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7 Oct 2019

Getting your home cosy for winter | Property maintenance

Whether you own your own home or a landlord looking to let your property this autumn, we’ve created a handy list of things you can do to help prevent some [...]

17 Jul 2019

Rise in renters aged 45+

The fastest-growing demographic in the tenant market is the 45 and overs, according to recent statistics highlighted by flat sharing site SpareRoom. Data which they’ve taken from their website shows [...]

12 Aug 2018

Northfields Lettings Shortlisted for EA Masters Awards 2018

As a member of the public, you may be thinking ‘so what’ another award, what does it mean to me? Well, these awards do mean something to you. This is [...]

9 Aug 2018

Right to Rent: A guide for landlords

Landlords, we would like to help you to understand the important legislation with the guide on ‘right to rent’ please let us know if you would like any information on [...]

19 Jul 2018

Too much red tape

This week in our industry press ‘Letting Agent Today’ journalist Graham Norwood drew attention to the fact that there are currently 125 pieces of legislation that a letting agent or [...]

12 Jul 2018

Northfields’ Top Tips: Move-in day made easy

At Northfields Estate Agents, we want to ensure that your move-in day is as stress-free as possible, so we have created a handy guide to make your day that much [...]

25 Apr 2017

What is the tenant fee ban, and why is it a bad thing?

You may have heard on the news, about the tenant fee ban. At face value, that sounds like a really good thing for tenants. What could possibly be bad about not [...]

22 Mar 2016

Our most viewed Sales and Lettings properties on Rightmove February 2016

Our most viewed Sales properties on Rightmove  It’s finally March and Springtime! February and the gloomy weather are behind us. Well, here’s a peek into our top Sales properties you viewed on [...]

12 Feb 2016

Right to Rent: A guide for landlords

On the 1st February 2016, a new Right to Rent legislation came into force. Landlords, we would like to help you to understand the new legislation because if you do [...]

20 Jan 2016

Landlords, are you prepared for Right To Rent?

This morning’s edition of Letting Agent Today reports on a survey of 5,000 landlords conducted for suggests that half of them are not prepared for the introduction of Right [...]

8 Oct 2015

Landlords Safety Obligation Changes

Of particular interest to landlords and tenants the ‘Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide (England) Regulations 2015’ came into effect on 1st October.  In essence the regulations mean that for any [...]

23 Jul 2015

Staff Bio: Abigail Lomo-Dash – Lettings Accounts

  Abigail, or Abbie as she likes to be called joined Northfields in 2012 working as an administrator in our client care team. After working for the team for a [...]

9 Jul 2015

Dolores Marskell’s top 3 tips for tenants this summer

As we approach the summer we all have lots of things on our minds such as topping up our tans, fun in the sun and BBQ’s. Our Head of Property [...]

26 Aug 2014

Mind the gap: How landlords can minimise voids in rental property

A rental property going empty can cost landlords thousands of pounds.  Find out how as a landlord you can limit the risk of having unoccupied properties. Top 4 tips for [...]

6 Aug 2014

Choosing neutral paint colours that aren’t boring when selling or renting your property

While it's a big commitment (and not always possible when renting) to paint out walls in strong colours, you can be clever with your choice of neutral paints to give [...]