Property News

Updating you with the latest happenings in the property market.

First time Buyers

You will significantly improve your situation if you have done the financial work first. A mortgage agreement in principle can be like gold dust when it comes to establishing your credibility with agents and vendors alike but statistics also show that First time buyers in particular are often not confident when making offers and can pay more than necessary to secure a property.

Spoilt for Choice - June 2017

With over 80 properties brought to market so far in 2017 and 5 New Developments currently available it s a great time for home buyers in the Ards and North Down area and a great time for Grant Estate Agents.Our current new developments include 3 bed Townhouses in Church View, Portaferry, 3 bed se...

The Importance of Financial Protection

This guide was created by our sister company NIMortgages and gives some very clear and useful information about financial protection products including Life Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Income protection and why you shouldn't buy a property without also arranging appropriate cover.

Our website video (With music).

We decided to have a little bit of fun whilst updating our website recently and the result was this short video. We decided not to use sound on our webpage but the video editor couldn't resist having his own fun. So here it is in all its glory complete with, we think, an appropriate sound track. Enjoy.

Welcome to our new website

Grant Estate Agents are delighted to announce the launch of our new website created and supported by Propertypal. This is our second website in 12 months and shows the value which we place on a website which is functional, attractive and informative.

Stamp Duty, Brexit, Football and New Homes

Despite everything that has been thrown at us this year the local property market has remained very resilient. The government raised the rate of stamp duty on additional properties by 3%, with effect from April 2016, which has clearly dampened the enthusiasm of some buy to let investors and caus...