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Five part-time jobs you’ll enjoy at university

Five part-time jobs you’ll enjoy at university

During your time at university, you really have two options when it comes to finances, assuming you don’t come from an especially affluent background. On one hand, you can rel...

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Pickard announces the next phase of Spinning Acres

Pickard announces the next phase of Spinning Acres

Pickard Properties is delighted to announce the second phase of its luxury rental development, Spinning Acres in Far Headingley, Leeds. Moving on from phase one, which was focused ...

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How to find the perfect housemate

How to find the perfect housemate

You’re finally planning on moving out of your parents’ house, you’ve finished uni and have found a job in your university city, or you’re already in a house share and looki...

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How to have a happy house share

How to have a happy house share

More and more of us are sharing homes with friends into our 30s and beyond, which can be really fun. As with any relationship though, tensions can bubble under the surface if issue...

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How to get prepared for starting university

How to get prepared for starting university

After all that hard work at college or sixth form you have secured a place at university — congratulations! Starting your degree is a very exciting time, but with it can come wor...

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Fun free things to see & do in Leeds

Fun free things to see & do in Leeds

As a young professional, your budget can be tight while you save your hard-earned money for various big purchases. However, that doesn’t mean you need to stay in every weekend fo...

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How to work out a food budget as a student

How to work out a food budget as a student

One of the toughest parts of being a student, or indeed, being an independent adult in any capacity is keeping your spending in check. And considering that food shopping is gene...

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How to choose the right housemates in your second year at university

How to choose the right housemates in your second year at university

When you first move into shared accommodation as a fresher, it’s very much a roll of the dice as to who you will end up living with and how you’ll all get along. That’s why a...

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A guide to dealing with noisy neighbours

A guide to dealing with noisy neighbours

Our homes are a place where we can relax, unwind and enjoy a little time to ourselves. However, sometimes noisy neighbours can make our homes feel a little less sweet, leading to s...

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How to get housemates involved in cleaning

How to get housemates involved in cleaning

If there’s on subject that causes more arguments than any other when it comes to house shares, it’s cleaning. Whether it’s because someone didn’t do their washing up str...

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How to keep your house cool during the summer

How to keep your house cool during the summer

We’re not sure if you’ve noticed, but it’s gotten rather hot this summer. And as a nation, we’re just not very good at dealing with it. We’re unprepared. It’s a shoc...

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Tips for moving into your new home

Tips for moving into your new home

Moving into a new place can be very exciting, whether you’re heading into shared digs with your friends, settling down with your partner or just enjoying some personal space in y...

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Leeds private rental scheme picks up best new housing award

Leeds private rental scheme picks up best new housing award

Spinning Acres, a unique £40m private rental development in the Far Headingley area of Leeds, has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best New High-Volume Housing Development’ at th...

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How to have a World Cup party without wrecking your house

How to have a World Cup party without wrecking your house

For many, the World Cup is one of the most exciting times of the decade. It’s a pure blend of skill and spectacle which can bring people together in support and joy. It’s...

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How to deal with difficult housemates and how to avoid being one yourself

How to deal with difficult housemates and how to avoid being one yourself

Sharing a home with other people can have a lot of benefits. Firstly, it can be a great way to meet friends or to enjoy spending time with the ones you already have. Among the o...

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What to expect living in the city as a young professional

What to expect living in the city as a young professional

Leeds is a fantastic place to call home. From the job market to art and culture, there’s simply so many opportunities and experiences available that it’s a city which never get...

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Top tips for getting a summer job in Leeds

Top tips for getting a summer job in Leeds

Summer is always a much-anticipated time for students. It’s a time to finally catch a break between all the pressures of university and, weather permitting, enjoy some of that ne...

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Why Horsforth is a great place to live for young Professionals

Why Horsforth is a great place to live for young Professionals

The stunning suburb of Horsforth feels in many ways like the quintessential British town. It’s a place that has never forgotten its unique history. Alongside making it a fascinat...

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How to keep your student home safe over the summer months

How to keep your student home safe over the summer months

So, you’ve spent the last few months studying hard to ensure you get the best degree possible and improve your future prospects. You may have gone through the stresses of leav...

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Meals you can make for under £3 per person

Meals you can make for under £3 per person

However, we’re here to show you that you can make great tasting meals for cheap, with a maximum of £3 per person. We should mention that we are assuming that you have a couple o...

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