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Lettings agent in Woking – Northwood celebrate opening of new office.

May 30, 2017

It’s always an exciting occasion for the Northwood network to open a new office. We identify areas with a robust and growing property market and where there is a lot of potential for property transactions. Our most recent launch is Northwood Woking, which opened in March 2017. The opening was celebrated with an Open Day […] View article >

Is Spring the Best Time to Move House?

May 26, 2017

The best time for moving home will be slightly different for everyone. Whether or not you have children, your reasons for moving and if you are a buyer or seller will all have an impact on choosing the right time. Circumstances will not always allow you to choose a time to move, but if they […] View article >

Great Ideas for a Spring Housewarming

May 24, 2017

Spring is not only a good time of year to move home, it’s also a wonderful time to hold a housewarming once you’ve settled in. Holding a get together is a prime opportunity to let your friends and family see your new home and gives you a chance to get to know the neighbours. Once […] View article >

How to Save for a New Home While Renting

May 22, 2017

While it has become more difficult in recent years, many of us still dream of owning our own property. If you are currently renting and trying to raise a deposit to buy a home, there are plenty of ways to save money and build up those finances for the future. Choose the Right Rental Property […] View article >

On-Line & hybrid Agents – how cheap are they really?

May 18, 2017

In our guest blog, agency comparison site GetAgent analyses the hot topic of online & hybrid agents. Are they really a better option? We confess to bias, so we have asked an independent expert for his view. There is a lot of information on the success of online estate agents and how many new listings […] View article >

Northwood supports SAFEagent Awareness Week 2017

May 15, 2017

Here at Northwood, we are committed to professional standards within the private rented sector, and this is one of the reasons we became members of the SAFEagent Steering Committee, when SAFEagent launched 6 years ago. SAFEagent is a cross-industry and community initiative to signpost those lettings agents who have client money protection. This gives landlords […] View article >

Proposed Tenant Fee Ban & the General Election

May 10, 2017

The proposed tenant fee ban was headline news after the Chancellor’s shock announcement until it was usurped by the PM’s own announcement of a general election. This proposed ban will happen whatever the outcome of the election as all a mainstream parties support it. The Tories actually opposed Labour’s bid to impose a ban a few years […] View article >

How to Sell a Property When you have Tenants

May 9, 2017

There may be a range of reasons why you want to sell your rental property. You might have financial issues and need to free up the capital or you could simply want to move onto new horizons and stop being a landlord altogether. If you currently have tenants, there are plenty of issues to consider, […] View article >

How to Create a Great Impression as a landlord

May 9, 2017

If you look at being a landlord as a business, that makes your tenants your customers. As with any business, the better service that you provide, the happier your customers will be. Not only will they be more likely to remain your customer for longer, they will also more than likely tell others how great […] View article >

5 Tips for Presenting your Property Online

May 5, 2017

If you’re selling or letting out your property, it pays to spend some time considering how best to present your property online to maximise interest. With the majority of people hitting the World Wide Web to start the search for their dream home, first impressions are hugely important. The single most important thing to consider […] View article >