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Not Getting Enough Viewings?

July 11, 2017

There’s no doubt that putting your home up for sale can be a stressful experience. If all goes well and you’ve put in the right plans, you should get people flocking to your door. For many, this is exactly what happens, but there are also those who don’t get the viewings they initially hoped for. […] View article >

Benefits of Holding an Open House Viewing

July 6, 2017

Open house viewings are becoming an increasingly popular way to sell properties in the UK. A technique that came to us across the Atlantic from the US, it has a number of benefits over the traditional methods of selling a house, particularly for those in inner city areas which may account for its success in […] View article >

How Your Spare Room Could Help Sell Your Property

July 3, 2017

Any person selling their home wants to get the best price on the market. Paying special attention to the value-added extras your property offers potential buyers is therefore important. One area that can add buyer appeal is the spare bedroom. Unfortunately, it’s a space that many of us fail to utilise properly. If you currently […] View article >

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 >