Archive for the ‘Landlords’ Category

Alarm bells! Did you know, as of 2021, it will be obligatory for homeowners and landlords to ensure their properties meet strict new regulations when it comes to fire and smoke alarms in their homes? The laws have been brought forward following the awful Grenfell Tower blaze in London in 2017. And, while it might […]

While it’s normal for landlords to experience periods where their properties lie vacant, it’s never ideal to have no tenants. That’s why it pays to know the best ways to minimise vacancies, maximise your renting potential and enjoy a stress-free letting experience. Let s1homes guide you through our top tips for avoiding voids.   Be […]

These days, owning your own home is the holy grail of the property market – but unfortunately, this isn’t a feasible option for everyone. Buying your own property is becoming more and more expensive, with property prices recently reaching all-time highs – so renting presents an opportunity to have your own space, whilst saving up […]

If you’re looking to make a financial investment this year, you may already be thinking about securing a buy-to-let property. Despite inevitable fluctuations in the market, bricks and mortar remain an attractive proposition to many. Essentially, whether the property is to be a medium or long-term investment, the idea is to cover the mortgage and […]

Whether you’re a fully-fledged member of Generation Rent, or a family for whom the property ladder is still a step out of reach, renting can sometimes feel frustrating. It’s your home – except, well, it’s not really, is it? Somebody else is the boss of it, which – while there are some pros to this […]

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 […]

There are many reasons for wanting to move on from your rental home to a brand-new property from s1homes. Perhaps you’re relocating for a new job or a growing family means you need more space. Whatever the reason, it’s important to end a tenancy agreement correctly. Here’s our easy guide to doing it the right […]

You can always be certain of finding the best rental properties on s1homes. Unfortunately, sometimes there will be a niggle that needs sorted before you enjoy 100% happiness in your new home. From faulty fixtures to cleanliness, we reveal the top five pet peeves that can rub renters up the wrong way . . . […]

  So you’ve found your dream rental property on s1homes, sorted out sparkling references and you’re ready to sign on the dotted line. Simples! Whoa there! Have you considered just how much your new landlord may be willing to offer you in extras in order to seal the deal? Well, if you don’t ask, you […]

  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 […]

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