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7 Home Improvements to Help Sell your Home

June 26, 2018

If you’re looking to sell your home, undertaking some simple improvements can make a big difference to how people view the property. Buying a home is such a big investment, it’s understandable there are things that can put potential buyers off. Topping this list of easily rectified items are things like; mould in the bathroom […] View article >

Government announces review of selective licensing

June 25, 2018

The Government recently made a surprise announcement that it was going to undertake a review of selective licensing. What is selective licensing? Selective licensing is where the whole or part(s) of a borough are subject to a designation under the Housing Act 2004. The designation makes it compulsory for all private rented accommodation in that area […] View article >

Scents That Can Help To Sell Your Property

June 15, 2018

We tend to look at a more obvious sense when it comes to selling a property. What you see is what you get. That’s why we often spend a lot of time in getting our homes looking perfect prior to a viewing. There are plenty of estate agents, however, who believe that the smell of […] View article >

9 Summer Home Trends

June 13, 2018

Summer is a great time to have tidy up, declutter all the rooms and get the home spick and span for the approaching warmer months. It’s also a good moment to look at refreshing certain areas of your home. In this article we take a look at what’s hot in the stores at the moment […] View article >

Delicious Modern Wall Art

June 1, 2018

Having a strong focal point for a room can be a great way to introduce character and style to your home. There’s some delicious modern wall art this season, that doesn’t require a mansion to hang it in or an overdraft to pay for it. You can go the whole hog with a magnificent full […] View article >

Northwood supports “SAFEagent Awareness Week” 2018

May 22, 2018

Following on from our blog about mandatory client money protection being introduced for agents, Northwood is pleased, once again, to lend its support to “SAFEagent Awareness Week” 2018, which is taking place all this week across social media. SAFEagent is the campaign that encourages consumers – tenants and landlords – to only let through an […] View article >

Time for a New Look Kitchen

May 21, 2018

There’s one place in the home that is subject to harsh heat and hard use, the kitchen. Often the hub of the home, where culinary magic occurs and where people tend to congregate and talk about the day. Because it’s so well used, your kitchen can start to look a little jaded after a while. […] View article >

Northwood welcomes mandatory Client Money Protection

May 15, 2018

Last week the Government instigated regulations that, if passed by parliament, will require all agents managing lettings in England to belong to an approved client money protection scheme by 1 April 2019. Northwood welcomed this news as we have been a long-timer campaigner for mandatory client money protection, being a founding member of the SAFEagent […] View article >

5 Steps to Declutter your Home

May 11, 2018

According to the Daily Mail, we’re a nation of hoarders. Only 1 in 5 of us dispose of things we no longer have a use for and admit that we could fill a whole room with the clutter we’ve collected over the years. Clutter can accumulate without us being aware of it – it’s only […] View article >

How to be a good landlord

April 30, 2018

Unless you have been living on the moon lately, you cannot fail to have noticed all the anti-landlord sentiment that is around in the media! Landlords, along with estate agents and bankers, seem to have become Public Enemy No. 1. This is no doubt down to the minority of landlords – the rogues – who […] View article >