Getting on the property ladder can be stressful and expensive, with the average age now moving out of the family home, being 27. Nicola Sturgeon recently announced a new £150 million national pilot scheme to help first time buyers get on the property ladder in Scotland. This scheme will provide loans to first time buyers to help … More Scotland’s New First Time Buyer Scheme
Having sun shining in our offices (albeit for the last 3.5 days) has got me in the mood for some summer home decor inspiration. From small additions such as splashes of colour or fun patterns into your any room to new furniture and cute kitchen units – there is many ways to brighten up even … More Hello Summer (I’m Back!)
As the majority dream of the standard two storey property, the trusty bungalow seems to get put at the side lines, without a thought. Although, when it comes down to it, it truly is a great forever home. Can you imagine, finding your dream home… and never having to move again?! Living on one level … More The Forever Home
Today marks just a century since some British women were first guaranteed the right to vote. ‘The Representation of the People Act was adopted in February 1918, eventually paving the way for universal women’s suffrage in the country.’ 100 years isn’t a very long time in the grand scheme of things, but it has been … More Woman Strong Workforce
Rivaling Coventry, Sunderland, Swansea and Stoke-on-Trent sits Paisley in the fight to be ‘City of Culture 2021’ With a population of 76,000, the town came to prominence with the establishment of Paisley Abbey (where William Wallace was taught) in the 12th Century. After being refurbished in the 20th Century this breath taking piece of architecture still stands as a … More City of Culture 2021
Accessorising a room can really put you out of pocket. I’ve found the best (price wise) of both worlds, from the budget and blow-out versions of a few unique pieces in our latest properties and how they are styled. Farrow and Ball’s Hague Blue will always be a classic colour. The rich blue with underlying … More Style Steal or Splurge
As much as I am a total sun worshiper and trying to clutch at any summer we have left (or even had for that matter) we have definitely hit Autumn! I do love the exciting thought of wrapping up in hats and boots but most importantly new decor! The Glasshouse, Lochwinnoch Fall is seeing new trends, waving … More Autumn Is Coming!
Who doesn’t love a good nosey? Here we have my favourite property snippets from homes coming to market this month, from the modern to classic styles, there really is something for everyone. Recently we all have a growing desire to be closer with nature this could be due to the ‘Pantone Colour of the Year … More Sneak Peak
After the one glimpse of sunshine we had over the weekend, (which seems to now be horizontal downpour), I am well and truly in full summer spirits. Matching your home to the seasons is a great way to keep up with current trends but also give your home that fresh feel. Summer 17 is all … More Summer Loving
What is a ‘Closing Date’? (Apart from the most nerve racking experience for a hopeful buyer!!) A Closing Date is a day and time, set by the seller’s estate agent if they have received at least two notes of interest from the potential buyers solicitors. Most often, buyers’ solicitors will fax the offer prior to … More Closing Date? Don’t Panic!