December 29, 2017

2017: Our Year in Review

What an exciting year it's been! With 2017 almost over and everyone resting before the new year, we thought it the perfect time to have a look back at the last twelve months and share all the things we got up to...

We grew

This year saw Key Mortgage Advice grow when, back in November, we opened a new office on Hoghton Street in Southport. The town is going through a period of regeneration and had a stellar year itself, with many new businesses moving in and developments being given the green light. Southport should blossom once again in the coming years, and we’re armed to help people get a great deal on their own seaside property.

For a little peek inside our new office and details on where you can find us, check out our last blog post:

A Peek Inside Our Southport Office


We socialised

We love a good event, and last year Key Mortgage Advice partnered with various local businesses to host several of our own. Vincents Solicitors hosted a wine and cheese event alongside us at Cobblers Café Bar in Garstang, as well as offering retirement planning advice with us at Barton Grange Garden Centre. Both events went down a treat, but we didn’t stop there...


Not content with hosting one-off events, we experimented with a month-long “Ask the Experts” thread on our Facebook page, with ourselves, Napthens Solicitors, and Lime Estate Agents offering our followers the opportunity to ask our advice on property or finances. It was an ambitious project and one we learned a lot from. Our followers are important to us and it was great to engage with them in a new way and give something back to the people who support us.

Ask The Experts

We’re currently planning an event in Southport for people who are looking to sell their home in 2018. Keep an eye out for our next blog, when we’ll be ready to share the details with you! We’ll be hosting a number of events throughout 2018, to stay up-to-date, like Key Mortgage Advice on Facebook.


We blogged

Our blog is where we share the latest industry news, tips for homeowners and house-hunters, and interior design inspiration (amongst other things). 2017 provided us plenty of opportunities to share our insights, with changes happening in the industry and new design trends popping up here, there, and everywhere.  Here’s a selection of our most popular posts from 2017:

- Our definitive guide to the best, most-innovative interior design blogs on the web.

- We share our thoughts on new-build homes and whether they're the right choice for first-time buyers.

- Insight into how the interest rate increase affects different mortgages.

- A guide on how to take stunning photographs of your property.

- Inspired by the opening of our Southport office, we look at key areas for consideration when buying commercial property.

We post twice monthly on our blog. All posts are shared on our social channels: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. You can find all our blog posts on the News page on our website.


Looking forward...

January 2018 sees two causes for celebration. Angela Wharton, one of our mortgage advisors based in Southport, has been with us for a whole year, next month; how time flies! We’d like to thank Angela for her hard work this year. Hopefully, she’ll be sharing many more work anniversaries with us in the future!

1 year with KMA

It’s also Key Mortgage Advice’s birthday in January! We’re turning seventeen and would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our customers, our social media followers, the businesses we’ve worked with, and anyone else who has helped us get to this point and supported us along the way. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Thank you!

We hope you’re all enjoying the holidays and wish you all a wonderful new year! We’ll be back in the office on Tuesday, January 2nd. If you’d like to leave us a message before then, email us at or contact us on Facebook and we’ll be sure to get back to you ?



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