Etimon's Blog

Whilst it is true that Brexit has promoted a somewhat subdued nature in the property market in some areas of the United Kingdom, particularly in areas such London and Blackpool, the Scottish market continues to grow. The Scottish property market was forecasted to face a severe hit from the aftermath of Brexit negotiations and the […]

A notable buzz has surrounded the term smart home in recent years with gossipers of the office and tube deeming it as the next best thing in home improvement. Whilst the popularity of smart homes has soared in the last 5 years, many remain confused as to the underpinnings of the word. What is a […]

    The season of DIY is fast approaching as we scramble to achieve our homes perfect look in time for summer.  Whether it be a lick of paint or a full renovation, there are plenty of ways to help you fall back in love with your home again. What is less easy though, is […]

    The word home buyer report, or home report, strikes fear into almost every potential buyer. It usually means hours spent analysing paperwork and deliberating property potential. From experience, Etimon know that there is no reason to fear a home report, it can be a very useful tool if used correctly. We’ve complied a […]

Properties with three bedrooms or more, most commonly flats in city centre locations, can be appealing to the likes of friends, university students or young professionals as they offer a great way to reduce individual rent and bills. It is true that renting of this kind can be extremely beneficial, both for tenants and landlords […]

For many students, understanding property and bills can be a confusing affair to say the very least. Thankfully the government have introduced a number of measures to ease the finical burden of renting/buying a property for those studying but, with so many rules and regulations, it can be difficult to identify exactly which bills benefit […]

A looming cloud of extravagant horror stories hovers intimidatingly over the property letting industry, with those who have experienced it eager to dissuade budding landlords from delving into the same mistakes. It is true that these horror stories can prevail in everyday letting, making for unfortunate circumstances to say the least. However, it is also […]

    When it comes to purchasing a home, the real-estate agents mantra remains location, location, location, with most industry experts deeming it as the most important factor of buying. Regardless, many home buyers sacrifice location to facilitate their dream home. But could your location choice negatively impact your happiness? We take a look through […]

      Michael Jacksons, sometimes infamous Neverland Ranch is reportedly back on the property market after suffering from a 70% price cut.  The 2,700-acre site, which Jackson purchased in 1988, was transformed by the king of pop into an ideological fantasy land and became one of the most well-known properties of the 1990s. The […]

  Maximising Your Opportunity as a First Time Buyer With property prices in Scotland steadily increasing and the number of first-time buyers reaching a 23-year high, taking the first step on to the property ladder can seem, in many ways, more difficult than ever.  Affordability constraints prevent many first-time buyers from securing their first home […]