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Our mission is to help people find home

The problem

Owning a home should be a high point in our lives. But for far too many of us, buying a home and sorting a mortgage is disempowering and confusing. That’s not good enough.

The plan

We’re fixing mortgages and making homebuying fit for the future. We give people tools, jargon-free knowledge and expert support to help them buy and finance their homes.

Services

Our complete home-buying service makes it easier than ever to buy a home. Just want a mortgage? We'll get you the best deal.

Our story

Dan, CEO of Habito talking to a group of people.

Back in 2016, we created Habito to end mortgage hell forever. No more paperwork, jargon or misinformation. No more stress. It all started when our founder Dan tried to buy a house… and it all went a bit wrong.

Read more about how it all began

Our experts

Smiling people sitting at computers in the Habito office.

With Habito, you’ll have people by your side the whole way. We’re here to take the stress off your shoulders and give you hours of your life back.

Our team of amazing brokers is here to find you the best mortgage. And with our complete home-buying services, you’ll have the support of our surveyor and conveyancer partners too.

Dan, CEO of Habito talking to a group of people.

Our story

Back in 2016, we created Habito to end mortgage hell forever. No more paperwork, jargon or misinformation. No more stress. It all started when our founder Dan tried to buy a house… and it all went a bit wrong.

Our experts

With Habito, you’ll have people by your side the whole way. We’re here to take the stress off your shoulders and give you hours of your life back.

Our team of amazing brokers is here to find you the best mortgage. And with our complete home-buying services, you’ll have the support of our surveyor and conveyancer partners too.

Smiling people sitting at computers in the Habito office.

Our journey so far

2014
Dan tries to buy his first home, but it nearly falls through. It sparks an idea
2015
Habito moves out of Dan’s kitchen and into a coworking space
People planning in a kitchen, big monitor on the table.
The team grows to 5
A “friends and family” beta launches
A tablet with the beta version of the first Habito website open on it.
2016
We get our brokerage licence from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
12 April: We sort our first mortgage
Habito’s live chat launches
We’ve sorted 245 mortgages
2017
We move to The Loom building in Whitechapel, the current Habito HQ
Inside the Habito office with the iconic Hell or Habito artwork on the wall.
We launch our first ever ad campaign
The team grows to over 50
We’ve sorted £361 million worth of mortgages
2018
We’ve sorted £1 billion worth of mortgages
Fairer Finance certifies our website as “jargon-free”
2019
We partner with Starling, Money Saving Expert, Property Investment Project, Finder, Money to the Masses and The Move Market
We’ve sorted £2 billion worth of mortgages
We launch our own mortgages! We’re the first company to be both a broker and a lender
The team grows to 200
2020
We launch Habito Plus, our everything-in-one-place homebuying service
We get our 4,000th Trustpilot review
We're voted Best Mortgage Broker at the British Bank Awards
British Bank Awards - Best mortgage broker winner 2020.
We’ve sorted £4 billion worth of mortgages

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Hey Habito Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (09384953) with address C/O Throgmorton, 4th Floor, Reading Bridge House, George St, Reading, Berkshire RG1 8LS, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is on the Financial Services Register (714187).Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
British Bank Awards: Best Mortgage BrokerHabito is a certified B Corporation!

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