Why let with Northwood
Every landlord wants to know that both their property and money are in safe hands. With 20 years’ experience, over 85 offices and over 20,000 landlords nationwide, we are an established and well-respected company in the world of lettings.
The opportunity for Guaranteed Rent
We are one of the few letting agents in the country who offer a letting service that aims to be both hassle and risk-free. It's an ideal solution for people who want to let their property, with an assured income, and the management taken care of by professionals.
- Over 20,000 landlords trust Northwood to manage their property
- A 20 year history of providing genuine guaranteed rent
- Not an insurance product with exemptions, clauses and exclusions
A range of letting management options
We understand that every landlord is different so we aim to be as flexible as possible by offering a range of letting options:
- Fully Managed
- Rent Collection
- Tenant Find
Accurate and realistic valuations
Our free market valuations consider local features that will appeal to potential tenants - local parks, schools and shopping facilities. We do not simply give you a high valuation to acquire your business but promise to provide realistic rental figures, based on true market conditions.
With over 85 offices across the country, our team of over 300 local experts have an intimate knowledge of the current market conditions - there are no faceless corporates here.
We recruit staff locally and train them thoroughly through our national training program, so they have the skills to successfully manage our landlords' properties.
And because each office is owned by the local director, they are as motivated as you are to achieve the best possible rental solution for your property.
With a centralised hub of specialist departments, all Northwood offices can access the support of the experts:
- IT - ensuring the instant uploading of property details
- Marketing - enabling properties to be marketed to the highest professional standard
- Compliance - giving you peace of mind that your property is being let legally and doesnt leave you exposed
- Buy-to-let specialists to support investors
A name tenants recognise
With a national network of local experts selling your property through Northwood really does allow it to stand out from the crowd
- Northwood TV advertising - Sky, Channel 4
- Distinctive To Let boards
- High street offices where prospective buyers and sellers are encouraged to come in
- A website with over 120,000 hits per month
Maximum exposure to the widest possible audience
Whether it's online or offline, digital or print we have it covered.
The new Northwooduk.com website is state-of-art in allowing prospective buyers to find your property quickly & efficiently
- Property details can be uploaded instantly
- Over 120,000 visits to the site each month
- 11 pages are viewed every minute of every hour of every day
Your property will also be advertised on a variety of property sites
In the wider world
- Prominent High Street office window displays
- Newspaper advertising
- Email and SMS marketing alerts
- Striking To Let boards
A company with integrity
The Northwood group operates under strict codes of practice and have been a voluntary member of various industry bodies for many years. All our offices work closely with our compliance department and within the standards set by the professional bodies to ensure that all customers are dealt with in a professional and legally compliant manner.
- Our Landlord management contracts are annually reviewed by the Trading Standards Office
- Being members of the Property Ombudsman
- Being founding member of the SAFEagent scheme
- All of our offices belong to one of the three Government-approved money protection schemes - Tenancy Dispute Service (TDS), Deposit Protection Service (DPS) or Mydeposits.
- Offices may also be a member of either The National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS) or Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA).
Please note that not all offices are members of all professional bodies. Check individual office pages for details.
Award winning customer service
We were recognised for our high levels of service by our own customers in the most recent AllAgent Awards by winning 4 national awards and over 90 gold medals across the network of offices.
Carefully selected tenants
We operate on the basis that successful letting is about matching the right tenant for every property. Having a tenant who will treat the property with respect is a key consideration for a successful tenancy so we ensure all prospective tenants are:
- Fully referenced
- Credit checked
- Confirmation that they have the legal right to rent in the UK