DNG Estate Agents Cork – DNG Murphy Condon your local property experts
Kevin Condon is the owner and Managing director of DNG Kevin Condon & DNG Murphy Condon. Our team has over 130 years combined experience and is focused on providing a first class service that ensures stringent standards, professionalism and expertise. If you are selling or renting your property and want the best price, dealing with an agent you can rely on, you’ve met the right people. In fact, we’re so confident of achieving this and surpassing your expectations that we invite you to put our service to the test. As part of the DNG Nationwide franchise, we are a Cork-based property with offices in Blackpool and Glanmire. Contact us on +353 (0)21 4821788.
Licence No. 003096 Property Services Regulatory Authority
Members of IPAV
IPAV members are the only certified auctioneers in Ireland, we are your local IPAV Agent. IPAV is the only Irish awarding body of the Recognised European Valuer (RV) and TEGoVA Residential valuer (TRV) scheme and practising the internationally recognised European Valuation “Blue Book” Standards.
DNG NATIONWIDE CATEGORY AWARD WINNERS IN 2015 AND 2016
Kevin Condon AITI, QFA, MIPAV
License number 003096-004769
Kevin started his career as a tax adviser with Price Waterhouse Coopers. An associate of the Irish Tax Institute since 1994 he has specialised in property and investment transactions for the small business owner and personal clients. He joined the Harris Group in 2000 and worked as general manager. Kevin set up on his own in 2006 at his current office at Unit8 Blackpool Retail Park Blackpool. He feels that the strongest part of the group is the ability to advise on all aspects of a client’s financial affairs i.e. tax, property, mortgage, investments, pension and insurance etc. He has had articles published in several national newspapers and speaks to many retirement groups, Local Authorities, 3rd level institutes and at Taxation seminars funded under the European year of the elderly scheme
Kevin is married to Niamh with 3 children and has a keen interest in rugby, fishing and golf
Email Kevin ([email protected])
Auctioneer and Valuer
License number 003096-003486
Don Murphy MIPAV Bsc(dy) has worked in the Cork property Market since 1977, He has an in-depth knowledge of the market and saw niche in market and an opportunity to open an office in Glanmire, to cater for the rapidly expanding markets in the Glanmire,/Glounthaune areas while continuing to cater for a large number of City based clients Glanmire as an area, had an excellent road network and an expanding social, commercial and leisure infrastructure making Glanmire one of Cork’s best and most accessible suburbs, an ideal family environment and a safe haven for your investment, and an ideal base for an office so in 1996, Don opened his office trading as Don Murphy & Associates, specialising in in new and second hand Residential Sales, along with Farm & Commercial Sales, Building Land, Lettings & Valuations. Don was principal of the firm for over 18 years, in March 2013 Don joined the Douglas Newman Good Franchise, and joined forces with an already established DNG Agent Kevin Condon (DNG Kevin Condon), and they now trade under the name DNG Murphy Condon with office in Hazelwood Shopping Centre, and Blackpool Retail Park.
Kate Kearney MIPAV MMCEPI CV TRV CIPS IRM
Residential Sales Director Licence No. 003096-003210
The company motto – “valuing what matters”- is uppermost in Kate’s mind always.
She is an inaugural member of staff of the Blackpool office since it opened in September 2006. Having joined the company in 2004, she worked initially in the Douglas office. We are inaugural member of the DNG franchise, who went Nationwide in 2004.
Kate brings a wealth of knowledge and 30 years’ experience to the team. Kate guarantees you a personal professional service and honest advice always her expertise and understanding of emotive sales is admired and valued by her clients, as a negotiator she is committed to her role, her aim is to achieve the highest possible price for each property she negotiates.
Kate is member of the following professional Auctioneering bodies:
MIPAV: Member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.
MMCEPI: Member of a Member of The European Association of Real Estate Professionals.
CV: Certified Valuer
TRV: Tegova Residential Valuer: This qualification was awarded by TEGoVA to demonstrate to international and local clients that the residential valuer is qualified to a consistent high European standard of practice. TEGoVA is the European Group of Valuer’s Association, composed of 63 valuer’s associations from 34 countries representing more than 70.000 valuers in Europe. www.tegova.org.
CIPS: Certified international Property Specialist
IRM: International Realtor Member of NAR – National Association of Realtors
She also has a Certificate in Family Studies N.U.I (Maynooth) and Level 6 FETAC.
The Certificate in family studies has been invaluable to Kate in dealing with various family situations, emotive sales and valuations. Having qualified as a BER assessor, Kate can advise her vendors; on how even some little changes within the property can potentially get the property a higher rating, if these changes are done prior to the BER assessor survey.
Kate has focused mainly in the Residential sector, over the past few years, and deals with a lot of probate sales, which require a lot of time and understanding, as they can be a lengthy emotive process.
Kate believes that her pre-sale, guidance and advice are instrumental in achieving unprecedented prices for her vendors, her openness and honesty are admired by her clients and many of her clients refer in new business, which is much appreciated.
Kate is team manager and was appointed a Director by Kevin Condon in 2013 in recognition of her tremendous work for the company.
In 2014 Kate was one of the Nominees in the inaugural “Disaronno Hi Magazine, women in business awards” and declared: The Munster winner of this prestigious award for 2014.
Jean Shanahan Bsc. Hons Estate Management Surveying I.P.A.V.
License number 003096-001069
Jean is a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (I.P.A.V.). Having completed her higher diploma in Auctioneering in 1996, she also holds a certificate in fine and decorative arts and also studied history at UCC, she has been a residential agent in the Cork area for nearly 20 years. She has the experience and is in the position to be able to offer clear and concise recommendations to her clients to maximise their sale price/rental income. She firmly believes that honesty, integrity and trust are essential to the one-to-one relationship she builds with her clients throughout the selling or renting process. Jean has also had experience in the valuation, sale and management of residential property for AIB, Bank of Ireland, PTSB, KBC, IBRC banks and receivers KPMG, Kavanagh Fennell, Deloitte & Touche and asset management companies. Also deals in valuations for probate purposes and fair deal valuations. She has also had experience in residential and apartment block management in the Cork area. As a skilled negotiator she is driven to pursue the best possible outcome for her clients and will offer continuous guidance throughout the process.
John Wiseman BSc
License number 003096-003512
John Wiseman graduated from C.I.T in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours Degree in Architecture & Construction) received from the Cork Institute of Technology. Furthermore, John is also a fully accredited member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Values (MIPAV), and also completed a Level 6 Higher Certificate in Real Estate (Valuation, Sales and Management). John is also fully licensed from the Property Service Regulatory Authority (PSRA). John is an integral member of the property team since he joined the company in 2013. His current role here is as the Senior Commercial Property Manager and as One of the Senior Residential Negotiators also. Work here involves, Residential Property Sales & Lettings, Commercial Lettings & Sales, Property Management, as well as valuations of property in the both the residential and commercial sectors in Cork City & County, receiver/bank portfolio sales, new developments and site sales.John is very customer focused and always gives the very best personal service to his clients. He is an exceptional negotiator and focuses on exceeding his clients expectations, time after time through his straightforward, professional and personalised approach ensuring that each and every client that he works with, from first time sellers to high profile developers, enjoys a truly outstanding experience. John prides himself on his professionalism, dedication to his clients, precise market knowledge and his excellent customer service.
Iris Wilkins McCarthy
Letting agent and Property Administrator
License number 003096-003487
Iris worked with Don Murphy & Associates in the Glanmire office for many years, and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team. Iris is the leading letting agent in the Glanmire area, she has a data base of tenants readily available for each property, and provides a top class service from the landlords start to finish, be it a let only or managed property.