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The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost sports competition with over 200 nations participating.  As the countdown to the Tokyo 2021 Games commences, we look at what it takes to get in shape for one of the foremost financial events of your lifetime –...

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,...

Dartmoor Trek26 Challenge A team from Howard Mortgages are trekking 26 miles across Dartmoor on 21st August for Alzheimer’s Society. Alzheimer’s Society is transforming the landscape of dementia forever.  Every three minutes someone in the UK is told they have dementia, and – as yet – there...

Record Mortgage Demand The number of mortgage approvals in April came to a value of £20.2bn, compared to £18.6bn in March (Bank of England), showing a record demand for mortgages.  In Q1 2021, home mover activity leaped by 82% compared to Q1 2020, bringing volumes to...

Women in Finance Charter We’re delighted to announce that Howard Mortgages have signed the Women in Finance charter to pledge to continue to improve the gender balance in our team. The Women in Finance Charter is a commitment by HM Treasury and signatory firms to work together...

Self-employed people who used government grants are being penalised by some mortgage lenders, which see the use of support schemes as a “red flag”.  A mortgage warning has been issued to self-employed business owners in receipt of SEISS, as they may struggle to secure a...

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,...

Bristol has been voted the best place to live across the UK, and here at Howard Mortgages we also believe it’s also one of the best and most vibrant places to do business.   Renowned for its iconic historical landmarks with the beauty of the Clifton Suspension...

Borrowers have more choice than ever before, as the equity release market tops 500 products for the first time.   Equity release continues to grow in popularity and the market is evolving to meet the growing need.  According to Moneyfacts.co.uk, the number of equity release products on...

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,...