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16

Jul

Great Tips for Renovating Your House

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Great Tips for Renovating Your House

There are loads of different reasons why people choose to renovate their house. Maybe you bought your dream house in a perfect location but in order for it to truly feel like home it needs doing or maybe after many years, you feel like you are ready for a change that will make you fall in love with your house...

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3

Jul

Lisney appointed to sell High Street Mall in Portadown

Posted on 3rd July 2014  |   Add a comment

Lisney appointed to sell High Street Mall in Portadown

Leading commercial property agents, Lisney, has received instructions from Irwin Glenbank Ltd, the owner of High Street Mall, Portadown, to place the shopping centre on the market. Built in 1996, the Mall was extended in 2000 and 2013, and currently occupies 140,000 sq. ft. with 540 car parking spaces. The anchor tenant is Dunnes with others including Home Bargains, Argos, Superdrug, Gordons...

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26

Jun

New Auction platform for Northern Ireland

Posted on 26th June 2014  |   Add a comment

New Auction platform for Northern Ireland

NI Property Auctions provides a traditional auction platform to be held monthly in a Belfast hotel and provides Residential and Commercial Estate Agents direct access to an auction service. NI Property Auctions is an auction platform solely for agents to list and sell their property on behalf of their clients. This provides agents with the opportunity to offer their clients the...

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25

Jun

The Key to Successful Renting

Posted on 25th June 2014  |   Add a comment

The Key to Successful Renting

Local charity Housing Right Service has launched a new video to help tenants make the most of living in the private rented sector. 'The Key to Successful Renting’ takes the form of a 3 minute video and is designed to help people find private rented accommodation and understand their rights. The video has been scripted and overseen by members of the Private...

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18

Jun

Rea Estates to be featured on BBC1's Homes Under The Hammer

Posted on 18th June 2014  |   Add a comment

Rea Estates to be featured on BBC1's Homes Under The Hammer

Award winning Estate Agent, Rea Estates will be featured on BBC1’s Homes Under The Hammer television programme on the following dates: Thursday 19th June 2014 @ 10amThursday 26th June 2014 @ 10am Their sales manager, Johnny Rea was approached by the production company to value two properties before and after they were purchased at a recent Belfast auction. 19th June will see...

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16

Jun

Stress test rate rise could exclude 75% of local house buyers

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Stress test rate rise could exclude 75% of local house buyers

A leading Northern Ireland mortgage broker has claimed 75% of local house-hunters will be excluded from the market if the ‘stress’ test level – which tests buyers’ ability to pay in the event of an interest rate rise – is raised to 10% in line with a suggestion by Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney. Siobhan McAleer, founder of The Mortgage...

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9

Jun

OFTEC Announces Price of Home Heating Oil is Falling

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OFTEC Announces Price of Home Heating Oil is Falling

9th June 2014: With house prices and sales on the up, there was more good news for householders this week as OFTEC, the organisation which represents the domestic oil heating and cooking industry in Northern Ireland, announces a continuing fall in the price of home heating oil. The latest quarterly data from Sutherland (Independent Energy Consultants), the recognised independent source of...

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29

May

Rea Estates has won an award at the prestigious Estate & Letting Agent

Posted on 29th May 2014  |   Add a comment

Rea Estates has won an award at the prestigious Estate & Letting Agent

What a year for Rea Estates! The first anniversary of new ownership for the long established North Belfast sales, lettings and property management company coincided with the prestigious Estate & Letting Agent Awards 2014 ceremony at the Hilton Park Lane, London where they received the Bronze Award in the Northern Ireland category.  The award was announced by Phil Spencer, the TV...

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23

May

McGranaghan Estate Agents.com Open New Office

Posted on 23rd May 2014  |   Add a comment

McGranaghan Estate Agents.com Open New Office

Mcgranaghan Estate Agents.com continues to expand its network and recently opened a new office on the Falls Road. Senior Partner Desmond McGranaghan explained, "Our team are very excited to expand our branch in such a prime location and our aim is simple — to provide a premium service at a competitive fee." The new state-of-the-art office includes a mortgage advice centre, which...

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21

May

Reeds Rains Report Northern Ireland House Sales Up 26%

Posted on 21st May 2014  |   Add a comment

Reeds Rains Report Northern Ireland  House Sales Up 26%

Reeds Rains, one of the largest independently owned estate agencies in Northern Ireland has reported a 26% increase in the number of homes sold during the first three months of 2014 compared to the same period last year. The figures are in line with the Government’s Northern Ireland Residential Property Price Index (released Wednesday 21 May) which show that sales recorded...

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