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Mortgage payment holidays soar

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Mortgage payment holidays soar

More than1.2 million mortgage payment holidays have been offered by lenders to customers impacted by Covid-19, UK Finance has revealed. Action by lenders means one in nine mortgages in the UK are now subject...

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Still Here to Help

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Still Here to Help

This is a difficult time for everyone, but individuals and businesses are coming up with increasingly innovative ways to navigate through it. We all understand the importance of following the guidelines...

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Property industry helping in crisis

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Property industry helping in crisis

Organisations representing those with architectural, surveying and planning specialisms have written to the prime minister to offer help during the coronavirus epidemic. Led by the Royal Institution of...

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Setting up a work space at home

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Setting up a work space at home

With so many more of us working from home, creating a suitable space may well now be a priority. Some of us might be lucky enough to have offices within a room in the house already or to have carried out...

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Coronavirus (Covid19) statement

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Coronavirus (Covid19) statement

Howie Architects are very much aware of the ever-changing situation and of the growing concerns around Coronavirus (Covid-19), we therefore we want to make our clients aware of some of the precautionary...

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Sales of new homes are up

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Sales of new homes are up

Sales of new homes increased for a third consecutive month across the UK, as has buyer demand and new instructions. According to the February 2020 RICS UK Residential Market Survey, a net balance of +20%...

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A virtual reality exhibition

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A virtual reality exhibition

Anyone interested in architecture might like to visit this exhibition, which is being staged by the Royal Institute of British Architect (RIBA). Running until Saturday, May 16, this is the organisation’s...

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Clear, clean and get ready for Spring

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Clear, clean and get ready for Spring

The world is waking up after the winter and the sun is streaming through the windows – with the new season in the air it might be time for a good clear out. Whether you are soon to redecorate, renovate,...

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Why choose underfloor heating? 

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Why choose underfloor heating? 

As the cold weather arrives so we all start to switch on, light up and buy fuel in a bid to keep ourselves warm. Many new homes these days now come with underfloor heating and homeowners are increasingly...

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A manifesto for architects

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A manifesto for architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published its own manifesto demanding urgent investment, leadership and new regulation from the next government. People, Places and the Planet: RIBA’s...

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Annual house price growth slows

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Annual house price growth slows

The average price of a UK home is currently £232,249, according to the Halifax House Price Index. House prices in October 2019 were 0.9 per cent higher than in the same month in 2018 but on a monthly...

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