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Why staying in your house for another year at university is a great idea

Why staying in your house for another year at university is a great idea

Moving house can be incredibly stressful, especially when you have a whole new year of university to think about. In fact, moving in general is often listed as one of the most stre...

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Win a meal for yourself & 6 friends at Fazenda in Leeds!

Win a meal for yourself & 6 friends at Fazenda in Leeds!

Do you live in Yorkshire? Fancy a meal out in Leeds with 6 of your best mates? How about a meal out with 6 of your best mates FOR FREE? We thought so! We are giving away an irr...

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New Year’s resolutions to stick to in January

New Year’s resolutions to stick to in January

New Year's resolutions can be tricky things. We’ve all been there: promising ourselves as the clock counts down to midnight that, once the fireworks hit, we’ll start our liv...

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How to save money on Christmas dinner

How to save money on Christmas dinner

With food prices becoming ever more expensive, Christmas dinner this year is expected to cost the average shopper around 16% more than in 2016, according to Good Housekeeping. T...

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The Magical Christmas Guide to Leeds 2017

The Magical Christmas Guide to Leeds 2017

This holiday season, Pickard Properties has created a handy guide packed full of events, bars, restaurants and shopping venues to explore around Leeds throughout December. The Magi...

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Household tasks to complete before leaving for home this Christmas

Household tasks to complete before leaving for home this Christmas

Stop right there. We know you’re all excited to go home for the holidays. You’re probably looking around your Leeds student accommodation thinking: “sure, I’ve not done eve...

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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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