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Property agent still made profit despite adverse trading conditions

Estate agent Hooke & MacDonald, which was one of the biggest sellers of Dublin apartments during the boom years, made a profit of about €785,000 last year, despite the collapse in the property market.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
7th November, 2009

Estate agent Hooke & MacDonald, which was one of the biggest sellers of Dublin apartments during the boom years, made a profit of about €785,000 last year, despite the collapse in the property market.

Ken MacDonald, founder and managing director of the firm, said it had been forced to make changes to take account of the changed economic environment, and hoped to break even this year. The firm had more than 50 employees in 2006,which...

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