Simon Godfrey ACII APFS

Director

A great day for me at the weekend is spent in the kitchen with my music turned up loud.


Simon retired from Hobbs Parker after 16 years working in our Ashford and Tenterden offices at the end of 2023.

If you would like to discuss the sale or value of your house, please get in touch with one of our Directors and Valuers.


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Ten beautiful vineyards well worth visiting near to Ashford and Tenterden

By Sarah Holgate

Watch out France! Kent is blessed with many wonderful vineyards – there are over 50 in Kent alone. Here our some close to our offices in Ashford and Tenterden.

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Should I put my house on the market before Christmas?

By Simon Godfrey

We get asked this every year in the weeks leading up to Christmas. This year’s answer might surprise you.

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The 50 Most Popular Villages

By Roger Lightfoot

Our website is very busy — every day up to 6,000 people visit our website. Many are researching the ideal location for their next home and spend some time reading about the towns and villages […]

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The Best Restaurants in Kent and East Sussex

By Sally Randall

This article was written a few years ago and some of the details may be out of date. Please contact the restaurants for further information before travelling. The next best thing to eating good food, […]

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Will your second home also be your pension?

By Simon Godfrey

Recent research suggests that the level of income people aspire to retire on each year has increased from £35,000 to £42,000 yet this would require a pension pot of more than £1 million. Evidence shows […]

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The best beaches in Kent and East Sussex

By Sally Randall

We explore the best beaches in Kent and East Sussex — for your children, dogs and foodie friends — as we work our way round the South East’s beautiful coastline. It’s a funny thing that […]

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