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We are delighted to announce that Ashtons were re-affirmed at the 2015 Relocation Agent Network Conference, which took place at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in Central London on Friday 13 November.

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12/11/15 - Property will become more unaffordable says RICS

BBC Business News Website reports: "Property will become "even more unaffordable" over the next five years creating a critical need for a house building programme, surveyors say.

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08/11/15 - House price growth picked up in October says Halifax

BBC Business News website reports "Growth in UK house prices sped up in the last year to October, says the country's largest mortgage lender, because of "improving economic conditions".

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29/10/15 - Housing market lack of supply 'pushing up prices'

BBC Business News website reports "Mortgage activity has picked up this year but the lack of homes for sale is likely to push up house prices, reports have suggested.

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23/10/15 - Buying Vs Renting

According to a recent estate agency survey, buying a property is cheaper than renting one.

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15/10/15 - Costs for home extensions rise sharply

Increased demand for raw materials, labour costs and more changes in building regulations, have substantially increased the cost of extending your own home.

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12/10/15 - Prime central London transactions down 40%

One of Britain's leading buying agencies, Property Vision, says that transactions at the very highest end of the London market may be as much as 40% lower this year.

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04/10/15 - London skyline seen from Hertfordshire High Street!

A dramatic image of London's skyline is currently being showcased on our feature wall at Ashtons in Harpenden. It is also on display at our St Albans and Redbourn offices.

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01/10/15 - Bank of England concerns over buy to let boom

BBC Business News website reports "The growing buy-to-let property market in the UK could post a threat to wider financial stability, a Bank of England committee has said.

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29/09/15 - Borrowing up amid interest rates speculation

Expectations of a rise in interest rates has prompted a pick-up in mortgage activity, and unsecured borrowing has also increased.

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