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What should you save for a house deposit?

Wed 09 Nov 2016

One of the first steps in getting on the property ladder and easily one of the biggest hurdles is raising a deposit. The size of your deposit will determine how much your mortgage will cost. Here’s a guide on how much you need to raise before you buy.

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How to deal with the stress of moving

Thu 15 Sep 2016

As Churchill once wrote: ‘to improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often’.

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Why living in Devon is something you need to experience!

Wed 20 Jan 2016

Ever considered making a move to live in Devon? We look at a number of reasons why you should experience it at least once in your life.

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Top questions to ask yourself when considering buy-to-let investment

Mon 18 Jan 2016

If you are considering purchasing a buy-to-let property then there are a number of factors to consider, and we’ve covered them for you.

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A three-point guide to buying vs renting and which is best suited to you

Fri 15 Jan 2016

Here at Howes Estates we know how difficult it can be to choose between renting and buying, so we’ve got a handy 3-point guide to help.

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Five top tips for a stress-free moving day

Mon 11 Jan 2016

Here at Howes Estates we know how tough moving house can be, so take the stress away with our five handy house-moving hints.

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The average UK home buyer desires a £200,000 three-bed home

Mon 14 Dec 2015

New research has revealed what the average UK home buyer is after when it comes to home buying, and we have all the stats here for you.

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A handful of handy hints for home buying

Mon 14 Dec 2015

Howes Estates have put together a handful of handy hints for home buying so that you won’t forget them when the time comes.

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Factors to consider when letting a property

Sun 13 Dec 2015

Here we have put together a brief list of things you should consider before letting a house to ensure that both you and your tenants are satisfied.

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Buying a house? 7 top property viewing tips

Fri 11 Dec 2015

Are you looking to buy a new house? Then you should be sure to take these 7 essential house viewing tips with you.

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How long will it take you to find and your dream home?

Thu 10 Dec 2015

You may be wondering how long you can expect the process to take between finding a home and moving in, so here is a brief outline the timescale you can expect:

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What you get when you choose Howes Estate Agents

Wed 09 Dec 2015

We thought we would showcase to you some of the reasons why, when you choose us, you will be getting the best service around.

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5 alternative considerations prior to property purchase

Mon 07 Dec 2015

Howes Estate Agents have listed 5 alternative considerations for you to think about before purchasing a new house.

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Good news for first time home buyers

Fri 04 Dec 2015

Are you considering buying your first home? Well we have good news for you, the market is finally taking a turn for the better for the first time since the 2007 recession.

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Expert designer offers tips on creating the perfect ‘man cave’

Thu 26 Nov 2015

Holly Hickey Moore offers her professional advice on how to make sure you have the perfect man cave in your home.

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On average, homes located in National Parks in England & Wales cost 44% more

Mon 23 Nov 2015

A recent study conducted by Lloyd’s Bank has highlighted that on average, homes located in National Parks in England & Wales cost 44% more.

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5 things you should never store in your bathroom

Fri 13 Nov 2015

If you’re looking to keep your house in the best possible shape you should follow our guide on these 5 things you should never store in your bathroom.

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UK housing stock value reaches more than five trillion

Wed 11 Nov 2015

Latest property news has shown that in the UK housing stock worth has reached more than five trillion, the Halifax has stated.

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New research highlights UK average fixed rate mortgages have reached their lowest point since 2012

Tue 10 Nov 2015

Average fixed rates in the UK for two, three and five year mortgages have reached their lowest level since 2012, while the amount of 10 year fixed deals is starting to see growth.

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Five neat ideas to make your new house feel like home in no time

Mon 09 Nov 2015

Howes Estates have come up with these five handy hints for anyone who has moved house and is looking to successfully make it a home.

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Large growth in UK home owners taking advantage of equity release

Mon 02 Nov 2015

According to latest figures, equity release lending in the UK has realised its largest rise for more than a decade.

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How to develop £20,000 into a house deposit for your children

Thu 29 Oct 2015

Howes Estates look at how you can develop £20,000 into a house deposit for your children in the future.

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Month on month sales to first time buyers in UK sees jump of close to 10%

Mon 26 Oct 2015

News today from the NAEA reveals month on month sales to first time buyers in UK sees jump of close to 10%.

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Lego warns there’s a brick shortage, so not all of us will be building this Christmas!

Thu 22 Oct 2015

Lego warns that there’s going to be a brick shortage, so not all of us will be building this Christmas.

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Just what turns a house into a home?

Mon 19 Oct 2015

Howes Estates look at the defining factors that turn your house into a home, and many of these things are invaluable, but irreplaceable.

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Keep warm and save money at home this autumn/winter

Tue 13 Oct 2015

Follow Howes Estates’ five top tips to save yourself money and keep warm in your home this autumn/winter time.

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Residential housing market in the UK achieves highest activity rating for six months

Tue 13 Oct 2015

The residential housing market in the UK has achieved its highest activity rating for six months in September, new data has revealed.

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Our guide to making sure your home is protected

Fri 09 Oct 2015

It is essential to ensure that you’re equipped with protection for your home so take a look at our guide for all the information you’ll need.

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Quarterly slowdown in UK house prices, underlying trend reveals

Tue 06 Oct 2015

There’s been a quarterly slowdown in UK house prices, an underlying trend reveals, so what’s does this mean for us?

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Achieve your ideal outdoor living room with these five tips

Thu 24 Sep 2015

If you’re looking to make your garden into an outdoor living room then follow Howes Estates 5 top tips for instant success!

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More and more home owners in the UK looking to remortgage to an improved fixed deal

Mon 21 Sep 2015

A recent study has revealed that there’s growing numbers of UK home owners looking to remortgage to an improved fixed deal.

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Fixing 4 mortgage misunderstandings for you

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Howes Estates discuss and clarify four mortgage misunderstandings that can be cleared up for you by the time you finish reading this article.

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UK set to see launch of new buy to let index this month

Tue 15 Sep 2015

Howes Estates understands that the new UK buy to let index will be come into play at the end of September. Great news landlords!

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Bank of England reveals UK mortgage approvals reach their highest level since the start of 2014

Wed 02 Sep 2015

The Bank of England has revealed that UK mortgage approvals reached their highest level since the start of 2014.

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Plan to boost homes in villages announced

Wed 26 Aug 2015

Rural productivity plan set to make rural areas even more attractive places to live, increasing opportunities and connectivity.

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£26 million fund put aside by government to help build new homes

Wed 19 Aug 2015

The government have set aside £26 million to help develop new build homes, mainly aimed at first time buyers to give them the opportunity to get onto the property ladder.

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Home sales down by 7% on a year ago, says HMRC

Tue 04 Aug 2015

There were 191,200 residential property transactions in the second quarter of this year for which Stamp Duty was payable, HMRC has reported.

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House buyers prize green space

Mon 22 Jun 2015

Home buyers now prize the outdoor green space of areas like the West country above spacious interiors and gardens, a new study shows.

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