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21/02/20 - The Boris Merry-go-Round

The change in Ministers and senior government positions last week by Boris has given the housing and private rental sector a fresh face and another change to consider for the future of housing.

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20/02/20 - We are one of the Best Small Companies to Work For in 2020!

For the sixth year, Ashtons appear in The Sunday Times’ 100 Best Small Companies to Work For. We are delighted to once again feature in this prestigious list.

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13/02/20 - £10,000 For Life’s Great Causes – The Winning Charities

On 31st January, Ashtons ’For Life’s Great Causes online poll came to a close. After an exciting month watching the votes soar, the total number received reached over 11,500.

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10/02/20 - Long Term Letting Back in Fashion

If you are looking to rent your next home, how long would you expect to stay at the same property? 12 months? Maybe 2 years?

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06/02/20 - Momentum Continues in 2020

Ashtons held their annual company meeting at Rothamsted Conference Centre on Thursday 23rd January. Over a separate morning and afternoon session, all staff across all offices and roles were in attendance.

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31/01/20 - For Life’s Great Causes – Winning Charities Announced!

Ashtons are delighted to announce our annual For Life’s Great Causes charity campaign has now closed – and the top three charities receiving a share of £10,000 have been decided… by you!

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23/01/20 - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… How to Increase Sustainability in the Construction Industry

Over 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from Earth annually, mainly utilised to build homes, schools, offices and hospitals. This overwhelming level is set to rise as population increases.

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18/01/20 - Thinking ahead... preparing for reference checks

Whether at the start of your rental journey or taking your time to find the right property, it is always good to think ahead to what the process will involve.

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16/01/20 - Ashtons WIN at the EA Masters

On Thursday 10th October 2019, we attended Property Academy’s annual EA Masters event. Supported by Rightmove, it is the biggest industry event to showcase and celebrate excellence.

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09/01/20 - New Year, New Home? Find out where can you afford to live in the UK

With the post-election and new year outlook becoming more energised than in recent years, strong Conservative majority will lead to...

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Dec
04
2020

Alice Boulger

I would definitely recommend Ashtons and use Ashtons in the future when we are looking to buy a house. The service that is provided is...

Dec
02
2020

Carly Oliver-Aziz

Everyone was great from start to finish. Liam and Louise have been amazing! Louise was and is an absolute sweetheart.

Dec
01
2020

Katharine Baker

Ashtons were the best we had dealt with. All staff at Harpenden were excellent but I really feel that Tracie is your prize jewel in...

Nov
30
2020

Anonymous

By far the best estate agent I have dealt with. I was particularly impressed, and grateful to have Louise Walker who was there with me...

Nov
29
2020

Andrew Branch

Our experience of agents in the area is limited, but I would rather deal with Ashtons than the others we spoke to. We chose Ashtons...

Nov
28
2020

Anonymous

Property Management was excellent, reported issue - contractor rang & visited soon after

Nov
27
2020

Dirk Matthysen

Property Management were outstanding, every person I've dealt with is professional and helpful

Nov
25
2020

Kate MacKay

The house was very warm & welcoming. Alexander presented the house very professionally. This is the most Covid-secure viewing we have had & we have...

Nov
23
2020

Anonymous

We dealt with a number of staff members (all from the Harpenden office) throughout our purchase and all were extremely polite, helpful and a pleasure...

Nov
23
2020

James C

Very good efficient and professional. Greg handled it mostly and was always available and got back to you promptly.

Nov
21
2020

Molly Parrish

From the beginning to end of my purchase all the staff I spoke to were really friendly and helpful. They stayed in regular communication with...

Nov
20
2020

Anonymous

Ashtons Lettings were professional right from the start. Questions responded to promptly. I have no doubt they are the best in the business


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