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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. …

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Transformed Derelict Building in Stonehaven Shortlisted for Prestigious National Award

Fotheringham Homes transformation of a derelict building in Stonehaven has been named as a finalist in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards. The renovation of a former north-east care home, has been shortlisted in the Residential Category, one of the awards 8 categories. With residents moving into the property throughout November 2018, the project transformed the derelict building into …

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New Residents Move Into Transformed Derelict Building in Stonehaven

The renovation of Eden Manor, a former north-east care home is now complete with new residents moving in throughout November. The derelict property has been transformed into five apartments and ten single storey terraced homes which were aimed at buyers over fifty. Fotheringham Homes worked with John D Crawford Architects on the renovation project which has beautifully restored the main features of the abandoned …

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Thinking About Building Your Own Home? A Step by Step Guide to the Home Building Process

Does the thought of building your home both excite and scare you? Do you find yourself lingering over those bespoke home images but no idea where to start? Our step by step guide to the home building process, will help ensure it’s a rewarding and less stressful process. Related Content: – Bespoke Builds 13 Step Guide to the Home Building Process …

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Building Your Own Home? 10 Questions to Ask A Home Builder

Google the words “self build” and “ builder” and you will quickly find a plethora of stories about costly and delayed builds. This alone can make you rethink starting a self build project but when you have your heart set on a creating a dream home, you can either accept the risk or ensure that during the planning stage you …

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Considering a Timber Frame Self-Build? 9 Pros and Cons of a Timber Frame Self-Build

While masonry (brick and block) has previously been the most common way of building in the UK, timber frame is now the most widely used structural building method in the world and has grown substantially in popularity. If you’ve found yourself reading this blog, then it’s 99% certain you will already be considering timber frame for your self-build. At Fotheringham …