McAfee Coleraine

20 New Row, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, BT52 1AF

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Founded 1st May 2008 by Mark and Heather Pollock on the break up of the McAfee Properties and Mortgages Group the services the Company offers include the following:

Residential Valuations; Residential Sales; New Homes Sales; Development and Farm Land Valuation and Sales; Sales Marketing Advice; Acquisition Advice; Development Site Appraisal; Probate, Transfer and Marital Valuations;

Principal - Mark Pollock Bsc (Hons) Econ - started in Estate Agency in 1987, after graduating from Queens University, with Daniel Henry & Son in their Coleraine Office. In 1988 Daniel Henry and Son was taken over by the Nationwide Estate Agency group and in September 1989 Mark was promoted to Branch Manager of their Ballymoney Office. In 1994 Mark left to join Gerard McAfee as a partner in the newly formed Company of McAfee Properties and Mortgages based in Coleraine. The Company grew steadily over the years opening Residential Sales Offices in Ballymoney, Ballycastle, Ballymena, Portstewart, Portrush and Antrim as well as Commercial Offices in Coleraine and Ballymena and a Lettings Department, Property Management Department, Agricultural Department, Land and New Homes Department, Mortgages and Financial Services Department and a specialist Surveying/Professional Services Office. 

In addition to running the Coleraine Office, Mark was also responsible for Personnel and Compliance issues within the Group, Point of Contact with The Office of Fair Trading and Property Ombudsman as well as Internal Auditor for the Survey Departments ISO 2000 compliance.

As the Property market crashed through late 2007 and 2008 it was obvious that the larger Company was no longer viable and after organising the transfer of employees and sadly the redundancy of others Mark and his wife took over the Coleraine Branch of the old Company and began trading as McAfee Coleraine 

Sales Manager - Trudi Parke - Joined the Coleraine team in August 1995 as office / sales administrator after working in a local architects office from leaving school. In 1997 Trudi was promoted to senior administrator and then office manager in 2000. 

In addition to Trudi's duties as office manager she began training as a sales negotiator in early 2002. During this time period she was also responsible for training new administration staff and indeed her eventual replacement as office manager, moving to a full time sales roll in 2003.

On her return to work in 2005 after the birth of her second child Trudi took over responsibility for managing the sales team and also began to become involved in the valuation side of the business and was promoted again in 2007 to Sales Manager

Senior Valuer - Julian Donnelly - After leaving school, Julian joined Nationwide Estate Agents in November 1993. After working in Coleraine office for 4 years, he transferred to work in the Waterside and then Cityside offices for 6 months.

Julian joined Halifax Estate Agents in 1998 as a trainee Valuer, working in the Coleraine office. Halifax Estate Agents in Coleraine was taken over by Colin Barclay (then head of Halifax Estate Agents in Northern Ireland at the time) and renamed Brian Morton & Company.

Julian joined McAfee Properties and Mortgages in May 2001 as a negotiator and has risen over the years to the position of senior Valuer.

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Other Agents in the McAfee Network

McAfee Portstewart

4 Coleraine Road, Portstewart, Co. Londonderry, BT55 7JW

Lynn & Brewster

14 Market Road, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT43 6EL

McAfee Ballymoney

51 Main Street, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, BT53 6AN

McAfee Ballycastle

5 Ann Street, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, BT54 6AA

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