Archive for the ‘Buying’ Category

We’ve all had ‘the fear’ at least once in our lives, whether it’s the morning after a heavy night out or logging into our work emails after a long holiday. But the fear can also hit us at big, important times and buying a home for the first time is one occasion that warrants a […]

We all love the feeling of buying something brand new, just out of the wrapper. From the latest new TVs, phones and cars, there’s a special feeling that comes with having the latest new model and knowing that you are the first owner. And it’s no different when it comes to buying a new build […]

It’s a factor that many of us haven’t had to think about for a while, with so many people in Scotland working from home over the past year and avoiding public transport. But now as we all start returning to office life, if you’re considering moving home then your commute could be a big deciding […]

If you’ve been looking on s1homes searching for your dream property to buy, chances are you’ve discovered more than a few that have ticked all of your boxes. But on the day of the viewing, it can be easy to let the furniture and belongings of the current owners cloud your judgement and your vision […]

Buying a home, no matter the size, is the biggest financial decision anyone can make in their lifetime and finding the one that is right for you is essential. So it’s no wonder that the majority of buyers have a wishlist when searching for their new home, full of things they need the property to […]

Thinking about retiring? During the recent global pandemic, many people across the country either lost their jobs or were put on long-term furlough, with many opting to choose this as their opportunity to retire early and not return to work. If you’re one of those people, you may be looking at your current home and […]

The process of buying a house is a complex one, and one that is unique to each buyer. It involves many moving parts and various stages which can be shorter, or longer, for different people. And how much time the whole process takes from start to finish, is a big question, one which s1homes will […]

With Scottish properties in high demand, those looking to make their move must work fast if they want to bag their dream property. This is good news for first time buyers and those not in a buying chain, but what if you have a property to sell first? Buying and selling is all about timing, […]

If you love older, characterful properties, you may find yourself eyeing up a listed building as your next potential home. Full of amazing potential, they can make charming places to live but how does being listed affect your ownership and how is it different from buying a newer property? Advantages of owning a listed building […]

When it comes to working your way up the property ladder, that doesn’t always mean moving to a bigger property. It can also mean moving into somewhere smaller, whether that’s due to a lifestyle change or just because you fancy something a bit lower maintenance. Either way, moving home is an investment in your future […]

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