What does a real estate agent do?

Real estate agents help people buy, sell, and rent homes, land, and other properties. There’s no national real estate license, so agents must meet their state’s licensing requirements.

What is a stratified market?

A stratified market happens where supply and demand characteristics differ by price rate, in the same area. For example, home sales for properties above $1M may be brisk (seller’s market) while homes under $650k may be sluggish (buyer’s market). This scenario comes along every so often in cities where international investors - looking to park their money in Pakistan - buy expensive real estate. 

What is Inteqal?

In simple words, Inteqal means the transfer of property from one person to another. Inteqal is completed on the basis of Registry. Patwari updates the land record of seller and buyer and that land record update is called JAMABANDI.

What is an appraisal in real estate?

An appraisal is a valuation of property, such as real estate, a business, collectible, or an antique, by the estimate of an authorized person. The authorized appraiser must have a designation from a regulatory body governing the jurisdiction of the appraiser. Appraisals are typically used for insurance and taxation purposes or to determine a possible selling price for an item or property.

Can a foreigner buy a property in Pakistan?

Yes, foreigners can buy a Property in Pakistan, after the incorporation of a company in SECP(Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan). However, the land is a provincial subject in Pakistan, and regulations for land acquisition rules and regulations vary from province to province.

Things to check before buying a house or property?

There are several aspects that one must consider before buying your dream home. You should keep the following points in mind: Budget, Location, lifestyle, Connectivity and transport, Clear title deed, Basic infrastructure, Social infrastructure, Resale value, and RERA registered.

Is Pakistan a good investment hub for buying property?

The Pakistan real estate industry is loaded with lucrative investment opportunities. Whether you buy a property for sale, a house for sale, or invest in a commercial project for capital gains, or go for JV Projects there is a definite chance to strike gold. You will earn an immediate return on investments to secure your future financially.

What are the benefits of buying an investment property?

  • Enhance your Income: You earn rental income if the property is tenanted
  • Decrease the volatility: Property can be less volatile than shares or other investments
  • Get Benefit through Capital growth: If your property increases in value, you will benefit from a capital gain when you sell
  • Exclusive Property: you are the only owner of your property. Do whatever you want to do with your property either reconstruct, redesign or sell it

What is a Joint Venture (JV)?

A Joint Venture (JV) is a strategic alliance and business relationship between two or more entities in which all parties retain their separate identities rather than merging. These entities work together to establish a new business or company, sharing profits, losses, ownership, and risks. The ultimate goal of every business is to increase their bottom line (net profits) and continue to expand into new market areas. Which will provide them with a larger customer base and better resources.

What is IBuying in real estate?

The iBuying stands for instant Buying. iBuyers are companies that have the financial means to buy homes in cash  on the spot instantly . To formulate an offer. Buyers cut out the need for a realtor or agent by buying homes directly from homeowners and selling them directly to home buyers.

What is the difference between a realtor and a broker?

A broker is basically a professional licensed real estate agent who may work independently. He will be capable to contact the sellers, renters, and buyers of different real properties.

A realtor is also a qualified real estate agent who is able to sell and purchase different properties. He’s not able to work independently unless works under an already employing broker.