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Why Leeds is the best place to live and rent in the UK

Why Leeds is the best place to live and rent in the UK

In many ways, Leeds is several different cities all at once. For some, it’s a metropolitan hub with wonderful career opportunities in sectors such as marketing and finance. Fo...

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Why renting could be better for you

Why renting could be better for you

The desire to own a home is something that seems deeply embedded within British culture. Perhaps it’s the old adage that an Englishman’s home is his castle, or simply that m...

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How to choose the right area for your family

How to choose the right area for your family

Being an estate agent in Leeds, we know just how much choice there is when it comes to picking whereabouts in the city you want to call home. This is especially the case if you...

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Leeds restaurants to check out for Valentine’s day.

Leeds restaurants to check out for Valentine’s day.

Over the decades, Leeds has truly transformed, both economically and culturally. One of the most striking of all of these changes is the city’s ever-growing foodie and restaur...

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Saving money around the house in 2018

Saving money around the house in 2018

The holiday season can be a hedonistic time: not just for your waistband, but also for your budget. Yes, all those presents, snacks and Christmas rounds at the pub all add up. ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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