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16/03/21 - Ask an Expert - Property Surveys

This week we caught up with Chris Harkin from Harkin Associates as part of our Ask an Expert video series to discuss property surveys.

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16/03/21 - Welcome to Wheathampstead

This pretty village is scattered with historic buildings and a variety of independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Located north of St Albans, the village is a 10 minute drive from Harpenden. Wheathampstead gives you the village lifestyle while still being close to the larger town’s amenities, schools and transport links.

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09/03/21 - Winners of The British Property Award

Ashtons Estate Agents have just won The British Property Award for Harpenden. Their team performed outstandingly throughout the extensive judging period, which focused on customer service levels.

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08/03/21 - Ask an Expert - The Budget 2021

Nick Wearmouth summaries the Budget updates that will effect the housing market, and what this means for you. Including an extension to the stamp duty holiday and guaranteed 5% deposit mortgages.

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23/02/21 - Welcome to Welwyn

Continuing our series of local area guides, this month we're focusing on Welwyn. Sometimes referred to as Old Welwyn or Welwyn Village, to distinguish it from the much newer settlement of Welwyn Garden City about a mile to the south.

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22/02/21 - Ask an Expert: John & Simon - Ashwell Mortgage Services

John Ingram meets Simon Field who heads up Ashwell Mortgage Services. Ashwell Mortgage Services offer bespoke independent mortgage advice, providing clients’ certainty in achieving their property aspirations from the onset.

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04/02/21 - For Life’s Great Causes – The Winning Charities

On 1st February, 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 10,000.

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27/01/21 - For Life’s Great Causes – Meet the Charities

We’re giving away £10,000 For Life’s Great Causes, and there’s less than a week to go before the poll closes. The top three charities as voted for by you will win a share of the money. We find out more about some of the local charities that have made the shortlist.

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26/01/21 - Welcome to Redbourn

Continuing our series of local area guides, this month we're focusing on Redbourn. The idyllic village situated between Harpenden and St Albans.

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26/01/21 - Ask an Expert - Economic Review

It could be seen as a fool’s errand to try and make any sense or prediction related to the economy over the next twelve months. We are currently in the midst of national lockdown 3.0 with the new virulent strain of Covid 19 rampaging across the country. It would be reasonable to feel very bleak regarding the prospects for the year ahead. Although Ashtons as a business takes a more optimistic position.

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Dec
05
2021

Rahul Joshi

Client rated 10

Chris is a gem. He is transparent, professional, knowledgeable, efficient and is extremely helpful in answering my questions in regards to the property. He was...

Dec
03
2021

Janice Graham

Client rated 10

When we decided we wanted to move home I went onto the internet and used a comparison site to see who we should consider. Ashtons...

Dec
03
2021

Flame Emin

Client rated 10

Collin Hickey, was an amazing gent, had compassion, patience and constant communication I never once felt I had been neglected.
I am going to use Ashton’s...

Dec
03
2021

Chris Parkin

Client rated 10

Chris Hawes was great to deal with, thank you.

Dec
02
2021

Claire Reeve

Client rated 10

All very friendly, efficient and professional

Nov
18
2021

Steve Jordan

Client rated 10

Sam Ward was exceptional throughout the sale process, we would not have got over the line without his professionalism in dealing with difficult and emotional...

Nov
18
2021

Ana Busneag

Client rated 10

Chris Haws was the main agent with whom we discussed for renting houses twice up to know and he was extremely responsive to all our...

Nov
17
2021

Phoebe Mills

Client rated 10

Alix was extremely professional and insightful from the offset with getting a quote and listing the property. We've been dealing with Louise since then who...

Nov
03
2021

Natalie Caswell

Client rated 10

Ashtons were absolutely amazing from beginning to end fabulous staff dealt with all the issues I feel in fact they went above and beyond for...

Oct
25
2021

Dolores Delaney

Client rated 10

I have found that Ashtons and the tradesmen have been very good at responding to issues quickly and cost effectively

Oct
24
2021

Caroline Shelley

Client rated 10

Sophie Healey responded to my enquiry in a prompt friendly and helpful manner

Oct
23
2021

Anonymous

Client rated 10

I have always been very pleased with the service provided by Ashtons. Coleen, Kirstie and Chloe are pro-active, knowledgeable and polite. They are excellent ambassadors...


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