Real Estate

What Can Our Clients Expect from Hunt and Harris Real Estate

We pride ourselves on honesty, transparency and responsibility. Real estate transactions can be complex legal process’s that bring out emotional highs and lows for our clients. As an agent with a duty to represent our client’s best interests, these are just some of the things you can expect from us.  1.We will be communicative and responsive We will always keep you in the loop of...

About Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah has a rich history dating back some 7,000 years. In the 13th and 14th centuries, a prosperous port arose in the area we now know as Ras Al Khaimah. Then named Julfar, it became one of the most prominent trading posts in the Arabian Gulf and was widely known for its exquisite pearls. The emirate is noted for its varied topography, from the Hajar mountains, to rolling sand dunes to 64 kms...

Why our clients use Hunt and Harris Real Estate

Providing outstanding customer service helps create a memorable experience for our clients and for us this is paramount in this field. We strive for a positive experience with each transaction and a value-driven buying, renting, or selling experience. 1. We keep it personal One of the hallmarks of our business is that we aim to build long term relationships with our clients and get to know them...

Some must-do sale preparation tasks for sellers

Buyers are stretching their budgets more than ever, and they want the best their money can buy. If sellers want to capitalise on their sale they’ll have to put in the work. Here are some seller must-do’s and why they matter to buyers. 1. Paint Painting is one of the easiest ways to freshen up the look of a home, both inside and out. A fresh, neutral paint color will have broader appeal because...

7 Rules of Life

Make peace with you past so it won’t disturb your present. What other people think of you is none of your business Time heals almost everything. Give it time. No one is in charge of your happiness except you. Don’t compare your life to others and don’t judge them. You have no idea what their journey is all about. Stop thinking too much. It’s alright not to know the answers. They...

The metaverse and other realities to embrace in 2022

Don’t be threatened by new advancements that you don’t yet understand. Instead, think about the positive impact on the industry, and educate yourself on the ins and outs of virtual real estate. Welcome to the next dimension of real estate. Real estate investments are now being driven by a core belief that we are amid a fundamental shift with emerging and disruptive technologies. Blockchain,...

Getting your Home Ready to Sell in the New Year

Undoubtedly, the new year is a great time to put up your home on the market and sell it fast. Before your real estate agent lists your property, you must make sure that it looks its best. Assess your living space and look at it as though you are a buyer. You can then double check this list of staging tips to ensure that no crucial details were overlooked. Remove the clutter. Clear up your...

What to Look for When Hiring an Agent

Regardless of whether you are purchasing or selling a home, it is important to ensure that you have a real estate agent with several years of experience as well as expertise. Here are some guidelines that must be followed when recruiting the ideal property professional. Find out if they are full-time or part-time agents. If you are serious about this process, you must seek a full-time professional not...

Buying a Property for a Vacation Home?

A vacation home is a great place for people to relax and unwind. Currently, there is a rise in the sales of second homes since the prices in RAK as so reasonable right now. In case you are excited to become a second-home owner, there is some amount of planning that must go into ensuring that your new property is enjoyable. Determine the distance you are ready to travel. Before making your purchase, go...

Moving to a New Home? Make Your Move Easier with These Tips

Are you looking to move? Although this is an exciting idea, packing everything up and moving can be a daunting task. This article will provide three trips to eliminate old and unnecessary items, which will make the process of moving into a new home simpler. Sort everything that you don't need Firstly, sort every item you own. Usually, families tend to sort out the important items in each room and...

Purchasing a New Home in a Hot Real Estate Market? These 4 Tips Will Help You Succeed

The Market in Ras Al Khaimah If you are in the market for a new home and you are dealing with a buyer's market, it can be very easy to find and close on a lovely house. On the other hand, in case you are looking for a house when the market is hot, you will most likely deal with bidding wars and may also end up losing your dream home to another buyer. This we are definitely seeing in the villa market...

Some mistakes by sellers and how to avoid making them

Since the opening of Hunt and Harris Real Estate we help sellers daily in the quest to sell their home. We are the RAK area specialists. Is your home on the market right now? If this is your first time dealing with the selling process you may be feeling confused and apprehensive. However, for us at Hunt and Harris Real Estate the process of selling a home is usually a seamless and everyday process....

Fun and Easy Housewarming Gifts for a Home

A housewarming gift is a great tradition to show your new neighbors or your old friends that you care. Particularly for new homeowners, gifts that help decrease the challenges associated with moving into a new neighborhood. This article outlines fun and easy housewarming-gift ideas to help your new and old friends enjoy their move into their home.  A Door Wreath  This is a great gift idea that...

Buying a New Home? Four Key Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Advisor

Are you looking to purchase a home? In case you plan on borrowing either some or most of the purchase price of the house, you must get prepped for the entire mortgage process. We have outlined four key questions that you must ask your mortgage professional as you begin working on your home loan. What's the best mortgage option for me? It is common knowledge that there is an array of mortgage loan...

Are you ready for Home Ownership? Answer these questions to find out if you’re ready.

Are you considering finding a house that has a large and roomy living space? Alternatively, you may be looking to enjoy the amazing experience of being a homeowner and enhancing your overall net worth. Here are a few questions that can assist you in answering if purchasing a house is a good option for you. Can you afford to purchase a home? Firstly, financial consideration is a crucial aspect before...

Some Tips for Preparing a Home for Sale

Some tips for preparing a home for sale Demand for homes in vacation markets, where space is more abundant than in dense cities, has not yet abated. With that in mind, here are some tips that have helped us in recent months. 1. Look at a long-term strategy One reason why local inventory is low is that many homeowners originally purchased their vacation properties as investments—and they jumped...

Seller Beliefs

Let it go! Seller Beliefs That No Longer Hold True Today

When it comes to real estate, people still hold on to a host of tired, old-school beliefs that are hard to shake off. But to ensure a successful sale, sellers need to be aware of the current process. Despite the abundance of information that’s out there about selling a home — along with numerous TV shows highlighting everything from flipping, renovating, buying and selling — sellers still maintain a...

Realities You May Face When Buying As-Is Properties

For bargain-hunting buyers, low-priced fixers are irresistibly tempting. Often, these “bargain” listings are sold strictly “as is”. So, make sure as a buyer you keep these factors in mind when you are searching for “the one”. Expect trouble Contractors or investors with crews on standby likely know what they’re getting into. But for newbie investors — or clients who’ve...

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