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23

Oct

Buying in Northern Ireland?

Posted on 23rd October 2013  |   Add a comment

Buying in Northern Ireland?

Buying in Northern Ireland has not been high up the list of priorities for international property investors. But that seems to be changing as we begin to see an increase in people from abroad – usually the US, Canada and other English-speaking nations -  purchasing houses in the province.One happy buyer in Northern Ireland is property developer Gary McCausland, who...

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7

Oct

Advice on selling a property in Northern Ireland

Posted on 7th October 2013  |   Add a comment

Advice on selling a property in Northern Ireland

House prices in Northern Ireland are finally turning upwards. Values are up by nearly two per cent in the last year, but they remain well short of historic highs. Tom McClelland, RICS Northern Ireland housing spokesman, believes the market remains on course for a "general improvement" over the year as a whole. If you are looking to sell your home in...

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26

Sep

Scutching Mill has been turned into a delightful property

Posted on 26th September 2013  |   Add a comment

Scutching Mill has been turned into a delightful property

Click here to find out more about this property This delightful property was originally a Scutching Mill part of the Irish Linen Industry of the 19th Century. The mill has been transformed into a beautiful family home with today's modern facilities yet still retaining many original features including stonework and feature beams. On entering the reception hallway a feeling of history...

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24

Sep

Last remaining Grade II Listed apartments in E. Belfast 55+ Complex

Posted on 24th September 2013  |   Add a comment

Last remaining Grade II Listed apartments in E. Belfast 55+ Complex

Sitting proudly on the Sandown Road in Belfast, the Sandown Manor over 55s complex has become one of Belfast’s most popular new developments.  Now in the final phase of completion, there are only four apartments currently for sale.  In the Grade B II listed Manor House, the remaining two bedroom apartment is a stunning duplex.  Beautifully designed with a fabulous kitchen,...

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19

Aug

Why a three-bedroom semi has become the new des res

Posted on 19th August 2013  |   Add a comment

Why a three-bedroom semi has become the new des res

Wanted: Three-bedroom semi-detached houses. Belfast estate agency, Hampton Estates, is actively advertising for owners of traditional three-bedroom semis to sell up.The family homes were one of the most popular type of properties changing hands at the height of the economic boom.But thousands of owners are now trapped in negative equity and unable to move up, leaving a shortage of semis for...

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25

Jun

Should your house have sold by now?

Posted on 25th June 2013  |   Add a comment

Should your house have sold by now?

Estate Agents are often asked to look at properties that really should have sold, but haven’t, and they understand the disappointment of vendors whose experience of the sales process has fallen short of their expectations. This disappointment can sometimes be the result of simply not knowing where you stand. Estate Agents find that enthusiasm and good communication must be maintained throughout...

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12

Jun

Perfect for first time buyers

Posted on 12th June 2013  |   Add a comment

Perfect for first time buyers

This well presented and maintained mid townhouse property is situated in the quiet development of Old Mill Heights, just off Culcavy Road, within walking distance to the picturesque village of Hillsborough where potential purchasers can enjoy all on offer including local shops schools, cafes, pubs, restaurants and local parks, as well as enjoying good transport links with convenience to the...

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10

Jun

Clutter costs!

Posted on 10th June 2013  |   Add a comment

Clutter costs!

In the current market it is more important than ever to ensure that your property is a highly saleable proposition, rather than one that makes another house look good by comparison. Of course, there are several basics that should be in place. The price needs to be as attractive as the décor, and you should aim to be flexible on things...

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13

May

Plans for a Successful Sale

Posted on 13th May 2013  |   Add a comment

Plans for a Successful Sale

Research has shown that buyers overwhelmingly prefer floorplans on property details in addition to the usual description and written dimensions. There are several good reasons behind this preference: Firstly, where several properties are competing for a buyer’s attention, the particulars that include a floorplan always make an immediate impression. The layout of a property is a major consideration when choosing a...

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19

Mar

It's hammer time for properties

Posted on 19th March 2013  |   Add a comment

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