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28th November 2018
Mortgage lending in NI on the increase

Mortgage lending in NI on the increase

Mortgage lending is on the increase as activity in the housing market continues to grow. According to a report from umbrella group UK Finance, there was an increase of 3.8% in the number of first-time buyers to 2,700 during the third quarter compared to the previous year. The average first-time buyer here is 30, UK […]
20th November 2018
Belfast Telegraph Property Awards 2018 Winners

Belfast Telegraph Property Awards 2018 Winners

This year’s awards celebrated the very best in the Property Industry.  The awards received more entries for its 17 categories than ever before. The event, in partnership with Electric Ireland, was attended by 100s of Estate Agents, Developers, Architects and Property Experts. If you missed the event, then you can catch up on all of […]
2nd November 2018
Hagan Homes vows to construct 2,000 new NI homes in next decade

Hagan Homes vows to construct 2,000 new NI homes in next decade

One of Northern Ireland’s biggest house builders, Hagan Homes, has vowed to build 2,000 new homes over the next decade in a £300m investment. Founder and chairman of Hagan Homes, James Hagan, said he would build around 200 homes every year for a decade, which he announced as the company celebrates 30 years in business. Creating […]
29th October 2018
Belfast hotelier in plans to restore former Portrush bank building

Belfast hotelier in plans to restore former Portrush bank building

Andras Hotels, a leading Belfast hotelier, has submitted plans to restore and refurbish the former Northern Bank building in Portrush. Situated on Main Street, the listed building is adjacent to the proposed new 87-bedroom Andras Hotel at the former Londonderry Hotel site. The project will feature six serviced apartments alongside a cafe bar with the […]
11th October 2018
Belfast’s first ‘build to rent’ apartment scheme gets the thumbs-up from planners

Belfast’s first ‘build to rent’ apartment scheme gets the thumbs-up from planners

Plans for Belfast’s first ‘build to rent’ apartment scheme in the Cathedral Quarter have been given the nod by planners. Based in the city’s Academy Street, between Ulster University and The MAC, the £15m project is expected to create 110 jobs both directly and indirectly, during the construction phase and 25 when completed. A report […]