Established by Des Purcell in 1974 as a family-run estate agency and auctioneers, Purcell Properties has evolved into a major player in residential and commercial property transactions. Our services include residential sales, new home sales, commercial sales and lettings, valuations and rent reviews. Located on High Street in the centre of Waterford City, we have built a professional reputation as one of the most trusted and respected real estate agencies in the business. Join our long list of satisfied clients and see why we lead the pack when it comes to buying, selling or letting property.Since its establishment in Waterford in 1974 Purcell Properties has bought, sold, rented and valued property for clients across all sectors, from domestic property sales to retail rental, from agricultural to industrial. Contact us today for an appointment.

Our services include:


Purcell Properties have been selling and renting new and second-hand residential property all over the Southeast for several years. We have an unequalled insight into the residential property sector, whether urban or rural, smaller dwellings or country houses. With Purcell Properties on your side you can be assured of the best advice available on property prices.


We provide our corporate clients with a full range of real estate services, including purchase, rental, property management and disposal. When it comes to commercial property we have our finger on the pulse, with an unrivalled knowledge of commercial property prices in the Southeast. Make our wisdom yours, and inform your decisions with up-to-date market intelligence.


We provide a full property valuation service to both residential and commercial customers. We regularly consult with financial institutions and their clients, and we can advise on the capital and rental value of your property.

Consultancy and Development

Property development is a specialised area – a small mistake can make a big difference. Purcell Properties can bring a wealth of experience to planning and development issues. Our frequent liaison with other specialists (architects, land surveyors, taxation specialists, planning advisors, bankers) puts us in a unique position to advice our clients on the negotiation of licence and joint venture agreements.
We have several decades experience handling the sale and acquisition of residential, commercial and mixed-use development sites.