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01/09/20 - Ask an Expert! Jonathan Searles, Associate Director - New 2020 Permitted Development Rights Unveiled…

Much has been said regarding the eagerly awaited changes to the Permitted Development Rights that have been around for some time.

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13/08/20 - Ashtons Remain Your Agent of Choice

The first half of 2020 will long be remembered in the history books. The political exit of the United Kingdom from the EU was quickly overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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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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2020

Gabi Jones

I was made to feel like I was their only client, and my questions answered promptly. Having Louise available to narrow the communication gap between...

Sep
18
2020

Alexandra Cousins

Extremely happy with the service Tracie provided. It is often the case when purchasing a property that you feel as though the estate agent is...

Sep
17
2020

Mr & Mrs Cridland

Louise has been very helpful, keeping us informed all the way through.

Sep
17
2020

Lynne Fosyrt

Ashtons had a difficult few months working through the Pandemic, but managed to continue with a professional and courteous service. Well done. Tracie has been...

Sep
17
2020

Sheena Anderson-Green

Certainly one of the best, we have bought and sold through Ashton Redbourn and they have professional and supportive throughout. Tracie has been amazing and...

Sep
16
2020

Amanda Cass

I have had dealings with Verity, Emily and another lady (whose name I have forgotten - sorry!!). All were delightful - friendly, knowledgeable, responsive and...

Sep
15
2020

Rebecca Edelman

Greg at the Harpenden branch has been great!

Sep
15
2020

Anonymous

Sam Ward is fantastic, he is a real asset to Ashtons. Sam was in constant contact to keep us updated on the progress of the...

Sep
14
2020

Tim Lovett

John and the team were great, keeping us informed all the way in our sale. We would definitely recommend you choosing Ashtons to buy/sell your...

Sep
14
2020

Paul & Chintan

You guys have been the best estate agents I have dealt with in the UK. Keep up the great work. Sam W. supported us through...

Sep
14
2020

Terry O'Dell

Liam Partridge and Louise Walker have been golden. Its been a long journey and both have been superb.

Sep
14
2020

Sheena Anderson-Green

Tracie and Robert have been great throughout. The benefit of a sales progressor can not be understated. One that is experienced and tenacious is essential...


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