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23

Sep

Return of the £1 million house: Sale of two homes at double asking price a sign of Northern Ireland

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Return of the £1 million house: Sale of two homes at double asking price a sign of Northern Ireland

It's the return of the £1m house. The Belfast Telegraph can reveal that the sales of two period houses for more than £1m each were agreed in the past week - and both went for at least double the asking price. After months in which analysts claimed that the house price recovery would not be felt until the 'des res' homes...

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11

Sep

Northern Ireland Housing Market Records Highest Price Gains in the UK

Posted on 11th September 2014  |   Add a comment

Northern Ireland Housing Market Records Highest Price Gains in the UK

Northern Ireland's housing market has recorded the strongest price gains in the UK, according to the latest RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey. August was the 15th month in succession that surveyors in Northern Ireland indicated that prices rose, with a price balance of 68% – up nine percentage points on July. Local surveyors anticipate the trend to continue, with expectations...

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3

Sep

Yours for £400k... Patrick Kielty's Luxurious Dundrum Seaside Retreat for Sale as he Settles in US

Posted on 3rd September 2014  |   Add a comment

Yours for £400k... Patrick Kielty's Luxurious Dundrum Seaside Retreat for Sale as he Settles in US

It's the last word in luxury - with stunning views, a cinema and a home gym. Top comedian Patrick Kielty, who has settled in the US with his wife Cat Deeley, is giving up the couple's plush Northern Ireland base. The eye-catching retro-style detached house in the star's home town of Dundrum has just gone on the market with an asking price...

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21

Aug

Property recovery: An estate agent's view

Posted on 21st August 2014  |   Add a comment

Property recovery: An estate agent's view

As Northern Ireland's housing market finally shows sparks of life, Neill Murphy of Belfast estate agents Michael Chandler gives his view of the state of the market. Latest data shows residential property prices rose by 4% between January and June, making the average property worth £105,000. Prices are now 10% higher than they were a year ago. Credit: Belfast Telegraph View...

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15

Aug

Top tips for new students thinking about renting privately

Posted on 15th August 2014  |   Add a comment

As students across NI get their “A” level results, local charity Housing Rights Service has come up with handy tips and a short video for anyone thinking about renting privately. Many students heading off to College or University will choose to rent privately.  The sector has grown rapidly in recent years and now makes up for 17% of all households, nearly...

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8

Aug

SAILS UP IN NORTH DOWN!

Posted on 8th August 2014  |   Add a comment

SAILS UP IN NORTH DOWN!

Rodgers and Browne are delighted to be lead sponsor of the highly acclaimed Rodgers and Browne Squib Irish Nationals championship which graces the shores of Belfast Lough at Royal North Yacht Club the weekend of the 09th August, 2014. The Squib Class is one of the largest one design keelboat classes in Ireland. It is sailed by two people and is...

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16

Jul

Great Tips for Renovating Your House

Posted on 16th July 2014  |   Add a comment

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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