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Ciprian on Thursday, June 20, 2013

The pros and cons of Google +

Facebook, twitter and linkedIn are not the only social networks out there, Google have now made an effort to launch their own social networking site. It may even beat Twitter as it is now second place with the largest social media site and around 500 million users (235 are actually active) The main difference with […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Advantages of E-commerce

In this current competitive environment it is now even more important to stand out and offer more than your competitors do. Why not provide your customers with a convenient e-commerce solution in addition to your user friendly website. Here’s a few reasons why you need E-Commerce: Possibility to shop 24/7 Nowadays people have to work […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, June 12, 2013

An Overview of Teamviewer

These days there are so many helpful software’s out there. Today 4pm presents you with the positive aspects of Teamviewer. A nice feature which makes our lives so much easier. Teamviewer allows you to log on to your colleagues computers to have a look at projects together or it can help you manage your customer support […]

Ciprian on Monday, June 10, 2013

House prices in County Kildare far above the national average

4pm brings you the latest property news from the housing market in Ireland. Today`s  blog is particularly interesting for anyone who has property for sale in County Kildare. In 2012 almost one thousand new homes for a combined value of €185.5 million were sold in county Kildare, which makes an average of €192,053 for the 966 […]

Ciprian on Friday, June 7, 2013

How to deal with bad tenants!

For all the landlords and letting agents among our readers, lets face it bad tenants are a problem you all have to deal with. According to LSL Property Services , 59% of landlords in the UK had to face tenants who did not pay their rent on time in 2012, which represents the highest number […]

Ciprian on Thursday, June 6, 2013

Property prices to rise for first time in 6 months

Here comes the latest good property news for anyone engaged in auctioneering and real estate in Ireland. According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), residential property prices rose on average by 0.8pc from March to April. In Dublin the rise in prices sums up to just 0.2pc, while in the rest of Ireland the average […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, June 5, 2013

€18m to be spent on Dublin City Council housing renovation

Only a few days ago we were discussing the real estate situation in Ireland concerning the ghost estates. Dublin City Council have now decided to invest €18 million in the renovation of housing. This money will be used over the following three years to repair apartments and council houses which have suffered vandalism or which […]

Ciprian on Thursday, May 30, 2013

KPMG looking for new headquarters in Dublin

4pm brings you the latest news from the Irish commercial property market: The leading accountancy company KPMG is currently seeking new office headquarters in the city centre and accepting proposals for 2017. Anyone interested in auctioneering will know that it has been some years since the last new office construction project in Dublin, to be […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Big Data- it’s taking over!

Companies are consistently confronted with change, and one of the key aspects of a successful company is their ability to adapt to change and embrace it. One of the biggest factors effecting companies in this generation is technology- for example the introduction of the internet. The last buzzword in the world of technology was ‘mobile’. […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The ghost estate dilemma after the bubble burst!

In 2006, the peak of the boom, 93,000 houses were constructed, four times more than the amount that was constructed in 1993. And then all of a sudden the bubble burst and Ireland was left with more than 1,100 buildings, some of them in horrible conditions. Local authorities counted roughly 200 unfinished developments. The Department of […]