Archive for the ‘Buying’ Category

Scotland’s home builders welcomed official statistics showing a 3 per cent increase in new house building for 2017-18 (17,731) compared with the previous year (17,293) but highlighted a mixed picture in the detail of the figures, with 16 per cent fewer (532) private sector-led homes completed in Q1 2018 compared with the same quarter in […]

You want your dream home to have the X Factor and, thanks to the properties on s1homes, there’s a good chance you’ll find the best. But if you’re planning to share communal spaces or live in an apartment block, there’s a high chance your building will also have a property factor. Also known as property […]

At s1homes we don’t think buying a property should be a headache. That’s why we make it as simple as possible for you – including explaining things such as the Home Report. If you’re selling a property in Scotland, the law requires you to provide this document, which presents a comprehensive picture of the property […]

When choosing a home to buy or rent there are many factors to consider. Flat or house? Country or city? And when kids are brought into the mix, this means factoring in their immediate and future needs as a top priority. Let’s take a closer look at the top considerations for all house-hunting families. Schools […]

From pesky plants to dangerous drains, buying a home with outdoor space can sometimes be a perilous business. Thankfully, s1homes is here to help with a handy guide to finding the hazards a garden can be hiding. If you can identify these potential pitfalls now, you can get ask the seller to get them properly […]

So you want to buy a home? That’s great news. But it’s easy to get carried away after watching repeat episodes of Grand Designs and letting your imagination run riot. Renovating a twelfth-century cottage with reclaimed wood and straw bales . . . easy peasy, right? Alas, this isn’t always the case. So let s1homes […]

  The world of property can be a fast-moving, confusing place, especially if you’re new to it. Thankfully, s1homes is here to help – with the latest low-down on who can help you buy or rent your ideal home. Letting agents Once you’ve found your new property on s1homes, a letting agent can arrange an […]

  Are you looking for a home in Scotland but are unsure about which area you should look in that fits your personality? Keep calm and let s1homes help! We’re happy to present our first ever rental quiz, Get a Move On. Our fun and quick quiz (with only 10 questions; we know your time is valuable!) has been developed […]

We are glad to announce that our new Moving Services page is now live. We know that moving home is a huge decision and you may feel stressed about all the costs associated with it and unsure about what you’ll end up paying. Don’t worry, to help you make your move hassle free and hopefully […]

First and anytime buyers looking to purchase a new build property will be heartened by the recent news the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme is to be extended beyond 2019 with a further £100 million investment to help more people buy a new build home by providing up to 15 per cent of the purchase […]

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