Home Decluttering Tips

October 18, 2017

It can be all too easy to collect and hang onto unused clutter. When your living room seems to have much less room, your spare room is a no-go area and your wardrobe is bursting at the seams, it may just be the right time to take a deep breath and undertake a serious declutter […] View article >

Nursery Ideas

October 12, 2017

When you’re expecting a new arrival, one of the most exciting jobs you can get on with is preparing the nursery. There are some wonderful options for beautiful furnishings and creative décor ideas around and you can find a lot of excellent ideas online. From funky wallpapers and quirky mobiles to functional storage and colourful […] View article >

SCOTLAND – Private Residential Tenancies: Commencement Date

October 4, 2017

In our guest blog solicitor Rory Cowan of BKF & Co explains the latest developments in Scotland’s evolving private rented sector. The Scottish Government, has just published the Commencement Order setting out when the new Private Residential Tenancies (PRT) will come into force. The date, which was not a particularly well-guarded secret, is 1st December 2017. […] View article >

Government plans to regulate landlords and letting agents

October 3, 2017

This week, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announced far reaching plans which will affect not just lettings agents, but also landlords. As ardent campaigners for regulation, Northwood is delighted at this news. Northwood Managing Director, Eric Walker, has been part of The Lettings Industry Council & The Fair Fees forum both of which have been lobbying for this […] View article >

Moving Tips for Families with Children

October 1, 2017

There’s no doubt that moving home can be stressful. While there may be a frisson of excitement because of new opportunities over the horizon, there are also some major issues to consider. How do you get all your stuff packed up and moved safely? How are you going to make friends in your new location? […] View article >