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New Year, New Home The beginning of this year has been one of the busiest ever starts to a new year for the property market as hundreds of home buyers race for more space. With lockdown and home working continuing, many homeowners want move to larger properties...

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,...

Refer a Friend to Howard Mortgages We believe a recommendation is the highest praise you can receive.  It’s a known fact that consumers trust their friends’ recommendations more than any other source – including their partner, parents or influencers. Here at Howard Mortgages, our successes have been...

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,...

Mortgages for Key Workers In 2019, a third of the total UK workforce were in key worker occupations and industries (according to ONS data).  With the event of the Coronavirus pandemic, the figure of 10.6 million people (or 33%) is expected to have risen. A proportion of...

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...