Category: Buying and Selling tips

20th June 2011
Estate agents’ joy over stamp duty reform

Estate agents’ joy over stamp duty reform

Northern Ireland estate agents have predicted that Alistair Darling’s axing of stamp duty of up to £250,000 for first-time buyers could kickstart the province’s stuttering property market. The move, which came into effect at midnight last night, will save beleaguered first-time buyers thousands of pounds at a time when they have to stump up deposits […]
20th June 2011
Confidence Returns to Housing Market

Confidence Returns to Housing Market

Northern Ireland housing experts say confidence is slowly returning to the market with more sales this month, it has been revealed. Local estate agents agree with findings from Britain that house sales are on the up following a buoyant month. Keith Mitchell, partner/director at Templeton Robinson, said the market is returning to normal after the […]
20th June 2011
Dept Of Finance and Personnel Issue Fines Warning to Home Sellers

Dept Of Finance and Personnel Issue Fines Warning to Home Sellers

Six weeks after the deadline for the requirement of home sellers to have an Energy Performance Certificate and Recommendation report in place, the Dept of Finance and Personnel have written to Northern Ireland Estate Agents enclosing a letter to their clients to remind them of their legal responsibility to have an EPC and Report in place at […]
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