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25/06/15 - UK property sales dipped in May, HMRC says

BBC Business News Website reports "Property sales data has provided more evidence that the UK housing market is moving more slowly than a year ago.

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19/06/15 - Ashtons awarded at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2015

Ashtons was awarded silver Small Lettings Agency, East of England, at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2015 in association with the Sunday Times and The Times and sponsored by Zoopla Property Group.

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13/06/15 - Spring bounce for mortgage market

BBC Business News Website reports "UK mortgage approvals rose to their highest level for 14 months, data shows, but analysts do not expect this to lead to runaway house prices.

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04/06/15 - Property cash buyers at record high, Nationwide says

BBC Business News website reports "Nearly 4 out of 10 homes were sold without the need for a mortgage in the first quarter of the year - a record high, the Nationwide has said.

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28/05/15 - Mortgage approvals saw pre election jump, says banks

BBC Business News Website reports "There was a "significant pre-election jump" in the number of mortgage applications being approved, according to the High Street banks.

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14/05/15 - House prices pushed up by lack of supply say surveyors

BBC Business News website reports "A further drop in the number of people putting their homes up for sale is pushing prices higher, according to surveyors.

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08/05/15 - UK house prices up 1.6 per cent in April says Halifax

BBC Business News website reports "House prices rose 1.6% last month, according to the latest survey from the Halifax, with the annual rate of increase rising slightly to 8.5%.

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30/04/15 - UK house prices: Suburbia takes off

The BBC News website reports "While the housing market in central London continues to cool, house prices across suburban Britain are taking off.

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23/04/15 - Mortgage costs 'getting cheaper'

The BBC Business News Website reports "Competition among mortgage lenders has intensified, brokers say, with a greater willingness to lend to those without huge savings."

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20/04/15 - Ashtons are proud to continue to support Isabel Hospice

Local company Ashtons were delighted to be able to donate £61 to Isabel Hospice having secured a prestigious placing for a second consecutive year in the Sunday Times Best 100 Small Companies for Work For.

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