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Interview Leeds Landlord Kevin Trott

We find out a little more about being a landlord in Leeds

How long have you been a landlord for?

I’ve been a landlord for five years now.

How did you end up in Leeds?

I moved to Leeds from Brighton five years ago and rented out my property there. I love Leeds – I certainly have no regrets moving up here. I am a Northerner now – although I do still miss the Brighton seafront.

How many properties do you own and where are they?

I own one property in Brighton and another in Leeds.

Do you enjoy being a landlord?

Yes – it’s great to meet new…

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Property Profile Greenhouse, Eco Development, Beeston Road, Leeds

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Price: £900 per calendar month

Where: Greenhouse, Beeston Road

What’s included: The unique Greenhouse development offers a really impressive living environment that combines amazing eco credentials with state of the art technology. To name just some of the sustainable features incorporated into this striking building: there are wind turbines on the roof, solar panels, ground source heating, and allocated allotments nearby. And all this noble talk of sustainability doesn’t mean you have to forgo the luxuries; among the various community-focused, yet still indulgent, amenities on offer is an on-site gym (just £35 to join then free to use for…

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Real Estate Kristian Wass at Hudson Moody Wass

The owner of Hudson Moody Wass tells us about their new venture as owners of GO Lettings Leeds

It is a busy time of year for the team at Hudson Moody Wass – not only are they rushed off their feet with the usual end-of-year tasks and property demands, but they have also taken on an ambitious venture as the new owners of GO Lettings Leeds.

Many would be daunted by the prospect of an expansion and heavier workload, but not owner Kristian Wass. He admits that it is more work, but says the opportunity came along at the right time. Kristian is confident that his team have the skill, experience and expertise to make it a…

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Property Profile Waterman's Place, Granary Wharf, Leeds

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Price: £580 per calendar month

Where: Waterman’s Place, Granary Wharf

 

What’s included: Positioned in the heart of Leeds, this waterside development is perfect for city dwellers. The building is located near the train station making it a hot spot for commuters.

As well as waterside views from all of its 122 apartments, Waterman’s Place in Granary Wharf is also home to large rooftop gardens and a private residents’ terrace – a great community feature among busy city life and a taste of nature in the centre of Leeds.

What sets Waterman’s Place apart from other buildings is its…

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News VQ Named Great Place in Awards

The Leeds shopping destination beats off national competition at the Urbanism Awards

Following its recent success at the UK Property Awards, Leeds’ shopping development, Victoria Quarter, scooped another prestigious award on Friday 11th November, when it was voted 2012’s Great   Place by the Academy of Urbanism.

The Urbanism Awards were initiated in 2006 to develop a strong evidence base for high quality, innovative and sustainable urbanism. The Awards process seeks to identify and recognise the best, most enduring or most improved urban environments at various levels of scale and to understand better the processes by which they are nurtured, used and enjoyed.

The annual Call for Entries was launched in…

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News Left Bank Wins Best Rescue of a Historic Place of Worship at the English Heritage Angel Awards

Major prize for the Headingley church-turned local art and performance space

Heritage project Left Bank Leeds has won an award for their restoration of The Former Church of St Margaret of Antioch on Cardigan Road.

The ‘English Heritage Angel’ awards were launched by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber in association with English Heritage in June based on its ‘Heritage at Risk Register’.

Left Bank Leeds, which was the only project in the North of England to be shortlisted, won the award for Best Rescue of a Historic Place of Worship for its restoration of the turn of the century building.

Although the church no longer holds a weekly service, it still…

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Feature Christine Yorath of Flats in Leeds shows you how to… Create a Cosy Winter Home

The interior design expert shares her top tips

There can be no doubt that winter is on its way. Darker afternoons, black skies before we leave work, cold winds and drizzle. It seems months since we enjoyed an early evening cocktail on the terrace, bare-armed and wearing flip flops.It’s time to wrap your home up warm for the winter and make coming home a cosy pleasure.

One of the easiest ways to create a cosy welcoming atmosphere is to light a few candles – but a word of warning, never leave candles unattended and do extinguish them before you go out.

There are now lots of companies selling…

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