Categories for Landlord

Flooding of property – from a landlord perspective

February 13, 2014

As the flooding continues to spread across the country, more and more properties are becoming unfit for habitation*, causing problems for both landlords and tenants alike. Here are some tips for you to share with your tenants to help them during this difficult period: 1.  Move all costly possessions, rugs, valuable documents, and electrical items, […] View article >

Guaranteed Rent – explained in 2 minutes!

February 3, 2014

At Northwood, we like to keep things simple. We are also mindful that landlords are very busy people, and are looking for quick and easy solutions to their problems. That is why we offer our market-leading Guaranteed Rent service, which was designed for landlords who simply want to “let and forget”. So our latest video […] View article >

Choosing to self-manage or use a lettings agent

January 24, 2014

When becoming a landlord, there is an important choice to make right at the start of your property career. Are you going to self-manage or employ the services of a lettings agent? The answer is as individual as you are. Much depends on your personal situation such as how much time you can commit to […] View article >

5 things landlords need to be aware of in 2014.

December 18, 2013

It’s that time of the year when all the predictions for the next year start to come in! Forewarned is forearmed, so here are our Top 5 things that we think landlords need to be aware of in 2014: 1.  Interest rate rises Interest rates have remained historically low for an extended period and rising […] View article >

Top 5 Guaranteed Rent myths – BUSTED!

November 26, 2013

All over the social web, we see landlords talking about our Guaranteed Rent schemes and we thought we would set the record straight about some of the myths we hear. Myth 1.   They put any person in your property. False. Northwood carry the financial risk of your property whether there is a void period […] View article >

How to let out your own home safely.

November 11, 2013

There are many occasions when renting out your own home (instead of selling it) makes sense: You have been re-located for work. You have met a partner who also has a property and want to move into their home. The sales market is weak and you fear that you will not achieve the market value […] View article >