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Jun

NI first-time buyers up by 20% on same period in 2016

Posted on 2nd June 2017  |   Add a comment

NI first-time buyers up by 20% on same period in 2016

First-time home buyer borrowing has increased by a fifth at the start of this year, a new report has stated. The latest numbers from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) indicates that the number of people obtaining keys to their first home is rising. First-time sales grew to 19% in the first quarter of 2017, based on the same period the...

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Jun

Whether you’re looking to add to your collection or find an antique gem now is your chance!

Posted on 1st June 2017  |   Add a comment

Whether you’re looking to add to your collection or find an antique gem now is your chance!

Have you ever wanted to add an antique charm to your property or are looking to buy statement furniture that suits your home? On Saturday, June 3rd, Corporate Auction Solutions are holding an unreserved antique auction. All the pieces involved are part of a personal collection and there are 200 period pieces from the Victorian, Georgian and Edwardian eras.

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Apr

10 Ways to add value to your home

Posted on 26th April 2017  |   Add a comment

10 Ways to add value to your home

Our 2016 NI homeowner survey found that 65% of the Northern Ireland public would make some form of change to their home if they were selling it, with tidying the garden and making minor decoration changes the most popular changes.  Only 3% of the public suggested they would do some major repairs to the property, while a further 3% said...

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Mar

Generate More Leads From Your Property Listings

Posted on 7th March 2017  |   Add a comment

Generate More Leads From Your Property Listings

Propertynews.com has helped NI Estate Agents sell and let more properties than any other website since our launch. Throughout this time, we have tried to create the best property listing templates that we can, whilst leaving scope for customisation from Estate Agents.  This wealth of experience, combined with our award-winning innovation in understanding user behaviour on-site, has allowed us to develop...

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23

Jan

Here’s why being a good private landlord means being an excellent multi-tasker!

Posted on 23rd January 2017  |   Add a comment

Here’s why being a good private landlord means being an excellent multi-tasker!

Here’s why being a good private landlord means being an excellent multi-tasker!

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26

Aug

Buying Property: Finding Your Perfect Home and Haggling Over the Price

Posted on 26th August 2016  |   Add a comment

Buying Property: Finding Your Perfect Home and Haggling Over the Price

If there's one financial move that you should take the time to get right, it's the purchase of a house. As the biggest investment you will ever make in your life, a home purchase can take you a good way towards important life goals, or, if you choose poorly, drag down your standard of living. There are two parts to making...

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Jan

£108,000: Average cost of first-time buyers' home in Northern Ireland

Posted on 12th January 2016  |   Add a comment

£108,000: Average cost of first-time buyers' home in Northern Ireland

The average deposit put down by a first-time buyer in London is fast approaching the price of a starter home in Northern Ireland, new figures have revealed. In London, the average first-time buyer's deposit last year was £91,409 - more than five times as big a deposit as in Northern Ireland, at £16,578. The typical price for a starter home in London...

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Aug

Business property investments to top £300m during year

Posted on 20th August 2015  |   Add a comment

Business property investments to top £300m during year

Commercial property investments in Northern Ireland are expected to top £300m this year, a major agency predicted. Lisney said transaction volume so far this year had exceeded expectations, with operators like Cerberus - which bought the entire Nama portfolio in the province - starting to sell on its acquisitions. And Lisney said a plan by an investor in community shopping centres to...

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Aug

Property franchise opportunity for property investors

Posted on 19th August 2015  |   Add a comment

Property franchise opportunity for property investors

A property franchise based in Northern Ireland is inviting potential international property entrepreneurs to attend a workshop next month. BeckettHanlon said its franchise partners can run their own international property business as their own, but with the benefits of training and support. They also have access to BeckettHanlon's portfolio of potential properties to buy across Europe, the US, Brazil and Thailand. Chief executive...

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27

Jul

Inside tranquil new Lough Erne homes

Posted on 27th July 2015  |   Add a comment

Inside tranquil new Lough Erne homes

Every once in a while something unique which manages to set new standards in modern living comes along and this week Home Finder has found it - Water's Edge in Fermanagh. This one-off new development on the shores of Lower Lough Erne at Castle Caldwell near Belleek offers a rare and privileged chance to live among the type of beauty which you would...

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