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Proud to have sponsored the 2023 Scottish Home Awards

Thursday June 22nd, 2023

We were proud to be sponsoring the Scottish Home Awards again this year...

Get a head start on the competition: top property buying trends for 2023

Monday February 27th, 2023

It is no surprise that the property industry is continuing to show signs of recovery and growth in 2023, with more people turning to investment properties to secure their financial future. 

2022 - A Year in Results

Tuesday February 7th, 2023

Reflecting on the past year, Pixel has had a successful and productive 12 months. 

Interior trends for 2023: key styles to watch out for

Thursday January 19th, 2023

What is in store for the world of interior design next year? Our very own interior designer Amie has the scoop on the key trends that will be popular in 2023!  

Have the Christmas Market all to yourself

Tuesday December 20th, 2022

It’s the holiday season and, here at Pixel, we love partying just as much as you do. However, it may surprise you that one of the things we’ll be celebrating is that Christmas is actually a great time to sell houses.    

Decarbonising Construction

Friday September 30th, 2022

At Pixel, we believe the decarbonisation of the housebuilding sector is just as crucial as its growth - but this is no easy feat.

Homes For Scotland Conference

Wednesday September 21st, 2022

Pixel were thrilled to sponsor the Homes for Scotland annual conference, which took place at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

Can the housing market ever embrace e-commerce?

Tuesday May 31st, 2022

At Pixel, we often get asked whether we think newbuild house developers could ever transition to a completely online e-commerce experience.

Meet Amie - Pixel's In-house Interior Designer

Monday May 30th, 2022

Amie joined Pixel in December 2020 and she's since helped us style over 100 virtual properties. We asked her a few questions about her role...

Reduce showhome build and fit-out costs by 95% by going virtual

Friday May 27th, 2022

Showhomes are easily the costliest and least efficient of all the newbuild development sales and marketing tools. But they don’t need to be…

Pixel shortlisted for Homes for Scotland Innovation Award

Wednesday May 11th, 2022

We’re pleased to announce we’ve been shortlisted for another award this season – the Innovation of the Year Award at the Homes for Scotland Awards 2022!

Pixel HomeSelector Shortlisted for Scottish Design Awards

Tuesday May 10th, 2022

We’re delighted to announce that our HomeSelector online sales system has been shortlisted for the Scottish Design Awards 2022.

Reach Net Zero faster with Pixel

Monday April 25th, 2022

There are quite a few benefits to digitising the new-build buyers’ journey and options selection process. But one that might not have immediately occurred to you is in carbon emissions and your journey to Net Zero...

We think you’ll like this change…

Tuesday March 22nd, 2022

You may have noticed; Pixel has a new look. That’s not the only thing that’s new, and we think you’ll like the changes we’ve made.

Data-Driven Development: The Importance of Utilising Data within the Housebuilding Industry

Friday March 18th, 2022

At Pixel, we believe data will be instrumental in the advancement of the housebuilding industry. Developers can now benefit from heightened insight into their developments.

Data Reveals British Homebuyers Prioritise Perception

Thursday March 10th, 2022

Data from our HomeSelector tool shows that street views of new build homes receive nearly a third more views from potential buyers than the actual properties being sold.

What it’s like to be a woman in prop tech

Tuesday March 8th, 2022

On International Women’s Day, our Co-Founder, Cat, spoke with Showhouse Magazine about her experience as a woman leading a PropTech business.

Engaging home buyers online beyond lockdown

Friday May 1st, 2020

Traditionally a busy time for house hunting, these are challenging times for everyone, not least the house building industry. With social distancing look set to remain over the coming months, it’s uncertain how long sales centres and show homes will have to stay closed to visitors.

What International Women's Day means to Pixel

Monday March 9th, 2020

So why does International Women’s Day mean so much to Pixel? Well to answer this, you only have to listen to Cat Smith our co-founding Director talking with passion about the impact and value of the inspiring women who now work across our international team.

Architectural Manager Zoe joins the team

Friday December 6th, 2019

A warm welcome to Zoe Black who joined us recently as Architectural Manager. Part of our expanding team in Edinburgh, Zoe works closely with the Production team.

Supporting CALA Homes as they achieve record sales

Tuesday November 12th, 2019

We're proud to be supporting CALA Homes in Scotland across a number of prestigious developments. As their creative digital and technology partners helping to increase sales off-plan, it’s great to see the East team report record sales figures over the last three months

How green is your property marketing

Monday November 11th, 2019

Over the coming months we’ll be taking a look at the environmental benefits of marketing property off-plan and engaging buyers at home. We’ll be highlighting the ways the house building industry can help to reduce its carbon footprint through increased digital marketing efficiencies. And why home buyers today

Engaging home buyers with Rettie & Co.

Monday November 11th, 2019

Continuing our East coast spotlight on projects with the Rettie & Co. new homes team, Milldeans Farm is a collection of nine contemporary country style homes over in Fife, set out across a farm steading layout.

Spotlight on East coast projects

Friday November 8th, 2019

Over the last few months, we’ve been working on several new East Coast of Scotland projects with Rettie & Co. as they continue to push ahead with their digital marketing of several impressive new build developments off-plan.

Selling heritage property in the digital age

Tuesday October 1st, 2019

We work with a number of heritage property developers specialising in the restoration of historically important buildings - Sundial Properties, Wemyss Properties, Dunedin House Properties and most recently CALA Homes.

Making waves at Waterfront Plaza

Tuesday October 1st, 2019

Named as one of the coolest neighbourhoods to live in the UK in a report published by The Times newspaper, it’s not surprising to see the popularity of CALA Homes (East) Waterfront Plaza in Leith, Edinburgh. Working with CALA Homes for two years now and repeating the winning

Steve Smith interview with BQ

Tuesday October 1st, 2019

Our Managing Director, Steve Smith, talked to Business Quarter magazine about his experience as a business leader and how the whole Pixel journey began. He shares his thoughts on what he believes makes a strong business leader and his plans for the future.

Record off-plan sales at Caerlee Mill

Monday September 2nd, 2019

Marketed by LSL Land & New Homes our clients Whiteburn have reported record off plan sales for their latest development at Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen, with half of the properties being reserved at launch.

Global Tech Minds Gather in Edinburgh

Friday August 30th, 2019

Edinburgh hosted this year’s Turing Fest at the end of August, a diverse forum of world leading technologists, company-builders, growth leaders and investors

Funkiest Office In Town

Friday August 30th, 2019

It doesn’t get more central than our new head office at 15 Queen Street in Edinburgh. With this year’s Festival sprawled larger than ever on the neighbouring streets, we’re loving our cool new office space and wanted give you a glimpse.

Mactaggart & Mickel

Tuesday August 27th, 2019

Part of an award-winning, family-owned group of companies, Mactaggart & Mickel has been building luxury homes since 1925. Every home built is given their ‘Seal of Approval’ as a final quality check before new owners move in.

Ness Side

Tuesday August 27th, 2019

Building on 90 years of experience and near flawless customer-rated feedback, Tulloch Homes is proud of its Highland Heritage and strong reputation. Focusing mainly across the Inverness region, one of fastest-growing housing markets in the UK, they have recently been expanding their landbank more widely across Scotland.

Jordanhill Park

Wednesday January 27th, 2016

Working with CALA Homes since early 2017, we support their sales and marketing teams as creative digital and technology partners. As the UK’s most upmarket major home builder, they have started to expand their non-standard premium market offering across a number of prominent city centre sites.