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Feb

Open night at Apex Property Agency

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Open night at Apex Property Agency

Apex Property Agency is holding an open night on Thursday 7th March. It will be held in their new Portadown Branch, 30 Carleton Street, Portadown between 05.00PM and 08.00PM. Everyone is welcome. Please contact 028 3833 6000 for more information.

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25

Feb

On the up for Mortgage / Property Ltd

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On the up for Mortgage / Property Ltd

With sales on the increase, the future of the local property market is starting to look healthier.  Kate Peden of Mortgage / Property Ltd feels the future’s exciting and if you are thinking of moving it’s now more likely than ever that we’ll find a buyer for your home.  With banks and building societies now relaxing some of their criteria,...

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Feb

Celebrity Home Front: Kim Kardashian

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Celebrity Home Front: Kim Kardashian

A multi-million pound Bel-Air mansion is set to be home for Kim Kardashian, 32, and Kanye West, 35, who are expecting their first child together in June. The reports of a $11m (£6,851,818) love nest came from entertainment news website TMZ which claimed the 10,000 sq ft abode is located in a private gated development in California’s...

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21

Feb

Buyers needing huge deposits

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Buyers needing huge deposits

House-hunters looking for the best interest rates will have to stump up a deposit which is 25% of the property's value, according to Moneyfacts. The latest findings have revealed there were 831 mortgages on the UK market at this level.  And this means those with a deposit of 10% have a limited choice of home loan which is bad news for...

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21

Feb

Upmarket houses in London Boroughs 'worth more than rest of UK combined'

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Upmarket houses in London Boroughs 'worth more than rest of UK combined'

The UK property price gap means that homes in the 10 richest London boroughs are worth the combined total of houses in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to MailOnline. Figures from estate agents Savills revealed with a total value of £550bn, London's richest boroughs, including Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, easily outstrip three UK regions. And while house prices continue to...

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21

Feb

Mortgage lend dip

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21

Feb

Special Agent: Integrity is vital in this business

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Special Agent: Integrity is vital in this business

Name Ashleigh SloanAge 27Home BangorWhere do you work? Lough and Quay Estate Agents What brought you into the business? I started working in the property industry when I was 19. After a three-year break as a retail manager, I just couldn't shake my desire to work in estate agency and came back into it in 2012. What do you have sitting on your...

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21

Feb

Shrug off the blues with floral cushions

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Shrug off the blues with floral cushions

Get through the cold nights and ready for spring with these fun florals from Marks & Spencer, perfect for updating tired rooms and adding a fresh feel. From cushions to rugs to wall art and crockery – there’s something for every room of the house and for every style. So come on, shirk off the grey skies and showers and...

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18

Feb

Quarterly house price index shows sales were up and prices more stable

Posted on 18th February 2013  |   Add a comment

Quarterly house price index shows sales were up and prices more stable

The latest University of Ulster Quarterly House Price Index for the final quarter of 2012, produced in partnership with Bank of Ireland and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, has recorded an increase in the number of house sales, with signs of greater stability in prices. The overall average price of a house in the fourth quarter – October, November and December...

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18

Feb

New online service for social housing tenants

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New online service for social housing tenants

Housing Executive and most housing association tenants can now use a free online service to look for suitable homes that are available for exchange. Gerry Flynn, Housing Executive Director of Housing explained: ‘HomeSwapper is the UK’s largest and most successful home swap service.  It’s now free to all Housing Executive tenants and most Northern Ireland housing association tenants and is an easy...

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