Archive for the ‘First-time buyers’ Category

Moving out of the parental home is a huge step . . . and not just for parents. If you’re a fledgling about to leave the nest and looking forward to living on your own, it’s time to take care of the financial, domestic and emotional responsibilities of fending for yourself. In other words, to […]

New versus old? When it comes to choosing a winner from the wide range of properties to buy or rent on s1homes, it’s always going to be difficult. But there are strong hints that could point you in the right direction. Firstly, what kind of person are you? If you love classic cars and watching […]

Is it time to make the leap and move from renting to buying a place of your own? Congratulations! s1homes not only has the best properties for you to choose from, but we’re also here to help you every step of the way.   The basics In many ways, buying and renting are very similar: […]

Batman v Superman. Godzilla v King Kong. Solicitor v Conveyancer. There have been some monumental ding-dongs throughout history. . .  But, if you’re looking to buy or sell property, which prizefighter do you choose for your corner? Well at s1homes we’d leave aside the superheroes and prehistoric pugilists and focus instead on the property professionals. […]

It’s so easy to fall in love with a hot property on s1homes. Unfortunately, it can be a little more difficult navigating your way around the cold concepts of Fixed Price, Offers Over and Offers Around. But learning the implications of this terminology is important. After all, you don’t want any financial hiccups affecting the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Out with the old, in with the new is a traditional New Year’s phrase on many minds as we’ve moved into 2019, especially when it comes to choosing a property. While traditional homes have their style and charm, modern builds offer the excitement of a brand new living space and fresh environment. So, let’s take […]

Moving to a new home in 2019 could be the best Christmas present you receive this year, or maybe finding that dream home is your New Year’s Resolution for 2019. Either way, to help you find your new home, we’re sharing a selection of houses across Scotland, which could be just what you’re looking for. […]

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 […]

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