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The importance of diversity and gender equality at the workplace

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2018 has been a truly pivotal year for conversations about workforce diversity, gender equality and pay gaps all over the world. In the UAE, the government has taken a stance, aiming to be one of the top countries in the world for gender equality by the end of 2021. At Bayut, we have always championed the cause of diversity and believe that equal opportunities for men and women are the backbone of developing a thriving business model where talent, dedication and hard work are the only measures of success. The UAE has been proactive in encouraging workforce diversity and gender equality. The impressive list of influential and inspirational female role models in the UAE such as HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Her Excellency Ohoud Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, the Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing and Lina Nahaas, founder of The Sameness Project is reason enough to be proud of…

Iftar with Bayut: Abu Dhabi’s Golden Circle award winners revealed at the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

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In the opulent setting of the luxurious gold interiors of the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, Bayut celebrated iftar with some of the most esteemed representatives of the Abu Dhabi real estate market. On Monday, 28th May 2018, the Bayut iftar invited 140 Abu Dhabi real estate agencies, to come together with the Bayut team in the magnificent ballroom of the Emirates Palace to celebrate the spirit of Ramadan. The Bayut iftar welcomed representatives and real estate agents in Abu Dhabi from agencies including Cluttons, Nationwide Middle East Properties, MD Real Estate and many more.   A total of 200 guests gathered to celebrate the Bayut iftar, under the grand dome of the Emirates Palace. The order of events begun at 7:07pm when the guests broke their fast with a variety of traditional Arabic and international dishes, served in buffet style. This was followed by a warm welcome from Haider Ali Khan, CEO of Bayut, and the prestigious…

Golden Circle award winners unveiled at the magnificent Bayut Iftar in Atlantis, The Palm

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On the spectacular evening of Monday, 21 May 2018, the Bayut team got together with real estate agencies from across Dubai for a star-studded iftar event, celebrating the spirit of the Holy Month. Set in the ballroom of the gorgeous Atlantis, The Palm, the highlight of the Bayut Iftar, was the unveiling of the Golden Circle award winners, a prestigious award instituted to recognise the Dubai real estate agencies who have been with Bayut for the past five years. The event was packed with more than 500 guests, including CEOs, MDs, senior managers and real estate agents from leading real estate agencies in the Dubai such as Hamptons International Real Estate, Better Homes, Aston Pearl, Core Savills, Engel & Volkers, Driven Properties, Allsopp & Allsopp, Dacha Real Estate and many more. We are extremely happy that they could join us for the iftar and partake in the joy of Ramadan.…

MyBayut Turns One!

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So technically we’re a little late on this but MyBayut, our UAE real estate blog, turns one this year! Can you believe it’s been a year of us bringing you the best in UAE property trends, lifestyle, and tips? One whole year of blog posts about everything under the Emirati sun, from beautiful homes in the UAE to latest real estate news, updates and trends. And you know what they say, time flies when you’re having fun. On our first anniversary of MyBayut, we’re happy to say that’s been incredibly true for us! Where it All Began (& Why) We launched MyBayut with aspirations to inform, inspire and guide you through not just real estate content, but all the things that affect our users on a day-to-day basis. And we’ve said as much in our very first post back in 2017. Whether you are planning to buy a home in…

Happy New Year From Team Bayut!

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This is the time of year where people all across the world look back at what they’ve accomplished over the past 12 months and more importantly – what they will accomplish in the next 12. With 2018 celebrations quite literally around the corner, the team at Bayut.com has taken the chance to share their plans for the next year – what do they want to achieve? From the serious to the downright silly, this is what our team has planned. Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas From Bayut!

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Dubai is easily one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the entire world, home to more nationalities than you can shake a stick at! And no matter where you’re from, this is the season where you’re just always full of festive cheer. It’s a time where you find yourself reflecting on not only your achievements from the previous year but the relationships that you’ve built…as you look ahead to the next 365 days. Speaking of those relationships, it’s no secret that in Dubai, your colleagues tend to become your surrogate family – after all, you do see them every day! At Bayut.com, it’s no different. So while we celebrated our ten year anniversary at a gorgeous gala dinner a few weeks ago, this Christmas we decided to celebrate each other with that favourite festive tradition – Secret Santa! If that hasn’t put a smile on your face, why don’t you…

Bayut Academy Year In Review

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We launched Bayut Academy in January 2017. It was, truth be told, a bit of an experiment as we weren’t sure what type of reception we would receive. Well, we couldn’t be happier. Less than one year later, we have had over 156 real estate agencies attend, filled 1,370 seats and delivered more than 3000 hours of training. What Exactly is Bayut Academy? Bayut Academy is a series of small workshops designed to help Dubai real estate agents and anyone involved in real estate to improve or refresh their customer service, listing presentation, communication, sales and time management skills. We hold workshops in our D3 offices three times a week from 11:00 – 1:00 and typically have from 8-20 attendees. In addition, these workshops provide a great networking opportunity as anyone who is willing to give up a few hours for self-improvement is the type of agent we’d want…