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Updating you with the latest happenings in the property market.

Making Sense of Estate Agents Fees

Estate Agents Fees can be very confusing and often leave you unclear as to what you will actually pay. Our video explains some of the tactics used and why Grant Estate Agents prefer to quote you a fixed fee that includes marketing fees, our commission, Energy Performance Certificate and VAT so th...

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC's) now available.

Every property being marketed for sale or let in the UK requires an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). If you're selling your home with Grant Estate Agents then the EPC is included within our sale fees at no additional cost to vendors. Many agents charge in the region of 70- 100 for an EPC ...

Can you trust that Estate Agents valuation?

Estate Agents don't determine the value of property so signing up with the agent who gives you the highest valuation could be a big mistake. When valuing a property the agent should use their extensive knowledge of the local property market, particularly sales of similar properties, to accuratel...

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.