Archive for the ‘Renting’ Category

Is it time to make the leap and move from renting to buying a place of your own? Congratulations! s1homes not only has the best properties for you to choose from, but we’re also here to help you every step of the way.   The basics In many ways, buying and renting are very similar: […]

Estate and letting agents have always been pioneers, pushing the boundaries when it comes to offering the best and easiest ways to buy, sell and rent, and they are happily embracing the latest technology. This allows them to adapt quickly to changes in the market and keep pace with the rapidly changing needs and aspirations […]

Summer may be the best time to see a property in its best light but in winter you get to see how a home really works – especially in the harshest weather. That’s why buying a house in the winter months actually makes a lot of sense. Rain, wind, snow and ice will all test […]

Building a productive relationship with your property professional is easy, thanks to these six smart questions to ask courtesy of s1homes. So, whether you’re buying, renting or selling, let’s get ready for Question Time . . . and find how to make the answers work for you. How long has this property been available? Even […]

Anyone who’s ever watched The Secret Life of Pets will know the high jinks they can get up to. That’s why it’s so important, if you have a pet, to consider all of the implications of moving into a rental property. Rentals have lots of positives and it’s easy to find the best of them […]

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 […]

Many people say moving home is one of life’s biggest causes of stress but we don’t believe it! At s1homes we believe in making moving easy-peasy and stress free. So let’s explore the best options for arranging your big day.   Hire a company to do everything Before choosing your removal firm, get at least […]

You’ve found your dream rental property and you’re ready to sign on the dotted line. Congratulations! But before you dot those i’s and cross those t’s, it’s essential to take a look at your rights as a tenant. Similarly, for landlords: before you rent out your prized pad, make sure you know your rights. This […]

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 […]

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