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16/05/22 - Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Hertfordshire

Get the bunting out and make sure to royally celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this long bank holiday weekend!

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10/05/22 - Property Market Update: Homes selling faster than ever in a Spring market ‘frenzy’

The price of property coming to market has hit a new record high for the third consecutive month according to the latest market analysis from Rightmove.

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26/04/22 - How to prepare your property for viewings

Whether it is a simple declutter, a fresh lick of paint or fixing that leaky tap, small changes can make all the difference when it comes to presenting your property to potential buyers and ensuring viewers can see its full potential.
Here are our top tips to making sure your property is viewing ready...

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19/04/22 - Welcome to Berkhamsted

Join our resident area tour guide Jamie Newson-Love as he explores all that the charming historic market town of Berkhamsted has to offer...

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13/04/22 - Ten reasons to love Hitchin

We decided to take a look at what is it about this historic market town that makes it just so fabulous, and here are the results: Our top ten reasons to love Hitchin…

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04/04/22 - Easter events & activities for the whole family to enjoy

Ready to start planning some family-fun Easter activities? Now that the Easter holidays are officially here, we’ve compiled a list of fantastic events taking place in the local area this year.

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23/03/22 - Property Market Update: Best ever Spring sellers’ market as prices hit another new record

UK house prices have hit a record high as Rightmove publishes latest House Price Index.

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21/03/22 - The best places to live in Hertfordshire have been revealed in a new poll…

Hitchin has been named the best place to live in Hertfordshire, and indeed one of the top places to live in the entire UK, by popular lifestyle website Muddy Stilettos.

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14/03/22 - Unlock your dream home with Ashwell Mortgage Services

Here at Ashwell Mortgage Services, we work hard to find our clients the most competitive mortgage deals available, tailored to suit their individual needs.

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09/03/22 - For Life's Great Causes - The Winning Charities

Now that the news has sunk in, the winning charities from this year’s campaign discuss what winning means to them and how the donations will help their respective great causes.

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2022

Ed Beauchamp

Client rated 10

Emily Ward has been superb from start to finish. She supported and reassured us when things got stressful. We would highly recommend Ashtons & Emily...

May
20
2022

Michelle Betts

Client rated 10

My first contact was with Olivia, who was enthusiastic and helpful in finding us a property. Sam was our second contact, who has been very...

May
19
2022

Jim Cooper

Client rated 9

Everyone has been helpful and allowed the process to run smoothly. Harrison was great on viewing, Nic equally so when guiding us through the sealed...

May
14
2022

Joseph

Client rated 10

Chris H was extremely professional and helpful as always. Great service!

May
13
2022

Anonymous

Client rated 10

Everyone at Ashtons was professional, attentive and dealt with all requests promptly and efficiently. It was a pleasure to speak any of them.

May
12
2022

Karen Churchill

Client rated 10

Ashtons are by far the best estate agent in Welwyn and we’ll always use them for selling our property moving forwards. The team at Ashtons...

May
05
2022

Steve Warner

Client rated 10

Tom did a great job marketing & drumming up interest, along with Olivia. Sam was simply awesome in pushing what was a protracted sale through....

May
04
2022

Maxine Bates

Client rated 10

Chris and Charlotte were brilliant.

Apr
17
2022

Andy Holmes

Client rated 10

Ashtons were great to deal with. The whole team are so friendly and professional.

Apr
16
2022

Jamie Birchall

Client rated 9

Chris in Welwyn Garden City made the whole process as smooth as possible and kept in touch with all the necessary points that had to...

Apr
15
2022

Ashley Chin

Client rated 10

Definitely the best! Honestly so welcoming, sometimes agents come across really tired and judgemental. This was not case here. Definitely the best service I’ve experienced!...

Apr
14
2022

Georgia Reynolds

Client rated 10

Really efficient and good at keeping us updated.


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