Top China Real Estate Agencies: An Overview

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China has a massive real estate market and locals invest as much as two-thirds of their savings in real estate.

By comparison, US citizens invest around one-third in real estate, diversifying investments in different assets.

Due to its vast size, it’s hard to review China’s real estate market as a whole. Instead, many analysts review markets by cities and clusters.

While Shanghai has experienced a significantly overheated real estate market, cities like Wuhan have been promising.

If you’re a foreigner and plan to invest in Chinese real estate, you will most likely work with a local real estate agent.

While there are plenty of multinationals available, you can also find many small-sized agents.

In this article, we primarily review larger companies that help foreign investors with procurements of commercial and residential property. But, we will also review smaller agencies that can be suitable for individual buyers.

1. Savills China

Savills is one of the biggest real estate companies worldwide, having offices in most Asian countries. With 18 offices and more than 9,000 professionals in China, it deserves a top spot in this article. Continue reading Top China Real Estate Agencies: An Overview

Top Real Estate Agencies in Indonesia: The Definitive Guide

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Indonesia is the biggest country in Southeast Asia and most of the major real estate companies can be found here.

The companies primarily operate in Jakarta, but a handful of brands can also be found in Bali. Ray White is one example, due to the great influx of Australian tourists.

In this article, we list the major real estate agents in Indonesia, focusing on Jakarta and Bali.

1. JLL Indonesia

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is a leading global brand based in the United States. In Asia, JLL has 32,000 employees and 83 offices in 16 countries, making it one of the region’s largest real estate service providers.

It’s also ranked as the second-biggest real estate agency in the world after CBRE Group, in terms of annual revenue.

The head office of JLL Indonesia is situated in Jakarta and with two additional offices in Bali and Surabaya. Continue reading Top Real Estate Agencies in Indonesia: The Definitive Guide

List of Hong Kong Real Estate Agencies: An Overview

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Hong Kong has a developed residential and commercial real estate market and all multinational agencies can be found here.

The office market gets much attention in the media globally, particularly in the area of Central, for example.

Having said that, you can find boutique agencies as well, focusing on the sales of luxury homes. It’s well-known for having the most expensive residential market.

In this article, I list some of the top real estate agencies, explaining their services and history.

1. Engel Völkers

Engel Völkers was founded in Hamburg in 1977 and is one of the biggest franchised real estate networks in the world. Continue reading List of Hong Kong Real Estate Agencies: An Overview

Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Vietnam

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Vietnam opened up to foreign real estate investors as late as 2015 and the market has flourished since.

Most multinationals can be found here, helping local and foreign companies with leasing, appraisal, and investment services, for example.

Having said that, some of the companies focus primarily on market research and consultancy, leaving individual property buyers on the sideline.

In this article, I list some of the top real estate agencies in Vietnam, focusing on Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Da Nang.

1. Colliers International Vietnam

Colliers International is one of the biggest real estate agencies globally with more than 15,000 professionals. Its yearly revenues reach around USD 2.6 billion.

The company is based in Seattle, Washington, but also has offices in 69 countries including Vietnam. Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Vietnam

Top 9 Real Estate Agencies in Japan: An Overview

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Japan is a popular country for overseas real estate investors, many come from mainland China, Singapore, and Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region.

Having said that, finding a local real estate agent can be difficult unless you speak the local language and have sufficient knowledge of the market.

It’s often beneficial working with an international agent with in-depth experience that can guide you through the buying process and give recommendations.

In this article, we review the top nine agencies available, focusing on property agents in the Tokyo area.

1. Ken Corporation

Ken Corporation established its first office in 1972 and now has seven offices in Tokyo and one in Yokohama. Having as many as 480 employees and managing around 13,000 properties, the company has established a great footprint in Tokyo. Continue reading Top 9 Real Estate Agencies in Japan: An Overview

Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in the Philippines: An Overview

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Philippines has become a popular destination for investors in Southeast Asia and many international and local agencies have been active here since at least a decade back.

Even if the market was hit hard during the pandemic, Philippines is predicted to perform well in the long term with high economic growth, urbanization, and a healthy population increase.

Before you engage in the local property market, it’s important that you find a reliable and experienced real estate agent.

This is particularly the case as the residential condo market has suffered from an oversupply and the commercial property market is regulated.

Let’s start and review some of the top real estate agents available in the Philippines.

