March 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the March edition of the Ashton Estate Agents newsletter, where we bring you the latest property news and advice on the market..

Over the last 12 months, first-time buyers have found it more difficult to move forwards with their purchase plans.

Now that lenders have begun to re-introduce their 10% deposits, the current situation is looking up for new homeowners.


It’s been estimated that 600,000 homebuyers agreeing a sale from May 2020 onwards will not pay any stamp duty at all and are set to be saving £5 billion in total.

Following news of the stamp duty extension, what can buyers and investors expect over the next few months?


According to a recent survey, around 75% of tenants reported having a good relationship with their landlord and letting agent.

What are the main issues and conflicts between the two parties?


We have seen radical changes within the sector, as agents like ourselves look at ways to adapt and evolve.

One of the ways we’ve done that as an industry is substituting face-to-face meetings for online consultations that can be conducted safely.


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