Archive for the ‘Dream properties’ Category

Millions of us are now spending some, if not all, of our time working from home. And one of the joys of working in your own space is that you’re the boss when it comes to design and ambience – so you can escape dull desks and bland decor and kit out your own personalised […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deciding to buy a property is a big decision, one of the most expensive ones you’ll make in your lifetime, and like most people, you want to pay the best price for your new property. But with property prices in Scotland at the highest they’ve been in a long time, mastering the art of negotiation […]

When choosing your new home there are many factors to consider, such as location, flat or home and even new or old. But if you’re looking to find a home for your family, there are other things you need to consider in addition to the number of rooms, factoring in your current needs and also […]

Not so long ago a but ’n’ ben in the Scottish Highlands would have had an open hearth and little else. Now, however, homes in some of Scotland’s remotest and most beautiful locations benefit from innovative systems for generating electricity and providing heating. Along with new technology for staying in touch with the ‘outside world’, […]

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