Why rental demand is set to continue

June 28, 2017

With such economic turmoil – not to mention Brexit – on the horizon, landlords could rightly be concerned about the sustainability of rental demand across the U.K. However, at Northwood, we are confident that rental demand will continue, despite these issues. The first thing to remember is that we are a small island and many […] View article >

6 Uses for Baby Wipes You Never Knew About

June 28, 2017

Most of us never considered buying baby wipes until we had a baby, but before we knew it, they were indispensable. Not only do they make changing nappies phenomenally easier, they are possibly the handiest thing you can have laying around the house. Aside from making changing a baby’s bottom a breeze and making short […] View article >

5 Plants for your bedroom that can help you sleep

June 28, 2017

According to a report by the Mental Health Foundation, almost a third of us suffer from sleeplessness which in turn affects our health. Being sleep deprived puts us at a higher risk of mental health and relationship issues. It can also have a huge impact on our productivity as well our general wellbeing.  Almost half […] View article >

How to BBQ Safely This Summer

June 22, 2017

With temperatures at their peak, it’s that time of year when many of us are choosing to make the most of the summer weather and fire up the BBQ. Everyone loves a good get together in the garden for delicious BBQ food, but it’s important to give a little consideration to safety, after all, a […] View article >

Potential Pitfalls of being a Landlord

June 19, 2017

Becoming a landlord can be very profitable and rewarding, but it does pay to be aware of the pitfalls you may face along the way. From professionals to ‘accidental’ landlords, it’s definitely a good idea to research what is really involved before taking the plunge. There are increasingly a number people who find themselves with […] View article >

Top Summer Garden Games for Rental Properties

June 13, 2017

Assuming you’re lucky enough to have a rental property that comes with a nice garden, you certainly don’t want to waste that space when summer comes around. Whether you want to hold a spring housewarming, need to keep the kids occupied or have decided to have a barbecue for friends and neighbours, the garden is […] View article >

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 >