Outstanding achievements of the UAE’s top real estate brokerages, agents and developers honoured by Property Finder
Property Finder analysed 1,200 agencies across the UAE throughout the whole of 2018, to announce the best of the best at its 5th annual real estate awards.
Winners included well known and respected entities such as Allsopp & Allsopp who scooped up 4 awards, Driven Properties gaining 2 awards, and Better Homes.
The award came for those in the industry that outdid their competitors and contributed to the betterment of the industry for UAE residents throughout 2018. Yesterday night, the real estate elite were honoured at a gathering of 400 peers at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa.
Since its launch in 2007, Property Finder has sought to promote best practices in the real estate industry in order to help consumers find the right property, from the most relevant and leading real estate professionals. They were first to the market to introduce industry-leading initiatives, such as Verified Listings, Agent specific searches, a Quality Control department that not only monitors but penalises any agent breaking Property Finders stringent bar-setting rules, amongst other practices.
“With real estate being one of, if not thee, leading industry in Dubai, we are very happy to hold the wealth of knowledge and experience, to be able to crown the winners in these key categories.” says Lukman Hajje, Property Finder CCO and Head Judge.
“The judging panel analysed data from the 1st of January this year, met countless times, attended site visits, reached out to consumers, and tooth combed every bit of data and evidence, to be able to award the winners their deserved titles.”
“Our sought-after Awards push the industry forward, in its pursuit of continued best practices and a transparent real estate industry.” Hajje concluded.
The winners and runners-up are:
The brokerage that is committed to the betterment of the industry through professional staff with exceptional service, high-quality listings, and demonstrable success.
Best Boutique Brokerage
The SME brokerage, defined as fewer than 25 agents, that is committed to the betterment of the industry through professional staff with exceptional service, high-quality listings, and demonstrable success.
The agent that is committed to the betterment of the industry through a professional work ethic, high-quality listings, and demonstrable success additionally supported by customers, colleagues, and peer feedback.
1. Charlie King – Allsopp & Allsopp
2. Noa Wardman – House Hunters Real Estate
3. Ryan Hudson – Allsopp & Allsopp
Highest Lead-Scoring Brokerage
The brokerage that receives the highest volume of enquiries via propertyfinder.ae
1. Better Homes
2. Allsopp & Allsopp
3. Driven Properties
Most Outstanding Northern Emirates Brokerage
The top brokerage in the Northern Emirates that is committed to the betterment of the industry through professional staff with exceptional service, high-quality listings, and demonstrable success.
Most Outstanding Abu Dhabi Brokerage
The top brokerage in Abu Dhabi that is committed to the betterment of the industry through professional staff with exceptional service, high quality listings and demonstrable success.
Best New Project
A project that stands out from its competitors through a unique brand positioning and offering. It is a highly relevant product for the audience it is targeting. Less than AED 1,500 per sq ft. Starting price under AED 1.5 million for apartment and up to AED 2.5 million for a villa project. A maximum of two projects per company can be nominated.
1. Damac Properties – Just Cavalli
Best New Luxury Project
A luxury project that stands out from competitors offerings through a unique brand position and relevance to the target audience’s lifestyle. More than AED 1,500 per square foot with a starting price higher than AED 1.5 million for apartments and AED 2.5 million for villas.