Woodhouse, Burle...

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Bedroom makeover ideas for tenants

Bedroom makeover ideas for tenants

It’s always important to make your student digs feel like home. However, there are some limitations on exactly what you can do to decorate your rented accommodation. For examp...

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Seven hacks for lowering your bills

Seven hacks for lowering your bills

It often feels like bills are constantly sky-rocketing. Particularly with the cold winter months setting in, those household expenses can burn a hole in your student loan before...

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How to get the most out of living in Hyde Park

How to get the most out of living in Hyde Park

So you’ve got your results, picked your course and you’re ready to decide where it is you’re going to spend your first year of new-found freedom. Or perhaps you’ve alrea...

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Pickard Properties continues its support for the Leeds University Union Netball Club

Pickard Properties continues its support for the Leeds University Union Netball Club

Pickard Properties is proud to announce that it is once again supporting the Leeds University Union Netball club (LUUNC) ahead of its new season. By doubling the amount of spons...

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House share etiquette you might want to know

House share etiquette you might want to know

Moving out of your parents’ house and joining your new university course mates under one roof can be incredibly exciting. After all, you’re finally flying the nest, reaching ou...

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Why Europeans love to rent

Why Europeans love to rent

One of the hot political topics in the UK over the past few decades has been rising house prices, leading to a lack of opportunities for young people to get on the housing ladder. ...

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Private Housing vs Halls of Residence

Private Housing vs Halls of Residence

Heading off to university can be one of the most exciting times of your life. However, leaving home for the first time can also be a bit daunting, so you’ll want to make sure you...

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Why Headingley is a great Place to live as a young professional

Why Headingley is a great Place to live as a young professional

There’s no doubt that Leeds is a great place to live as you transition from a student and into a young professional. From all the new people and experiences, through to being ...

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Free things to do in Yorkshire!

Free things to do in Yorkshire!

Whether you’re a student just about to attend one of Leeds’ universities, or you’re a returning student looking to rent a new home in Leeds, you’ll be glad to know that the...

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Why house shares are great for first year students

Why house shares are great for first year students

Sharing a house with fellow students is a cornerstone of the university experience. Although many people do this from the second year onward, there are also a great many benefit...

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Keeping with it: Leeds is great post-graduation

Keeping with it: Leeds is great post-graduation

There’s no doubt that Leeds is one of the hottest university cities to live in the UK. Providing night life, shopping, culture, and some of the best educational facilities in the...

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Why the private rental sector is key to young professionals in Leeds

Why the private rental sector is key to young professionals in Leeds

  Now more than ever the Privately Rented Sector (PRS) is growing in cities throughout the country, and Leeds is no different. Throughout the city, the privately rented ...

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Top tips for saving money as a young professional

With fast paced and eventful lifestyles the norm, there’s no doubt that saving money as a young professional is a priority. With that in mind however, it can be very hard, esp...

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Why it’s worth staying in Leeds over the summer

Why it’s worth staying in Leeds over the summer

Although many people tend to pop home during the summer months, there are a wealth of benefits to be had for renting and staying in Leeds when study time is over. Take a look at...

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The spectacular advantages of house shares

The spectacular advantages of house shares

When the time comes for graduating university, an option that many people tend to take is to stay and work in the city where they studied. Although some people do go home af...

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How should you be spending your gap year?

Gap years have become somewhat of a running joke on the internet, but they still allow people the chance to discover things outside of their usual parameters, looking into a world ...

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