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How to live with roommates as an introvert

How to live with roommates as an introvert

When you’re an extrovert, living in a house share is highly appealing as it means there will always be someone to socialise with; even when all your mates are busy, you can head ...

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The ultimate housemate rules list for house shares

The ultimate housemate rules list for house shares

Living with others is cheaper and can be loads of fun, but it can also lead to disagreements. However, you can avoid most of these disagreements by creating a list of housemate rul...

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The pros and cons of postgraduate education

The pros and cons of postgraduate education

You’re in the final year of your undergraduate course, and it’s time to make some decisions; for example, will you leave university behind once you’ve finished your degree an...

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Why Leeds professionals love living in Huddersfield

Why Leeds professionals love living in Huddersfield

Huddersfield is a large, bustling market town located to the south-east of Halifax and the south of Brighouse. With over 1600 listed buildings, Huddersfield is full of architect...

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How to make a long-distance relationship work at university

How to make a long-distance relationship work at university

Whether your partner has got a job back home, is attending a different university, or has moved abroad for university — a long-distance relationship when you're at uni can be tou...

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Four foolproof tips for acing your graduate job interview

Four foolproof tips for acing your graduate job interview

If you recently graduated, congratulations! Finishing your degree is a true achievement and something to be proud of. However, if you’ve not started job hunting yet, it’s ti...

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How to have fun as a student in isolation at university

How to have fun as a student in isolation at university

If you have started university this year, or are a returning student, it will be a significantly different experience to what you may have originally expected. When you first de...

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How to create a house share cleaning rota

How to create a house share cleaning rota

You’ve moved into a professional house share and it’s been going well overall but you are starting to either feel or sense a little resentment regarding cleaning. Perhaps yo...

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How to survive your final year of university

How to survive your final year of university

If you’re about to go into your final year of university, it is entirely normal to feel stressed and apprehensive about what is to come. Although this year is bound to be more...

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How to have a great day at work

How to have a great day at work

We’ve all had those days where we wake up and want to go back to sleep for an hour rather than jump out of bed, get ready and head to work — whether that involves leaving the h...

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What to buy for your student kitchen

What to buy for your student kitchen

Whether you’re moving into a house share for the first time, or moving into student accommodation, it is important to have all the student kitchen essentials when you move! Pa...

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Pickard Properties shortlisted for Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Award

Pickard Properties shortlisted for Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Award

The shortlist for this year’s Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards has been revealed and we are delighted to announce that Pickard Properties has been shortlisted for the ...

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Resolving housemate issues related to COVID-19

Resolving housemate issues related to COVID-19

As the lockdown rules are being relaxed, there are naturally going to be misunderstandings about what you can and can’t do. These rules can be made all the more difficult if you ...

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Unique £40m Leeds Student Accommodation Scheme Gets Go Ahead

Unique £40m Leeds Student Accommodation Scheme Gets Go Ahead

An innovative £40m student accommodation scheme for B&B Pickard (Leeds) Ltd, part of Pickard Properties, was given the go-ahead by planners at Leeds City Council on Thursday 1...

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Easy ways to make friends with your new housemates

Easy ways to make friends with your new housemates

It’s that time of year and, if you’ve just moved into a new student house share or a professional house share in Leeds with a bunch of people you don’t yet know, it’s time ...

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Why Leeds professionals should rent a property in Burley

Why Leeds professionals should rent a property in Burley

Burley is a popular spot for professionals looking for a property to rent. With restaurants, characterful pubs and bars, and Headingley and Hyde Park nearby, Burley has everything ...

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An important message from Pickard to you

An important message from Pickard to you

Firstly, we want to say that we hope you are keeping well during these uncertain times. We have no doubt this has been a very confusing time for everyone, but it seems as though th...

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Eight fun ways to get to know your housemates

Eight fun ways to get to know your housemates

Living in a house share can be one of the best experiences of your life, but it can also be pretty daunting if you’re new to it. Getting to know your housemates doesn’t mean...

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Questions to ask a potential housemate

Questions to ask a potential housemate

When you are moving into a new flat or house share, finding the right housemate can be a difficult and awkward task. Renting somewhere is a lot cheaper when you have a housemate, a...

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Why Halifax is the ideal place for Leeds professionals to rent

Why Halifax is the ideal place for Leeds professionals to rent

Halifax is a bustling minster town in West Yorkshire, located to the south-west of Bradford and Leeds and the north of Huddersfield. Home to the cloth industry since the 15th ce...

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