All the places in the world to live & people keep choosing to live in Newry, Northern Ireland. Some may ask why is this ? Locals would answer “why not” & continue to explain all the benefits & hidden gems Newry City has to offer.
History of Newry
Like many cities & towns Newry has a historic past filled with ups & downs. Newry was involved heavily in “the Troubles” between 1968-1998 with many recorded casualties & horror stories affecting the lives of locals especially in the surrounding towns & villages of South Armagh & Warrenpoint.
However, with time anger towards the British & Protestants has cooled down & the area has become quite a peaceful town to live.
People of Newry
Locals of the city are friendly & supportive of each other with the nickname of locals being a “Newry Nwuck”. Religious believes & ethnicity of locals in the area are majority white Irish with the minorities being protestant & eastern European. Together living in harmony with a low level of hate crimes.
Locals of Newry know & love their town mascot Marty Bog Roll. The man has many nicknames & can be found around Newry with his blue coat & rusty bicycle
Marty has a long beard like Santa Claus & wears a black hat.
If you are looking to buy a house in the Newry area, perhaps you should investigate the local villages & towns which are beautiful in their own ways.
Searching for your new home
Newry Property Sales has the largest selection of houses for sale in the Newry area, listing only top-quality properties that are within market value. They pride themselves with having over 100 years’ experience in property industry & are professionals at working with people to find their dream home
Type of Houses
Unexpectedly Newry has a very small number of apartments for sale or rent when comparing with other towns or cities, instead the city has a range of bungalows & multi Story houses for sale including attached & semi detached.
The full list of houses for sale can be found in Newry’s property search engine, filter by house type, price, bedrooms & your chosen area – a unique service specifically tailored to locals in & around the city
Property Sales & Stats
Surprising to some, the number of property sales have increased since covid-19 as employees no longer have to spend income commuting to work, eating out for lunch & socializing – all resulting in people being able to save a lot more cash for a house deposit.
For Newry specifically the price of houses dropped by 5.6% in 2020 which also helped increase the number of house sales in the area. All factors combining to produce a catalyst effect on the property market in Newry & the surrounding local areas.