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Estate Agents

The new normal- Changes in working life and the recovery from lockdown

3rd July 2020

I have heard that in the absence of a vaccine, the Coronavirus could be with us from 18 to 36 months. We must, therefore "learn to live with the virus". Business owners from all sectors have had to look at how they can provide a safe customer experience and ensure that they limit the potential spread of the virus in the workplace. For estate and letting agents, we have had to do risk assessment...

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Possible implications of Covid-19 on the property market.

19th March 2020

The world is currently gripped in the midst of the first recognised pandemic for over 100 years. But what affect will this have on the property? The short term picture for the overall economy in light of Covid-19 isn t great with the stock markets taking a battering on a daily basis. The closure of schools mean that a large number of the work force won t be able to make it into work as they h...

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New build property or an existing home, Which do you prefer?

4th March 2020

I recently agreed the sale of an existing family home in a development that there where still quite a few brand new properties available to buy. Not only was the property I was selling more popular with home buyers, but in the end it was agreed for a higher asking price as of that of the brand new house. The reason for this was that the owners of the existing house had done an amazing job in th...

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To buy or not to buy? That is the question.

3rd March 2020

I was recently interviewed by Tiarnan Muilleior of the Belfast Media Group regarding my opinions on is it better to rent or but your property. The article looks at the pro's and con's of each option and also some tips for first-time buyers and property investors. Rent vs. purchase? Purchase every time. I would encourage people to save for a deposit and own your property where possible. Howe...

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Property People are NAEA and ARLA PROPERTYMARK PROTECTED estate agents.

27th March 2019

We are proud to have attained several industry accreditations which help us ensure that our service is the best it can possibly be. We are members of NAEA and ARLA Propertymark which means we meet higher industry standards than the law demands and strictly adhere to their regulations, ensuring that we only provide a first-class service and offer you the best possible advice. We are also members...

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