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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 >

Beautiful Spring Fabrics and Perfect Pastels

April 23, 2018

Spring is a great time to give your home a lift. You can make a big change by introducing some new fabrics for your soft furnishings like the curtains, sofa throws, and fresh duvet sets or decide to redecorate with interesting pastel paints for the walls. It’s a good opportunity to get in tune with […] View article >

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning List

April 13, 2018

With the weather (hopefully) beginning to warm up and Spring is finally here, now is the perfect time to give your home a thorough clean and airing. There are some big benefits from doing a spring clean including cutting down on the clutter and improving your own sense of wellbeing. Cleaning for Every Room Of […] View article >

House vs. flat – which is best for investment?

April 6, 2018

When a property investor is starting out, one of the first things they will probably consider is whether to buy a house or a flat/apartment. This seems a logical place to start, but, in reality, it would be prudent to ask a different question before deciding the type of property to invest in. That question […] View article >

An Introduction to a SMART Home

April 4, 2018

We live in an interconnected world – most of us own a Smart phone and can access all sorts of information right from our hands. Carrying out a range of everyday tasks from checking in with family and friends on social media platforms, to organising our calendar and even operating the heating at home. SMART […] View article >