Local businesses benefitting from new Mearns property development

Fotheringham Homes has reaffirmed its commitment to the regional supply chain by announcing the appointment of local suppliers for the construction of its latest development in the south of Aberdeenshire. Gourdon-based Fotheringham Homes announced its new development – The Beaches at Johnshaven – last year and groundwork is already underway by Westhill firm Nicol of Skene, ahead of the construction …

Ten questions to ask when buying a new build property

Buying a new house can be an emotional rollercoaster and is definitely up there with one of the most stressful life events you can experience. From breaks in the property chain at the last minute to having to bid thousands over the asking price just to secure your property –  it can make for an extremely fraught time. That is …

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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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Businesses of North East Collaborate to Create Multi-Million Pound Rural Housing Development

Fotheringham Homes are proud to have worked with a fantastic range of suppliers from across the North of Scotland to create a stunning residential development worth over £6 million nestled on the edge of the Mearns & Angus countryside. Speaking about the housing development Michael Fotheringham explained “Working in collaboration with like-minded businesses makes construction more creative but also more …

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Building Your Own Home? How Much is Land For Sale in Aberdeenshire?

With self build plots typically costing around a third to one half of the total cost of a self build home, it’s understandable that you’ll want to be as accurate as possible when budgeting for this cost. However, unlike the normal housing market where you can quickly google average house prices for regions and even streets, individual housing plots aren’t …

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Further Recognition for Transformed Derelict Building as Finalists are Announced in the 12th Annual Scottish Home Awards

Hot off the heels of being named as a finalist in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards, Fotheringham Homes transformation of a derelict building in Stonehaven has been named as a finalist in the 12th Annual Scottish Home Awards. The Eden Manor development, a renovation of a former north-east care home into five apartments and ten single storey …

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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. …