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    Ashtons is a highly energised, independent estate agency practice founded in 1982. Operating from four prime locations in Hertfordshire, we provide Sales, Lettings and Land and New Homes services from our Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City and St Albans offices. Alongside these major Hertfordshire towns, we specialise in the sale of property in outlying rural areas through our Village and Country office in Redbourn.
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    We think differently. Expect extraordinary.
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    Every month we register hundreds of new buyers and with the use of intelligent, tailored marketing and social media, this has enabled us to continually broaden our contact base built successfully from nearly 40 years of conducting good business. We sell 1 in 4 properties across our territory, which is more than any of the 70 other agents operating in this area.

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    We know our market inside out.
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    As number one property agents in and around the al postal district, we know our market inside out. We have a winning formula for achieving a great price for our clients and our agents are all highly trained to navigate even the trickiest deals and still excel in surpassing client expectations - over 98% say they will recommend or use us again.

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    Connection - our own property portal.
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    We understand our clients lead busy lives and need access to a free flow of information about the status of their property 24/7. We're massive advocates of transparency and have designed an online journal that provides latest information such as number of portal enquiries, applicants registering, number of viewings scheduled, viewing feedback and your sales progress through to completion. This service is available 24 hours a day, so you can catch up at a time that suits you.

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    Prominent offices in an area we love.
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    We're not just an online business, we live and breathe the local market and because we get right under its skin, we fully understand all of its idiosyncrasies. We've invested heavily in dynamic and engaging work areas which are designed to be customer friendly - a place where you can pop in, have a coffee and talk property to any one of our team, 7 days a week.

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    No faceless call centres.
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    Property and people are our passion. We employ 90+ property experts across all disciplines of our business, so you will enjoy the benefits of in-house specialists. Whether it's professional photography, copywriting, marketing, trained full-time viewing guides, sales people or people with the legal knowledge and background to push your sale through, our multi-disciplined business will support you.

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    Proven track record.
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    Every year we successfully help approximately 1000 people move home and have an industry-leading recommendation rate of over 98%. We don't just talk a good story though - openness and transparency are intrinsic to our values. We list every property so you can see our pedigree. Feel free to take a look for yourself and peruse our sales portfolio.

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    We only employ and retain the best people who are determined to change the sometimes unfavourable perception of estate agency - individuals who share our values and goals, people you can trust. We genuinely care about you and rest assured, we always demand the best result. What's more, we are focused on making things simple and stress free for you.

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    Nick Wearmouth
    Sales Director

    Nick joined Ashtons in 2002, having previously spent 2 years in new homes. Promoted to Sales Director in 2020, he has responsibility for all second hand residential sales. With a passion for property, Nick has overseen several thousand local transactions throughout his career.
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    Jon-Paul Brampton MNAEA
    Sales Manager

    Jon-Paul's estate agency career started with Chestertons in Mayfair, dealing with a variety of central London property. Upon relocating to Hertfordshire with his family, he joined Ashtons in 2010 and was promoted to Sales Manager with responsibility for running the sales team, in 2017.
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    Greg McCann ANAEA
    Senior Sales Associate and Valuer

    Greg's vast experience started with Hamptons over 30 years ago and for 18 years, he was an integral part of Ashtons, establishing us as market leaders and developing unparalleled understanding of the area. After an exciting opportunity in Dorset, we were delighted to welcome his energy and drive back in 2019.
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    Taylor Blanchard MNAEA
    Senior Sales Associate and Valuer

    Taylor has been with Ashtons since 2015, having previously worked as an accomplished golf coach. During his successful career at our Harpenden branch, he has become Senior Sales Associate and Valuer, a key member of the team who embodies our values.
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    Nick Robinson MNAEA
    Senior Valuer

    Growing up in Harpenden, Redbourn and Wheathampstead and now residing in Markyate with his family, Nick is a consummate professional with 13 years' estate agency experience, 8 of which spent in the London property market working across both sales and lettings disciplines.
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    Jennie Scarborough MNAEA
    Sales Associate

