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How to work from home when living in a house share

How to work from home when living in a house share

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the majority of the UK’s workforce working from home. While some already were, and others have a handy spare room they can use as an offi...

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How to build up savings while renting

How to build up savings while renting

If you’re currently renting a property and working up the career ladder as a young professional, you may feel like you’ve no chance of amassing any savings. Does it matter? ...

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Common housemate problems: solved

Common housemate problems: solved

Living in a house share saves you money, means you’re never coming home to an empty house and can be loads of fun for young professionals. However, there are occasionally a fe...

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Why Morley is the ideal location for Leeds professionals to rent

Why Morley is the ideal location for Leeds professionals to rent

Morley is a lovely Victorian market town that lies around five miles south-west of Leeds city centre in West Yorkshire. The town is a highly popular choice with young profession...

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Why Brighouse is the ideal location for Leeds professionals to live

Why Brighouse is the ideal location for Leeds professionals to live

Over the years, we have seen a marked increase in the number of tenants coming to us in search of professional accommodation in the vibrant market town of Brighouse. Others seek gu...

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The benefits of living in a large house share

The benefits of living in a large house share

We recently wrote about the benefits of living in a smaller property, but what about the perks of living in a large property with many housemates? Sharing a house with lots of h...

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The benefits of renting a smaller property

The benefits of renting a smaller property

You’d be forgiven for thinking that everyone aspires to a large house with loads of internal space and a vast garden. However, this isn’t practical in some areas, such as ce...

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Festivals you need to attend in Leeds this summer

Festivals you need to attend in Leeds this summer

While the weather may not let you believe it, it is now officially summer in the UK, which means it’s time to have some fun! If you’re a student in Leeds, or you’ve return...

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Pickard announces the third phase of Spinning Acres

Pickard announces the third phase of Spinning Acres

Pickard Properties is delighted to announce the third phase of its luxury build-to-rent development, Spinning Acres, which is situated in Far Headingley in Leeds, West Yorkshire. ...

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Things to do in Headingley

Things to do in Headingley

A popular and laidback suburb of Leeds, Headingley is a top choice for students and young professionals, alongside others who enjoy the young and fresh vibe of the area. As well...

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Keeping fit in Headingley

Keeping fit in Headingley

If you’re living in Headingley and working or studying in Leeds city centre, the chances are you’ll be taking advantage of the incredibly simple and quick public transport opti...

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What’s happening in Leeds in January

What’s happening in Leeds in January

After all the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, you’d be forgiven for assuming that your January might not be very fun on comparison to December. The weather is rarel...

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Where to shop in Headingley

Where to shop in Headingley

If you’re living in Headingley or considering moving there, you’re in luck! Headingley offers its residents and visitors a great selection of high street shops, specialist and ...

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Where to eat in Headingley

Where to eat in Headingley

We’ve all been there — you get home from a long day of lectures at uni or work, and the last thing on earth you want to do right then is cook dinner. Luckily, if you live in He...

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5 steps to enjoying Christmas on a budget

5 steps to enjoying Christmas on a budget

There’s no denying the fact that Christmas can be a costly time of year, and it’s very easy to get sucked into the culture of overspending, encouraged by adverts and images eve...

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What’s happening in Leeds in November

What’s happening in Leeds in November

The nights are drawing in and the excitement of Christmas is just around the corner. So, what do Leeds folk do with themselves throughout November when they’re not Christmas shop...

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What’s happening in Leeds this autumn

What’s happening in Leeds this autumn

All year round, Leeds is a bustling entertainment hub, where there’s always plenty of new things to do, see and experience. Autumn 2018 is going to be no different as – alon...

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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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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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