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NewsBites

The Life of a Realtor, in GIFs

Real Estate Agency can provide some of the best incomes you’ll ever earn. You know it. You’ve probably been having bumper months. It certainly explains the recent surge of new recruits joining the industry, all seeking a slice of that commission-based dream.

But it’s important to remember that the only time success comes before work, is in the dictionary.

So to help you with your daily graft, we’ve put together some light-hearted GIFs depicting what it’s really like to be a real estate agent. Because what good is life if you can’t laugh at it?

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Let the Bidding Wars begin 🥊

The global property market hit the brakes when Covid-19 struck in early 2020. Since then drops in lending rates, fiscal policy initiatives, and new demand trends created a resurgence in activity; led initially by people trading-out of cramped apartments into larger homes offering more space.

For particular property types, prices are back at pre-covid levels, with many 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?

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What type of Real Estate Broker are you?

By Charles Currie from team OVERWRITE

There’s a common myth that all agents are the same. For many, the estate agent is a money-driven animal. Untrustworthy. Even unethical. But whilst some agents might give validity to this not-so-favourable reputation, there are equally some very good agents, representing some of the most hardworking and honest characters in the industry.

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UAE ranked Best Arab country for Remote Working 2021

DUBAI: The UAE ranked first in the Arab world and 31st globally in a recent report about the best countries for remote working, state news agency WAM has reported.

The report, issued by UK-based business phone system company Circle Loop, looked at which countries offered the best environment for remote working, taking into consideration internet speed, rental rates and happiness indices

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Beckham bites on Coulthard’s donut 🍩

In arguably one of the craziest real estate launch stunts ever performed, Formula One racing legend David Coulthard took to the top of the Miami’s tallest residential tower to spin some donuts – 700-feet off the ground!

And if that wasn’t exciting enough, fellow sporting superstar David Beckham just dropped a cool US $20M on a full-floor penthouse in the Zaha Hadid designed building. 

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What the Tech is going on?

Proptechs are reshaping how real estate is bought, sold, leased, and managed. And they are here to stay.

While traditional real estate practices such as in-person home tours aren’t going away, everyone invested in real estate (that’s pretty much all of us) is re-examining how they will go about things in a post-COVID-19 world.

From the home search process, right through to auction and transaction platforms, there’s almost certainly a proptech solution that serves your needs.

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Who said the startup scene was drying up?

The UAE’s Start-up scene is fit and healthy, and OVERWRITE.ai is the proof in the pudding.

The innovative web-application that instantly autowrites property marketing descriptions has recently closed a strategic Seed Funding round that it will use to fuel growth. Despite the numerous challenges that 2020 presented, OVERWRITE.ai has launched, grown and raised capital, all during COVID. 

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