by Ayman Alashkar – Founder & CEO
What a year we’ve all just had.
As we turn to face 2021 with measured optimism, what should we expect from a real estate market that has so many of us vested in it both professionally and personally?Read more “Dubai Residential Real Estate House View H1 | 2021”
This festive season, let’s enjoy a little light-hearted real estate humour.
Here’s our TOP 4 GIF’s of what most estate agents really want this holiday.Read more “A Realtor’s Wishlist 🎄”
High-rise residents across the UAE are tending to their balcony gardens and scaling up their outdoor living spaces with innovative green ideas, as the World continues to appreciate more time spent at home.Read more “Even those living high up, are putting down green roots”
By Ayman Alashkar – Founder & CEO – OVERWRITE.ai
We entered 2020 like everyone else, full of ambition and excitement. As the new decade dawned, there was clearly something about this year that was going to be different. Business sentiment was abuzz; as were we.Read more “To succeed, spotlight the problem you’re solving.”
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Sizable number of such businesses are going bust, and it’s not just to do with market. Even when all the evidence suggests otherwise, there is this perception that selling a home doesn’t require much beyond basic skillsets.
What does it take to be a successful agent or agency in the Dubai real estate market?Read more “Failure rates among Dubai’s estate agents are way too high”
New liberal laws introduced in a surprise weekend announcement by the UAE Government will see big changes to expat life in the United Arab Emirates.
With an economy hit hard by the Covid pandemic, this comes as a welcome boost. But what does this mean for the average resident or anyone looking to relocate?Read more “Dubai surprises to the upside!”
THE RESULTS ARE IN. WE HAVE A WINNER 🥇🥇🥇
How will the outcome affect the property market in faraway Dubai?
With just days to go until the US presidential election, all eyes are on Washington as America faces an epic choice between two candidates who could not be more different.
The result will have global ramifications. On the environment. On traditional alliances. On societies. On money markets. And yes, on DUBAI real estate.Curious? Read More
Real estate agents are a brave bunch. Walking into unfamiliar homes day in day out; prepared to deal with whatever surprises may hide behind closed doors.
But from time to time, the odd buyer mis-hap can make for cringe-worthy viewings 🥴
So with Halloween just around the corner, we’re sharing a few examples of “embarrassing buyer behaviour” that could turn your viewings into real-life horror stories…Read more “This Halloween, don’t let viewings turn into a Horror Show 😱”
The global property market hit the brakes when Covid-19 struck in February. Since then drops in lending rates, fiscal policy initiatives, and new demand trends created a resurgence in activity; led mainly by people trading-out of cramped apartments into larger homes offering more space.
For particular property types, prices are back at pre-covid levels, some even selling above their asking price. Their landlords are seeing their prices bid upwards, and they’re riding that gravy train.
Enter: Bidding Wars! But how can you emerge as the victorious broker?Read More
A new real estate industry report released by Informa Markets, the organiser of Cityscape’s Real Estate Summit, has surveyed 488 property industry professionals from the MENA region.
Respondents ranging from developers and architects, to private and institutional investors, consultants, estate agents and government staff, were asked about the region’s residential, commercial, retail, industrial and hospitality sectors.See More
COVID-19 has led to a surge in people becoming Estate Agents to make a living, with one outcome; competition amongst property brokers is fiercer than ever!
That’s why we’re seeing more and more agents adopt some very creative (if not utterly nutty 🥜) marketing tactics to help their listings stand out.See More
We don’t mean it literally of course, but we do have 5 books that make highly recommended reading for ambitious estate agents.See More
What does it take to become a top real estate agent?
There’s no denying the profession is relentless; with extreme working hours, emotional roller-coasters, short-weekends, and no guaranteed income. Estate agents must be prepared, sometimes through no fault of their own, for deals to crumble at the last minute.
So, it’s no exaggeration that many of the world’s top brokers eat, sleep and breathe real estate.See More