Affordable Kitchen Updates
Kitchens work hard in homes and so can become worn and weathered. As the heart of the home, and often the room that sells a house, it’s good to keep on top of these spaces. However, replacing with a brand new kitchen every few years won’t be workable for many people’s budgets! Here are a few ideas that could help update elements of your kitchen, giving the effect of a shiny new space you’ll want to cook, eat and relax in all the time.
Looking for Some Winter Sun for Less?
The winter period after Christmas and New Year into January and February can be tough, with the dark mornings and evenings and little daylight to be had. With snow forecast into the end of January, you might be sick of wrapping up against the elements and craving some sun to tide you through until spring. However, Christmas may well have stretched the budget, so we’ve rounded up some European destinations closer to home that will be friendlier to the bank balance and easier to jet off to for a quick weekend break.
How To Save for Your Holiday and Spend Less Whilst You’re There!
Determined to get some sun this year but not sure if you can afford it? If we could rely on another scorcher of a Scottish summer like we had last year that would be great! However, sometimes a change of scenery and chance to explore somewhere new is needed too. For the budget-conscious, we have rounded up some tips on how to holiday on the cheap this year – from saving tips, to getting the best holiday deals and being spending-conscious whilst you’re there.
Transform Your Finances in 2019!
We all want to save money. And whether it's by ditching your daily £3 latte or putting off an exotic family holiday, everyone has their own way to save.
Here are some money saving tips to help you save up, recoup the cost of Christmas and reduce your debts.
Helping Your Children Onto the Property Ladder with a Second Mortgage
Over a decade ago, you could get a variety of mortgages with absolutely no deposit at all but now lenders are looking for at least 5% deposit to get onto the property ladder. The deposit can be a huge obstacle for first time buyers with the average UK deposit coming in at £14,000.
Many parents will want to help their children get on to the property ladder and give them a helping hand to buy their first home but just don’t have access to such cash either.
So what are the options for those mums and dads who want to help their children. Our guide explains your options.
Is Green the new Grey? Green Interior Ideas to Style Your Home.
One of the trends we have seen every year without fail for the last eight or so years is grey. Grey tones work well with blue, yellow, orange...but each year grey has been the leading colour of choice for our homes including flooring, wall coverings and soft furnishings. However, there seems to be a new colour in town - green!
Renting Versus Buying Your First Home
Instead of spending thousands of pounds each year on rented accommodation, maybe it's time you invest and consider buying instead. But how do the figures stack up?
Where Will You Hide Your Christmas Presents?
This Christmas one of the problems that many householders have is where to store all of those Christmas gifts and Christmas decorations? In fact, research shows prospective buyers are more interested in storage spaces than they are with anything else. That's why we've made sure our properties across all developmetns have ample storage space for those all important items that you want to keep out of sight.
Solar Panels in Muirton
Did you know that all of our properties within the Muirton Living development in Perth are built with solar panels as standard? This means that you will save on your electricity bills, reducing your outgoings and making your new home an affordable investment.
How Does Help to Buy Work?
How does help to buy work?
Heard about ‘help to buy’ but unsure what it is, how it works or whether you would be eligible? Here we explain all.