Archive for the ‘Advice’ Category

You might not be into setting resolutions but if moving to a new area could be one goal that you’d like to see through. There could be many reasons for moving to a new area, possibly due to work commitments, being closer to family or just for a change of scenery. Whatever the reason, there […]

You’ve heard of spring cleaning but giving your home a good clear out can be done at any time of the year, especially before you’re planning a big move. It’s also a good way to destress and helps focus your mind on one activity. At first, a task like this can seem overwhelming, but with […]

  If recent times have taught us anything, it’s about caring for the people around us and that’s not just limited to friends and family. It’s showing kindness to our neighbours and the wider community too. Having a friend as a neighbour can bring all sorts of positivity to your life, not to mention it […]

As part of the Scottish Government’s latest announcements on lifting lockdown restrictions, they have confirmed that home moves will be permitted from Monday 29th June, as long as they can be carried out safely. This is great news not only for home movers, but also sellers and landlords, after months of heavy restrictions which caused […]

Spending a little more time at home than you used to? Here’s a helpful list of activities you can do at home to keep you occupied. Learn something new you’ve always wanted to do Now is the perfect time to invest in yourself and maybe learn that new language you’ve always thought about? Or maybe […]

  How much do you love your car? Enough to tuck it into its own bed every night? Or, like the majority of UK motorists, do you rarely use the garage? Well, did you know converting your garage into extra living space could boost the value of your home? Based on average house price figures, […]

Moving out of the parental home is a huge step . . . and not just for parents. If you’re a fledgling about to leave the nest and looking forward to living on your own, it’s time to take care of the financial, domestic and emotional responsibilities of fending for yourself. In other words, to […]

Not so long ago a but ’n’ ben in the Scottish Highlands would have had an open hearth and little else. Now, however, homes in some of Scotland’s remotest and most beautiful locations benefit from innovative systems for generating electricity and providing heating. Along with new technology for staying in touch with the ‘outside world’, […]

Thanks to the recent spate of angry storms, we’ve once again seen flooding affect many areas of the UK. These natural catastrophes can cause untold damage – not only to homes but potentially to finances and emotional wellbeing.   Thankfully, s1homes is here to help with top advice on measures we can take to avoid […]

You’re keen to sell your home ASAP and move to your new property? Or maybe you’re preparing to rent out your house or apartment? Well, with the help of s1homes your property can find itself in prime place to market its plus points to potential buyers and renters. But, if you’re planning to be a […]

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