Every estate agent knows that feeling of putting time into viewings, phone calls, and meetings. The effort of hooking customers using convincing arguments. The excitement of getting a deal to its negotiation stage. And the disappointment when it all falls apart in a big heap of wasted time.
Nobody likes wasting their own time. Yet many agents use one ‘trick‘ that’s almost always guaranteed to throw away their negotiation from the outset.
A few weeks ago we noticed a growing trend from US and UK estate agents calling to ditch use of the term ‘Master’ bedroom in the wake of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. So we asked 500 UAE based agents to choose which option they preferred from between
Property portals and agencies see activity take off
Following the UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s recent announcement of a Stamp Duty (property tax) holiday for the real estate market, portals and estate agencies are seeing enquiries and leads rise rapidly, as significant tax cuts take effect from July 8th.
What formative year experiences do modern entrepreneurs have in common?
by Jodie Cook – TEDx Speaker & Forbes Contributor
It’s impossible to control a child’s every encounter or conversation, at home or away. Unforeseen and undesirable circumstances will likely occur. The solution lies not in avoiding adversity at all costs, but in developing the attitude and mindset to thrive through any obstacle.
After researching the childhoods of hundreds of entrepreneurs and interviewing several successful entrepreneurs and business leaders from different backgrounds, I discovered six unmistakable commonalities in their stories. It’s only when looking back that trends are gleaned, but it gives an indication of what might happen when they are replicated for others.
These are the six childhood trends of future successful entrepreneurs. How many apply to your story?
Like many countries, the UAE has done a phenomenal job of managing and supporting its population during peak Coronavirus risk. As we begin easing strict lockdown conditions, the country is carefully reopening malls and considering reopening borders. Businesses are being guided to cautiously return to work. Key among them are real estate agencies.
Dubai’s property industry is a vital and enormous contributor to the country’s wider economy; because it’s universal. Every stakeholder is acutely aware of the critical need to get its services going again. We’re all hoping for a recovery; scanning for any signals that suggest one.
by Mike Vokin – Lead Instructor at Freelancer Masterclass
Whether you like it or not, negotiating is something we all have to do. Whether it’s a small negotiation with your spouse or a big business negotiation, it’s a skill that the vast majority of us don’t practice but one that is vitally important to success.