Bahrain Real Estate Overview
When we make a decision to buy or rent a property, the first thing that comes to our mind is whether we should start our own searching operation, or seek assistance from a Bahrain real estate agent or company. Are they reliable or trustworthy? Will they help me find what I am looking for? Why do we need a Bahrain real estate agent when we can do it ourselves? In this article, we try to give a general view of the current status of Real Estate business in Bahrain. We establish some of the reasons why we need to ask for assistance from a real estate agent. Are real estate agents in Bahrain qualified and a short introduction of who we are.
Why do we need a Real Estate Agent in Bahrain?
First of all, a Bahrain real estate agent’s full-time job is to act as a liaison between buyers and sellers. Also between people who are seeking to rent an apartment and owners of the properties. This means that he/she will have easy access to all other properties listed by other agents. Both the buyer’s and seller’s agent work full time as real estate agents and they know what needs to be done to get a deal together.
For example, if you are looking to buy a home, a real estate agent will track down homes that meet your criteria. Then he/she will get in touch with sellers’ agents and make appointments for you to view the homes. If you are buying on your own, you will have to play this telephone tag yourself. Also, if you are looking to rent a property, the agent will immediately start to organize all the properties in your preferred areas. He/she will follow the instructions given by you at what exactly you are looking for.
Similarly, if you are looking to sell or rent your home yourself, you have to act as an agent. You will have to solicit calls from interested parties, answer questions and make appointments. Keep in mind that potential buyers are likely to move on if you tend to be busy or don’t respond quickly enough. Alternatively, you may find yourself making an appointment and rushing home, only to find that no one shows up.
Get a Better Price!
Second of all, some clients might prefer to negotiate directly with the owner of the house they want to rent or buy. But what seems easy at first, it may turn out to be a very hard thing to achieve. Here it is when Bahrain real estate agents come to your help. What if you, as a buyer, like a home but you don’t find the furnishing of your liking? If you are working with an agent, you can express your contempt for the current owner’s decorating skills and rant about how much it’ll cost you to upgrade the home without insulting the owner. Your Bahrain real estate agent can convey your concerns to the sellers’ agent. Acting as a messenger, the agent may be in a better position to negotiate a discount without ruffling the homeowner’s feathers.
Give Advice and Assistance
Also, a Bahrain real estate agent helps you as a client to fully understand the contract you will sign when you buy or rent a property. As they deal on a daily basis with clients signing contracts, they can explain in detail the content of the contract. Make suggestions and give advice for a particular paragraph that is very important in the contract. Moreover, he/she will be able to give you the best available options in the market in various locations. As a result, when you make a final decision, it going to be even your best decision you would make
Furthermore, an important aspect worth mentioning is, being for a significant amount of time in the business of renting, buying and selling, a Bahrain real estate agent knows all the possible secrets of this business. They have a wide knowledge of how the market of real estate works and what is going on at the moment of speaking. They get information about the latest prices, new upcoming projects, best-offered conditions, and facilities. Also, they can update you on the quality of the material used in a specific project, available properties, etc.
Receive Detailed Information
A Bahrain real estate agent also offers you information about the area you want to buy or rent a property. You might say that this kind of information you might get it even by other available means. For example, you can surf the internet or ask the owner of the apartment. Bear in mind that it is doubtful an owner will give you a full view of the area you find interesting to buy or rent a home. Probably he/she lives there or maybe their property is in the same area, so consequently, this will affect their opinion.
If that’s the case, a real estate agent is completely detached from any kind of possible relations that might emerge. Their job is to be professional and provide you with even candid information. For example, they could inform you about the safety of the area, residents that live there, available amusements, etc.
Are Bahrain Real Estate Agents qualified?
All the above doubts, worries, and questions come to an end when you come across the right real estate company or agent. The one that will provide an answer to every single question that preoccupies your mind. How will get to know if the agent is meeting all the above qualifications and criteria? At first, you can start pointing out if he/she is punctual or shows up late in the meeting. Also, you should pay attention how he/she approaches your requirements and conditions. Is he/she showing interest and making further suggestions that might help you? Or is he/she completely uninterested in what you want and keep going on with what they think you want?
Another important part of your encounter with a real estate agent is the way he answers your questions. Does he/ she give you open, elaborate answers or short yes/no answers? If he/she gives elaborate answers, this means that he/she is completely invested in this appointment. This way you will notice that you have come to the right person to help you in this new endeavoring. Also, if the agent asks questions it is a good sign because it shows he/she is genuinely interested in knowing what you are looking for. But if the agent gives you only short and unclear answers, you might as well consider calling another agent.
Is he/she Honest?
Moreover, you can observe if the information provided by the agent is accurate or false. You as a client might notice that the agent might not have the properties you are looking for. He/she gave you different information when you first called him/her, and now you find out that things are completely different. Also, you should pay attention to the way the agent is doing his/ her job. Is he trying to just finish his duty and go home? Does he/she come up with new ideas for you to explore? Does he/she act in your best interests or is he/she trying to force you to make a choice that will benefit more to the agent than you as a client?
A real estate agent in Bahrain should never neglect or forget that clients come first. They should always be professional and honest about what they do.
Who is Baroom Real Estate Company in Bahrain?
And us, as a staff of Baroom real estate work hard to successfully meet all our clients’ demands. We try to put ourselves in client’s place, in order to find the best way to approach an issue from their perspective. Our goal is to make the client feel that he/she has come to the right place. We give our best so that in the end, he/she will find what they are looking for: an ideal home. Baroom real estate is a real estate company which deals with renting and selling of properties all around Bahrain.
We have a wide collection of properties, starting with apartments, villas, townhouses, duplexes, penthouses, etc. All our property lists are up-to-date. Our agents work hard to get the latest property updates to present it to our clients. The concentrate on specific points like available properties, latest prices, and conditions, possible discounts on price, etc. We work closely with owners and managers of the properties, present them with the demands and requirements of our clients.
How to find us?
You can find our property listings on various websites that are widely used by residents of Bahrain. But also from other GCC countries like Suadi Arabia, that are interested in renting or buying a property. In www.propertyfinder.bh and www.bahrainpropertyworld.com, we have more than 500 listings. The most preferred areas for clients are Juffair, Seef, Amwaj Islands, Reef Island, Saar, Janabiyah, New-Hidd, Adliya, Mahooz, etc. Our agents in the respective areas are in your disposition during the whole day. They will show you the properties you have selected for viewing and provide the necessary feedback. In the end of this road, you will come face to face with your home
Property finder is one the most popular websites in the Middle East. It has more than ten thousand property listings from every corner of Bahrain. In this website, as well as in Bahrain Property world, almost all real estate companies have listed their properties. Also, you can find our properties listed on other websites as well. In www.expatriates.com and olx.com.bh, property listings are updated daily by respective real estate companies. For our clients, a world full of possibilities and alternatives it is in their disposition.