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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...

What happens when the mortgage payment holiday scheme ends? 1 in 6 people are estimated to currently be taking a mortgage holiday, but it is not a free holiday, and many people may not understand the true impact.  With the mortgage payment holiday scheme set to...

Am I Too Old for a Mortgage? According to research by the Centre for Ageing better, almost half of people in their 50s and 60s believe their financial circumstances will worsen over the next year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These figures are deeply worrying and if...

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...

Debunking the myths The term ‘Lifetime mortgage’ is relatively new term and if you spoke to someone 5 years ago, they probably wouldn’t have heard of it. Mention equity release tough, most people have heard of it, and typically along with some sort of horror story. Ben...