Archive for the ‘Buying’ Category

First and anytime buyers looking to purchase a new build property will be heartened by the recent news the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme is to be extended beyond 2019 with a further £100 million investment to help more people buy a new build home by providing up to 15 per cent of the purchase […]

Congratulations! After years of working your socks off, you’ve saved enough for a deposit. Or perhaps you got lucky and a third cousin twice removed left you a small fortune. However you got here, you’re on the brink of buying your first home and that’s a cause for celebration. As you begin to explore the […]

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 […]

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 most recent publication of the monthly UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows that the average property price in Scotland in October 2017 was £143,544 – an increase of 2.8 per cent on October in the previous year and a decrease of 0.7 per cent compared to the previous month. In North Ayrshire there […]

The latest publication of the monthly UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows that the average price of a property in Scotland in August 2017 was £146,354 – an increase of 3.9 per cent on August in the previous year and a decrease of 0.7 per cent when compared to the previous month. The city […]

The residential lettings market in rural areas of Scotland, including Fife, is driven by demand for premium property, especially houses with paddocks, stables or equestrian facilities, finds property consultancy Galbraith. Geoff Laird-Portch, who manages residential lettings for Galbraith in Fife, Aberdeenshire and Angus, said: “There is huge demand and very rapid turnover for properties which […]

A new build property can be a great option, but older properties can provide other advantages. If the price of a new build property is out of the question, why not consider an older property that needs a refurbish? We are taking a look at some of the properties available at s1homes, in need of […]

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