Archive for the ‘#FeelAtHomeWiths1homes’ Category

For the majority of home buyers, not just first-time buyers, the deposit can take up a huge chunk of your savings. With the Bank of Scotland recording an average deposit for a first-time buyer in Scotland in 2020 at £31,257, this doesn’t leave too much room for home improvements. With the new 5% mortgage scheme […]

Has the new year fired up your desire to live a healthier lifestyle? Maybe you’ve ditched the takeaways and binge-watching for fresher ingredients and a new workout routine. Living healthy doesn’t need to stop at your diet and exercise regime, it can span to your home too. As we’re all spending a lot more time […]

When it comes to winter in Scotland, the weather can be pretty harsh from hail, sleet and snow bringing icy roads and freezing temperatures. So at this time of year, it’s important to make sure our homes are toasty warm, keeping the cold out and the heat in. Right now, most of us are staying […]

When searching for your next home, you may be lucky enough to be presented with plenty of options and amongst those might be some empty properties. Some people may be put off an empty property as it can be hard to picture yourself living there without furniture and decoration to help your imagination. But empty […]

With the colder, and wetter, weather arriving, you’ve no doubt started to transition your wardrobe from light summer pieces to chunkier winter knits, hats and scarves. But your outfits aren’t the only thing that needs a seasonal switch up. It’s time to inject some autumnal vibes and winter warmers into your home. Here’s how to […]

2020 has been a pretty tough year all round, and just when it finally looked like we might have some more freedom, it feels like we’ve almost returned to lockdown life. And we now know all too well that it doesn’t feel great to have our freedom taken away. But if us Scots are  anything, […]

Have you recently moved to a new rented property but somehow, you’re not feeling quite at home? Not to worry, s1homes is here to help! You may not be able to make big changes, but there are loads of little things you can do to make your house or flat feel more like home sweet […]

Ask anyone that has moved home and they’ll probably agree that it’s one of the most exciting, but stressful, days of their lives. Whether you’re leaving the nest, moving into student halls, buying your own place or you’ve outgrown your current place, packing up your worldly possessions is pretty scary. But fear not, change is […]

Spending a lot of time at home can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you can relax being away from the stress of the outside world, but on the other, you’re starting to remember the last time you gave your home a little makeover – and how many birthdays ago it was! […]

One of the best things about having your own home is being able to put your own mark on it and the easiest, and sometimes cheapest, way to do it is through ornaments, furnishings and general ‘bits and pieces’. The good news is you can add them whether you’re a home owner, renting, sharing or […]

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