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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why Leeds is great for international students

Why Leeds is great for international students

In all honesty, Leeds is a great city for pretty much everyone whether you’re a student, professional or looking to settle down with a family. It has something to offer everyo...

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TV Licences to energy bills – what you need to know

TV Licences to energy bills – what you need to know

Moving outside of Leeds student accommodation and into your own home can be an exciting time. This is especially true if this is your first time living away from halls of reside...

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Why staying in your house for another year at university is a great idea

Why staying in your house for another year at university is a great idea

Moving house can be incredibly stressful, especially when you have a whole new year of university to think about. In fact, moving in general is often listed as one of the most stre...

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New Year’s resolutions to stick to in January

New Year’s resolutions to stick to in January

New Year's resolutions can be tricky things. We’ve all been there: promising ourselves as the clock counts down to midnight that, once the fireworks hit, we’ll start our liv...

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Household tasks to complete before leaving for home this Christmas

Household tasks to complete before leaving for home this Christmas

Stop right there. We know you’re all excited to go home for the holidays. You’re probably looking around your Leeds student accommodation thinking: “sure, I’ve not done eve...

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Tips for part-time and seasonal work at university in Leeds

Tips for part-time and seasonal work at university in Leeds

We all know how great that feeling is when your student loan finally hits your bank account. However, the truth is that you’ll usually discover fairly quickly that it doesn’...

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Viewings open for 2018/19 letting

Viewings open for 2018/19 letting

For students looking for homes in the next academic year, Pickard Properties is proud to announce that properties are now available. From Headingley, through to Woodhouse, Burle...

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Seven hacks for lowering your bills

Seven hacks for lowering your bills

It often feels like bills are constantly sky-rocketing. Particularly with the cold winter months setting in, those household expenses can burn a hole in your student loan before...

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How to get the most out of living in Hyde Park

How to get the most out of living in Hyde Park

So you’ve got your results, picked your course and you’re ready to decide where it is you’re going to spend your first year of new-found freedom. Or perhaps you’ve alrea...

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Pickard Properties continues its support for the Leeds University Union Netball Club

Pickard Properties continues its support for the Leeds University Union Netball Club

Pickard Properties is proud to announce that it is once again supporting the Leeds University Union Netball club (LUUNC) ahead of its new season. By doubling the amount of spons...

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House share etiquette you might want to know

House share etiquette you might want to know

Moving out of your parents’ house and joining your new university course mates under one roof can be incredibly exciting. After all, you’re finally flying the nest, reaching ou...

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Private Housing vs Halls of Residence

Private Housing vs Halls of Residence

Heading off to university can be one of the most exciting times of your life. However, leaving home for the first time can also be a bit daunting, so you’ll want to make sure you...

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Free things to do in Yorkshire!

Free things to do in Yorkshire!

Whether you’re a student just about to attend one of Leeds’ universities, or you’re a returning student looking to rent a new home in Leeds, you’ll be glad to know that the...

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Why house shares are great for first year students

Why house shares are great for first year students

Sharing a house with fellow students is a cornerstone of the university experience. Although many people do this from the second year onward, there are also a great many benefit...

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