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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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?
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.
Continue reading “What “type” of estate agent are you?”
Ever wished that you could read your buyer’s mind and be one step ahead of them?
Understanding the way your buyer thinks is your secret weapon to bringing home that sale.
We reveal the 4 most common “Buyer Personalities” and the clues that could help you sell to them, better.
Continue reading “Knowing your Buyer’s Personality type is your Secret Weapon.”
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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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.
Continue reading “What the Tech is going on?”
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.
Continue reading “Who said the startup scene was drying up?”
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?
Continue reading “Dubai surprises to the upside!”
THE RESULTS ARE IN. WE HAVE A WINNER 🥇🥇🥇
Continue reading “The US 2020 Election’s impact on Dubai property 🏡”
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.
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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…
Continue reading “This Halloween, don’t let viewings turn into a Horror Show 😱”
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.
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.
We don’t mean it literally of course, but we do have 5 books that make highly recommended reading for ambitious estate agents.