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  1. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    But I guess that the buyer knew that when buying off plan. Phase 2 was hardly a secret. They fit well in the street - I guess if your kids fall in the street then it will not be hard to find a doctor and a solicitor close by 😉
  2. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    Sign outside it says sold. Maybe new owners are back to renting it while they decide what to do.
  3. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    The Beacon is now SOLD
  4. mmca22gr

    Northen Ireland - Brexit impact and House Prices

    When times get tight the Govt will always look to cut costs and do so in areas where it impacts votes the least - possibly in an area of the country where there are 1.75m people and about 50% of them don't want to be part of your country anyway plus your party (Labour or Conservative) get zero votes. The impact on the housing market will be interesting if the purse strings begin to tighten. A border poll will be very difficult for the Government in the Republic as they will have to answer all the questions about tax and what happens to the NHS etc- it won't be like the EU Referendum where there are lots of unknowns.
  5. mmca22gr

    Northen Ireland - Brexit impact and House Prices

    With BREXIT expect everyone to feel poorer - and that means little chance of higher house prices - you may find that a good thing or a bad thing depending on your situation. Unless they are going to build a Spitfire factory in Ballymena it really will be very bad all round. Weaker economy in NI and less money to go into the begging bowl. All those nice Civil Servant jobs might just get relocated back to Blighty much like the 300 DVLA jobs in Coleraine. NI costs UK PLC £10bn a year which is almost the same amount of money that was written on the side of the Boris Bus - £192m a week. Soft BREXIT will be bad, Hard Brexit will be much worse and a NO DEAL will be very painful. This could lead to more calls for a border poll as mentioned above in this thread. Whether that happens remains to be seen but the calls for the poll will grow louder. Mr and Mrs Dodds along with Mrs Foster will have their seats in the House of Lords and a nice pension.
  6. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    The Beacon is an odd one. Trying to extract value from the Planning Permission?
  7. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    The Balcony is on top of apartments below (accessed from Malone Meadows. Agree - a clever use of space by the developer on a tricky site.
  8. mmca22gr

    Looking to buy 2018/19

    Was on the market for £325k in Dec 2015 before it went to Auction (reserve of £195k) Was this owned by architect who was on Grand Designs? Maybe before 2015. Was also on the rental market before going to auction so it may have been empty for a while hence the dampness?
  9. mmca22gr

    Looking to buy 2018/19

    Horse for courses. Lots of people see buying a house as a way of having somewhere to live in retirement. You can also downsize and bank the money tax free. Also the area you live in now may be very different in 30 yrs time. Look at the holyland and Univeristy area now compared to 20 yrs ago. You can pay rent and then bank/invest the difference between rent and mortgage payments and hope that you get a decent tax free return over 30yrs.
  10. mmca22gr

    And they say history never repeats itself

    "under planning appeal reference Z/2012/0548/F" This PP has expired and they applied for again (and approved) £500k for a semi is mental. You will be able to hear everything through those walls.
  11. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    Iceberg II, 47 Knightsbridge Park. Marketed by Templeton Robinson. asking £399,950 I have no record of either being up for rent on propertynews.com website - I just search my daily emails from PN.com to get the prices.
  12. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    A combination of asking prices for Iceberg I and Iceberg II 20/07/2011 £495k 07/1/2011 £450k 05/01/2012 £400k 26/10/2014 £399k
  13. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    Apt2, block 2 09/09/2011 offers at £150k
  14. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    14/01/2014 Colliers had it on the market as 2 apartments for £195k for both. needed lots of work . No idea what it sold for. 11/04/2105 on the market with Simon Brien for £297.500 16/05/2017 on the market with Simon Brien for £695,000 good luck to them. Someone bought tit and build a big extension etc I did not notice that it had been rented.
  15. mmca22gr

    Bt9

    Inflation will be more than 2% in real terms over the coming years. As stated earlier in this thread you can borrow for a 5 or 10yr fix at very cheap money. If you have a decent job then it is a no brainer to buy, fix for a longish term at cheap money and move on with your life.
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