Customer stories

Luxury and safety top of list for couple who chose new Berkshire apartment

Brian and Sally moved into their new home at Wintersbrooke in Sunninghill, Berkshire, after deciding they wanted to find a home that equalled the size of their townhouse but didn’t have the stairs. Undeterred by the pandemic, the Norths moved to their new home in January 2021, and are enjoying every aspect of having a quiet exclusive residence (with no stairs), close to a lively, charming area where they once lived many years ago. Read More

How can the property industry attract more women?

In the housebuilding industry, it's generally thought that women are the main driving force behind a house move. Even today, women are regarded as the 'home makers' who instinctively understand what they and their families need from the place they live in. Therefore, it's surprising to learn that women account for just 15% of the workforce in property and construction. With International Women's Day falling on March 8th, we felt now was a good time to ask why? Read More

Looking to 2021

What a year it’s been. Now we’re almost at the end, Andrea Fawell, our Sales and Marketing Director, reflects on 2020 and shares her thoughts on 2021. “Like all businesses, we’ve had to adapt and I must say I’m very proud of the way everyone at Kebbell has pulled together, made the necessary changes and made it through 2020. We are delighted to say The Courtyard in Hampshire is 50% sold and at Cornelian Fields in Scarborough, nearly all of Phase 3 is sold. Both are perhaps an indication that people really are seeking country and coastal life and leaving the cities behind. Read More

A first time buyer’s guide to buying in the next six months

Buying your perfect first home can be both an exciting and daunting task, especially when trying to understand some of the changing details about about stamp duty, the various Government backed incentives, Brexit and what is allowed under current guidelines when looking at properties. Andrea Fawell, Sales and Marketing Director of Kebbell, gives some of her top tips for first-time buyers who are thinking about taking the plunge in the next six months. Read More

How to get your home ready for autumn

Ask your friends and you may hear many say that autumn is their favourite season and it’s not surprising! Autumn brings glorious colours, sunshine with a hint of early frost, often followed by a late burst of Indian summer heat. Whereas the cooler evenings are a great excuse to light a fire and get cosy. Here are a few ideas for getting your home ready for what John Keats memorably described as ‘the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’. Read More
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