KMC Savills, Inc. (KMC MAG Group)

KMC MAG Group was founded in 2009 and an associate of Savills, one of the biggest real estate agencies in the world. Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in the Philippines: An Overview

Top 11 Real Estate Agencies in Singapore: A Complete Guide

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Singapore has one of the most active real estate markets in the world, attracting everything from institutional to private investors.

While analysts say that you should be bullish on upcoming markets in developing countries, Singapore will remain an attractive choice for decades.

Just to give an example, J.P. Morgan predicts that real estate prices will double in Singapore until 2030, which speaks for itself.

Before you engage in Singapore’s real estate market, it’s important that you find a reputable and experienced partner that can help you find suitable objects.

In this article, I list the top agents in Singapore.

1. Propnex

Having almost 7,000 agents, Propnex is the biggest real estate agency in terms of employees. Continue reading Top 11 Real Estate Agencies in Singapore: A Complete Guide

Top 12 Real Estate Agencies in Dubai: The Ultimate Guide

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Buying real estate in Dubai is straightforward and foreigners can get access to freehold properties in dedicated areas. Looking at real estate agencies, you have many options available and with firms that have catered to foreigners for years.

With that said, it’s not easy to find summarized information about the top agencies, including their history, services, and more. Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list and share the basics about the top agents in Dubai.

Even if we only select reputable agencies, below is a sponsored listing

1. Manage My Property

Manage My Property (MMP) is one of Dubai’s leading Real Estate and Property Management companies, offering a full range of turnkey services related to Dubai property. Established in 2007 with an aim to give landlords a stress-free ownership experience MMP’s management solution covers all aspects of owning a property in Dubai.

The Property Management team at MMP has a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of successful asset management, advanced technology, and effective management solutions that enable them to provide their clients with complete transparency and peace of mind.

Services & Fees

MMP offers a full turnkey property management solution including but not limited to:

  • Property Handover and Snagging
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Tenant Search & Screening
  • Tenant Check-in / Check-out
  • Ejari and Tenancy Contract Management
  • DEWA Connection
  • Rent Collection & Cashing / Bill Payments
  • Re-Marketing
  • Lease Renewals

In addition, MMP offers real-time reporting to all landlords which are accessible 24/7 that gives you the extra reassurance of being able to view all debit and credit transactions related to each property.

Both landlords and your tenants are given unique access to their developed iOS or Google Play APP. From here landlords can see a full detailed view of cash flow, maintenance requests, and the rental contract details.

Office Address

Office 23 – Level P4
Marina Terrace
Dubai Marina
Dubai, UAE

You can also reach them on WhatsApp: Click Here

2. Allsopp & Allsopp

Allsopp & Allsopp established in Dubai in 2008, within a decade, they’ve managed to become one of the best real estate agencies.

The company is considered a market leader and had the largest amount of sales in 2017, for example. It ranks as one of the top performers in terms of sales, according to the Dubai Land Department. Continue reading Top 12 Real Estate Agencies in Dubai: The Ultimate Guide

Top 13 Real Estate Agents in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide

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Thailand has received a fair amount of foreigners that buy residential properties in holiday destinations like Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, and Koh Samui.

Due to the great influx of foreigners, many real estate agencies have opened shops, including both local and foreign-owned. Previously, places like Bangkok lacked French and/or English-speaking agents, something that has changed over the years.

In this article, I list the most popular real estate agencies in Thailand, explaining their history, what property types they manage, what services they offer, and more. Let’s get started.

1. Colliers International Thailand

Colliers International is one of the most renowned and reputable agents in the world and headquartered in Seattle, Washington. They also have around 400 offices in 68 countries, including Thailand, of course. Continue reading Top 13 Real Estate Agents in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide

Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Korea: The Ultimate Guide

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Korea has a developed real estate market and ownership regulations are almost similar between locals and foreigners. Here, you’re not only allowed to buy commercial real estate on a freehold basis but also land.

With that said, some foreigners find it difficult to find real estate agents that can help them finding residential or commercial real estate in cities like Seoul, Busan, or on Jeju Island.

In this article, I list the top real estate agents available in Korea, explaining their history, services, and more.

1. Colliers International Korea

Founded in Canada in 1898, Colliers was originally called Macaulay Nicolls Maitland but merged with an Australian real estate company, Colliers, to expand their operations globally.

Colliers now has 396 offices with more than 15,000 employees in 69 countries and is considered a market-leader. Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Korea: The Ultimate Guide