Archive for the ‘Property advice’ Category

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 […]

If you’re a fan of Homes under the Hammer, then you’ll be familiar with the concept of buying a property at auction and the amount of potential that comes with them. If you’re looking to start up your property portfolio, dip your toe into property renovations or just looking for your first property, we’ve put […]

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 […]

For most of us, buying a home is the biggest purchase we’ll make in our lifetime, so it goes without saying that preparation is key, especially when it comes to securing funds to make that life-changing purchase. In the absence of a huge lottery win or another windfall, financing your new home will no doubt […]

Viewing properties is a vital part of moving home, not only if you’re buying, but renting too. No doubt you will have looked at the photos online, printed schedules and sent the agent lots of questions but when it comes to viewing the property, there are important factors to consider before you make your final […]

Spending a lot of time at home can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you can relax being away from the stress of the outside world, but on the other, you’re starting to remember the last time you gave your home a little makeover – and how many birthdays ago it was! […]

As part of the Scottish Government’s latest announcements on lifting lockdown restrictions, they have confirmed that home moves will be permitted from Monday 29th June, as long as they can be carried out safely. This is great news not only for home movers, but also sellers and landlords, after months of heavy restrictions which caused […]

Phone calls, comparison websites, online chats, advice from your Granny Ina . . .  finding a new energy provider can soon drain your own power levels! After all, there’s much more to consider than just who offers the lowest price. Thankfully, s1homes is here to guide you through the pros and cons, with everything you […]

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 […]

At s1homes we don’t think buying a property should be a headache. That’s why we make it as simple as possible for you – including explaining things such as the Home Report. If you’re selling a property in Scotland, the law requires you to provide this document, which presents a comprehensive picture of the property […]

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