Dubai-based brokerage Driven Properties recently signed an exclusive agreement with Corcoran Group, New York’s leading real estate agency. This strategic partnership gives Driven Properties the exclusive rights to market Corcoran’s properties in the region.
The residential property pipeline kept growing in 2015, however many projects are nearing completion and developers are beginning to handover many of said projects soon. Here are a few of project set to be handover to owners in 2016.
The predictions of the rise in demand for commercial properties for rent and sale began in the last quarter of 2015, with experts sharing their observations of increased enquiries for commercial and retail spaces in Dubai. Investors have shifted their focus from traditional residential properties to offices, warehouse, and staff accommodation in both prime and upcoming areas of the city.
Driven’s commercial team have also experienced this trend, with almost half of the company’s revenue in February stemming from our commercial property deals.
2015 is coming to an end and it’s the opportune time to look back all the real estate trends we’ve seen over the past year, and share some of our insights for the market in 2016. (more…)
Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, there are definitely many misconceptions that you’ve heard about the sales process, which may affect your decisions—for the worse.
Here are four of the most widely held fallacies about the buying and selling game. (more…)
A spatial analysis of Dubai reveals that a higher concentration of residents is living in leasehold areas compared to freehold. The density differential between both segments of the market can be attributed towards the multitude of options that exist in the mid-income housing space for each. The leasehold segment has a wider range of affordable housing options, whereas freehold still predominantly caters to the affluent class. (more…)
In its quest to discover the best real estate agency in Arabia, the International Property Awards in London invited the finest real estate companies to present their businesses and detail the services offered. The judging committee chaired by two active members of the House of Lords scrutinised hundreds of entries and Driven Properties has been informed that it has won an Arabian Property Award for Best Real Estate Agency.
Situated in the heart of Dubai Investment Park, next to the up-and-coming Dubai South, lies Centurion Residences. The Mediterranean style architecture, lush landscaping, and courtyards of Centurion provide a luxurious and tranquil environment. This development allows its residents connect with nature and escape city a little while, while still being highly accessible.
It may come as a surprise to discover the variety of properties 5 million dirhams can buy you across the entire globe. We’ve done some research and found some of the top properties in that price range in five major global cities–from New York to Tokyo–to compare these international markets. (more…)
Meet Saloomeh Ainavi, August’s Agent of the Month.
Motivated and approachable, Saloomeh is a Senior Property Consultant. Saloomeh was drawn to real estate for the opportunities that the profession presents, such as meeting and interacting with people from all walks of life. (more…)
Take a peek into a typical day of a Driven Properties agent:
7 am: I wake up early in order to get some exercise before I start my day. If it’s not too hot outside, I go for a run around my neighbourhood, Dubai Marina. Otherwise, I head to the gym. (more…)
Among Dubai’s new luxurious developments, Al Barari stands alone. “Opulent” is also sometimes a word too easily employed, but it’s perfectly fitting when used to describe an Al Barari home.
Driven Properties specializes in marketing extraordinary homes and matching sophisticated buyers with properties in Dubai’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. We are dedicated to providing excellence to all our clients.
Some sellers opt for using open listings to put their property on the market, however they are unaware that open listings often slowly fall to the bottom of the pile. (more…)
In Dubai’s competitive rental market, similar properties are often being advertised for rent and new developments are rolling onto the market regularly. Driven Properties’ Ellen Sleutjes has offered tips for property owners on how to make their property stand out from the crowd in order to rent it out quicker: (more…)