Archive for the ‘Renting’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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