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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 >

5 Ways to improve your rental property

June 2, 2017

When it comes to renting out your property, whether that is a property you have purchased for that very purpose or a property you have been living in yourself, you will understandably want to get the very best return possible. What can be tricky here, is knowing where it’s best to spend money to make […] View article >

Lettings agent in Woking – Northwood celebrate opening of new office.

May 30, 2017

It’s always an exciting occasion for the Northwood network to open a new office. We identify areas with a robust and growing property market and where there is a lot of potential for property transactions. Our most recent launch is Northwood Woking, which opened in March 2017. The opening was celebrated with an Open Day […] View article >

Is Spring the Best Time to Move House?

May 26, 2017

The best time for moving home will be slightly different for everyone. Whether or not you have children, your reasons for moving and if you are a buyer or seller will all have an impact on choosing the right time. Circumstances will not always allow you to choose a time to move, but if they […] View article >