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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 >

Scotland – Energy efficiency and condition standards – update

May 1, 2017

In the first week in April, the Scottish Government published a consultation on introducing a minimum energy efficiency standard for private rented sector (PRS) properties. This mirrors what Westminster is doing in England and it’s refreshing to see agreement and joined up thinking. In England, minimum energy efficiency standards come in to force from 1st […] View article >

Saving for deposit now biggest obstacle for buyers

April 12, 2017

Increasingly, the younger generation are struggling to get a foot on the housing ladder, the average age of first time buyers is now 33 and 26% of them are having to borrow from their parents to buy their first property. The biggest reason is simply one of economics. Depending on the type of mortgage you […] View article >

Moving House Checklist

April 12, 2017

Moving house can be a stressful experience but you can certainly help things move a little more smoothly if you plan your approach. Of course, a lot will depend on how much furniture and contents you need to move to your new home and how far you are going. Here’s a quick checklist to help […] View article >

We’re helping support the fight for a Gas Safety nation

September 22, 2016

Here at Northwood the health and wellbeing of our tenants, landlords  and indeed all of our customers is a real priority so we are proud to once again be supporting the Gas Safety Week. Jonathan Samuel, managing director for Gas Safe Register, said: “It’s great to have the support of Northwood this Gas Safety Week. […] View article >

Northwood celebrates 21 years of growth within the private rented sector

August 24, 2016

Northwood started life in Portsmouth in 1995 offering customers a unique guaranteed rental income service called the Platinum Scheme, later to become our market-leading Guaranteed Rent offering. This innovative service proved a big hit with landlords and soon Northwood was expanding into Southampton, Milton Keynes and Northampton.   The timing was somewhat fortuitous, as the […] View article >

Northwood’s awesome foursome swim the channel

August 23, 2016

On Friday 19th August, Northwood UK’s awesome foursome finally got their slot to swim the English Channel. The determined group of four set off at 12.20am on Thursday morning and arrived at Cap Gris Nez at roughly 9.40am English time. The friends can now officially boast that they have completed the swim to France! The […] View article >

Breaking records for the Northwood Charitable Foundation

June 29, 2016

The Northwood Charitable Foundation was set up in 2013 after the tragic loss the Managing Director Nick Cooper, to pancreatic cancer. Over the last few years, the Foundation has raised funds for the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund charity by doing  cycle rides, running marathons and even climbing Mount Kilimanjaro! For the next fundraising event, Greg […] View article >

Houses fit for a pooch

May 12, 2016

With around 58 million pets across the country it’s no secret that the UK is a nation of pet-lovers.  People’s pets are very much a part of the family and like any member of the family, they need a bed. In honour of pampered pooches and pets thoughout the land we have pulled together a […] View article >

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 >