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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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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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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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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 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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What’s happening in Leeds this spring

What’s happening in Leeds this spring

Leeds is a city with a lot going on. At pretty much any time of the year, you’ll find enough shows, gigs and activities to fill the needs of even the most dedicated culture vultu...

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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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