Archive for the ‘Advice’ Category

Now that you’ve made the decision to sell your property, after requesting a property valuation via s1homes, you’re keen to get the show on the road. Excellent! Here’s a quick rundown of our top tips to get your home spick and span for selling on s1homes.   The Kerb Kudos No-one expects a police box […]

When faced with the decision to renovate your existing property or sell and move somewhere new, finding the best strategy to suit your circumstances can boggle the brain. So, let’s make it a little easier by considering the upsides and downsides.   RENOVATING   Super Size Me! If you set a strict budget and stay […]

What will you do when you secure your dream rental from the range of properties on s1homes? Sit back, relax and enjoy the feeling of being in your own home? Or maybe you’d like to throw a housewarming party and share this wonderful moment with family and friends? Well, before you put the fizzy pop […]

You may be a young professional about to be relocated by work or a student who’s fledged from the family home to college or university. Perhaps you’re a first-time mover discovering a new city? Whatever your reason might be, renting can offer greater flexibility than owning a property – but it’s still worth putting careful […]

They say charity begins at home but so does saving the planet. Even the smallest steps can add up to a big difference. Here are some of the best ways to go green indoors.   Bright Idea LEDs are better for the environment than incandescent bulbs but did you know they can also last for […]

Credit where credit’s due is a nice saying when it works. Unfortunately, for some of us, buying a home is made more difficult because of a poor credit history. In some ways this isn’t surprising. A home is undoubtedly the biggest financial investment we will make and so making sure we don’t lose money or […]

Whether we’re enjoying a winter wonderland or battling woeful weather, at this time of year, we need to ensure our homes are fully protected. Whether you rent or own, this means taking care of areas such as insulation and heating. Ice can also mean burst pipes and slippery steps. So let’s find out more about […]

Less than a decade ago, the notion of speaking to your house was the stuff of science fiction . . . or of nightmares from too much late night cheese. But recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and smart connectivity now means walls really do have ears. And they’re waiting for your instructions. So, whether you’re […]

Trying to be a little more planet-friendly? Like most things in life, it starts at home – but knowing where to start or whether your efforts are worthwhile, can be tricky. “It’s easy to think of being planet-friendly as something we can buy, which often just adds to the problems of environmental damage,” says Grand […]

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 […]

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