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What should you save for a house deposit?

09/11/16

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 ...

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How to deal with the stress of moving

15/09/16

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!

20/01/16

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...

18/01/16

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 bes...

15/01/16

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

11/01/16

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 ...

14/12/15

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

14/12/15

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

13/12/15

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

11/12/15

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?

10/12/15

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...

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What you get when you choose Howes Estate Agents

09/12/15

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

07/12/15

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

04/12/15

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 s...

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Expert designer offers tips on creating the perfect �ma...

26/11/15

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 & ...

23/11/15

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

13/11/15

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 bath...

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UK housing stock value reaches more than five trillion

11/11/15

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 h...

10/11/15

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 ...

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Five neat ideas to make your new house feel like home in ...

09/11/15

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...

02/11/15

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 ch...

29/10/15

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...

26/10/15

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 w...

22/10/15

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?

19/10/15

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

13/10/15

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 act...

13/10/15

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

09/10/15

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 r...

06/10/15

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

24/09/15

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...

21/09/15

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

18/09/15

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

15/09/15

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...

02/09/15

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

26/08/15

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 ne...

19/08/15

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 on...

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

04/08/15

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

22/06/15

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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