Latest letting agent news from A-Team Properties, Leeds
If you're thinking of investing in property, it's well worth considering the student properties sector. With towns and cities all over with a high population of students, this kind of property will always be in demand, so you can almost guarantee that you'll find someone to rent it. If you want help to find tenants, you can even find professional letting agents, like ourselves, that specialise in student homes and will guide you through your responsibilities as a landlord.
Posted on 05/14/13
If you're looking for the best place to study in the UK, try the vibrant and cultural city of Leeds. Leeds has the largest population of students in the whole country aside from the capital, and there are so many different colleges to choose from, plus 2 universities, that it really is the most incredible centre for education. There's also a whole host of professional letting agents in Leeds who can help you find the very best in student accommodation. Leeds: the place to be if you want a thriving student life!
Posted on 05/03/13
A quick round up and run down of some of the more popular areas in Leeds for university students. Where will you choose?
Posted on 04/29/13
A recent news story showed how some students have taken the matter of rising rents into their own hands - but while halls of residence may be getting too expensive for many students, sharing a private let with your friends may still offer an affordable alternative.
Posted on 03/19/13
Student accommodation can be an attractive prospect to shady characters looking for multiple high-value items to steal - so it's important that you protect your possessions from this possibility. Student insurance is inexpensive and easy to arrnge - have you got yours covered?
Posted on 03/01/13
A buy to let property can give you a fantastic new revenue stream to help you boost your personal income. However, before you leap into becoming a landlord, you need to step back and think about the pros and cons and make sure you know who you want to rent your property to and how you want to deal with the management. We have plenty of expereince in helping new landlords make money from their properties, so we've put together some pearls of wisdome for you!
Posted on 02/25/13
As a Leeds landlord feels the heavy hand of the law, both agents and private renters receive a reminder of the costly reality of neglecting their maintenance and health and safety responsbilities.
Posted on 01/28/13
A little off-topic in terms of property, but important nonetheless; Leeds university and its students have released a statement regarding the ongoing tuitin fees debate. Are higher education opportnities slowly being taken away from the less wealthy? If you have an opinion on this matter, please send us a comment via Facebook or Twitter.
Posted on 11/21/12
A new study of ex-university students has revealed that your university days are even more valued than other significant life events such as having babies, marrying your sweetheart and buying a house. What's more, Leeds University is right at the top of the list as being the university that produces students with the fondest memories when they look back on their university days.
Posted on 10/16/12
According to housing organsation Shelter, complaints against landlords have increased dramatically over recent years. As professional letting agents, we're hugely disappointed to see standards slipping so drastically - especially when it seems that many of these complaints stem from issues that could endanger life.
Posted on 10/08/12
As professional letting agents who specialise in student accommodation, we think it's our duty to keep you informed of news and information regarding your education. Our latest news story explores the announcement of the introduction of HEARs, or Higher Education Achievement Reports.
Posted on 10/04/12
Most students wish they could live on a diet of beer alone - but sooner or later, they all realise that they need to learn to eat well, while sticking to their tight budget. Here are some helpful tips for students to show them how they can feed themselves to a good standard without it costing the earth.
Posted on 09/25/12
Sharing a flat or a shouse with new people can take a little getting used to and can be challenging at times. In order to head off any problems before they become a deeper issue, it's important to talk and to respect each other's opinions. Here are our tips for managing a house or flat share.
Posted on 08/21/12
If you're already a city student, or are looking at moving to Leeds, our lettings agents are here to help you start your university year with the best student digs! Our student landlords are all UNIPOL registered and we'll do everything we can to make sure you get all the information you require to make the best decisions on your housing.
Posted on 08/08/12
As we mainly cater for students, we thought we should post an item on the favourite student past time - drinking! The Otley Run is one of the most famous pub crawls ever, and will give you a great introduction to some of the best pubs in Leeds!
Posted on 07/04/12
Finding the right student digs can be a long and tricky process if you don't even know where to start! We've collated some of our top tips for finding student accommodation, to help you get a good idea of what you should consider when starting to look. We hope you find it useful!
Posted on 05/02/12
Here at A-Team Properties, it's our responsibility as specialist student letting agents to ensure that you get the best possible service and student accommodation in Leeds that's safe and fit for purpose. This is why we only work with UNIPOL landlords - a scheme developed in association with universities and student unions to ensure that students are looked after while they are away from home.
Posted on 04/12/12
Put your books down and take a break from your student houses! In Leeds, there are so many things to do - so why not escape from the hard work for a moment and head into the city to explore some of the wonderful things this fabulous place has to offer?!
Posted on 03/30/12
We're not your ordinary letting agents in Leeds; our staff are all very familiar with the city itself, so we are always here to advise on the best areas for your student digs in Leeds and the various things on offer that could provide you with entertainment or extra learning opportunities.
Posted on 03/28/12
If you're moving to Leeds to embark on a new journey as a student, then you'll soon discover that there's a lot more in this beautiful northern city than just great student accommodation! Leeds has some of the best student pubs and clubs around, and our professional letting agents in Leeds are ready to share some of their favourites with you!
Posted on 01/16/12
While there's a great choice of student accommodation in Leeds, there are many other great reasons to study in this fabulous northern city. WIth low living costs and a buzzing student social scene, why not consider taking a course at one of the city's many colleges or either one of its universities?
Posted on 01/09/12
If you're looking for student accommodation in Leeds, our lettings agents have put together some ideas of different areas you might want to consider. There are a wide range of areas for your student lets in Leeds, but you want to find somewhere that satisfies all of your different criteria.
Posted on 12/19/11
Welcome to our news section! Check in regularly and benefit from our vast experience as the friendliest letting agents in Leeds! We'll be using our news section to post articles to help you find the best student accommodation in Leeds and to give you lots of hints and tips to help you enjoy the nightlife of Leeds too!
Posted on 12/06/11