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Northwood supports landlords throughout their property career

December 14, 2015

Following on from a previous blog, Lifecycle of a landlord, we thought we might address this topic again, with some additional detail. The four stages of the landlord lifecycle are: Pre-acquisition – the research stage, doing your due diligence, and finding a property that meets your financial goals. Buying the property – getting your finances […] View article >

Is the colour of your walls impacting on your house sale?

November 24, 2015

The colour of a paint is a powerful thing. In the home, paint has the ability to deter potential buyers, but when used in the correct way, it has the ability to attract buyers and even become a selling point.   Paint is a perfect way of adding colour and character to your home. While […] View article >

Rent Smart Wales has launched – have you registered?

November 24, 2015

New Law for Welsh Landlords and Letting Agents is here! Rent Smart Wales, the new registration and licensing scheme set up for landlords and letting agents in Wales,  launched yesterday. The law itself means that anyone who owns and rents out private property in Wales will have to register with the central licensing authority via […] View article >

It’s a spooktacular property!

October 21, 2015

Potential buyers and tenants will often get a “feel” for a property when they walk through the door, but it appears that some believe that they have ended up with more than the bricks and mortar when they have purchased a property. Across the UK one in seven people believe they live in a haunted […] 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 >

Demystifying Landlord Insurance terms

August 3, 2015

Let’s face it; insurance isn’t a particularly interesting aspect of being a landlord; it is more often than not just another task on your “to do” list. And it doesn’t help that sometimes insurance is full of technical jargon. But because not having insurance puts your property at unnecessary risk, Northwood Insurance Services have compiled […] View article >

The Northwood team are on the road to Paris

July 28, 2015

The team arrived in Paris as planned & celebrated with a glass of vino of course! It’s not too late to sponsor them and given the announcement last week about new research (funded by the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund)  that paves the way for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, there has never been a better […] View article >

Home life through a lens – enter the Northwood photo competition

July 14, 2015

  In recognition of the fact that people throughout the UK are trying to juggle the logistics of the summer holidays we have extended the closing date of the photo competition from Thursday 30th July to Monday 3rd August.   Here at Northwood we are proud to be in the business of helping people to […] View article >

5 reasons to get tenant insurance

June 19, 2015

Many tenants wrongly assume that they are protected by their landlords insurance for their belongings and liability. However, to get the right cover for your belongings and your liability for landlords’ furnishings, you will need your own tenants’ insurance policy. Here are 5 reasons why: Northwood highly recommends it We recommend that tenants take out […] View article >

The Northwood marathon team did it!

April 27, 2015

The Northwood network couldn’t be prouder  after three of our fittest completed the London marathon on Sunday. Barry Ireland, David Vann and Kerry Draper ran in memory of our former Managing Director Nick Cooper who died from pancreatic cancer  in 2013, aged 50. Barry and David ran around the course together and proudly crossed the […] View article >