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Brexit and Co. Donegal

  The county has felt the negative impact of the likely exit of the UK from the EU since the referendum. This has been exacerbated in recent months with the increased likelihood of a ‘no deal’ exit. The weak pound has also contributed to ‘soft’ market conditions. Historically, in Co. Donegal, about 40% of all … Continued

Franklins – 20 years young!

  2019 is particularly poignant for Franklins as it marks our 20th anniversary. It’s not all been plain sailing as anyone involved in the property market knows. We were particularly relieved to emerge from the property crash between 2007 – 2013. It lead to the development however of our now exceptionally busy property management and … Continued

Selling in 2019?

  Yet again, in 2018 Franklins sold the two most expensive homes in Co. Donegal. At Horn Head, Dunfanaghy (pictured) and Hillmount Manse, New Line Road, Letterkenny for €750,000 and €685,000 respectively. We also proudly sold a fine block of superbly refurbished apartments just off Justice Walsh Road, Letterkenny for €850,000. Franklins sold a large … Continued

CALLING ALL INVESTORS – how does 10% sound ??

92 Meadowbank, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal To good to be true ? NO.  This very desirable property is currently for sale through Franklins at just                €119 000 – and is full let for €1150 per month. 4 bedroom semi in great condition plus a one bedroom flat on the side. … Continued

Franklins showcases Donegal to attract ‘movers’

Franklins Estate Agents has launched a series of new area guides showcasing why Donegal is a perfect spot to call home. The online area guides are accompanied by stunning video footage of the county dubbed the ‘Coolest Place on the Planet’ by National Geographic and detail some of the top activities and places of interest. … Continued

Buying a Donegal home: What to ask the agent

Buying a home in Donegal can be an overwhelming experience and many people can be filled with trepidation when viewing a property. There is research to suggest that house hunters spend as little as 25 minutes viewing a property before they decide whether or not to buy – so it’s vital you make the most … Continued

Remote working makes Donegal ideal for ambitious professionals

Working remotely in Donegal while still pursuing a career is a choice being made by a whole generation of professionals thanks to high speed internet. At Franklins, we have been buoyed by the ever-increasing numbers of young professionals choosing to settle here, or return to their native Donegal from Dublin, Belfast or London. Increased remote … Continued

Donegal’s ‘cool’ living – the secret’s out

Those of us lucky enough to call Donegal home know just how fantastic it is to spend time there – but now the secret’s out thanks the National Geographic Traveller Magazine.   Donegal’s ‘Coolest Place on Planet’ tag came as no surprise to us but will have grabbed the attention of potential visitors who may … Continued

BUYING THROUGH FRANKLINS / the big difference

Unlike most firms of estate agents in the county Franklins rarely ‘hold’ offers on properties. We operate a much more transparent and fairer system. If we receive offers below an acceptable level to our clients we endeavour to negotiate with prospective buyers to a price agreeable to the seller / vendor. If this does not … Continued

Looking to rent your house?

2016 saw increases of 12 – 15% in residential rents, especially in the Letterkenny area. We go out of our way to provide high quality tenants, with references and regularly inspect our properties under management, ensuring they are being well maintained. We achieve optimum rents swiftly. Call Raymond or Sharon 074 91 88000

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