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Feel at home, whilst we sell yours.
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    Hi! I'm James Kendall
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    Thanks for checking our page out I'd like to tell you a bit about who we are and what we do!

    At James Kendall we're proud to do things differently because we believe there is a better way.

    There's not many things I can say I hate in life but long contracts and sleazy salesmen are definitely up there!
    That's why at James Kendall we don't tie our sellers into long contracts they can't get out of, I believe if you're not providing the service promised, customers should have the right to fire you!

    Which is why we offer a 0 week contract, No longer enjoy working with us? Thats fine, there's no hidden catch, just give us two weeks notice.

    What else do we do differently?

    You've probably seen our state of the art 3D Walkthroughs where you can effectively view a house from your mobile, tablet or desktop.

    We also take great pride in knowing what we're selling for example:

    Which way does the Garden face?

    What is the Schooling like?

    What Council tax band is the property?

    The London exodus is creeping in to Bedford and buyers come to Bedford for the transportation links, and being able to provide them with what's important for them can be the difference between selling your home.

    We're here to help, If you'd like some advice on buying or selling feel free to pop into our home themed office!

    No pressure, no hard sell, Just great service.

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    Virtual Reality
    Your property in immersive Virtual Reality.

    We digitally reconstruct real-world spaces for use in Virtual Reality with ease.

    This amazing technology enables us to offer clients one-of-a-kind, immersive experiences that give viewers a realistic sense of actually being there.

    What does this mean for you?

    We want to ensure every viewing of your property is of the highest quality by qualified buyers, it also means overseas investors are able view your property from anywhere in the world.

    The more high quality viewings we conduct, the more likely we are to get the best price for your home.

    Interested? Ask us for a demonstration.

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So you're thinking about selling...
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    Get a market appraisal of your home

    So maybe you've outgrown your home or now is the time for you to sell and you want to get an idea of what it could be worth.

    At James Kendall Estate Agents, our experienced valuers are experts in the local property market, delivering accurate valuations every day across Bedfordshire.

    They benefit from on-going training to ensure we always provide up to date market appraisals helping you understand what your house is worth.

    We provide FREE valuations whether you are:
    • Thinking about selling a property
    • Selling for probate
    • A family member is going into residential care
    • Just interested in finding out the value of your home

    Obtaining an accurate valuation is vital, particularly if you're looking to sell. When a property first comes onto the market that's when you are likely to receive the most amount of interest.

    Therefore, it's essential to set the right price at the very start of the process, when interest is greatest.

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    How much does a valuation cost?

    At James Kendall Estate Agents all of our valuations are free of charge.

    I'm not sure I would like to sell now, Can I still get a valuation?

    Many of our customers are simply interested in the value of their home and do not want to sell straight away.

    However, in our experience we know that having an accurate idea on price and market conditions is crucial when making decisions.

    Which areas do you cover?

    Our experienced estate agents value houses in Bedford, Kempston, and all of the surrounding towns and villages.

    I had an appraisal a year ago, do I need another one?

    The property market in the Bedford area is regularly changing so even if you received a valuation just six months ago you may be surprised by how much it's worth now.

    How do you work out what my house is worth?

    To enable us to give you the most accurate valuation we need to understand your individual requirements. For example any timescale you need to work towards and the age, square footage, condition and location of your property.

    We also keep a close eye on similar competing properties in the local area and we constantly assess the demand for each type of property from prospective buyers.

    I'd like to find a house to buy first before selling, when should I arrange a valuation?

    If you're not quite ready to put your house on the market knowing how much it's worth will help you understand which properties you can afford.

    At James Kendall Estate Agents we can help you not only sell your current home, but also find your next one.

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    I started this Estate Agency because like most people I was fed up with the way Estate Agents were perceived. Lets be honest with each other, when you think of "Estate Agent" you probably think cheap suit, big tie and wide-boy attitude.Lazy marketing (Slap it online and hope the phone rings!), failure to embrace technology and most importantly customer service are all too often overlooked.
    Which frustrates me as much as it frustrates you!

    At James Kendall we pride ourselves on doing things differently, not for the sake of doing it, but because we honestly believe there is a better way.

