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The Sharing Economy & the Real Estate Sector: What’s the Impact?

What is the ‘Sharing Economy’? The sharing economy is an umbrella term for a variety of goods and services exchanged between private individuals, usually facilitated through a company over a network. Driven by big data and the internet, the sharing economy connects those who wish to utilize a service or a product, but not necessarily […]

August 8, 2018

Do I need a property manager?

Property Managers can be incredibly helpful and if at the beginning you thought about saving some dirhams managing your property yourself, you could be losing more than you can afford in the long run. Vacancy, maintenance, rent collection, eviction… and many more items that you better leave to a full-time professional property manager that will […]

July 23, 2018

Real Estate specialists that every Landlord needs

Real estate is a long term investment, when you invest your hard earned money in a property and you become a Landlord, you will need all the professional expertise to maximize your return. Surround yourself with professionals to guide you and advise you on the critical decisions so you can enjoy a consistent return during […]

July 10, 2018

What are the Contents of a Plant and Machinery Valuation Report?

Many people and organizations in need of a plant and machinery valuation of their assets have always been wondering what a full valuation report would look like. This article is going to address this among other issues. Plant and machinery valuation is required by all kinds of organizations for various reasons, mainly insurance, financial statement […]

June 3, 2018

Why do you need to hire an RICS Chartered Surveyor to inspect your property prior to handover?

For many end users in the GCC region, buying a property is one of the biggest decisions they will make. Unfortunately, our research shows that most new properties sold by developers in Dubai come with multiple defects which are unnoticeable to the end users. Prior to finalising the handover of the unit, the end user […]

May 9, 2018

Role of Blockchain in real estate transparency – A take from Land Sterling

Of all the disruptive and innovative technologies being discussed these days, one, in particular, continues to attract a great deal of buzz: blockchain. Many industry experts argue that the blockchain can completely transform the way we conduct day to day business that includes paying for goods and services or exchanging information. Like any other industry, […]

April 2, 2018