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22nd June 2011
Phased corporation tax cut ‘best option’ for Northern Ireland

Phased corporation tax cut ‘best option’ for Northern Ireland

The Secretary of State has said a phased reduction in Northern Ireland’s corporation tax would be “sensible”.  Owen Paterson said reducing the rate gradually over time would benefit the local economy, even if it meant millions of pounds were lost from Northern Ireland’s block grant from Westminster.  “I think the sensible way to do this […]
21st June 2011
Tree Management and Preservation

Tree Management and Preservation

Trees make an important contribution to the environment, creating a varied, interesting and attractive landscape. Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) The Planning Service is responsible for making and enforcing Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs). TPOs may be used to protect trees, groups of trees or woodlands, which add to the character and appearance of an area. Why […]
21st June 2011
Property Ladder: Housing plan boost

Property Ladder: Housing plan boost

Housing experts have welcomed the government’s announcement this week to release unused public land to builders for development on a ‘buy now, pay later’ basis. The Public Expenditure Committee, a Cabinet Committee chaired by Francis Maude, will go through each department’s plans to make sure every possible site is made available for housebuilding. Alongside this, […]
20th June 2011
Belvoir Lettings Report Bright Start to 2011

Belvoir Lettings Report Bright Start to 2011

Belvoir Lettings have just published a report reviewing activity from their South & East Belfast offices in the first quarter of 2011. The offices deal mainly with rental property in their respective areas, and within Belfast City Centre. 2011 has seen a bright start with the volume of properties rising compared to Q4 2010 and […]
20th June 2011
Officially The Best Estate Agent In Northern Ireland

Officially The Best Estate Agent In Northern Ireland

Many estate agents claim to be the best in the field but Pinkerton Murray are the best as voted for by those who really matter, the public. Pinkerton Murray constantly strive to provide a service that exceeds all of their clients’ expectations, and last Friday their hard work was rewarded when they were honoured with […]
20th June 2011
Two leading Bangor firms join forces

Two leading Bangor firms join forces

Northern Ireland’s Estate Agency of The Year Pinkerton Murray and multi award winning mortgage advisors One Stop Mortgage Shop have collaborated in an effort to make moving home as hassle free as possible. Pinkerton Murray has seen continued success since opening their doors four short years ago, and within this time have been awarded Best […]
20th June 2011
EXCITING NEW PROPERTY MAKEOVER SERIES

EXCITING NEW PROPERTY MAKEOVER SERIES

Exciting new property makeover series is looking for Britain’s Ugliest Rooms. Redhouse TV is making a brand new series working with one of Britain’s top TV interior designers. Do you know someone with a room that desperately needs our help? Contact 0203 1893406 or e-mail us at property@redhousetv.co.uk
20th June 2011
Ulster Property Sales reaps coveted award

Ulster Property Sales reaps coveted award

It was an important and highly positive day for UK real estate on Saturday 27th November 2010 when leading property professionals gathered at the Lancaster London Hotel for the presentations of the UK Property Awards in association with Bloomberg Television.       One of these rightly proud winners was Ulster Property Sales which has […]