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23/03/17 - Richard Fossey Named Ashtons Relocation Agent Specialist 2017

We are delighted to announce Richard Fossey, Manager of our St Albans office, has successfully been assessed as Ashtons Relocation Agent Specialist.

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16/03/17 - Annual Rents Fall for the First Time in Six Years

Across the UK rents have recorded their first annual drop for six years. In February, the average rent was £921 a month, £5 lower than a year earlier and the first annual decrease since 2011. This currently equates to the national average rent being down 0.6% year-on-year.

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09/03/17 - ESTAS 2017: We Have Been Shortlisted!

Ashtons are proud to announce all four offices have been shortlisted for The ESTAS 2017, highlighting the recognition for outstanding customer service to our clients by the biggest award scheme in the UK residential property industry.

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02/03/17 - Ashtons Employees Achieve Property Qualification of Excellence

We are proud to announce Jon-Paul Brampton, Senior Valuer and Neil Facer, Assistant Sales Manager have both recently achieved the Propertymark Qualifications NFoPP QCF Level 3 Technical Award in The Sale of Residential Property.

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24/02/17 - Ashtons Listed in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work for 2017

For the fourth consecutive year, Ashtons are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work for 2017.

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16/02/17 - Barclays Launch Fixed Rate Mortgage to Help Recover Stamp Duty

Barclays have just unveiled their ‘Home-buyer Cashback’ mortgage, a new way to try and boost buying across the housing market, paying stamp duty for a purchaser, but only if they accept a higher interest rate.

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09/02/17 - Ashtons Continue to Support Isabel Hospice

We are proud to announce the grand total raised during Ashtons ‘Office2Office’ fundraising sixteen-mile walk, which took place on 12th June 2016, has been finalised and reached £1225 – a fantastic team effort.

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02/02/17 - Annual House Price Inflation Falls

According to Nationwide, the annual house price inflation fell to its weakest level since November 2015 in January.

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26/01/17 - Average House Prices Nearing £1million by 2037

A recent report has suggested property prices could average over £300,000 in the next decade if they rise as much as they have in the last 10 years. In London, prices could rise to over £800,000 and the South East could see an average of £445,000.

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19/01/17 - It's Time to Instruct Your Agent with the Largest Local Market Share

According to the HomeOwners’ Alliance (HOA), sellers should try to instruct estate agents with the largest local share of the market, even if it means ignoring well-known corporate firms.

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Mar
29
2017

Lynn Hatton

Graham was brilliant and helped me through every bit of the sale, even when things became a bit fraught all the way till the end...

Mar
27
2017

Fiona & Andrew Marsh

On the ball; proactive; knows the who and what of this area; able to see potential we had not spotted; attentive and trustworthy. Would definitely...

Mar
25
2017

Carol Rule

Very helpful, friendly and efficient.

Mar
23
2017

N Hale

Love Jan - the fact she periodically checks in to see if all is well, really makes a difference.

Mar
21
2017

Devonee Welch

Louise Walker was very professional. I appreciate her keeping the lines of communication open. Our frequent and open communication resulted in a quick exchange of...

Mar
19
2017

Ian Lorimer Watt

Robert is an exceptional agent, not only for his great customer service, but also his negotiating skills in successfully achieving a good deal for all...

Mar
17
2017

Rory Cronin

Always excellent and prompt with good communication.

Mar
15
2017

David Mundy

David Williams worked tirelessly on a tricky chain to ensure exchange and completion happened.

Mar
13
2017

Lissy Clark

From the first time I contacted Ashtons from booking a viewing, until the time we completed, the service was professional, of a high standard and...

Mar
11
2017

Hannah Needler

Gary and Kirstie were really helpful and efficient.

Mar
09
2017

Tony Lyall

Kept me informed throughout. Friendly and considerate at all times. Very understanding of circumstances.

Mar
07
2017

Kamal

Available. Understanding. Helpful.


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