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21st September 2011
Special Agent: No two houses or clients are the same

Special Agent: No two houses or clients are the same

Weekly focus on who’s who in our local estate agents Name Aaron Mills Age 28 Home Bangor Married to Karen Children Amy, 3 months old Who you work for Morton Pinpoint, East Belfast office What brought you into the business? After completing my degree in psychology in Dundee, I returned home to Northern Ireland and […]
20th September 2011
RICS Launch Sustainability and Residential Property Information Paper

RICS Launch Sustainability and Residential Property Information Paper

With high transport costs and significant fuel poverty for households in Northern Ireland, a home’s sustainability characteristics should be a significant consideration within its property valuation here, according to the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). A new information paper from RICS says that whilst sustainability has traditionally not been considered important in a property’s […]
15th September 2011
The Benefits of Recycled Furniture

The Benefits of Recycled Furniture

With an ever increasing eco-conscious society and the current economic climate there are an increasing number of people recycling and reusing products. But what about furniture? Below are some of the benefits of purchasing recycled furnishings for your home. The environmental benefit is obvious. The reuse of furnishings prevents perfectly functional, quality goods from being […]
15th September 2011
In with the Old

In with the Old

Have you ever been in the following situation? You have a beautiful new house, full of old-fashioned furniture, but you loathe throwing away good quality functional furniture in favour of fashion. This is a common predicament for the modern homeowner and one which is becoming more and more common in this current economic climate. As […]
2nd September 2011
Interest runs high in Yorkshire’s only speculative commercial build

Interest runs high in Yorkshire’s only speculative commercial build

Developers of the only speculative commercial premises currently available in Yorkshire – a 50,480sq.ft. development set in 2.7 acres at Melton West Business Park, near Hull – have reported a steady flow of enquiries from across the UK. Contractors for Wykeland Group, the Hull-based commercial property development specialists, have just put the finishing touches to […]