Northwood Guaranteed Rent – Landlord Case Study

For today’s blog, we are presenting a case study of a novice landlord and why they chose our market-leading Guaranteed Rent service… We spoke to Carol Murphy about her first BTL property…. How did you become involved in Buy to Let? I inherited my childhood home when my dad died.  It is a 3 bed semi…

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Winter checklist – avoiding frozen pipes

As the temperatures are reported to plummet this week I thought I’d share our Winter checklist to avoiding frozen pipes…. 1. Locate your stop cock – This will normally be located below the kitchen sink, or wherever the water supply enters the home. Make sure you can access it and close it easily if you need…

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My Buy to let Deal of the Week!

Key Features Clipper Style Property Corner Plot Freehold Tenure Driveway Parking Private Garden Property Summary Positioned on a corner plot is this one bedroom clipper style home that has been remodelled to make the most of the open plan living space and allow for a full sized bath in the bathroom.  Ideally suited towards an…

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How Much will a Extension add to the value of your Northampton Home?

As our families grow bigger the need for more space, be that bedrooms or reception rooms, has grown with it.  So, should you move somewhere larger, or extend your Northampton property to make it large enough for you and your family? In some circumstances the choice has been made for you.  If you live in…

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Over 30% Premium for a Northampton New Build

According to the National House Building Council (NHBC), more than 14,400 new homes were registered to be built in the East Midlands last year, an increase of 18.7% on 2016 levels of 12,200 dwellings. Great news when you consider it is the highest number of new builds in the region since the pre-recession levels of…

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The Whitehouse Northampton

I really like this building, its set within the St Crispin’s development in Northampton, and it’s quite an unusual find in a rural setting with views over protected woodland. Known as the Whitehouse, this particular apartment is being sold with Taylors estate agents… A spacious two double bedroom first floor apartment offered to the market…

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How Much are Northampton’s ‘Millennials’ set to inherit

That got your attention… didn’t it! But before we start, what is Generation X, let alone Generation Z, Millennials, Baby Boomers … these are phrases banded around about the different life stages (or subcomponents) of our society. But when terminologies like this are used as often and habitually as these phrases (i.e. Gen X this,…

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Upton Northampton Sold!

I posted this property on here just two weeks ago, as it was a new sale listing suitable for investors; if you’re a regular reader I’m sure you’ll know, as well as posting about what’s happening in the Northampton property market but I also drop in properties that I think will make good investment properties… Well as…

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Investor Alert Northampton + 6% Return

This is a pretty good return for an investment property with a relatively cheap purchase price… It’s another apartment, but this time we’re on the other side of Northampton at Howards Way, which is near to Moulton Park. It’s on the first floor of this purpose built block and has two bedrooms, admittedly the second…

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