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  • It’s getting harder and harder for people to get onto the property ladder. As a parent, when you see your child struggling to get on the first rung, you’ll naturally want to help.   Even at the average price of property in the UK &nd...

  • Becoming a landlord, growing a portfolio and creating a passive income can help you switch careers, change your lifestyle and build a solid financial future. There are various models of a buy-to-let business, and you don’t necessarily need to b...

  • Following the Budget announcement, Howard Mortgages provide initial thoughts with regards to the mortgage market. There were very few rumours related to housing prior to this budget and there have been no huge surprises. However, the government has c...

  • In the spirit of Halloween, Lee Howard of Howard Mortgages explores trick-or-treating around some of the mortgage options available. He takes 5 mortgage questions that home buyers and sellers commonly ask and decides whether they are tricks or treats...

  • 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 t...

  • According to the CII, the demand for protection insurance saw a huge increase in 2020 due to the global impact of COVID-19.  The consequences of the pandemic saw people unable to work either because they developed symptoms, were forced to s...

  • 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 t...

  • Dartmoor Challenge I’ve always been proud of our team here at Howard Mortgages, but none more so than this weekend.  After a 4.30am wake up, Sarah Johnson, Michael Gambles and I (Lee Howard) trekked across Dartmoor in aid of the Alzheimer&...

  • 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 t...

  • The property market surfed into 2021 on a wave of high buyer demand, and the momentum is showing no signs of slowing down as we embark on the second half of the year.  This Essentially Mortgages Q3 2021 magazin...

  • 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 e...

  • 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 t...

  • 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 ...

  • 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% compar...

  • 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...

  • 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 SE...

  • 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 t...

  • 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...

  • 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.c...

  • 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 t...

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