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Northwood Beverley launch campaign to save 12th century church

September 24, 2015

Northwood, in Beverley, have launched a new awareness campaign to highlight the urgent need for restoration funds at St Mary’s Church in Beverley. This new ‘Save St Mary’s’ drive will see campaign boards, supplied by Northwood, placed around Beverley in a bid to spread the word of the church’s need for crucial funds. The iconic church founded in 1120, […] View article >

Northwood scoop multiple accolades at 2015 AllAgents Consumer Awards!

September 15, 2015

We are delighted to report that Northwood scooped multiple accolades at the 2015 AllAgents Consumer Awards! The awards were based on consumer reviews posted on the Allagents Review Site from September 1 2014 to August 31 this year. On the national front, Northwood won “Best U.K. Franchise” and “Best U.K. Large firm” whilst also coming […] View article >

Do you really know who you are socialising with?

September 15, 2015

Have you posted your first tweet of the day yet? Updated your facebook status? With many people providing intimate details of their lives online there is a concern about privacy and who has access to this information. Last year a former soap star’s house was burgled after she posted a message on twitter stating that […] View article >

Voids and property damage an eternal issue for landlords!

September 9, 2015

Since private landlords first began renting out properties, to the current day, they have had to deal with an ever-changing market place Rents rising and falling, property prices inflating and deflating, interest rate changes, legislation, compliance, local trends, national trends …. the private rented sector (PRS) is an ever-changing arena and a sometimes stormy sea […] View article >

The relationship between good schools and property and rental prices

August 28, 2015

When buying a property as an investment, it is always a top priority to understand the tenant demand and tenant demographic. If you are thinking of letting to families, then recent research suggests that you should consider buying a property within a good school catchment area, as this poll from property portal Zoopla indicates: Heightened […] View article >

Spotlight on Welsh private rented sector – new laws coming

August 24, 2015

Welcome to our Spotlight on Wales. The private rented sector makes up over 14% of homes in Wales and is growing, meaning that it will soon be bigger than the social housing sector. It is a very diverse sector with a number of niches, including properties needed for students, for sharers or for households on […] View article >

Demystifying Landlord Insurance terms

August 3, 2015

Let’s face it; insurance isn’t a particularly interesting aspect of being a landlord; it is more often than not just another task on your “to do” list. And it doesn’t help that sometimes insurance is full of technical jargon. But because not having insurance puts your property at unnecessary risk, Northwood Insurance Services have compiled […] View article >

The Northwood team are on the road to Paris

July 28, 2015

The team arrived in Paris as planned & celebrated with a glass of vino of course! It’s not too late to sponsor them and given the announcement last week about new research (funded by the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund)  that paves the way for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, there has never been a better […] View article >

Forging long term relationships with landlords

July 28, 2015

This year, Northwood is proud to celebrate 20 years in business. During this time, we have seen many changes in the private rented sector and witnessed the phenomenal growth of private landlords’ property holdings. Throughout that time we have always striven to develop long-term relationships with our landlord clients, to support them through the entire […] View article >

Home life through a lens – enter the Northwood photo competition

July 14, 2015

  In recognition of the fact that people throughout the UK are trying to juggle the logistics of the summer holidays we have extended the closing date of the photo competition from Thursday 30th July to Monday 3rd August.   Here at Northwood we are proud to be in the business of helping people to […] View article >