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Top 5 Guaranteed Rent myths – BUSTED!

November 26, 2013

All over the social web, we see landlords talking about our Guaranteed Rent schemes and we thought we would set the record straight about some of the myths we hear. Myth 1.   They put any person in your property. False. Northwood carry the financial risk of your property whether there is a void period […] View article >

Growing concern of rental arrears for accidental landlords

November 22, 2013

A recent survey by Northwood has revealed accidental landlords in the South West have experienced more tenant arrears in the last three years than landlords anywhere else in the UK. Our study reveals the three hotspots for tenant arrears for accidental landlords are the  South West [45%], South East [36%] and the North East [33%]. […] View article >

Landlord problems: I can’t sleep at night!

November 22, 2013

Since Northwood was founded in 1995, we’ve become experts in solving landlord problems. The funny thing is that these problems have not changed over the years. Landlords still experience the same worries and concerns that they always have! Will the tenant pay the rent on time, every time? Will the tenant look after my property? […] View article >

Northwood welcomes new measures to regulate the lettings industry

November 19, 2013

New measures that give tenants, landlords and leaseholders additional confidence in working with letting and managing agents and that strengthen the private rented sector were set out today (19 November 2013). Compulsory redress schemes for these agents will ensure agents can be investigated where they have not been clear about fees or other issues, and […] View article >

How to let out your own home safely.

November 11, 2013

There are many occasions when renting out your own home (instead of selling it) makes sense: You have been re-located for work. You have met a partner who also has a property and want to move into their home. The sales market is weak and you fear that you will not achieve the market value […] View article >