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Ten reasons for buying a new home

Buying a new home is uniquely exciting and the attraction tends to last for a long time after you’ve moved in. New properties offer a variety of advantages over re-sale homes, from cost savings to peace of mind.

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Enjoying internet access throughout the home

Within a decade, internet access has gone from a weekend curiosity to a staple of daily life. We rely on internet connectivity to power our home assistants, for television and gaming entertainment and while we’re shopping, socialising and communicating. A house doesn’t feel like a home without a broadband router’s lights flashing discreetly away in one corner.

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Walking on Sunshine

There’s a bewildering choice of flooring options nowadays. Wool or man-made, plain or patterned, wood or vinyl… we know it can be confusing. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Kristoffersen Carpets and Flooring – one of Scotland’s foremost independent suppliers.

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The Joys of Coastal Living

Cruden Homes has always understood the joys of coastal living, which is why many of our current developments are located in close proximity to the sea.

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Interest rate rise... should I worry?

On Thursday 2 August, the Bank of England raised its interest base rate for only the second time in a decade, from 0.5% to 0.75%.  Interest rate rises are usually a sign of resilience in the economy and mortgage rates still remain at a competitive levels with savings rates also likely to increase.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Upcycling

The concept of upcycling has risen to public prominence thanks to regular appearances in property and lifestyle TV shows. It involves recycling unwanted or end-of-life items, assigning them new roles by restoring and adapting them.

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Barbie girls and boys

Summer is all too brief, so it’s vital to make the most of every sunny afternoon and evening.

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Securing Your Home for the Summer Holidays

Summer has finally arrived and the holiday season is about to hit its stride as tens of thousands of people across Scotland head away.

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Expert advice on buying your first home

Buying your first home is incredibly exciting and Cruden Homes is delighted to have helped thousands of people take their first steps on to the property ladder over many years.

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Making the most of your outdoor space

One of the biggest attractions of a new Cruden home is being able to personalise its interior, to add your own unique stamp.

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Tidy home, Tidy mind?

There’s a wonderful purity to a brand new house.

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To buy or rent? – that is the question

It’s often suggested that renting is the best option available to people looking for a home, but in fact, this is rarely the case.

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