Archive for the ‘Buying’ Category

Even if you’re just window shopping, looking at property for sale on s1homes is a lot of fun. There are so many amazing homes to discover. But if you’re in the serious business of buying, it can be slightly overwhelming when you have to narrow down your choice and try to bag the best buy. […]

MOV8 Real Estate, Estate Agents and Solicitors was delighted to open its new office at 77 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, on August 3. Robert Carroll, Managing Director, says: “As a company that buys and sells properties for clients across Scotland, the areas around Glasgow and Edinburgh are our largest markets, so it was really important to […]

  Established in 2013, Fords Daly Legal is a family-run business that offers a legal, conveyancing and estate agency service all under one roof. With its headquarters in Kirkcaldy, and with their senior solicitors each having more than 37 years of experience in the world of law and property, its ethos is to add a […]

As Greta Thunberg’s global campaign has highlighted, climate change is very real and it’s affecting property right here, right now. Rising rainfall, searing sunshine, soaring temperatures and faster winds can all affect our homes, potentially making them less windproof and watertight. Whether you rent or own, this means that taking care of areas that are […]

Whether buying or selling a property, having the right professionals in place to make the process as smooth as possible is essential. One key player in buying and selling is your solicitor: the brains behind the paperwork. So just what should you look out for when choosing your legal eagle? Here are our top tips […]

If you’re a first-time buyer, it’s worth bearing in mind someday you might be a property seller too. Finding the right team and services to help with purchasing is a wise move for the future – if you decide to sell-up, you already have a network of trustworthy people who can make selling as smooth […]

Many people say moving home is one of life’s biggest causes of stress but we don’t believe it! At s1homes we believe in making moving easy-peasy and stress free. So let’s explore the best options for arranging your big day.   Hire a company to do everything Before choosing your removal firm, get at least […]

In the latest market report there’s good news for those looking to sell – the average price of a property in Scotland in May this year rose by 2.8% on the previous year to reach £152,801. That’s according to figures just released by the UK House Price Index (HPI). The overall volume of residential sales […]

Taking the plunge and purchasing your own property is an exciting time for all house hunters. If you decide to go for a new build, you’re essentially buying a blank canvas, but if you opt for a home that’s lived in, it’s likely you’ll have to negotiate a few things with the current owners. So […]

Choosing a new home can bring a real sense of freedom. But sometimes that freedom can come from using our property to free up some hard cash. Not sure where to begin? Worry not: that’s why we’ve compiled this handy guide to equity release.   What is it? Equity release is the process whereby a […]

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