Before and after pictures from our 10 week renovation of a one bed tenement flat.
How to make your property stand out and attract more customers. Why neutral isn’t always the way to go.
We are in the rare position to have experienced buying and selling property during the Coronavirus Lockdown in Scotland.
Having such a small bathroom was always going to be a challenge, this meant that we would have to get creative. Originally, tenement flats had no internal bathrooms, the people who lived there would share an outhouse in the garden. When indoor plumbing became possible they had to try fit bathrooms within the existing space. […]
Our experience designing and building a kitchen in a tenement flat.
It feels like so much has happened this week that I’m not really sure where to begin but I guess I’ll start with when we finally got the keys. After another weeks delay we eventually got the phone call that the keys were ready to collect. I was at work so Stuart picked up the […]
What caused the delays when buying our property. Three week delay in exchanging keys.
As I look forward to the next project, I am also reflecting on what I have learned over the past few years. Writing this blog has also made me re-live the last reno and there are some things I will definitely be doing differently this time. I’m not an expert and I know I still […]
Going into our first renovation we were both very excited and full of optimism. I thought it would be like a cheesy rom-com, I had dreams of dancing in the living room while we playfully bopped paint on each others noses. To save on rent we decided to live in the flat while we renovated […]
We bought our first flat back in 2016. One afternoon, on a whim I decided to meet with a mortgage advisor at my bank to see if buying a flat was a possibility. The appointment was really easy and took around 15 minutes. I was pre-approved for a mortgage and after talking with Stuart, we […]