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​Family Business Partner To Build Coastal Living Dreams

Fotheringham Homes and Brotherton Estates, two family businesses with their heritages firmly rooted in the local area, have come together to create a stylish new housing development in Johnshaven to be known as The Beaches. The development, located on the Brotherton Estate in the quaint coastal village of Johnshaven, will bring together the ethos of the two families and their …

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Considering a Move to Johnshaven, Aberdeenshire? 8 Historical Facts About Johnshaven

If you are relatively new to the Johnshaven area or considering moving to Johnshaven, then you are likely to be undertaking some research into the area. But what about the history of Johnshaven?  In today’s blog, we share 8 historical facts about Johnshaven to help you connect with the amazing history of this quaint local coastal village in Aberdeenshire and …

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Buying a New Home in Blairgowrie? 24 Things to Do in and Around Blairgowrie

Moving home is one of the biggest life decisions we make, so it’s no surprise that most owners spend a significant amount of time researching the area to check that it’s somewhere they’ll be happy living. If you’re thinking of buying a new home in Blairgowrie, then researching schools, healthcare and future housing developments will be top of your list. …

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House Buying Stress: Reduce the pressure with our stress-busting tips

A survey commissioned by estatesdirect.com highlighted that house buying was one of the most stressful things you can do in life; above that of getting a divorce, having a new baby, being made redundant or planning a wedding. Whether you are a first time buyer already feeling the pressure building or are haunted by a previous experience, this article explains …

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​Will downsizing house make our retirement better?

The hard graft is done, you’ve finally paid off your family home mortgage, the kids have left home and now you are gazing warmly into the future trying to map out your retirement. The golden years are something to look forward to. With newfound time on your hands, opportunities can be seized allowing you to follow your passions or try …