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30/07/20 - Why Choose Ashtons?

It’s strange to think, that if this had been a normal Summer, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would be entering the second week of competition with many gold medals already awarded. Hopefully, when we fast forward a year to 2021, we will have the chance to watch and cherish the moment our UK athletes receiving their hard-earned medals.

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24/07/20 - Property Market Remains Extraordinarily Energised Due to Stamp Duty Cuts

The property market remains extraordinarily energised as the effects of the Stamp Duty holiday continues unabated and is undoubtedly, the most unprecedented time Ashtons has ever seen during the 40 years we’ve proudly been serving our local communities.

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17/07/20 - Coming soon! Follow us on social media for exclusive property previews

This past week has been one of the most demanding, restless and rewarding weeks in our forty years of trading.

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10/07/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Stamp Duty Update

It’s been an exceptionally energetic week in the local market, with many restless buyers and sellers forging on with moving plans even before the Chancellor announced the Stamp Duty holiday, which is now applicable to all main homes below £500,000, offering a substantial saving up to £15,000!

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02/07/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Your Weekly Local Property Market Review (2nd July)

This week we would like to share with you how the market has fared locally during the first full month back in the offices, since the government lockdown measures were relaxed.

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19/06/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Your Weekly Local Property Market Review (19th June)

It has been noticeably busier around the area this week, as non-essential shops have been allowed to open and our towns and villages begin to feel a little more normal. Elite sport has recommenced once again and I am sure we will all be looking forward to (or perhaps dreading) the advent of daily football matches returning to our screens!

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12/06/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Your Weekly Local Property Market Review (12th June)

The market locally remains extremely active. However, there have been a number of reports in the national press focusing on house prices since the beginning of June. Nationwide published their latest house price data and it made for an interesting reading. In April, house prices increased by 0.9% with the annual change of 3.7%. As the lockdown hit home May saw those numbers fall to -1.7% reducing the annual rate of change to 1.8%.

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05/06/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Your Weekly Local Property Market Review (5th June)

The strong performance of our four offices throughout May has continued during the first week of Summer. The market remains highly energised following the relaxation of the lockdown measures and we are starting to see good levels of new stock become available in each of our locations.

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29/05/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Your Weekly Local Property Market Review (29th May)

As May draws to a close, the market remains full of energy - which we would normally expect despite the global pandemic.

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22/05/20 - Ask an Expert: Nick Wearmouth - Your Weekly Local Property Market Review

Some normality seems to be returning to life locally. It is noticeable since the easing of the Government’s Stay Home message, that our local towns and villages are markedly busier over the last week. The same can be said for market activity over the course of our first week back in the office.

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Aug
07
2020

Mrs Spruce

Ashtons are very professional. They offer a personalised service. We found everyone honest and reliable. Staff are always contactable and go the extra mile.

Aug
03
2020

Alison Casey

Louise in particular was amazing, attention to detail, customer service, people skills..... faultless!

Jul
31
2020

Mrs Gordon

Ashtons were very helpful in getting our completion pushed through.

Jul
30
2020

Liz Kelvin

Tracie was brilliant helping to iron out our buyers niggles.

Jul
29
2020

Ms Spaull

Professional, efficient & supportive

Jul
28
2020

Mrs Ash

The St Albans office were very nice and professional at all times

Jul
27
2020

Mrs Wittich

A big thank you to Richard and to Louise, to sell the house in a week was very impressive and Louise has been a helpful...

Jul
25
2020

Mr Ioannou

Andrew & Cathy were very friendly, helpful and professional. Louise was outstanding in terms of her customer care! She tried so hard to reduce our...

Jul
22
2020

Mr Ward

The whole WGC team helped us through our long sale process, Sam Ward supported and kept us up to date with progress on the sale...

Jul
21
2020

Karen Alder

Stephen, Verity, Carrie, Emily & Jonathan were all absolutely excellent!

From a friendly & professional introduction from Stephen who went through a range of properties,...

Jul
21
2020

Alison Rees

I would like to highlight how friendly and professional Andrew Gibbons has been over the last year. Nothing ever seemed to be too much trouble...

Jul
21
2020

Mrs Addison

Tony came and valued my house and kept in up to date with what was going on. He was always pleasant and understood that I...


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