Archive for the ‘Renting’ Category

There’s nothing quite like moving into your own place to enjoy a new sense of freedom and independence. But before you rent, it’s a good idea to decide if you want to live alone or find someone to share the experience . . . and, of course, the bills. To help, we’ve compiled a handy […]

When it comes to renting your own place, there are big decisions to make. House or flat? City or countryside? And, crucially, furnished or unfurnished? This is one of the most important decisions for renters. Are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin by looking at the pros and cons.   Furnished: the pros   A […]

What will you do when you secure your dream rental from the range of properties on s1homes? Sit back, relax and enjoy the feeling of being in your own home? Or maybe you’d like to throw a housewarming party and share this wonderful moment with family and friends? Well, before you put the fizzy pop […]

You may be a young professional about to be relocated by work or a student who’s fledged from the family home to college or university. Perhaps you’re a first-time mover discovering a new city? Whatever your reason might be, renting can offer greater flexibility than owning a property – but it’s still worth putting careful […]

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 […]

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 […]

Less than a decade ago, the notion of speaking to your house was the stuff of science fiction . . . or of nightmares from too much late night cheese. But recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and smart connectivity now means walls really do have ears. And they’re waiting for your instructions. So, whether you’re […]

Investing your hard-earned cash in property can be daunting. Should you rent or buy? Where’s the best location? Are the locals model citizens or nightmare neighbours? One of the biggest considerations is whether to opt for a flat or a house. Still not sure which is best for you? Don’t worry, s1homes is here to […]

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 […]

The dream of enjoying fresh air, beautiful natural scenery and having the great outdoors right on your doorstep can be very tempting. But moving to a property in one of Scotland’s many remote locations is a big step – so it makes sense to consider all the advantages and disadvantages before making that dream move […]

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