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    I joined the team in December 2013 and have seen the business flourish over the past few years. Previously I had worked in Telecoms Support, Management and Sales for a multinational company.I met James when he had my own house up for sale in 2011, I had previously tried to sell with two different agents with little to no success and James was recommended to me by a family member.

    I am a big believer in our work ethic, methods and all round approach, which from our recommendations and repeat business speaks volumes
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    I joined the team in 2015 as a property consultant having previously worked within the hospitality industry since leaving School.One of my favourite things about working here is that no day is the same!I constantly get to meet and help new people with selling or buying property whether it's a first time buyer looking to buy their first home or a seasoned seller looking for their next project each and every day is interesting!
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    Nathaniel also joined the team in 2017 on an apprenticeship from the local College.He commutes from Wellingborough on a daily basis and has learned an insane amount in a short time.Nathaniel will no doubt progress to being a full time employee on completion of his apprenticeship.
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    Matt H
    Matt joined my team in 2017 coming from an Estate Agency background.He previously worked for a Corporate company but was keen to come on board with us having had lots of previous positive interactions.Matt is a friendly, hard working and down to earth guy.
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    Oscar is the office Dog (probably a first in Estate Agency) although he's not permanently based in our office (for obvious health and safety reasons) he is often deployed to check out the local parks and open spaces so that we can give the best info on the local routes for our purchasers!
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    I have been a part of the business since the beginning (2011) taking on a number of roles from viewings, sales progression and much more!It's been incredibly exciting to see the business grow and prosper which I believe is down to our philosophy of providing excellent customer service.I worked as a civil servant in finance for over 20 years specialising in residential care so have a good working knowledge of the system and have helped a number of our clients with the difficult transition of moving a relative into residential care.
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    Tanya joined us in 2016 and currently works weekends for us running the office whilst the team are in and out on appointments. Tanya is friendly, approachable and hard working.
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    Find us

    194 Bedford Road,
    MK42 8BL

    Telephone us

    Buying: 01234 969001  Local call rate

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    Welcome to our testimonials from customers.
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    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      James and his staff looked after everything. 
      James Kendall Estate Agents have provided an excellent service throughout the sale process and have gone"above and beyond" on several occasions. This has been so very helpful as I now live over 2 hours by car from the property and their "extra" service has saved me returning to the property to sort out various issues including the aftermath of an attempted break in. James and his staff looked after everything. I would use them again if I were selling another property. Thanks to the whole team.

      Mr Cadman - The Firs, Kempston

    • Seller Testimonial

      sold it within a couple of days to the right buyer
      We can't recommend this enthusiastic, professional and honest service enough. James Kendall put our house on the market for the right price and sold it within a couple of days to the right buyer. We were impressed with the support and communication from start to finish in what could have been a stressful process.

      Mr & Mrs Haslam - George Street, Clapham
    • Seller Testimonial

      like a breath of fresh air.
      We chose James Kendall Estate Agents in Bedford as they seemed to have a positive attitude to selling our house and had already sold my son's house having marketed it very well. 

      We were concerned that two other estate agents had not been able to sell our house, the first one over-valuing the property and the second not getting anyone to view and we were pleasantly surprised. James Kendall Estate Agents were like a breath of fresh air. 
      They made some constructive suggestions with regard to the garden and ways to market the property to the correct audience and we had viewings almost immediately. 

      They knew the price we would accept and only brought prospective buyers that were seriously interested and were in a position to proceed quite quickly, as my new job had already taken me to the South of England and the property was vacant. 

      When we received an offer on the property, James Kendall Estate Agents negotiated with the buyers on our behalf and, once the offer was accepted, dealt with all aspects of the solicitor's requirements for ourselves and the buyer, ensuring a clean and quick sale. 

      They kept us informed of the progress at all times. I would highly recommend James Kendall Estate Agents and cannot thank them enough for the way in which they handled the sale of our property. We are now in a beautiful home on the South Coast thanks to James and his team.

