Looking to invest on real estate in Dubai? At the onset, it might look like an onerous task. After all, it is a foreign country and you know nothing about how the world works there. For all you know, up might be down! How then, do you go about securing your own spot in the country’s skyline?
One of the most practiced ways is to take help from a property dealer. Then, there is the problem of determining which dealer to take help from, what kind of helps to ask for, and what to expect. Here is a brief guide, for your reference, on how to hire a property dealer in Dubai to your advantage.
Start your quest online
One of the first things to do when you intend to look for a property in Dubai is to Google for dealers. There are websites available, like aajproperty.com, which specializes in aiding customers to reach the perfect property Dubai has to offer them. Search in depth and find a dealer that seems to be doing good work.
Go for the big agencies
It is suggested that you go for the big real estate property agents in Dubai, rather than the less known smaller ones. This is recommended in spite of the fact that the reputed big guns of property dealership would charge more money than the smaller ones. Remember, you know nothing of the city and its real estate sector. You probably do know, however, is how easy it is to get fooled in the real estate business. To minimize the risk of being sold a substandard property in Dubai, go for the firms and agencies that have the maximum reputation. Most importantly, because they know better than to damage their good will trying to con a few bucks off a single property investor.
Make use of their websites
Websites owned by real estate agents in Dubai typically have their agency website which comes with a variety of features including testimonies, offers, and most importantly, site search engines. Make use of the offers and the search engine. You get to search by area, project name, property type, unit type, number of bed rooms, price ranges and so on. Enter your choices to take a look at the number of options you have available to you. Then, call the dealers from the number provided in the website and discuss viewings of the properties you shortlisted.
Explain yourself and ask questions
When viewing the properties, be sure to explain to the agents what exactly you are looking for and what kind of money you intend to invest. This gives them a head start, as they know better what kind of properties to show you. Furthermore, the guide to buying a good property is critical questioning. Address the making of the property, the ownership, the deed, and so on. Ask questions to the dealer and make a note of the answers. Compare them after viewing every handful of properties to ensure you select the best one.
Author Bio: Mark is a real estate agent based in Dubai who has worked in a property dealership for thirty years. He now specializes in counselling potential buyers and giving expert advice on real estate in Dubai.