Property Rentals in Leeds

Despite house prices dropping from the previous levels that they were at 5 or so years ago, houses in Leeds are still priced too high for most young professionals. This is mainly due to new lending criteria set by the banks, where a large deposit is required as a down payment when purchasing a home. So for the majority of young professionals that have decided to make Leeds their home, renting a professional house in Leeds has become the only real option. This has increased the popularity of professional houses to rent in Leeds as well as professional house shares.

Flats in Leeds

Flats are available to rent in many parts of Leeds, including the City Centre, Headingley, Hyde Park, Meanwood, Oakwood, Roundhay and many other parts of the City. Of course the City Centre Flats in Leeds tend to be quite modern compared to Flats in period conversions. Roundhay is one area that has a good mix of modern apartments to rent as well as more traditional apartments that have been converted within larger period houses. Finding a suitable flat in Leeds to rent is made easier by researching the area that you want to live in. For example, if you are a student or if you work for Leeds University, flats and studios on Clarendon Road are ideal. However, if you work in Leeds City Centre and prefer walking to work, more central flats in Leeds for rent such as in the K2 development or Clarence Dock are probably better options.  

Leeds Letting Agent

We are proud to be one of the leading letting agents in Leeds, having served professionals, students and landlords since 2003. The number of Leeds Letting Agents has mushroomed over the past few years, mainly due to the popularity of the City by both professionals, students and property investors. When choosing an agent, we would advise you to go with one that has a good reputation, well established and with houses to rent in Leeds in the areas that you want to live in. The majority of Leeds student letting agents are based in Hyde Park or Headingley, with a few around the Leeds University area and a minority in the City Centre. There are also a few independent landlords who tend to advertise on their own websites of with the Unipol.

Leeds Student Houses

The options for student houses in Leeds include traditional terraced and back to back houses, swanky apartments in Leeds City Centre and purpose built student complexes as well as student accommodation offered by the large Universities, namely Leeds University, Leeds Metropolitan University as well as Leeds Trinity. We have a large portfolio of student houses to rent in Leeds, the majority of which are located within walking distance to Leeds University. Some of the larger student houses to rent in Leeds on our books are in and around Clarendon Square, Hanover Square and Woodhouse Square. These locations are ideal for students in the Medical and Dental Schools as well as those studying Business, Management and Economics. Further away, we have Leeds student flats to rent on Woodsley Road, Hyde Park Road and further down in Hyde Park on and off Brudenell Road. If you don’t mind a 15 minute walk to the University, then we have student houses in Leeds to rent on Cardigan Road and Burley Road.

Leeds Student Accommodation

Student Accommodation in Leeds is also offered by companies such as Unite, Opal, iQ, Liberty, and touch stone, however, the majority of students that rent in such complexes tend to be first years, with the majority forming strong friendships in the first year and choosing to live with friends. So renting student accommodation in Leeds is very much a question of who you want to live with, where, and how much rent you want to pay. Renting a Leeds student house does not need to be a daunting experience if you do your homework and give it the attention required. We will certainly do our best to advise you on the best student houses in Leeds suitable for you and your fellow housemates.   

Leeds University and Leeds Met Accommodation

The University of Leeds offers catered and self-catered accommodation. Most of the student housing offered by Leeds University is on Campus, there are though a few buildings out of campus. The University of Leeds Student Accommodation and Leeds  Met  Accommodation can be found on Springfield Mount, Lyddon Terrace, Alexander Court, Broadcasting Tower, Carlton Hill, Carnegie Village, Carr Mills, Charles Morris Hall,   Devonshire Hall, Ellerslie Hall, Montague Burton Residences, Sentinal Towers, St Marks Residences and Sugarwell Court as well as many others. These student accommodation offered by the Universities in Leeds are usually tenanted by first year students and give you little options in terms of choosing who you live with, and that is why many students after the first year, choose to go for Leeds student Lets in Hyde Park and Headingley. 

Renting in Leeds

The process of renting in Leeds is very much similar to renting in most parts of the UK. The first step is usually to visit the offices of the Leeds Letting Agency that you want to rent from, or even better is to search online for property to rent in Leeds. There is a special are to searching in order to find the most suitable property. Try and be as specific as you can and search for the exact type of property you are looking for. So if you’re a professional looking for an apartment in Leeds City Centre, then that is what you need to be searching for. Similarly, if you are a student looking for Leeds Student Accommodation or Leeds Student Houses, again narrow down the results by searching for Student Lets in Leeds. The next step to renting in Leeds is to arrange a viewing. Generally you would be expected to meet at the offices of the agency, or you can agree to meet them at the actually property you would like to view. Once you have found the best property to rent, you will need to complete the paperwork, pay the rent and deposit. Renting in Leeds can be made easier by informing the council about your council tax and providing the utility companies with your meter readings so that you are on top of your financial obligations and do not face any sudden surprises. We wish you all the best with your Leeds rental and will offer all the help you need to make life in Leeds as enjoyable as possible.

Student Estate Agents Leeds or Student Letting Agents Leeds

Some prospective student tenants searching for houses to rent in Leeds tend to prefer student estate agents as they are used to dealing with Estate Agents as opposed to Letting Agents. That is understandable as in smaller cities, there may not be specialist Student  Letting Agents, and therefore the local Estate Agents tend to also offer a rentals service. However, with Leeds being a major destination for students, there are a number of specialist Leeds Student Lettings Agents in the City. 

Leeds Letting Agent & Property Management - professional, city centre, student and residential property to rent in Leeds

0113 247 1101
Leeds University Campus
35 Cromer Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9JU
  • Welcome to Cityred Properties

    As an established Letting Agent in Leeds, we have been offering Residential Property Rental and Management services for over 10 years.

    We specialise in City Centre Apartments, Professional Houses and Student Accommodation in Leeds.

    If you're a Landlord with property for rent in Leeds, we’d love to hear from you and discuss your needs.

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