Archive for the ‘Renting’ Category

Investing your hard-earned cash in property can be daunting. Should you rent or buy? Where’s the best location? Are the locals model citizens or nightmare neighbours? One of the biggest considerations is whether to opt for a flat or a house. Still not sure which is best for you? Don’t worry, s1homes is here to […]

Whether you’re a fully-fledged member of Generation Rent, or a family for whom the property ladder is still a step out of reach, renting can sometimes feel frustrating. It’s your home – except, well, it’s not really, is it? Somebody else is the boss of it, which – while there are some pros to this […]

The dream of enjoying fresh air, beautiful natural scenery and having the great outdoors right on your doorstep can be very tempting. But moving to a property in one of Scotland’s many remote locations is a big step – so it makes sense to consider all the advantages and disadvantages before making that dream move […]

With most things in life timing is everything and this is especially true if you’re thinking of buying a home or moving into a new rental property. In Scotland, we can experience all four seasons in one day . . .  but there are differences in demand and prices as we move through the year. […]

Commuting is a large part of many daily lives, whether it’s cycling, driving or hopping on a bus or train to get to work. In fact, more than three million Brits are estimated to spend at least two hours every day travelling to and from their workplaces. Some of the locations considered best for commuting […]

We’ve all heard horror stories or may even have terrible tales to tell ourselves – yes, some rental experiences really can be a nightmare. Lots of hidden legal jargon, lousy landlords and a host of hidden charges are just some of the skeletons that can jump out from closets. Thankfully, there’s no need to hide. […]

You want your dream home to have the X Factor and, thanks to the properties on s1homes, there’s a good chance you’ll find the best. But if you’re planning to share communal spaces or live in an apartment block, there’s a high chance your building will also have a property factor. Also known as property […]

There are many reasons for wanting to move on from your rental home to a brand-new property from s1homes. Perhaps you’re relocating for a new job or a growing family means you need more space. Whatever the reason, it’s important to end a tenancy agreement correctly. Here’s our easy guide to doing it the right […]

You can always be certain of finding the best rental properties on s1homes. Unfortunately, sometimes there will be a niggle that needs sorted before you enjoy 100% happiness in your new home. From faulty fixtures to cleanliness, we reveal the top five pet peeves that can rub renters up the wrong way . . . […]

  So you’ve found your dream rental property on s1homes, sorted out sparkling references and you’re ready to sign on the dotted line. Simples! Whoa there! Have you considered just how much your new landlord may be willing to offer you in extras in order to seal the deal? Well, if you don’t ask, you […]

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