Our experience designing and building a kitchen in a tenement flat.
First Week Recap and Our Plans for This Renovation Project.
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’s The Holdup? Why We Had a Three Week Delay Exchanging Keys.
What caused the delays when buying our property. Three week delay in exchanging keys.
Six Lessons I Learned From Our Last Renovation
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 […]
Our First Flip – The Full Renovation Story
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 […]
Our First Flip – My Experience as a First Time Buyer
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 […]
What is Coorie?
If you ask Wikipedia you will find out that Coorie is a “Scottish Lifestyle which involves concepts such as cosiness and snuggling, similar to the Scandinavian Hygge.” To me it means a place where you want to relax and cuddle up after a day out in the Scottish weather. When we decided to launch our […]
Hello. My name is Becky and together with my husband, Stuart, we have decided to take a leap into the property development business. I plan to document our journey as both newlyweds and business partners in this blog. I have always had a passion for design and interiors and dreamt about doing this as a […]