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  No, it’s not the name of an underground grime artist or an office of the Crown. An HMO, or House in Multiple Occupation, is a property shared by three or more people who are unrelated. HMO properties can be found across the land but they tend to cluster in urban areas with high student […]

During the course of your tenancy your landlord is likely to arrange a tenancy inspection. This is a chance for them to ensure everything is tickety-boo with the property. It also means, if something is wrong, it can be fixed. During an inspection the landlord will check the general condition of the property and any […]

‘Are we there yet?’ Yes, it’s that old favourite, the number one question kids love to holler at parents from the back seat of the car every other mile. And yet, believe us, this is the least stressful thing you’re likely hear on the way to your new home. “I’ve forgotten Teddy!’, ‘Which box did […]

If you’ve been looking on s1homes for a dream property to buy or rent, chances are you’ve discovered more than a few that ticked all of your boxes . . . yet, on the day of the viewing, the objects of everyday life got in the way and overwhelmed your senses. Was it the enormous […]

    How are you getting on with your very latest fitness plans? Oh dear, the exercise bike is being used as a clotheshorse, you say? And you’ve only used your gym membership twice? Not to worry. s1homes has an exercise regime that’s easy to follow and you’ll want to stick with to see the […]

So you’ve moved to your new rented property but somehow you’re not feeling the full effect of being in your own home. Could it be the décor isn’t quite what you remembered in the first viewing? Or perhaps when you sit down in the living room you don’t feel completely at ease? Not to worry! […]

Moving into a new property is more exciting than a first date on Valentine’s Day . . . and the relationship with your home is likely to last as long too. However, it can also prove stressful, if you don’t plan ahead. This is especially true if you leave the important stuff to the last […]

Our handy video shows you 5 top tips you should take into account when planning to buy your first home. Search now at www.s1homes.com

The start of the year can bring chilly temperatures. If you have a loft, there’s a fair chance it’s under insulated, which is bad news as heating costs are high and a lot of it is wasted as it floats up and out the roof. If home renovations are on the cards, save yourself some […]

Homeowners looking to carry out major renovations in 2018 are urged to seek professional help first, after new research from VELUX found that the majority fail to properly consider the financial consequences. The study found that despite one-fifth of homeowners planning to carry out work to their home next year, a third have not costed […]

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