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Latest news, opinions and analysis in the Northern Ireland property market

27th October 2011
A stunning contemporary residence

A stunning contemporary residence

A stunning contemporary residence occupying a beautiful site laid out in landscaped gardens extending to circa.1.25 acres with fine views situated in an idyllic rural setting on the outskirts of Hillsborough yet within a few minutes drive of the A.1. providing easy access to major provincial centres both North and South. Combining architecturally striking elevations with approximately […]
25th October 2011
Property Consultancy on the move as part of on-going expansion programme

Property Consultancy on the move as part of on-going expansion programme

Bladon & Co. Property Consultants, has re-located to new state-of-the art offices at 677 Lisburn Road, Belfast as part of the company’s expansion programme. Formed in 2009, Bladon & Co. initially operated mainly within the residential lettings market, however, the company has recently launched a sales division specialising in prime residential property across Northern Ireland […]
21st October 2011
Special Agent: People skills vital in property game

Special Agent: People skills vital in property game

Weekly focus on who’s who in our local estate agents Name Allister Duncan Age 24 Where do you live? Saintfield Road, Belfast Married? Single Who do you work for? Bladon & Co What brought you into the business? I studied Estate Management at Northumbria University. Who has inspired you in the property world? It is […]
13th October 2011
Special Agent: Hoping to make a mint in property

Special Agent: Hoping to make a mint in property

Weekly focus on who’s who in our local estate agents Name Marc Fegan Age 25 Where you live Craigavon Married or single? dating Katie Knight, my girlfriend of five years. Who you work for Managemint What brought you into the business? I started off in sales and found the property market very interesting, but since […]
12th October 2011
Working 9 to 5…….from home!

Working 9 to 5…….from home!

Advances in technology and a flexible attitude to work have made working from home more attainable for many people, but have you got space to integrate home with work life? With the cost of travel and childcare escalating, coupled with longer commuting distances and heavier traffic, it’s no wonder the desire to work from home […]
11th October 2011
PINGiT launches latest mobile technology for housing market

PINGiT launches latest mobile technology for housing market

PINGiT is the newest mobile-based marketing innovation in the UK housing market. Estate agents, vendors and house-hunters will all benefit from PINGiT. It provides an entirely new user experience for people searching for properties to buy or rent. PINGiT has been developed by local entrepreneurs working together with market-leading Countrywide Signs, based near Leicester. PINGiT […]
6th October 2011
NI’s homes among UK best, says Llewelyn-Bowen

NI’s homes among UK best, says Llewelyn-Bowen

BBC House of the Year judge Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has praised new homes in Northern Ireland which he described as having ‘some of the best architecture in the UK’. Having just completed filming at the most palatial pads across the province for the new series of House of the Year, which will air in February, Laurence […]
3rd October 2011
Special Agent: ‘My family inspired my career path’

Special Agent: ‘My family inspired my career path’

Weekly focus on who’s who in our local estate agents Name Danny Fowler Age 23 Live in Finaghy, but come from Kircubbin Married? currently dating my girlfriend, Tara Work for Gerry O’Connor Estate Agents What brought you into the business? I completed my placement year with Gerry O’Connor Estate Agent and found the job to […]
29th September 2011
Lower rate call to fill up shops

Lower rate call to fill up shops

Local authorities have been urged to reduce rates to halt increasing numbers of town centre shops going empty in Northern Ireland. A new report into the commercial property market also revealed a lack of office development in the centre of Belfast, which it is claimed could create a shortage of Grade A space and have […]