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New homeowners in Penrith praise the ease of Home Change scheme

05 April 2022

A local business owner and his fiancée have secured a brand-new home in Penrith, stress free, thanks to the Home Change scheme.

Stephen Hilditch and Kelly Bell, both 35, moved into their first new build home, praising Persimmon’s innovative scheme for how quick and easy it made the process of selling their existing property.

On a friend’s recommendation, the couple viewed the four-bedroom Chedworth style house at Carleton Meadows and were instantly impressed.

“We honestly couldn’t fault the whole process.” Stephen said. “We knew our existing house would sell quickly due to the current market, but we never expected the process to be as easy and stress free as it was – we literally didn’t have to do anything it once the house was sold.

“We’re so happy that we went with a new build. Our house is ridiculously warm thanks to its superior insulation and modern heating system and, with the budget we had, it would have taken us so much longer and cost so much more to buy a second-hand house of the same size and standard.”

Our Home Change scheme sees the company agree a competitive price with the customer before using its expertise and contacts to find a buyer. Once an acceptable offer is made, we then handles the sale, removing any hassle and valuation costs for the customer.

“We lived in our old house for 10 years, so having a brand-new home has been so exciting for us both and we have absolutely loved decorating and furnishing it all,” explained Stephen.

“The development is lovely. Kelly is a duty manager at a local nursery in town and a lot of the families from the nursery live on the same road. We actually know quite a few people on the development which is so nice.”

Diane Finch, sales director for Lancashire said: “Moving home can be a stressful life event for many but, with the Home Change scheme, it doesn’t have to be that way.

“A lot of house-hunters with an existing home to sell are pleasantly surprised when they see how much we can do to help them speed up the process. We hope that both Stephen and Kelly feel right at home here at Carleton Meadows and we encourage anyone else who is looking to move to contact our sales advisors, who will be more than happy to help.”

Situated just an easy five-minute drive east of the town centre, Carleton Meadows currently offers a range of three and four-bedroom homes.

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