Archive for the ‘Home Owners’ Category

It was a day we were all patiently waiting for, and it has finally come, all areas in Scotland have moved to Level 0 which means a lot more freedom and the chance for long-overdue catchups with friends and family. For so many of those that moved home during the pandemic and more recently, it […]

With demand for Scottish properties remaining high and property prices reaching record levels, as a homeowner you may be considering ways to ensure your home is as valuable as possible. Whether that’s in preparation for selling now, or in the future. Luckily, no matter what size your home, there are many simple ways of adding […]

Thinking about retiring? During the recent global pandemic, many people across the country either lost their jobs or were put on long-term furlough, with many opting to choose this as their opportunity to retire early and not return to work. If you’re one of those people, you may be looking at your current home and […]

The process of buying a house is a complex one, and one that is unique to each buyer. It involves many moving parts and various stages which can be shorter, or longer, for different people. And how much time the whole process takes from start to finish, is a big question, one which s1homes will […]

If you don’t know already, climate change is very real and has a big effect on properties, so if you’ve avoided the subject so far then it might be time to educate yourself, especially if you’re a homeowner. What is climate change? Well put simply, it’s the long-term change in the average weather patterns that […]

When it comes to working your way up the property ladder, that doesn’t always mean moving to a bigger property. It can also mean moving into somewhere smaller, whether that’s due to a lifestyle change or just because you fancy something a bit lower maintenance. Either way, moving home is an investment in your future […]

If you’re a first-time home buyer then choosing the right cover, like home insurance, can be a bit of a daunting task. From picking the right provider to choosing the relevant cover for your property, there are many things to consider. But taking your time and considering all of your options will pay off, ensuring […]

Has the new year fired up your desire to live a healthier lifestyle? Maybe you’ve ditched the takeaways and binge-watching for fresher ingredients and a new workout routine. Living healthy doesn’t need to stop at your diet and exercise regime, it can span to your home too. As we’re all spending a lot more time […]

You might not be into setting resolutions but if moving to a new area could be one goal that you’d like to see through. There could be many reasons for moving to a new area, possibly due to work commitments, being closer to family or just for a change of scenery. Whatever the reason, there […]

When it comes to winter in Scotland, the weather can be pretty harsh from hail, sleet and snow bringing icy roads and freezing temperatures. So at this time of year, it’s important to make sure our homes are toasty warm, keeping the cold out and the heat in. Right now, most of us are staying […]

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