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Confidence in the housing market here spurs on expansion at Simon Brien Residential

The team at Simon Brien, Newtownards

One of Northern Ireland’s leading estate agencies, Simon Brien Residential, has reacted to a positive outlook for the housing market by opening the doors to a new office in Newtownards, creating five jobs in the process.

On the back of this, a further 12 jobs have been generated throughout the Simon Brien Residential branches, in south Belfast, east Belfast and Holywood.

Headed up by Simon Brien, who has over 30 years’ experience in the residential estate agency business in Northern Ireland, Simon Brien Residential has grown significantly over the past three years. 

The agency completed 4,500 house sales during the last three years, totalling over £925 million in sales.

The Newtownards office is the appointed selling agent on many of Northern Ireland’s largest and most popular residential developments. In addition, Simon Brien Residential is leading the way in the private housing market in Northern Ireland, selling a plethora of properties from the perfect first time buyer home to country estates.

Simon Brien, of Simon Brien Residential, said: “The Northern Ireland housing sector is performing well and we are looking ahead to the future with optimism. It is this sense of confidence in the market which has spurred on our decision to expand our business further and establish a presence within the area. We are excited to grow in Newtownards and the Ards Peninsula areas, providing new employment opportunities for local people with experience in property. 

“Recent statistics have shown a 4.4 per cent growth in house prices over the past year and we anticipate that this momentum will continue. We have had a great period of success over the last three years, securing sales for several thousand clients, and we look forward to developing our business further and offering our professional services to many new clients.”

The new branch in Newtownards will be led by Andrea White who has been with Simon Brien Residential for four years. She adds:

“Our Company brings with it a wealth of experience in every aspect of residential housing with a current team of 50 people. Our focus in Newtownards will be to provide a highly professional, personal service to our clients. Whether you are selling, buying or renting – our team will be on hand to help and guide you in the process from start to finish.”

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