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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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    Richard Fossey MNAEA
    Associate Director

    With over 15 years' experience in the property market, and having owned his own agency on the West Coast of Wales prior to returning to Hertfordshire, Richard manages our St Albans office. Passionate about property, he has overseen several thousand transactions throughout his career.
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    Liam Partridge
    Senior Valuer 

    A welcome addition to Ashtons in 2016, Liam has 14 years' estate agency experience, 4 spent in the London property market specialising in the valuation and sale of property. With a first-class understanding of the market place, he is driven to help people on their journey.
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    Louise Walker MNAEA
    Sales Management

    Louise's role starts when find you a buyer, negotiating with all parties including buyers, sellers, solicitors, surveyors and mortgage brokers. Ensuring you are kept fully updated, she will liaise with all parties throughout the transaction to ensure you have total peace of mind.
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    Alix Lucas
    Sales Associate

    Alix has been supporting Sales, Lettings and New Homes teams across all branches since 2017, giving her extensive knowledge on the industry, local markets and company ethos. She is a creative and friendly lady who thrives on engaging with clients to help them on their property journey.
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    Claudia Reynolds
    Sales Administrator

    Claudia joined Ashtons 15 years ago and has been a valued member of the team ever since. Starting as a Weekend Viewing Guide, she quickly moved into a full-time Sales Administrator role. Local to the area and integral to smooth running of the office, Claudia combines exceptional organisation with a keen eye for detail.
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    Josie Hadley
    Receptionist & Lettings Administrator

    Josie joined in 2018 as Receptionist and welcomes clients to our St Albans office. She is also responsible for administration within our Lettings department. Organised, driven and focused, she provides exceptional service in all aspects. Josie is a valued team member and gives continuous support to the both sales and lettings.
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    Jayne Willis
    Viewing Guide

    Jayne joined Ashtons having previously worked in customer service, including as a Weekend Viewing Guide for a competitor agent. With unrivalled area knowledge and highly skilled at showcasing property, Jayne provides invaluable advice when purchasing.
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    George Constantinou
    Viewing Guide

    A St Albans resident, George combines passion for property and exceptional customer service to ensure our potential purchasers and tenants enjoy their viewing experience. Continually receiving exceptional feedback from clients, George is a fantastic member of our viewing guide team.
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    Miriam Skelton
    Viewing Guide

    Miriam has pure passion for property and a keen eye for design. She has lived in St Albans for a long time with great knowledge of the local area. She prides herself on taking customers on a journey and loves that her role allows her to build relationships in a people-focused position.
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    Annette Avedian
    Viewing Guide

    As a local resident, Annette offers a wealth of knowledge to expertly showcase properties. In her spare time, she is a local choir member and has an interest in dancing. She is always happy to offer advice and uses skill and precision to ensure every viewing is informatively conducted.
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    Neil Facer MNAEA
    Customer Service 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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      all staff were amazing
      Ashtons were the best estate agent I dealt with by far and I have sold quite a few in my time. From the first meeting to the last, all staff were amazing.

      - Nigel Stanley
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      focused on getting things sorted
      Louise Walker was very resilient, great at communication and focused on getting things sorted. Thank you very much to her.

      - Anonymous
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      Tremendous integrity and professionalism
      Exceptional forbearance over a long period, with Ashtons performing over 50 viewings until an offer was made, great work from Jayne there, with wonderful support from Liam, Sam, Steve, Josie, Claudia et al. Louise in progression had the patience of a saint, dealing with a sale following family separation. Tremendous integrity and professionalism.

      - Adrianne Monroe
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      a pleasure to deal with
      Everyone was very professional and a pleasure to deal with, working tirelessly for us, demonstrating infinite patience and keeping us fully informed throughout the entire process.

      - Karen Rassool
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      great to have such a professional, reliable team
      Thank you for all your hard work in getting my house sold! I really appreciate all the time and effort you put into it and it has been great to have such a professional, reliable team looking after things.

      - Sam
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      Incredible and invaluable advice
      Ashtons were absolutely the best agent we have dealt with in 3 years of trying to sell our house in a difficult financial climate. Incredible and invaluable advice from both Steve Preston and Louise Walker. Without them, I'm sure our house sale would have fallen through.

      - Ryan Belmont
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