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House price growth returns to double digits in November


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Better EPC Gets a Better Mortgage Rate For Landlords


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Chancellor promises vouchers for landlords and home owner...


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Stamp Duty scrapped on all homes under £500,000 with imme...


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We’re Back! Agents and lettings market resume work today


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Covid 19. Government Advice to Home Movers


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COVID-19: An update from Howes Estates / Pure Lettings


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Buyer Confidence Returns as House Prices Start to Rise


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New EPC Rules For Landlords Coming Soon!


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Need Space to work from Home?


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Ever Thought About Buying a Park Home?


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Why Buy Thatch?


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Top Tips To Sell Your Home Before Christmas


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Win a Cream Tea


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Howes Estates offer On-Line Auction Service


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What should you save for a house deposit?


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


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!


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...


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...


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


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 ...


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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...


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 & ...


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


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


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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?


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


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...


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


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...


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


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...


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


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


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...


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


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...


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


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


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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