Moving Home During Covid 19 Outbreak


As lockdown begins to ease we are starting to see non-essential stores opening up, but there still a lot of strict guidelines in place to protect the public from coronavirus risk, so what happens when it comes to moving home? Selling a home You can put your home on the market and start to look […]

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Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020


As of Monday 1st June, the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 came into force. The regulations will apply to new private rented sector tenancies from 1 July and then to existing private rented sector tenancies from 1 April 2021. So what does this mean for private landlords? They must […]

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Coronavirus – Covid19 Update


On the 21st May UK Government provided guidance on how Estate Agents can undertake usual business activities in a safe manner. sbliving Leeds Estate Agency has now made a number of changes to working practices to be Covid secure at all times. Coronavirus (covid-19) regulations are clear in that if anyone wishes to move home […]

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Leeds Letting Agents in Lockdown- common concerns


It is difficult being a self managing landlord without the help of a Letting Agent, even more so now when there are new rules and regulations to follow with regards to Covid-19. Tenants still need our help and support, so here we can provide some advice to answer the common questions relating to letting in […]

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Letting Your Property To Young Professionals in Leeds


We are passionate about pairing our landlords with the right tenants. Leeds is a vibrant city with many young people, if you’re a Landlord, here is why you should consider your property as a professional let in Leeds.   Leeds is a University city, with Leeds Beckett and University of Leeds. Once young people have finished […]

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The property portals, Rightmove, Zoopla or On The Market


Property portals are the most popular method to look for a new home, and there are three main contenders that rule the web, Rightmove, On The Market and Zoopla. Some people will be happy to browse all 3 portals, but most will stick with one or two of the sites. So which is the best […]

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Leeds Selective Licensing


Here at sbliving we like to ensure that our landlords are kept up to date with local knowledge and regulations.  It is really important to know that if you rent out a property in certain areas of Beeston or Harehills, it is necessary for you to apply for a Selective Licence for the periods of […]

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The Best Option For Paying Bills When Renting


When renting, the price of the property per month is not your only expense, bills are the second biggest payout. There are two ways you can pay your bills and usually it will be determined by your letting agent, your price per month may be inclusive of all bills, or they may not be, meaning […]

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