Archive for the ‘Selling’ Category

Whether buying or selling a property, having the right professionals in place to make the process as smooth as possible is essential. One key player in buying and selling is your solicitor: the brains behind the paperwork. So just what should you look out for when choosing your legal eagle? Here are our top tips […]

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 […]

In the latest market report there’s good news for those looking to sell – the average price of a property in Scotland in May this year rose by 2.8% on the previous year to reach £152,801. That’s according to figures just released by the UK House Price Index (HPI). The overall volume of residential sales […]

Selling property can sometimes be a complex and time-consuming process. That’s why employing the services of an estate agent, who is on hand to help every step of the way, can make life much easier. So, what exactly does an estate agent do and how can they help with the sales process? Let’s take a […]

Choosing a new home can bring a real sense of freedom. But sometimes that freedom can come from using our property to free up some hard cash. Not sure where to begin? Worry not: that’s why we’ve compiled this handy guide to equity release.   What is it? Equity release is the process whereby a […]

Are you a homeowner looking to put your property on the market in order to buy a brand new place . . . but feeling a little overwhelmed about how it all works and how much it costs? Fear not! This is your s1homes step-by-step guide on how to sell and buy at the same […]

Now that you’ve made the decision to sell your property, after requesting a property valuation via s1homes, you’re keen to get the show on the road. Excellent! Here’s a quick rundown of our top tips to get your home spick and span for selling on s1homes.   The Kerb Kudos No-one expects a police box […]

When faced with the decision to renovate your existing property or sell and move somewhere new, finding the best strategy to suit your circumstances can boggle the brain. So, let’s make it a little easier by considering the upsides and downsides.   RENOVATING   Super Size Me! If you set a strict budget and stay […]

With most things in life timing is everything and this is especially true if you’re thinking of buying a home or moving into a new rental property. In Scotland, we can experience all four seasons in one day . . .  but there are differences in demand and prices as we move through the year. […]

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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