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18/05/17 - St Albans Wins Gold at the ESTAS!

The 14th annual Estate Agent Awards (The ESTAS), took place on Friday 12th May at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, hosted by the country’s favourite property expert Phil Spencer and over 1000 of the UK’s top property professionals were in attendance.

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11/05/17 - House-Building Growth Accelerates in 2017

House-building plans in the UK has hit a 10-year high during the first four months of 2017. Registrations with the National House-Building Council (NHBC) has seen a rise of payments by homebuilders for insurance on projects before construction commences by 17%.

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04/05/17 - High Buyer Demand Propels Newly Marketed Property to Record Highs

At Ashtons, we have seen particularly strong buyer demand in the local area during the spring market. A recent property which sold through our Harpenden office is a prime example of such activity.

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27/04/17 - Number of Sales Surge in ‘Spring Selling Season’

Rightmove have said, “asking prices across the country were up 1.1% in April, below the 1.6% average, but the number of agreed sales at this time of year was the highest since 2007."

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20/04/17 - UK Housing Market in “Neutral Gear”

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) announced the UK housing market is in “neutral gear” and the general election will do little to change this.

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13/04/17 - UK House Price Growth 'Picking Up'

BBC Business News website reports "House price growth picked up in February, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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06/04/17 - Government Crackdown on Rogue Landlords

The Government has enforced new rules today which will help the crackdown on rogue landlords and will strive to improve safety and affordability for renters.

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30/03/17 - Article 50 Triggered: What effect will Brexit have on the housing market?

Theresa May has triggered Article 50 to start the Brexit process, two years of negotiations will follow and the economic impact remains far from certain.

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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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May
23
2017

Yvonne Kerslake-Brameld

Ashtons staff were extremely friendly, knowledgeable and competent. The sale price was ideal. I highly recommend them as a superb team.

May
21
2017

Cynthia Brooks

We mostly dealt with John and Graham at Ashtons and both were extremely courteous and helpful.

May
19
2017

Stuart Yerby

Neil Facer was nothing short of a superhero, from listings to viewings to negotiations to conveyancing. The team were supremely professional.

May
17
2017

Susan Aujla

Incredibly stressful time. Forever grateful to JP at Ashtons for finding us the house & doing everything he could to secure it. Exceptional!

May
15
2017

Anne Udell

I was very impressed with the way Joe Wilkes handled a somewhat difficult time.

May
13
2017

Simon Stanley

Ashtons let the property for me for several years before selling it and achieving and excellent price. Thoroughly professional throughout.

May
11
2017

Peter Fice

Ashtons were able to arrange an immediate viewing on the day we saw the property on Rightmove. Excellent courteous and fast service.

May
09
2017

Andy Mann

Jon-Paul Brampton had an in-depth knowledge of local pricing and economy, impressing me enormously and led to a quick sale. Highly recommended.

May
07
2017

Karen Stammers

You have a great team who made the process - from the first enquiry to completion - seamless and stress-free. Very professional.

May
05
2017

Anonymous

Steve and Graham were excellent in helping us to sell our house and Verity was integral in negotiating a good price for the house we...

May
03
2017

Barbara

Excellent service from the agents throughout the process (and after completion!). Joanne Sargeant is a real superstar!!!!

May
01
2017

Nicola Magdalinis

Our move from London to St Albans was smooth and stress free. We were kept informed at every step of the process and without prompting....


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