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Failure rates among Dubai’s estate agents are way too high

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By Aakarshan Kathuria – Special to Gulf News

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?

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This Halloween, don’t let viewings turn into a Horror Show 😱

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… 

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New UAE and Middle East Real Estate Report says…

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.

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The Lengths some Agents will go to…

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.

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How to earn that Million-Dollar Commission Cheque?

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.   

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