Archive for the ‘Home Owners’ Category

It’s not often you see the words “sell your home for free” but that’s precisely what BTO Residential & Estate Agency are offering right now. New and fresh to the market, with offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, the company represent properties in both cities and throughout the west and east coasts of Scotland. Alexander Scott, […]

Thinking about retiring? Perhaps you’ve been looking on s1homes for a cosy country cottage, a condo by the coast or a trendy town-centre apartment? Whatever your preference, it’s well worth considering the suitability and functionality of the property. Let’s find out how to ensure your property is retirement-ready. Accessibility Getting in and out of your […]

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 […]

Last year in the UK, homeowners spent an average of £23,100 carrying out home makeovers, according to estimates by interior design inspiration site Houzz. But renovating your home can be a rollercoaster journey, full of ups and downs. There’s a lot to consider and it’s never a task that should be taken lightly. That’s why […]

Whether we’re enjoying a winter wonderland or battling woeful weather, at this time of year, we need to ensure our homes are fully protected. Whether you rent or own, this means taking care of areas such as insulation and heating. Ice can also mean burst pipes and slippery steps. So let’s find out more about […]

For most of us a mortgage is likely to be the biggest debt we ever have to pay off. If you come into a lump sum of money – from getting lucky at the bingo or discovering a priceless heirloom in the attic – or land a better paid position via s1jobs, it can be […]

Most of us take pride in our homes. It’s our haven – the place where we can relax, be ourselves and feel safe. But in order to keep ourselves, our houses and all of our belongings protected, we need to take home security seriously, and a lot of us don’t. Here, Anthony Neary, managing director […]

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 […]

  You may well be familiar with the phrase: Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. But the temptation to put a chore on the back-burner is strong – stronger even than the temptation to don your dungarees and get stuck into regrouting the shower. When it comes to property maintenance, however, […]

The start of the year can bring chilly temperatures. If you have a loft, there’s a fair chance it’s under insulated, which is bad news as heating costs are high and a lot of it is wasted as it floats up and out the roof. If home renovations are on the cards, save yourself some […]

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