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Top 5 Apps for Discounted Deals in Dubai

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When you are living in one of the most luxurious cities in the world, it’s not uncommon to find yourself spending a lot of money, leaving you with little savings at the end of the month. But if you are smart about it and use coupons and discount vouchers in Dubai, you could end up saving a lot of money. Here is a list of the top 5 apps for offers and deals in Dubai to save more money, while still being able to do many of the fun things in the city. Cobone app for deals and offers in Dubai First on our list of best apps to save money in Dubai is Cobone, an online coupon and voucher application launched in July 2010, the largest of its kind, dedicated to the Middle East market. They provide promotional offers to various attractions in Dubai including hotels, restaurants, spas, dental and beauty clinics…

Guest blog: Siddiq Farid co-founder of Smart Crowd talks about real estate crowdfunding in the UAE

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Today, Siddiq Farid, CEO and co-founder of Smart Crowd shares with us a few insights about how real estate crowdfunding can be something investors can use to buy properties in Dubai. Let’s take a look at what he had to share. REal estate CROWDFUNDING IN DUBAI Crowdfunding in the UAE is still a relatively new concept here. What many of us don’t know is that crowdfunding can be used for buying real estate. Smart Crowd is proudly spearheading the concept of real estate crowdfunding in the UAE. For those who don’t know, real estate crowdfunding is a fast and convenient way to invest in a property without having large wealth. The costs of property investment are shared with a group of like-minded people, for as little as a few thousand dirhams. In a way, we are democratising real estate investments via crowdfunding. At present, only the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has regulations concerning crowdfunding…

Life in The Springs: Suburban paradise or monotonous ordeal?

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Have you been thinking of upgrading from your apartment to a villa, but still want to be fairly close to the busier parts of town? The Springs is just what you are looking for! The Springs is a gated community developed by the famed master-builder Emaar, with a good selection of quaint family-friendly villas. If you are thinking of moving to The Springs, it’s important to look at the pros and cons of living here so you are not in for any rude shocks. Take a look at the benefits of living in The Springs and some of the things to consider when choosing this Emirates Living community as your home. Pros of Living in The Springs The Springs is one of the most popular villa communities in Dubai and home to over 4500 homes. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why living in The Springs is such…

Expert Advice: A guide to investing in the RAK property market

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Every month, on MyBayut, we get in touch with some of the most influential and leading experts in the UAE real estate market to share some key insights on various property-related topics. This month Bayut is in conversation with Neema Kataria, Managing Partner of Hunt & Harris Real Estate, who has shared her expertise with us on how to go about investing in the real estate market in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). Let’s take a look at what advice she had to offer for those considering investing in RAK. Villas vs. APARTMENTS in Ras al Khaimah RAK is one of the Emirates in the UAE that has a huge potential for investors. Anyone looking at investing in RAK should note that the apartments are more popular than villas. This is because of two key factors, the first one being the price point. When it comes to price, the apartments for sale in RAK are…

Ajman Agency and Agent of the Month for September 2018: Congratulations Al Osool Real Estate and Ahmad Saber!

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After announcing the winners of the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Agency and Agent of the month, it is now time to reveal the name of the top performing Ajman real estate agency which has won Bayut’s coveted award for September 2018. This time the Ajman Agency of the month goes to Al Osool Real Estate and Ahmad Saber has been named the Agent of the Month. We are proud to present this Ajman real estate agency with a beautiful glass trophy and AED 10k worth of complimentary banner advertising on Bayut* and Agent of the Month, Ahmad Saber will receive a certificate and a Mont Blanc pen in recognition for his great work. ABOUT Al Osool Real Estate With a large catalogue of properties in the real estate market in Ajman, Al Osool Real Estate is one of the leading real estate agencies in Ajman that cater to all types of property needs. This Ajman real estate agency…

Abu Dhabi Agency and Agent of the Month for September 2018 – Congratulations Here 2 There and Saeb Asaad!

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October 2018 is already here and its time for Bayut to once again honour the top Abu Dhabi real estate agency from the past month and this time Here 2 There are the proud recipients of our coveted Abu Dhabi Agency of the Month award. This Abu Dhabi real estate agency’s Agent Saeb Asaad was also honoured with our prestigious Agent of the Month award for September 2018. For being one of the best Abu Dhabi property agencies in September, they won AED 10k worth of banner advertising on Bayut.com* and a beautiful glass trophy. The Agent of the Month, Saeb, receives a Mont Blanc pen and a certificate to recognise him for his hard work in the Abu Dhabi real estate industry. Read on to find out more about these movers and shakers of the Abu Dhabi real estate market who have shown an outstanding performance in the past month. ABOUT here 2 there Here 2 There is…

Dubai Agency and Agent of the Month – Congratulations Indus Real Estate and Santosh Khot!

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Every month at Bayut, we endeavour to recognise the real estate agencies in Dubai that have gone above and beyond and performed well in the property market in the city. This month the deserving winner of the Bayut’s Agency of the Month award in Dubai, is Indus Real Estate, a highly respected property brokerage firm with a solid customer base in the emirate. The Dubai real estate agent from the firm who has bagged our other coveted award for the Agent of the Month is Santhosh Khot, who has been in the real estate industry for several years now and is a recognised expert for rental properties in JVC, Business Bay and Bur Dubai. ABOUT AGENCY OF THE MONTH, September 2018: Indus Real Estate An award-winning company, Indus is one of the real estate agencies in Dubai known for their exemplary RERA registered agents who work with a singular focus…

Crowdfunding in the UAE through Beehive

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Generating funds is a concern that all business owners have when starting a business as it is the core of a business’s success or downfall. Not being able to make the initial investment, is actually one of the main reasons why many business owners shy away from starting a business. But in today’s day and age, this shouldn’t be the case. If you have a great business idea or have an existing business which you want to see growth but aren’t sure about how to get the funds to make it possible, crowdfunding can be your solution. To help us get a clear picture of crowdfunding in the UAE, Craig Moore, Founder & CEO of Beehive – one of the leading crowdfunding companies in the UAE, gave us some insights about how crowdfunding works in the UAE and the services Beehive offers to support SME’s and people who want to…

7 Life hacks to save time and money in Dubai and a Special EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT from El Grocer for MyBayut readers!

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The word that is most often associated with life in Dubai is ‘luxurious’, but another one that constantly crops up in conversation is ‘busy’. The busy roads, the busy metro, the busy work environment, the busy days at home; the list goes on. Is there a way to save time and money and make your life easier in Dubai? Absolutely! If you have been asking yourself how to save money in Dubai and get more time for yourself and your family, we have some insightful tips for you. Check out these life hacks in Dubai that will definitely help you organise your time and money in a more effective way. To help you do this straight away, we also have a special discount code, courtesy of leading grocery delivery app El Grocer, exclusively available for MyBayut readers! 1. Save time and money by grocery shopping online in Dubai Did you…

A glossary of 10 Arabic terms in UAE real estate that you should know about

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When you first reach the UAE and have to deal with the intricacies of renting your first property in Dubai or the rest of the country, you will definitely come across some rather unfamiliar property jargon, most often in Arabic. So we have put together a list of Arabic terms in UAE real estate that you should be aware of when you are looking to rent or buy property in the country. 1. Ejari One of the most common real estate terms in the UAE that you will encounter if you are renting property in Dubai is Ejari. A rental contract registration system to standardise tenancy contracts in Dubai, the Ejari is also required for setting up DEWA connections, internet and phone services, alcohol licenses and more. Check out our detailed post on the fees, registration process and more information about Ejari. 2. Tawtheeq Similar to Ejari in Dubai, one of…