Today marks just a century since some British women were first guaranteed the right to vote. ‘The Representation of the People Act was adopted in February 1918, eventually paving the way for universal women’s suffrage in the country.’ 100 years isn’t a very long time in the grand scheme of things, but it has been … More Woman Strong Workforce
Rivaling Coventry, Sunderland, Swansea and Stoke-on-Trent sits Paisley in the fight to be ‘City of Culture 2021’ With a population of 76,000, the town came to prominence with the establishment of Paisley Abbey (where William Wallace was taught) in the 12th Century. After being refurbished in the 20th Century this breath taking piece of architecture still stands as a … More City of Culture 2021
Accessorising a room can really put you out of pocket. I’ve found the best (price wise) of both worlds, from the budget and blow-out versions of a few unique pieces in our latest properties and how they are styled. Farrow and Ball’s Hague Blue will always be a classic colour. The rich blue with underlying … More Style Steal or Splurge
As much as I am a total sun worshiper and trying to clutch at any summer we have left (or even had for that matter) we have definitely hit Autumn! I do love the exciting thought of wrapping up in hats and boots but most importantly new decor! The Glasshouse, Lochwinnoch Fall is seeing new trends, waving … More Autumn Is Coming!
Who doesn’t love a good nosey? Here we have my favourite property snippets from homes coming to market this month, from the modern to classic styles, there really is something for everyone. Recently we all have a growing desire to be closer with nature this could be due to the ‘Pantone Colour of the Year … More Sneak Peak
After the one glimpse of sunshine we had over the weekend, (which seems to now be horizontal downpour), I am well and truly in full summer spirits. Matching your home to the seasons is a great way to keep up with current trends but also give your home that fresh feel. Summer 17 is all … More Summer Loving
What is a ‘Closing Date’? (Apart from the most nerve racking experience for a hopeful buyer!!) A Closing Date is a day and time, set by the seller’s estate agent if they have received at least two notes of interest from the potential buyers solicitors. Most often, buyers’ solicitors will fax the offer prior to … More Closing Date? Don’t Panic!
When it comes to selling property, the bigger the exposure, the better. Here at CDEA, we utilise any platform we can to achieve a sale for you. From social media or search sites, we believe the wider the net is cast the bigger the catch. Many Estate Agents rely solely on their own website and with OnTheMarket rulings … More On The Market, or All the Market?
While everyone seems to be craving these ‘new build’ homes, I just can not put them above putting my own stamp on a pre-loved property. YES it takes time and YES you will be using wooden pallets as your new sofa and while eating your 5th microwave meal this week. But the joy (and stress) … More Fix Up Dreaming
We, like everyone, love Christmas at home, wherever that may be for you. But when all the hustle and bustle is over who doesn’t love a bit of Sunday dreaming while having a coffee (or a curer) thinking what’s coming up in this new chapter? Whether you’re hoping for that crisp Christmas ’17 in a … More New Year, New Home?