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Length of Service Celebrations!
Ashtons are proud to say 'Congratulations' to Stephen Fisher, Welwyn Garden City Office and Cathy Chappin, Redbourn Office, on completing 10 years of service with Ashtons Estate Agents.
Help to buy used by more than 48,000 homebuyers
The BBC Business News Website reports 'More than 48,000 homeowners have used the government's Help to Buy scheme since it started, figures have shown.
Buying is £1300 a year cheaper than renting - for now
The BBC Business News website reports 'First-time buyers now save £1300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's biggest lender, the Halifax.
London Drives House Price Increase, says ONS
The BBC Business News Web Site reports 'Annual house price inflation was 10.2% in June, compared with 10.4% in May, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Mortgage checks are 'no hard break' on market, says CML
The BBC Business News Web Site reports 'New affordability checks have only put a "gentle dampener" on the UK mortgage market during their first months of operation, lenders say.