      Mrs Carter - York Street, Bedford
    • Seller Testimonial

      Very professional, no messing, honest estate agent
      Very professional, no messing , honest estate agent who can't do enough to sell your house. Very highly recommended.

      Mr & Mrs Fleet - Russet Close, Stewartby
    • Seller Testimonial

      James & the team were simply brilliant.
      I was recommended to James Kendall by a friend who had sold with them and whilst I had heard good things I wasn't expecting to have sold my house with three days for the full asking price!

      We had a few complications below in the chain with mortgages and solicitors but James & the team were simply brilliant.
      They chased down the chain relentlessly and kept me updated throughout the process.

      Thank you for your hard work and dedication.

      Mr Kalsi - Westminster Gardens, Kempston.
    • Seller Testimonial

      The service received is excellent.
      Hi James, just wanted to thank you again for all your help and assistance. Would recommend James Kendall Estate Agents to anyone looking to sell their property. The service received is excellent.

      Miss Knott - Ryswick Road, Kempston
    • Seller Testimonial

      buyer found within 3 days of listing
      Fantastic advice and service, buyer found within 3 days of listing. All parts of the sale handled brilliantly, and kept informed throughout the process. Highly recommended, will certainly be using next time.

      Mr Chandi - Ryswick Road, Kempston
    • Seller Testimonial

      took away all the stress.
      Thank you so very much for all your hard work in selling the house for us. 
      As you know I had previously used another Agent and found them useless but I had no problems when you took over, you did all the work and took away all the stress. Once again, thank you.

      Ms Timmins - Rhineland Way, Brickhill
    • Seller Testimonial

      gives estate agents a good name
      I had originally used other large estate agents. 
      The service received from them and the price they are prepared to charge is really poor.

      I was given and introduction to James Kendall and the service I received was great along with a good structured price, I would recommend him to anyone as he gives estate agents a good name for a change.Hard working and honest with good communication.Well done and thanks !

      Mr Mayes - Dart Road, Brickhill
    • Seller Testimonial

      what a brilliant job you did selling my house!
      Hi James, I wanted everyone to know what a brilliant job you did selling my house! 
      J ames is a no nonsense says it how it is estate agent and it was a pleasure to do business with him.
       In just two weeks I will have completed on the sale of my house, just can"t beat that!! Thanks James you really are the best!

      Ms Wall - Rhineland Way, Brickhill
    • Seller Testimonial

      Was a pleasure dealing with you.
      Hi James,Just wanted to say thanks for your hard work on getting our house sold. Was a pleasure dealing with you. Anyone considering using James Kendall Estate Agents, do not hesitate, James sold our house in 11 days for more than what we wanted. He kept both sides of the purchase updated with progress and actively pushed for exchange and completion. We saved money and hassle with the sale of our house and were very pleased with the service.Thanks again

      Mr & Mrs Gibbs - Littledale Street, Kempston
    • Seller Testimonial

      I would not hesitate recommending the agency.
      I have sold 8 houses and without doubt James Kendall is the best, most enthusiastic, good value for money and communicative estate agent i have ever used. I would not hesitate recommending the agency.

      Mr & Mrs Welton - Riverview Way, Kempston
    • Seller Testimonial

      Friendly and honest service would recommend.
      Thank you for all of your help. Was really quick and easy. Well for me as everything was taken care of by a great team. Friendly and honest service would recommend to anyone 5*
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      I highly recommend James Kendall to anyone 
      James and Michael sold our house in Kempston in July 2015, within 2 days being on the market. They were both very professional throughout the process, even though our purchase was a little difficult at times. Nothing was too much trouble and even provided assistance with the property we were purchasing. I highly recommend James Kendall to anyone wanting to sell their property. Thank you to you both.

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      making buying a house so easy
      Thank you for all your help along the way, making buying a house so easy and took the stress right out of it! Professional, knowledgable and such great service by all!! Couldn't recommend enough ! So a massive Thank you to all the team. Best agent in town.
    • Buyer Testimonial

      professional and extremely helpful in every detail
      Estate Agents like no other.Friendly and casual atmosphere though still professional and extremely helpful in every detail customer service , without this 'corporation' like ,concrete ,faceless approach.
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