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25/08/16 - Post Brexit property sales remain steady

BBC Business News reports "Property buyers went through with sales in July irrespective of any uncertainty in the UK housing market following the Brexit vote, figures suggest.

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18/08/16 - Warning of Another Buy-to-Let Clampdown

“Another buy-to-let clampdown could be coming, this time relating to smaller, non-bank lenders.”

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11/08/16 - House Price Inflation Could Accelerate Within a Year

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) survey showed house price rises slowed significantly in the three months to the end of July. However, a separate survey indicated renewed confidence in commercial property.

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03/08/16 - Post Brexit: A Positive Local Property Market Update

Since Brexit was announced, the UK has dipped into a state of uncertainty and confusion, not fully understanding the true extent the long-term effect will have on businesses, communities and the UK’s future as a whole.

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28/07/16 - First-time buyers not impacted by Brexit vote

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) latest monthly report suggests the demand for housing increased while "supply of available properties and the number of sales going through were stable."

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21/07/16 - Overseas buyers up 50% since Brexit vote

The decision to quit the EU sent panic and shock-waves around the world with analysts claiming that foreign buyers would be put off buying in Britain. However, it seems the opposite has happened, with property experts claiming that enquiries are up by 50% in less than a month since the EU referendum.

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14/07/16 - UK Property Market: Supply & Demand Hit an Eight-Year Low

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) survey suggests house prices are expected to fall across the UK in the next three months. However, the dip in prices is only expected to continue over the next twelve months in London and East Anglia, surveyors have predicted.

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07/07/16 - Coventry Building Society Launch Lowest Ever 10-Year Mortgage

Coventry Building Society will be offering a rate of just 2.39% for borrowers willing to fix their loan for a decade. The mortgage, which beats the previous ‘best-buy’ rate of 2.84% from Leeds Building Society, with a fee of £999 and only available to borrowers with a minimum 50% deposit.

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30/06/16 - UK House Price Growth Rose in June but Brexit Effect Remains Uncertain

Annual house price growth saw a three month high in June towards the run-up to the Brexit vote. House prices rose 0.2% in June – unchanged from the rate in April and May and annual growth rose to 5.1% from 4.7%, beating economists’ expectations of a 4.9% rise.

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23/06/16 - HSBC launches new record-low mortgage rate

HSBC bank has launched its newest mortgage deal, offering a fixed interest rate of 0.99% for two years if customers have saved a deposit of 35% of the property’s purchase price.

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Aug
26
2016

Andy Perkins

All staff were very helpful

Aug
23
2016

Amy Hawthorne & Andrew Sulley

Ashtons have been really great, helpful and professional in their service to us. They are easily the best agent we have used. We love our...

Aug
18
2016

James Oliver

Everyone at at St Albans were professional and I would recommend you.

Aug
15
2016

Elaine Onacko

We have dealt with many estate agents over the years and in recent times, and found Ashtons to be professional, friendly and organised. We mainly...

Aug
12
2016

Rose Nicoll

Impressive when under pressure; able to deal with a number of clients at one time and willing to listen.

Aug
09
2016

Downer

Graham has been excellent as has Nicola - intelligent and deeply understanding people. The ladies who showed people around our home were also extremely personable....

Aug
06
2016

C P Metcalfe

Very good at keeping us informed of progress etc.

Aug
03
2016

Donia Knott

Great client care from the beginning to the end of the process, particularly when things were challenging!

Aug
01
2016

Sophie Upton

Everyone was really helpful, particularly Verity who would call with information regularly.

Jul
30
2016

Hamish Pasupuletive

All staff were polite and easy to interact with. Special thanks to Graham and Verity for keeping me up to date.

Jul
27
2016

Kate Scotchett

Very happy customer, thank you for making my purchase such a pleasant experience.

Jul
24
2016

Raymond Horne

Robert, Hannah and Joanne who saw things through to completion were very helpful and professional as was Victoria from client services.


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