Moving In

Why do we need warranty? Keepmoat has got it covered…

Are you planning on buying a Keepmoat home in the future but worry about it standing the test of time? Relax…because if you choose to buy with us you can be safe in the knowledge that your home will be covered by a ten year warranty. If insurance mumbo-jumbo isn’t your forte, our super quick […]

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Choosing your new home

Has home ownership always been a dream of yours? For many, choosing your first home is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Not only are you investing in your future, you’re also buying into a new way of life, a new community, and brand new surroundings. Choosing the perfect décor may be […]


Edinburgh

City, town or a village?

Whether you’re looking to improve your lifestyle, expand your family or simply fancy a change of scenery, one of the trickiest decisions when buying a new home is deciding on the location. Since the location of properties can often be a deal-breaker for first home buyers, we are here to help you decide on the […]


Avoiding the hidden costs of moving

You’ve been granted the mortgage in principle and you’ve found the perfect home. But before you start shopping for the perfect curtains or crockery set, it’s time to find out exactly how much a new home costs. Have a browse of our handy checklist to avoid any nasty financial surprises along the way. The Deposit […]


Why Buy New? A Guide to Buying with Keepmoat

Every new Keepmoat home is built using the latest high performance materials. The homes feature advanced heat and sound insulation, modern wiring and extremely robust foundations. So, one thing’s for sure – there’ll be no expensive structural repairs to fix! Low-Maintenance Living It’s a well-known fact that new homes are less high maintenance than the […]


The legal side to house-buying

You’ve saved hard for your deposit and have found your dream home. All ready to move in? Not quite yet as there’s just the daunting legal of house-buying to face. However, it doesn’t have to be as tricky as everyone makes out. We’ve put together everything you need to know about the legal side of […]


Your mortgage application gets refused, now what?

Having your mortgage application refused can be one of the most inconvenient and frustrating things to happen as it will inevitably halt any house-buying plans you may have. However, we’re here to tell you that it may not be the be all and end all to your home-ownership dreams. Why? Our first recommendation would be […]


Own your own home before 25

Many of us can only dream about owning our own home by the time we’re 25 and according to a recent study, only five 25 year olds are on the property market. But with the correct willpower and cost-cutting practises, it is possible… Budgeting Budgeting is all about being savvy with your purchases so seeking […]


Flat-packed furniture, a modern-day nightmare

Flat-packed furniture is like Marmite, you either love it, or you hate it. For those who find it a hellish task – only good for breaking up families and friendships – we are here to help you decipher the DIY lingo and understand those hieroglyphics known as ‘diagrams’. For first time buyers, flat-packed furniture can […]


Getting on the property ladder

Buying your first home and the process that accompanies it is said to be one of life’s most stressful experiences. Luckily, we’re here to challenge that belief and we believe with the right knowledge and understanding of the first time buyers market, you’ll be in a good position to start searching for your dream home. […]