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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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Top tips for exam season

Top tips for exam season

There’s no doubting that exam season is a stressful time. Even if you’re as prepared as you can possibly be, the pressure can still seem overwhelming. And while there’s no...

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Why more houses being built is always a good thing, whether you rent or buy.

Why more houses being built is always a good thing, whether you rent or buy.

It’s no secret that Britain has a housing problem. To put it simply, there is more demand than there is supply, meaning that we need more houses in order to help meet the ever-ex...

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How to get better sleep as a student

How to get better sleep as a student

Is there anything worse than lying awake in the wee hours of the morning, knowing that in only a few hours, you’ll have to go face a gruelling lecture, seminar or exam, exhausted...

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How to be a happy tenant

How to be a happy tenant

With the incredible number of houses to rent in Leeds, there’s plenty of reasons to be  happy with your new living situation. However, as is the case with anything, how much enj...

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Why Leeds is about to get even better

Why Leeds is about to get even better

Leeds is a city that is constantly growing and changing with the times. This northern powerhouse has moved on from being an industrial juggernaut for centuries right up until the e...

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Why and how house shares save money

Why and how house shares save money

As a Leeds letting agents, we know how many things you have to take into account when it comes to deciding where you want to live. There’s a lot to consider, including locatio...

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Pickard announce the £40 million Spinning Acres development

Pickard announce the £40 million Spinning Acres development

Pickard Properties is proud to announce that it has launched the first phase of a luxury £40m private rented sector (PRS) scheme located on a secluded six-acre site at the at the ...

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Sticking together and staying safe on a night in Leeds

Sticking together and staying safe on a night in Leeds

As a Leeds letting agency, we think the city is a wonderful place to call home. With plenty to do, great opportunities and a strong sense of community, Leeds has a lot to offer stu...

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