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16

Jan

Power NI call for boiler SOS

Posted on 16th January 2014  |   Add a comment

Power NI call for boiler SOS

Resolutions are at the heart of the New Year and Northern Ireland’s leading energy provider Power NI believes that improving energy efficiency in the home should be a priority for homeowners in 2014. Power NI is urging local customers to cut energy costs and run a more efficient home with the help of a simple annual boiler service. “The boiler is one...

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8

Jan

Looking Back on Londonderry’s Year of Culture

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Looking Back on Londonderry’s Year of Culture

Londonderry’s year as the UK city of culture 2013 came to a close, fittingly on a high note, on Friday evening with the last major event, a symphony. From BBC Radio One's Big Weekend to the Lumière festival that lit up buildings across the city, it’s been a year full of fantastic events and headline performances. One of the biggest highlights was...

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17

Dec

A Thermal Imaging Heat Loss survey could save you £££s

Posted on 17th December 2013  |   Add a comment

A Thermal Imaging Heat Loss survey could save you £££s

Increasing fuel costs are guaranteed to send a chill down anyone's back.But what if you could quickly discover how heat escapes from your home and the best way to solve the problem? Some companies can do just that.  One appointment could save your household hundreds of pounds each year in home heating oil, gas bills or coal. A recent BBC Radio Five...

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13

Dec

Home Heating Tips for Purchasing your First Home

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Home Heating Tips for Purchasing your First Home

With the Northern Ireland housing market showing signs of revival in 2013 and the number of first-time buyers at its highest in six years , getting a foot on the property ladder is a priority for many in 2014. With this in mind, OFTEC, which represents the domestic oil heating and cooking industry, has issued some practical home heating advice on...

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10

Dec

First Class First Year for John Minnis Estate Agents

Posted on 10th December 2013  |   Add a comment

First Class First Year for John Minnis Estate Agents

Leading estate agency John Minnis is this month celebrating their first anniversary in the thriving Belfast office, selling over £14 million worth of property to-date. John Minnis launched the Belfast office in November 2012, and since then has reported a 33 per cent growth in sales across the three offices, compared to the same period last year, with 60 per cent...

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3

Dec

Templeton Robinson are Delighted to bring a Brand New Development Scheme at Victoria Close, Sydenham

Posted on 3rd December 2013  |   Add a comment

Templeton Robinson are Delighted to bring a Brand New Development Scheme at Victoria Close, Sydenham

Templeton Robinson are delighted to bring to the market a brand new development scheme at Victoria Close, Sydenham. These energy efficient homes will dramatically cut household bills and running costs for 17 lucky homeowners. The Victoria Close development is situated on Victoria Road, just off the Holywood Road at Sydenham. Fairbuild are building 16 modern three bedroom homes and refurbishing a property that...

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3

Dec

Northern Ireland Oil Householders 'Unaware' of Carbon Monoxide Risks

Posted on 3rd December 2013  |   Add a comment

Northern Ireland Oil Householders 'Unaware' of Carbon Monoxide Risks

The organisation which represents the domestic oil heating and cooking industry in Northern Ireland, says that many householders are still unaware of the risks of this potentially deadly substance when it comes to oil burning appliances.   With nearly 70% of households in Northern Ireland using oil as their main heating source, OFTEC has issued important advice as part of Carbon Monoxide...

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26

Nov

Auction to be a TV Hit

Posted on 26th November 2013  |   Add a comment

Auction to be a TV Hit

NORTHERN Ireland’s biggest ever property auction will see more than 110 lots go under the hammer at drastically reduced prices in an event which could be filmed for national TV. BBC's popular Homes Under the Hammer series has asked permission to cover the auction and put local buyers and sellers in the spotlight at the event on December 3, 2013. The auction...

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26

Nov

Belfast improves in quality of life survey

Posted on 26th November 2013  |   Add a comment

Belfast improves in quality of life survey

Northern Ireland is on the up and it seems that residents across the province are beginning to get that feel-good factor. After a recent study showed people in Northern Ireland are the happiest in the UK, another report highlights the improvement in the quality of life there. Belfast was ranked ahead of Manchester, Liverpool and London in a UK-wide survey of...

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19

Nov

Expats ‘should use a letting agent’

Posted on 19th November 2013  |   Add a comment

Expats ‘should use a letting agent’

Northern Ireland’s property market seems to be turning a corner. Prices remain around half what they were pre-recession, but latest signals suggest property values are beginning to rise.In this environment, many expats and foreign investors might be looking at buying a property in Northern Ireland to rent out. This offers lots of opportunities, but it’s important to make sure someone...

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