As restrictions are officially being lifted and we try to ‘learn to live with Covid-19’ and the Stamp Duty holiday draws to a final close, we’ve asked the Kebbell team to answer your questions about what will be influencing home-purchases going forwards in the next six months as we enter another phase of this extraordinary and tumultuous period in history. Read More
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Later this week, our Sales and Marketing Director Andrea Fawell, will be joining five friends to embark on a unique challenge to swim the English Channel supporting their star swimmer, Paula Craig MBE, who will be the first ever paralysed wheelchair user to attempt the 21 miles without a wetsuit as part of a relay team. Working as a team, it will take about 14-18 hours to cross the Channel. The team is raising funds for Aspire who helped in Paula’s recovery after a road accident left her paralysed from the waist down. Read More
Of course, location is a crucial aspect of the buying process. You want to be near your place of work, family, friends, connections and amenities. Size and affordability are other important considerations too. There has been a clichéd view that a first-time buyer only wants - or can only afford – a small flat. Whilst for some purchasers that is the ambition, we believe you really can have it all. Read More
As a building surveyor, Louise Warren is no stranger to the recent shift of people wanting to move to small towns, villages or rural areas to enjoy open spaces. But what other shifts are the property industry facing right now? In our recent blog, Louise discusses the changing needs of potential purchasers and what a day in the life of a surveyor at Kebbell looks like. Read More
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
The most meaningful praise comes from our customers. That’s why we’re delighted to receive the HBF Five Star Rating. Customer satisfaction is something on which we place the highest importance, and is a key element in our brand values. We were therefore delighted to receive recognition for this from our customers who have given us as a 5 Star Rating in the Home Builders’ Federation annual survey. Read More
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
At Kebbell, we’re delighted to be long-term supporters of two very deserving charities: Zoe’s Place and Padstones. We are also very proud of our generous employees, who donate a percentage of their salaries to the charities through the Give As You Earn Scheme. In 2020 the scheme raised over £4,000. Read More
The kitchen is the beating heart of the home: it is the place for entertaining or cooking for loved ones, for comforting cups of tea or celebratory glasses of bubbles! We have some top tips for changes that anyone can make to their kitchen to give it a new lease of life. Read More
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
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