As the home to four UK universities, Leeds is definitely a student hotspot. That doesn’t change when it comes to student housing, and the huge number of student letting agencies on the market reflects that. With so many to choose from, it can be hard to find a letting agency that suits you. Finding a house for the first time, possibly with people you haven’t known for very long, can be tough, but this collection of the best student letting agencies in Leeds has got all of your house-hunting needs covered.
‘We pride ourselves in only listing the most exclusive student properties that Leeds has to offer’. That is what MHS boasts on their easy-to-navigate website. As specialists in student lettings, MHS lettings are a good starting point for any student looking to rent in Leeds. With properties ranging from 1 bed flats and single rooms in larger houses to HMO properties for larger groups, they proudly call themselves ‘one of Hyde Park and Headingley’s premier student letting agencies’. They are a great place to start even if you end up not renting from them – their website contains a wealth of information about the Leeds rental market, as well as disputes, rent, deposits and moving in.
Address: 21-23 Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 1BL
Phone: 0113 203 3981
With houses in most of the popular letting areas for Leeds’ four universities, Big Blue Lettings pride themselves on being able to help anyone who comes to them. Their motto is ‘always accommodating’ and, with an impressive range of houses at different sizes and cost, they are well on their way. Do be mindful that they rent to professionals as well, so not all of their properties accept students, but they have a strong and experienced team that can help you find the right house for you suitable for your needs.
Address: 55 Brudenel Grove, Leeds, LS6 1HR
Phone: 0113 871 5151
3. DEU Estates
DEU Estates pride themselves on being experts in student lettings and on looking after the students that they rent to. With a variety of properties, from small flats to large HMO properties, they are well-equipped to help you find a property to suit any group. Their website features a number of positive testimonies from past tenants and links to their Google reviews, along with advice on how to rent, what to look out for in a house and more. They also rent to professionals, so something to consider if you plan on staying in Leeds after university.
Address: 138 Cardigan Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 1LU
Phone: 0113 275 1010
With 35 years of student letting experience, Springwell have a skilled team of agents to help you find your next student home. They cater for a wide range of needs, including house size, location and cost, and they work closely with landlords to ensure tenants are looked after. They offer ‘bills included’ packages for all of their properties if you are worried about sorting bills out for the first time. For extra assurance for renters, they are Gold standard members of Unipol Code, a code that ensures rented buildings are up to certain safety standards.
Address: Headingley Office, 10A North Lane, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3HE
Phone: 0113 493 1618
Since opening in 2002, Redbrick have grown from a small group doing business in bars and on the fly to a group of experienced professionals in student lettings. They have won numerous awards in the lettings sector, and they believe in supporting their tenants in every aspect of renting, from choosing a house to the day you move out. They have hundreds of positive search engine reviews and across their social media channels, where their motto is ‘keeping tenants happy keeps landlords happy’.
Address: 77 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3PS
Phone: 0113 230 5552
Although plenty of agencies will help you with replacing housemates or readvertising rooms in your house, there are few that explicitly offer it as a service listed on their website. Fortunately, if you are looking for someone to fill a space in your house, or you are looking for a room, Oasis offers their ‘find a roommate’ service. In addition, they list houses of most sizes and within most budgets and most of their forms and FAQs are available online. They also have a live chat service if you have any burning questions about letting with them.
Address: 35 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3AA
Phone: 0113 230 6522