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11/02/16 - What takes 53 minutes? The decision to buy a property

New Research has revealed that it takes buyers typically, 53 minutes to make their decision to buy a property. With the average value of a home in Britain today costing £290,963, it means buyers spend approximately £5,490 a minute at a property viewing.

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04/02/16 - The Changing Market: Homeowners and Generation Rent

New research claims that house prices have increased by a staggering 300% in 20 years and the average UK property has gained £200k since 1995.

With predictions forecasting the next five years will see house prices rise a further 17%, the demand for property investment is still on the increase. Double award winners, Ashtons have also seen similar trends in the local market, with an impressive £342,902,437 capital value of property sold in 2015.

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01/02/16 - Our Welwyn Garden City Office Has a New Look

“Great businesses are not built by extraordinary people but by ordinary people doing extraordinary things”.

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29/01/16 - Home Movers Stay Local

Recent figures released from home removals website Reallymoving.com, found that half of all moves were nine miles or less from a previous address, based on analysis of 200,000 quotes.

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21/01/16 - The 35-year Mortgage For First-time Buyers

It has been revealed that first-time buyers are increasingly turning to 35-year mortgages over traditional 25-year terms.

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15/01/16 - New Date Released: Redbourn's 5th Christmas Market 2016

Ashtons were pleased to sponsor Redbourn's Christmas Market in 2015, which for the 4th year running was another great hit. Due to its success, the event organisers are thrilled to announce the 5th Christmas Market will be taking place on Sunday 27th November 2016.

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14/01/16 - Buy to let mortgage activity shows strong rise

BBC Business News Website reports 'Home loans advanced to UK buy to let investors in November leapt 35% from a year earlier, ahead of key tax changes.

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08/01/16 - A Modest 3 Bedroomed Sandbanks House Goes on Sale for £5 Million

The Telegraph has reported; a three bedroomed house has gone on the market for almost £5 million due to its location – one of the last undeveloped waterside plots on the exclusive enclave of Sandbanks.

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05/01/16 - A Thank You Received from Wood End School

Ashtons were delighted to receive a note of thanks from Wood End School following our donation towards the school’s first ever Hamper raffle during the Christmas Fair last month.

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