Articles tagged with: housing specialists


Posted on Friday, 03 March 2017 in Local News by Laura McKeown

Pinkertons is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for four awards in the 2017 UK ESTA’s - Best Northern Ireland Estate Agent, Best Northern Ireland Letting Agent, Best UK Estate Agency Group and Best UK Letting Agency Group.

The ESTA’s (The UK Estate Agent & Letting Agent Awards) award estate and letting agents, based on feedback provided by customers at the end of the home moving process. 

With a record number of entrants and a record...


Posted on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in General by Chris Sharp

The well-established but perhaps not particularly helpful answer is that the market value of any property is what someone is prepared to pay for it.

It is unlikely to be the value suggested by the type of automatic valuation model that can be found online which is based on postcodes and average property prices and which can be wildly misleading. And if the value of a property is what someone will pay for it then that figure will rise or fall depending on the balance between...

First Impressions Count

Posted on Friday, 22 April 2016 in Property by Victoria Pinkerton

Your front garden is likely to be the first thing that a prospective buyer will see. Make sure that the first impression is a positive one. A well-presented interesting garden will add value to your property, a little work and investment now could mean that you achieve a quicker sale and the best possible price for your house.

1. Remove...

Breaking News - Online Estate Agents Lose 50% of Marketing Exposure For Their Clients' Homes In Northern Ireland!

Posted on Wednesday, 06 April 2016 in Local News by Victoria Pinkerton

From the 1st April 2016 only Estate Agents that have a high street branch can advertise on Property Pal!!

This means that online agents, or those who do not operate from a town centre address cannot use one of the major web portals in Northern Ireland to advertise your home. Property Pal made this innovative decision in early March and informed all agents, including online agents of the change before the end of March 2016.

Have you already...

Estate Agency Opens Doors To A New Branch And New Jobs

Posted on Monday, 09 November 2015 in General by Victoria Pinkerton

Award winning Bangor based estate agency Pinkertons, owned by local businesswoman Victoria Pinkerton, has announced the opening of a second branch in Comber with the creation of five new jobs.  The opening of the second branch, which represents a £150k investment, brings the total workforce at Pinkertons to 15. The new branch in Comber will continue to provide the Pinkertons award-winning, full service agency offering across buying, selling, letting or renting within a comfortable...

Long established housing firm finds new partner for growth

Posted on Thursday, 16 July 2015 in General by Victoria Pinkerton

Local housing specialists WJ Law Contracts Ltd have announced their new structure this week having teamed up with new equity partners. The equity partners have invested in the WJ Law ethos and customers focused housing and bring both capital and other skills into the mix.

WJ Law Contracts have been behind many of Northern Ireland’s most highly regarded housing schemes since their inception back in 1903, including the multi award winning Ballantine Garden Village in Lisburn....

More national award wins for Pinkertons

Posted on Monday, 12 January 2015 in General by Victoria Pinkerton

Pinkertons honoured At The 'Oscars' Of The Industry; The Sunday Times Estate Agency of the Year Awards

Pinkertons finished off 2014 in tremendous style by receiving the ultimate industry accolade, on Friday 5th December at the UK Estate Agency of The Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times and The Times, held at the lavish Lancaster Hotel in Kensington London.

This award will accompany the two scooped by Pinkertons in June at the UK Letting Agency of The Year...