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16 Jun 2020

Landlords, are you ready for mandatory electrical checks?

The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 were passed by Parliament on 18 March 2020. The Regulations apply in England to all new tenancies from [...]

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Act 2020 – Rental Property Update

With people and businesses all over the world required to react and adapt to the current situation caused by Covid-19, the property industry is no different. The Coronavirus Act 2020 [...]

15 Jan 2020

Good news for pet-owning tenants!

In a move set to be good news for pet owners looking to rent properties, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick is to end the blanket ban of pets as part of [...]

9 Dec 2019

Zero Deposit Scheme for Tenants

Traditionally rental applicants have been asked to provide a 5-week security deposit required in order to move into their new rental home.  However, Northfields now provide a Zero Deposit option [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]