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Everything you need to know about buying your first property: a Q&A with Peterkins
November 22, 2023
We recently ran a first-time buyer Q&A feature on our Instagram channel with local ASPC member, Peterkins. In this blog post, we’ve shared the range of questions first-time buyers asked, and the expert advice from the team at Peterkins…
Living in a Conservation Area
November 09, 2023
Conservation areas aim to preserve and enhance neighbourhoods of special architectural or historic interest and form some of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s most unique settlements. Trees and other features such as designed gardens are all protected. Permission for even minor works may be needed in a conservation area.
Living in a Listed Building
October 26, 2023
Ranging in date from medieval buildings to those built in the 1980s, listed buildings cover many aspects of our lives – from croft houses and tenements, bridges and mills, to country houses and places of worship. Today’s owners and occupiers of listed buildings and structures have an important part to play in managing this heritage, making sure that future generations will be able to enjoy these special buildings as this generation has.
5 properties for your next renovation project
April 27, 2023
If you have some DIY skills you’re looking to flex, or are perhaps hoping to add value to a flat that is in need of upgrading, you can find your next renovation project on ASPC and discover a property which you can really put your own stamp on.
The 10 most viewed properties of 2022
December 20, 2022
At ASPC we list over 6,000 properties for sale, across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, each year on our website. Each week we take a look at the most viewed property, and with 2023 in our sights, we thought we’d share the top 10 most viewed properties from 2022.
Country or City Living - Which would you choose?
August 25, 2022
Choosing where to live is one of the most important life decisions. A question often asked in the North East: "Are you a 'toonser' or a 'teuchter'"? Both types of environments have their benefits and drawbacks. In our area we are fortunate to have very little in the way of urban sprawl and equally fortunate to live amongst some of the most beautiful countryside. So, which do you prefer?
Key considerations to make before buying your first home
May 17, 2022
When it comes to buying your first home, having as much information as possible will help make those first initial steps that little bit easier. At our recent ‘Ask the Expert’ event, our team of industry professionals provided guidance for first-time buyers and discussed the different elements that they should consider when making a purchase.
How to get the most out of Home Reports
April 21, 2022
When it comes to buying a house, having as much information as possible will help ease any worries and contribute to you making a sound purchase. At our recent ‘Ask the Expert’ event, our team of industry professionals provided guidance for first time buyers, specifically how you can get the most out of home reports.