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Property with Morrison Watts

Hi there Leeds! I’m Sam, MD of Morrison Watts Property, originally from Nottingham I have lived in Leeds since 2000 and I am a graduate of Leeds Met studying business and IT at the then Beckett Campus. I lived in Headingley through its booming years in the 00’s and spent many nights in the Box and the Arc dancing to ...

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Property Advice from Parklane

How does the 2016 Budget affect the people of Leeds? City Dweller & seasoned property expert, Parklane’s Satty Bhamra, presents her monthly column. New measures announced by George Osbourne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, in the 2016 Budget will fund increased house building, protect homes from flooding and impact on the private rented sector. Leeds is set to benefit from more ...

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Download City Dweller Magazine Issue 108!

The start of the month can only mean it’s time for the newest issue of City Dweller Magazine! Want to know what to do and where to go in Leeds? With our property experts, our fashionistas and our columnists, we have absolutely everything covered this month. This issue features: • The definitive guide to ‘What’s On’ in Leeds, featuring a ...

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Why now is a good time to sell?

Research from the First Time Buyer Opinion Barometer by leading estate and lettings agents shows that home values have risen by 13% in the last 12 months with the amount of tenants ready to step onto the property ladder reaching its highest level in over a year. The news comes as demand from first-time buyers is putting pressure on the ...

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Best Areas to Live for Commuting into Leeds

Andrew Moody

Commuting to work isn’t always ideal, however choosing the right place to live can make this task a lot more pleasant. Here are our tips and locations to help you make the right choice about where to move house to ensure an easy and hassle-free commute to work. Ilkley A charming spa town less than a 30 minutes train ride ...

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5 Essentials For A Home Workshop

Putting together extra rooms and additions to a home is a great way to improve the value of your property, as well as its usefulness to you. In that spirit, a lot of people who tend to focus on home improvement on a regular basis ultimately decide on building personal workshops, whether it be in a garage, a standalone shed, ...

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Leeds Graduates: How to survive living on your own for first time

Andrew Moody

Leeds Graduates: How to survive living on your own for first time Graduation can be scary. This is true for many because it may well be their first time living on their own after many years with their parents and/or with flatmates. But if you don’t want to move back home after uni and don’t want to put up with ...

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New UTC College in Leeds

Plans to create a new University Technical College in Leeds (UTC Leeds) took a major step forward following the approval of a funding agreement worth £9.5million by the Department of Education last year and the work started in September 2015 with completion scheduled for September 2016. There will be 105 places for Year 10 students and 120 places for Year ...

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Revealed: The biggest turn off for potential property buyers!

National research carried out by CensusWide* has revealed that mould was by far the least appealing factor for people viewing a home. 44 per cent of people said they would be put off buying or renting a house if they noticed on a viewing that it had mould.  96 per cent said they would rate mould in a home they ...

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Over 1500 homes to be built in the City Centre

New development to see 1600 homes built on the former Tetley Brewery site, according to reports. Reports in Leeds today have indicated that the site of the iconic Tetley Brewery will see 1600 homes built on it. The prime site is currently owned by Vastint, part of the IKEA group, and initial estimates were that 730 homes would be built ...

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