Author: Lee Howard

The housing market is set for the busiest December in over a decade as buyers rush to beat the stamp duty deadline, according to the latest Zoopla figures. “Buyers need to move fast, with just half of property sales agreed in January set to complete in time to...

Our monthly property market review is intended to provide background to recent developments in property markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.  We are not responsible or authorised to provide advice on investment decisions concerning property,...

Following the announcement of a new lockdown in England, Jackie Ashmore of Quilter provides you with the latest information on the mortgage market and what this means for lenders and borrowers. We now know that the housing market will remain open throughout the new lockdown. The residential...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its proposals to bolster support for borrowers struggling with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The FCA recently put forward new proposals to extend the availability of mortgage payment holidays and ban repossessions until 31 January 2021.  Earlier this...

Quilter Financial Planning has achieved first place in the FTAdviser’s annual Top 100 Financial Advisers list for the second year in a row.  Howard Mortgages are proud to be part of this successful network. FTAdviser looked at a host of criteria to help inform its final standings.  You...

Mortgage - Trick or Treat? The Governments' ‘Mortgage Repayment Holiday Scheme’ comes to an end on Halloween, but what does that mean for you if you’re still struggling to make your monthly repayments?  Lee Howard, Managing Director, Howard Mortgages answers your questions. 2020 has been one serious...

In his latest podcast Behavioural Economist Mark Pittaccio, explores how you can regain power and gain acceptance of what you can control rather than focus on what you can’t. 2020 has been a year where we’ve had to learn to navigate continually stormy waters and, in...

Our monthly property market review is intended to provide background to recent developments in property markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future. We are not responsible or authorised to provide advice on investment decisions concerning property, only for the provision of...

The Ultimate Guide to Moving Home Moving to a new house can be a stressful time, especially if you’re not prepared. To help ease the stress, we’ve published a free resource by PaymentShield for clients: The Ultimate Guide to Moving Home. The guide, which includes step-by-step information...