Paul Grimes & Associates LTD T/A REA GRIMES was established in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, in 1971. We expanded in 1993 with a second office in Skerries, Co Dublin. As a firm we are members of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI RICS). Our sales, letting and valuation teams are individual members of the SCSI & RICS.
REA GRIMES are one of the founding member firms of real estate alliance. In 2002 Paul Grimes Senior spearheaded the working group involved in the initial stages of the setting up of REA, the national property grouping of experienced, professional and qualified agents - the then members of the Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute (IAVI).
REA GRIMES pride ourselves on having an indepth knowledge of the County Meath / North County Dublin property markets. We have an experienced and qualified team of enthusiastic professionals with an abundance of expertise to assist your every step of the way in dealing with your property assets and liabilities.
REA GRIMES is a modern, independent firm deliverying only the very best in real estate advice. With an unrivalled track record, our name has become synonymous with professionalism, experience and quality. When assisting you with your property needs, we put our unique market knowledge and professional talent at your disposal straight away:
REA GRIMES offers a superior range of services across the property spectrum
•Residential Sales, Purchaee and Letting
•Commercial Sales, Purchase and Letting
•Commercial and Agricultural Land and House Sales
•Professional Consultancy - Rent Reviews, CPOS, Lease Renewals, Appraisals, Expert Witness.
REA GRIMES is a member of the National Property group, Real Estate Alliance. The group combines real local knowledge with the commitment of Ireland's most highly qualified and experienced property professionals. All agents are members or fellows of the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCSI)
Please feel free to contact any of our fully qualified team to discuss your property requirements:
New Homes Services
At REA GRIMES our experienced agents can offer you unrivalled expertise coupled with local knowledge to help with all aspects of selling buying or renting out new homes.
We specialise in a wide variety of New Homes Developments selling a number of new home developments in recent years including: In Ashbourne Johnswood, Racehill Manor, Tudor Close, Tudor Heights, Rathlodge, Segrave Square, Pine Wood Court, Brookville, Huntsgrove, Breffni Court, and Racehill Lodge. In Skerries new home developments include: Kelly’s Bay, Harrisons Cove, Millview,
For purchasers we pride ourselves in our ability to guide them smoothly through purchasing their home. We provide them with ongoing updates in relation to their purchase making sure there are no unnecessary delays and also facilitating all purchasers with mortgages dealing directly with our mortgage team.
Buying and selling commercial property in Ireland has been at the heart of our business for decades at REA GRIMES we have an in-depth local knowledge in terms of values and planning zones that enables us to guide all our clients and potential clients through the complexities of the commercial property market with vast knowledge.
We offer a range of commercial services including:
•Development Land Sales, Acquisitions, Appraisal and Valuations
•Commercial Sales – Retail Industrial & Offices
•Commercial Lettings - Retail Industrial & Offices
•Commercial Rent Reviews
Professional Services and Valuations
REA GRIMES has a fully qualified and experienced Professional Services team offering a full range of property services.
Services provided include: Land Valuation & Acquisition, Consultancy Services – Strategic Portfolio Advice, Commercial Valuations - for Taxation, Sale, Acquisition, Lending, Probate, Litigation, Landlord & Tenant - Rent Reviews, and Lease Renewals, Rent Review Representation, Arbitration/Expert Representation, Valuations for all purposes including financial institutions
For more information contact our team today
If you need an independent valuation report for personal / family / other reasons this can be provided confidentially with the utmost of professionalism guaranteed. Valuations for Financial Institutions include:
EBS, Permanent TSB, Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank, First Active, Haven, ACC Bank, Allied Irish Bank, National Irish Bank
Paul G. Grimes B.Sc (Surv) MSCI RICS FIABCI. (Managing Director)
Paul has a vast amount of experience in Commercial, Land & Residential sales, letting and portfolio management. Paul has a Bachelor of Science from Trinity College Dublin and a Diploma in Property Economics. He is a Chartered Surveyor and a Qualified Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in the UK, and the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland. Paul manages the Ashbourne & Skerries Office and handles transactions at all ends of the market dealing primarily with the North East Region of Meath and North County Dublin region. Paul G. Grimes has successfully developed and helped evolve the estate agency business at Grimes, since his arrival into REA Grimes in 1998. Paul has been instrumental in the selling and management of over 2,500 New Homes between both the Skerries and Ashbourne Offices. Paul has sold many land-mark buildings, large parcels of farmland and Development Lands. Paul specializes in the auction process. Paul has also acted on behalf of the O.P.W & E.S.B in acquiring and disposing of state assets
Dermot Grimes FETAC Component Cert
After graduating from Ballsbridge College of Business studies with a Component Certificate at Level 5, Dermot has over a decade of experience in the property market having joined REA GRIMES in 2001. Due to Dermot’s wide knowledge and experience of the North East Leinster region he entered into sales and marketing of New Home Developments. He has since joined his colleagues in the second hand residential & Letting & Managing sector of residential properties, while continuing to manage New Home Developments.
Lynn Lynagh B.Sc. (Hons) Assoc SCSI RICS
Lynn joined REA GRIMES in early 2009, since then Lynn has made an immense impression on her work colleagues and clients a like, bringing the upmost of professionalism and efficiency to her property dealings and negotiation. Lynn has built up a vast knowledge and wealth of experience in the Letting & Managed markets as well as sales in New & Secondhand properties. REA GRIMES our delighted to have Lynn as a member of their residential property division.
Emer Costello BBS MA Assoc SCSI RICS
Emer Costello works in the Skerries office and specialises in the sale and letting of second residential properties in the north county Dublin area.Emer joined REA GRIMES in 2012 having previously worked in residential sales in Lisney. She holds a BBBS and MA from Trinity College Dublin and is an associate member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland an d the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Paul Grimes Senior (Consultant)
Paul has over 40 years of experience in the property business. Paul Grimes & Associates was established in 1971, holds a B.A in mathematics and economics and is a Fellow member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (FSCSI). Paul has a vast knowledge and experience in the residential & commercial market, and specializing in valuations and land development acquisitions. In the 1980’s Paul senior held a position as a valuer for the Residential Tenancy Board and sat on the disciplinary panel of the (SCSI) for 10 years. He was a founder member of Real Estate Alliance with Mr. Willie Coonan, chairing the first ever meeting in his Ashbourne Office, seizing the potential and the opportunity for small to medium size estate agent nationally with decade of experience being able to come together and forming the alliance while still have their independence. The alliance today thrives with 42 Offices nationwide
Carol Keavey M.I.A.T.I
Carol heads up the accounts division within REA GRIMES she has 10 years experience of providing bookkeeping services to small and medium sized businesses. Carol joined REA GRIMES over 10 years ago.
Darragh O Connor (Negotiator)
After graduating from College with an honors Business degree, Darragh started working in the property sector in 2005. He has since built up a range of experiences across residential sales, lettings, property management and new homes. Darragh’s experience in the property market extends across both North and South Dublin and he also worked in the UK residential market. Darragh believes that good communication and transparency are important traits in a successful agent.
Siobhán O’Sullivan BSc (Hons), M.R.I.C.S, QFA
Prior to joining REA Grimes, Siobhán worked at AIB Private Banking for 5 years advising on European property investment and management of AIB Private Banking client’s assets. Prior to these times Siobhán spent 5 years working in a leading Surveying Practice in London qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2000. Siobhan has vast experience in commercial property valuations, rent reviews and management. She also qualified as a Financial Advisor in 2006.