    Jennie joined Ashtons in 2013 as a Viewing Guide and became Receptionist in 2014. Since 2017, she has been an integral part of our Sales team using her wealth of local knowledge and strong estate agency expertise to help people on their property journey.
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    Jules Middleton
    Sales Associate

    Jules is a local resident of Harpenden and joined in 2014 with great knowledge of the local area. Her excellent customer service and hardworking nature position her as a fantastic negotiator who aligns customers with their dream homes. In her spare time, she is a successful property developer.
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    Stacey Gorham
    Sales Management

    Stacey joined in 2019 with over 9 years' experience assisting clients selling their homes and building strong lasting relationships. She has a wealth of knowledge on local areas and is well connected with industry experts. Stacey prides herself on customer service and has an enhanced sense of ownership.
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    Kay Greenway
    Secretary

    Following a successful career in advertising, Kay joined Ashtons over 18 years ago and has been a valued member of the team ever since. Local to the area and integral to the day to day smooth running of the office, she combines exceptional organisational skills with a keen eye for detail.
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    Nicola Bourne
    Receptionist

    Nicola joined Ashtons in 2019 as a Viewing Guide and soon extended her role to Receptionist at our busy office. She is equipped with vital local knowledge as a Harpenden resident and creative flair as an award-winning author. Her efficient and organised nature provides our clients with the highest standards of service.
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    Katie Jagger
    Receptionist

    Katie joined in 2018 with over 18 years' administrative and customer service experience. She is a true advocate for creating great client experience and is the first person customers meet when they enter the office. Katie and her family are local Harpenden residents and her knowledge and understanding is second to none.
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    Neil Facer MNAEA
    Customer Services Manager

    Neil joined in 2006 from a management position in retail and is a third-generation Harpenden resident as well as a consummate professional. Enjoying several promotions throughout his career with Ashtons, he became Customer Services Manager in 2017.
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    Rob Spicer
    Professional Photographer

    Joining Ashtons in 2015, Rob has brought a wealth of photography expertise to Ashtons. When not photographing property, he can be found taking pictures of landscapes, cars and live music. With a creative eye to capture the perfect image, Rob is never far from his camera.
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      For nearly 40 years, we've been marketing property for sale and to rent in Hertfordshire. We've grown to a multi-disciplined firm of 90+ talented people who live and breathe the local property market - whether it's property in Harpenden, property in St Albans, property in Welwyn Garden City or property in Redbourn and the surrounding villages, we have people who love the local areas they live and work in.  This is what some of our customers have to say:

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      the ultimate dream
      Jon-Paul and Jennie have been the ultimate dream. Always on top of emails and communication was outstanding.

      - Maddie Thompson
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      renewed my faith in estate agents
      Jon Paul has renewed my faith in estate agents, he has been superb throughout. Jules has provided excellent cover for him and been fantastic too.

      - Leah McCarthy
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      refreshing breath of honest fresh air
      Ashtons were a refreshing breath of honest fresh air. Matter of fact, personable and excellent at explaining the changing market.

      - Kim

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      already recommended and would do so again
      The communication within the office is excellent. Everyone seems to know exactly what's happening and I'll miss my daily calls with them! I have already recommended Ashtons and would do so again without hesitation.

      - Charlotte Selmon
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      nothing but the highest praise
      From the beginning, Taylor Blanchard understood what this move meant for us, and made it his personal mission to ensure the very best for us in every aspect. He was over the moon with us when contracts exchanged and he showed great empathy in demonstrating what that meant for me and my family: a new chapter, a new beginning and a new life. I have nothing but the highest praise for his professionalism, moral support and competence. We were lucky to have met Taylor and felt none of this would have been possible without him.

      - Emma
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      Can't really fault you!
      Appreciate your honest, professional approach and lack of cheesy sales talk. Stacey stayed in touch well and was clear and helpful. Can't really fault you!

      - Emily Phillips
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