Top 11 Real Estate Agencies in Singapore: A Complete Guide

Posted on Leave a comment

real-estate-agencies-singapore

Do you plan to buy property in Singapore?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

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

Posted on 17 Comments

dubai-real-estate-agents

Do you plan to buy property in Dubai?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

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

Posted on 8 Comments

real-estate-agencies-thailand

Do you plan to buy property in Thailand?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

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

Posted on 2 Comments

korea-real-estate-agencies

Do you plan to buy property in Korea?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

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

Top 13 Real Estate Agencies in Bangkok: A Complete Guide

Posted on 19 Comments

real-estate-agencies-bangkok

Do you plan to buy property in Thailand?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world and attracts everything from entrepreneurs, travelers, expats, and retirees.

Even if people claim that you can get better yields when buying a property in places like Cambodia, Bangkok, and Thailand in general, outperforms Cambodia greatly.

In fact, yields are not always the most important for real estate buyers. You always need to consider your risk appetite and personal preferences as well.

With that said, it’s not always easy to find the right real estate agency to turn to for help. Finding a reputable and credible agent is crucial to successfully buy a property.

Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list some of the most popular and credible agents in Bangkok.

1. Colliers International Thailand

Colliers is one of the biggest real estate agencies in the world having 400 offices in almost 70 countries. The head office is located in Bangkok and has a management team of 14 persons, mixed with both Thai nationals and foreigners.

The Bangkok office established in 2007 but Colliers also has a presence in Pattaya and in Hua Hin, employing around 250 people in total.

Worth mentioning is that Colliers has acquired a number of local real estate agencies, including Pasupat Realty Co. Ltd., in 2007, and FirstService in 2015.

Clients of Colliers include Bangkok Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Siam Piwat, and Singha. Saying that Colliers is one of the top real estate agencies in Thailand is a fair statement.

Services Offered

Continue reading Top 13 Real Estate Agencies in Bangkok: A Complete Guide

Top Real Estate Agencies in the Philippines: A Complete Guide

Posted on 29 Comments

philippines-real-estate-agencies

Do you plan to buy property in The Philippines?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

Philippines is one of the most popular investment destinations in Asia at the moment. Here, many foreigners mainly buy property in Manila, thanks to its rapidly growing economy and quickly developing infrastructure.

Fortunately, you’ll be able to find plenty of international franchised agents, as well as local agents, who help foreigners to buy real estate on a daily basis.

Yet, it’s not easy to find summarized information about the top agents and what properties and services they offer.

Therefore, I’ve written this article where I present some of the most popular real estate agencies in the Philippines. Let’s have a look. Continue reading Top Real Estate Agencies in the Philippines: A Complete Guide

Top Real Estate Agencies in Manila: A Complete Guide

Posted on 3 Comments

manila-real-estate-agencies

Do you plan to buy property in The Philippines?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

Metro Manila is huge in terms of population and size, to many people’s surprise, Manila just make up a small part of this metropolitan area. With a rapidly growing economy, foreigners (especially Chinese investors) pour in to buy properties.

Here, you can find plenty of international and local real estate agencies who have a long experience of in helping foreigners. Yet, you rarely find summarized information popular and credible agents in Manila.

In this article, I list some of the top real estate agencies that you can find in Metro Manila. Continue reading Top Real Estate Agencies in Manila: A Complete Guide

Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Australia: The Ultimate Guide

Posted on 1 Comment

australia-villas

Do you plan to buy property in Australia?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

Australia continues to be one of the most popular destinations for overseas property buyers in Asia Pacific.

Here, you’ll find dozens of international real estate agencies and tens of thousands of real estate agents. If you’re about to buy Australian property, you need to assure that you work with a credible agency that has a decent track record.

In this article, I’ve listed some of the biggest and most reputable real estate agencies in Australia.

1. Ray White

Ray White is one of the oldest and biggest real estate companies in Australia. With over 116 years of experience, they’ve expanded to numerous locations overseas, namely: New Zealand, Indonesia, China (including Hong Kong S.A.R), the Middle East and Atlanta (USA).

Despite having around 1,000 individually owned offices, it continues to be a family owned business. You’ll notice that Ray White has a strong presence in places with a high concentration of Australians, for example in Bali.

Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Australia: The Ultimate Guide

Top Real Estate Agencies in Koh Samui: A Complete Guide

Posted on 1 Comment

koh-samui-real-estate-agents

Do you plan to buy property in Thailand?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

With it breathtaking nature, Koh Samui is one of the most visited islands in Thailand. Some people even decide to relocate here, thanks to the high quality of life offered.

As Koh Samui has attracted increasingly more foreigners over the years, you can find many reputable and foreign owned real estate agencies here.

This is beneficial, as they understand what regulations you need to cope with as a foreigner. You’ll also reduce a lot of hurdles with communication issues as you speak the same language.

In this article, I present some of the best and most popular agents in Koh Samui.

1. Koh Samui Properties

Koh Samui Properties established almost two decades ago and is one of the biggest and oldest real estate agencies in Koh Samui. What makes them unique is their diverse and multilingual team, which mostly consists of expatriates.

The agency is headed by Harry B. Bonning, who is an expatriate and a British national working in Thailand. He has 40 years of experience in real estate and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor. Harry has lived in Thailand since 2001 and has a deep knowledge of the local real estate market and its regulations.

Before moving to Thailand, Harry worked as a General Manager of the Emirates Property Investment Company in the UAE.

Property types

Continue reading Top Real Estate Agencies in Koh Samui: A Complete Guide

Top Real Estate Agencies in Bali: The Ultimate Guide

Posted on 1 Comment

bali-real-estate-agents

Do you plan to buy property in Indonesia?
Click here to get in touch with an experienced agent

Bali is one of the most visited resort islands in the world, even if Indonesian property regulations aren’t the most favorable to foreigners, many investors decide to buy properties here.

Despite its size, you can find a number of real estate agents in Bali, owned by locals and foreigners, but you rarely find summarized information about the agents. Therefore, I decided to write this article where I list some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Bali.

Let’s have a look.

1. Ray White

Ray White is a leader in the Indonesian housing market. Founded in 1902 in Queensland, Australia, Ray White has expanded worldwide over the years. However, the group still remains family-owned and has passed on its leadership to the third generation leaders: Brian White and Paul White.

Brian White joined the company in 1962 after completing an economics degree at Queensland University and took over as the managing director in 1976. Prior to joining the family business, his brother, Paul White worked in rural Queensland running cattle and grain property. He is now responsible for Ray White Rural for rural properties. The fourth-generation leaders also serve on the board of directors.

In 2004, the Bali office opened in Kuta and now has 20 staff. They cooperate with several developers to market their properties, such as The Rich Prada, TAUM Aston Seminyak, Legian Nirwana, New Kuta Condotel, and others.

In 2015, Ray White Kuta won the Favorite Bali Property Agency award from Rumah123.com.

Property types

Continue reading Top Real Estate Agencies in Bali: The Ultimate Guide