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General Election Comment

June 9, 2017

I doubt there is anyone who can say they are happy with the result of yesterday’s General Election. Over the last few weeks, business has been affected by the uncertainty an election brings and this result simply extends the period making it harder for people plan their immediate future. Of course, as Brexit negotiations loom, […] View article >

Is it Worth Furnishing your Buy to Let?

June 9, 2017

Whether to provide a furnished or unfurnished property for tenants is usually the first thing that landlords need to focus on. A lot depends on who those tenants are and what they are expecting. Students, for example, can be a great demographic for regular paying tenants but they tend to want furniture included. Professional tenants […] View article >

Space Saving Ideas for Smaller Homes

June 6, 2017

Most people want a home they feel comfortable in. For those with limited space, making the most of every nook and cranny is one of the biggest challenges and requires a good deal of thought and imagination. The great news is there are plenty of ways to do this and it doesn’t have to cost […] View article >

5 Ways to improve your rental property

June 2, 2017

When it comes to renting out your property, whether that is a property you have purchased for that very purpose or a property you have been living in yourself, you will understandably want to get the very best return possible. What can be tricky here, is knowing where it’s best to spend money to make […] View article >

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 >