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14th April 2015
Apartment bar in bid to regain glory with £750k revamp

Apartment bar in bid to regain glory with £750k revamp

Well-known bar The Apartment is receiving a £750,000 facelift to try and bring it back to its glory days, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal. The major investment at the venue in Donegall Square beside the City Hall will see the introduction of a new roof terrace, which involved removing part of a floor in the […]
13th April 2015
Eddie Irvine sells luxury Miami house for $10.5m

Eddie Irvine sells luxury Miami house for $10.5m

Ex-Formula One driver Eddie Irvine may be taking life slowly following his retirement from racing, but he appears to be very much in the fast lane of the property business. The north Down man’s American company, Eddie Irvine Homes, has reportedly sold a luxury property in Miami Beach for a cool $10.5m (£7.1m). The 6,612 […]
10th April 2015
Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children

This week Propertynews.com in partnership with the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2015’s very own Gardening Guru, Geoff Stebbings from www.thebikinggardener.com  bring you some top tips in how to involve children in the garden.  Gardening may not be the most obvious thing that most children want to do but it can be encouraged and it certainly […]
9th April 2015
Victorian Saintfield Railway Station goes on market for £750k

Victorian Saintfield Railway Station goes on market for £750k

It’s both a quirky country house and a trainspotter’s dream. The former Saintfield Railway Station has been lovingly transformed into the perfect family home for those with £750,000 to spare. Spread over three buildings, the house has its own platform, waiting area and signal room – and even its own subway to take you to […]
8th April 2015
Getting a New Sofa? Key tips on what to consider

Getting a New Sofa? Key tips on what to consider

by Trevor Wilson, Interior Designer at BEAUFORT The sofa has been described as “the foundation of any scheme”, and for many people, this is the first piece of furniture they choose when they are kitting out a new home. Key items to consider when investing in your new purchase include: Comfort               The primary function of a […]
3rd April 2015
A bumper crop of Tomatoes

A bumper crop of Tomatoes

This week Propertynews.com in partnership with the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2015’s very own Gardening Guru, Geoff Stebbings from www.thebikinggardener.com  bring you some top tips in how to grow your own super Tomatoes this year. Tomatoes are the nation’s favourite home grown crop. Even if you do not grow any other crop the chances are […]
1st April 2015
Hatch the Perfect Plan

Hatch the Perfect Plan

Easter decoration is now more popular than ever, and like Christmas, is becoming the perfect excuse to indulge your inner stylist. This year’s trends – fresh-as-paint pastels or more vibrant hues, from bright greens to daffodil yellows – are perfect for spring schemes and make a home look suitably dressed for the occasion. Avoid over-elaborate […]
30th March 2015
Make Easter bright with bulbs

Make Easter bright with bulbs

Spring is definitely in the air and Propertynews.com in partnership with the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2015’s very own Gardening Guru, Geoffrey Stebbings from www.thebikinggardener.com  brings you some top tips in how to brighten up your outside space for Easter and beyond.. After the long, grey winter we all need an injection of colour and […]
27th March 2015
Northern Ireland tops UK’s most affordable homes list

Northern Ireland tops UK’s most affordable homes list

Four of the top 10 most affordable UK cities for buying a home are in Northern Ireland, a report has found. Across the UK, Lloyds Bank found the cost of a typical home in a city is at its most unaffordable level since 2009 as buyers face stretching their wages further to keep up with […]