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LANI Welcomes Bell and Co to General Meeting on Wednesday 17 May 2017

April 27, 2017

LANI Welcomes Bell and Co to General Meeting ‘OPTIONS WHEN REGULATED LOANS GO WRONG – ACROSS EUROPE’ Terry Bell of Bell and Co will be coming along to our meeting on 17 May in Harlequins. Terry is an  expert in  property debt negotiations and has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with problematic property and…

Drop in home ownership greater in N Ireland than the rest of the UK

August 11, 2016

Drop in home ownership greater in N Ireland than the rest of the UK New analysis recently released show that the greatest fall in rates of home ownership occurred in N Ireland when compared with England, Scotland and Wales. Over the last decade, homeownership in N Ireland dropped by over 10 per cent from its…

Rent controls proposed by Jeremy Corbyn would be bad for tenants

August 8, 2016

Rent controls proposed by Jeremy Corbyn would be bad for tenants’ If elected prime minister at the next general election labour leader Jeremy Corbyn plans to introduce rent controls and secure tenancies in the private rented sector (PRS). However, it is claimed that this would result in deterring landlords from investing in the sector thus,…

Government to give the Bank of England Powers relation to the Buy to Let Mortgages.

December 22, 2015

Government to give the Bank of England Powers relation to the Buy to Let Mortgages. Recent news articles reported the Government is almost certainly going to give the Bank of England new powers with regard to BUY to LET mortgages. Mark Carney has already been talking to Financial Times implying that there may soon be…

Northern Ireland Housing Market – another 10 years to recover

July 9, 2014

PricewaterhouseCoopers report indicates recovery could take until be at least 2024 before prices return to Property market boom time levels A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) indicates property prices in Northern Ireland could take at least 10 years to recover to what they were before the market collapsed. Although there has been a modest recovery in…

Guidelines to using photos to rent/sell your property

April 23, 2013

Guidelines to using photos to rent/sell your property A picture says a 1,000 words so spending a little time and care with your photographs is well worth the time and effort.  Think about it – when you shop on sites like ebay, gumtree or some of the property websites what is the first thing you…

Changes in the housing market in Northern Ireland

June 7, 2012

Purchasing their first home is becoming more difficult for young adults and many are finding the costs of renting prohibitive in their bid for independence and delaying their leaving home. The Office for National Statistics have released figures indicating that nearly 3 million or one third of men and almost half of women, between the…