Ashtons for property & homes for sale or to rent in Hertfordshire
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We are very proud to be shortlisted as finalists for the ‘Small Business of the Year’ award, sponsored by Barclays, at the Hertfordshire Business Awards 2016.Read more…
Ashtons have been upgraded to 17th position on The Sunday Times Best 100 Small Companies to Work For List 2016!Read more…
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) claims at least 1.8 million more households will be looking to rent as an alternative to buying a home by 2025.Read more…
UK lenders approved the fewest mortgages in nearly two years last month as the housing market continued to slow after June’s vote to leave the European Union, raising the possibility of falling prices next year.Read more…
The Yorkshire Building Society is urging the Government to reform the property tax so that it is paid by sellers rather than buyers as this would help more people get on to the housing ladder. Stating that such a reform would help first time buyers and those wishing to move up the property ladder while downsizers would pay more having benefitted most from historical house price inflation.Read more…
“The government is considering the inclusion of rental properties in its target to build 200,000 starter homes by the end of the decade as part of a shift in focus from home ownership to the private rented sector (PRS), the housing minister has revealed.”Read more…
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has reported property sales have now stabilised after the Brexit announcement. It is also predicted that house prices will increase by 3.3% a year on average for the next five years.Read more…
BBC Business News website reports 'The number of mortgages being approved by banks and building societies is at its lowest for a year and a half, according to Bank of England figures.Read more…
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.Read more…
“Another buy-to-let clampdown could be coming, this time relating to smaller, non-bank lenders.”Read more…
Very helpful and always there to answer our questions.
Tracie was excellent. She continually went above and beyond throughout what was a very tricky process. She was always in contact with me about the...
Nicky was very helpful and professional throughout.
All very good - Never failed to do what they said they would do.
Tracie has been highly professional and approachable.
Graham dealt with the whole process really well, he kept us informed the whole way through. Communication is so important in this sensitive time and...
Mr & Mrs Stalham
Dealt with Kevin and Graham. Excellent throughout process. Always on the ball. Great recommendation.
Graham Franks was professional from day one - not only did he meet our expectations, but exceeded them. He is an asset to Ashtons. If...
Even though Ashtons weren't contracted to us - they were acting on behalf of our sellers - they were instrumental in achieving a challenging exchange...
R & C Moore
All the staff we dealt with were great! Thoroughly professional, helpful and friendly all the way through the process. Thank you.
Agent I deal with was really helpful - updated me every time and always answered my calls - excellent customer support. Many thanks to Graham...
John & Ann Miller
Very pleased with all aspects of Ashtons' service. Richard Fossey, Joanne Sargeant & Robert Ash - all provided excellent, prompt and courteous service through all...
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