Archive for the ‘Buying’ Category

If you’re looking to move home and sell your current property, then you might benefit from doing this sooner rather than later. A recent study has found March to be a time when many buyers are in the market and begin to look for a new property. New research from Rightmove ( has found March […]

The pandemic has had a big impact on the property market, with huge demand meaning house prices are at the highest level in records, but it’s also caused homebuyers to rethink where they live. With the majority of the UK’s workforce setting up shop at home in the midst of the pandemic, and many businesses […]

With property searches and enquiries at s1homes so far this year increasing every week, Scots are getting a head start on 2022 and preparing to make their next property move. But with thousands of Scottish properties to search from, buyers can easily get distracted by the choice out there and find it difficult to narrow […]

It’s the start of a new year and with that brings the start of new beginnings. Whether that’s a new exercise regime, rethinking your career prospects or most exciting of all, searching for a new home. The property market in the UK has experienced a huge rise in demand and prices in the past two […]

We all know that setting new year’s resolutions can mean setting yourself up for failure. The thought of a fresh start and clean slate gives us the motivation to aspire to new levels and set goals that can seem doable at the time but lead to disappointment. But, with a little planning, you can be […]

They say viewing a property in summer is the best time to see it in its best light but viewing a property in winter means you get to see how it really works and how it handles the harshest weather – especially in Scotland. Rain, wind, snow, and ice will all test the ability of […]

The property market, like most other industries, has had a bumpy year (or two). With Covid restrictions in place at the start of the year meaning fewer property sales, the volume of residential transactions in Scotland fell 6.5% compared to 2019-20 records. But the surge in demand when the market resumed meant that property prices […]

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 […]

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