How To Become A Real Estate Agent In Hong Kong

Good news! If you’re interested to become a real estate agent in Hong Kong, you’ve made a good choice. The property market here is a thriving one, and prices trend high. There is an exam to take in order to get your license. Once you have your license you can work for a real estate…

Properties For The Start Of November 2012

UNDER 30k 780square feet in the midst of Central for under 30k? Oh yeah – Bel Mount Garden is the place for you. Many owners here have renovated their apartments to make the most of the great location. CLICK FOR PROPERTY INFO   UNDER 50k For the price, location and interior design, this is a…

Properties For The Fourth Week of October 2012

UNDER 30k 886sqft in coveted lower Tai Hang Drive with a covered car park, open green views and pool facilities. For people who want the quality lifestyle of a quiet, well maintained building in a cul de sac area with good minibus access, this is one to consider. CLICK FOR PROPERTY INFO UNDER 50k This…

Properties for the third week of October 2012

These are a few of my fave property picks for this week. UNDER 30k This place is small and quite expensive but the beautiful interior design and extremely popular location make it rather unique, which is why I’ve posted it. Situated on the tiny lane of On Wo Lane joining Gough Street and Kau U…

Properties for the second week of October 2012

WELCOME TO THE PROPERTIES OF THE WEEK! This series aims to give an idea of what’s on the market right now and at what prices. A lot of people are comparing prices now to prices six months ago, and many clients are wondering whether prices will ever go down. I have my own theories on whether prices…

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES : MONTH 2

So things are rolling! After Month 1 of training and attending networking events, people started to call and suddenly my hands were full figuring out how to contact landlords for clients who need commercial and retail properties, people wanting to rent apartments and buyers looking to invest with a 90% mortgage. With the memory of…

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES : 1 MONTH!

What an info-packed month! Definitely a fantastic experience for anyone who enjoys diving in at the deep end. This first month has been filled with learning about the systems and workings of the real estate industry. Many of the exam topics have arisen in practice, which is great. There’s been responsibility for arranging and completing…

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES : Day 5

Today was gorgeous, sunny, hot. The morning was spent doing something that I can’t quite recall and then organising viewings for the afternoon. Lunch! I persuaded my companion to recommend me to their entire company of bankers. Viewings! My client decided to take one of the properties I’d narrowed down for them. WOOP! I am…

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES : Day 4

Today I was alone in the office. All alone. Just me. Nobody else. Lonesome onesome all day. Without a huge string of fabulous clients to tend to yet, I had to admit it was less exciting than the previous days of training. However, it was a valuable experience being there without anyone to ask questions…

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES : Day 3

Today my shoulder hurt. Fortunately for me, it was due to my intensive clicking, copying and pasting of AWESOMENESS, also known as property listings. And in perfect timing, a friend was looking for an apartment, so I set about looking for something within the system, like Neo in the Matrix. Adventures! Phone calls! And a…

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES: Day 2

My brain was useable again after yesterday’s first day deep fry! I burrowed my face in papers on my desk and screamed this, but my boss noticed and gave me some work to do. The mission? (I hear you ask silently?) : to find a bunch of properties to recommend in the 40-55k rental range….

REAL ESTATE SUPERMODEL DIARIES : Day 1

Have you seen that meme about models with no makeup? The one where they all look like daffy duck after a boxing match? Well that’s what I looked like today as I folded my brains into real estate training. You see, I’m just not used to locking myself in front of a PC all day….