Dubai, United Arab Emirates – From its humble beginnings as a one-person operation in Jumeirah, Betterhomes has grown to become the leading provider of comprehensive property services in the UAE. A full service property agency with 250 staff and 25 offices across The Middle East and Asia, Betterhomes continues to offer local and international investors some of the world’s best residential and commercial investment opportunities.
History and Heritage
In a city attracting new market entrants regularly, Betterhomes has an enviable 30-year legacy with Dubai and the wider UAE. Starting out operations from a villa in Jumeirah in 1986, Linda Mahoney established the agency to serve the growing demand for quality property services as the Emirate began its visionary development. ‘‘The Emirates has seen some of the most dynamic growth and change possible”, commented Linda, Chairwoman of Better Homes. “I am proud of Dubai and the UAE’s achievements, and likewise I am proud of the evolution of Better Homes and the services we have provided investors and residents during this incredible era of change.”
Comprehensive listings, extensive local presence
Betterhomes connects UAE real estate to buyers and renters locally and globally through it extensive online database of property listings, as well as its large team of certified and specialised consultants in the UAE. “Local expertise and presence is necessary to understand this fast-paced market”, commented Ryan Mahoney, CEO of Betterhomes. “With 250 agents in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and throughout the other Emirates, we are able to obtain the best opportunities for buyers, sellers, renters and landlords”.
Full service agency for local and international clients
Betterhomes is a one-stop-shop for Dubai real estate, offering a full range of services for all:
- Residential Sales and Leasing: the largest selection available in the UAE, with over 1000 listings available online
- Short term rentals: A team dedicated to the short term rental market in the UAE
- Property Finance: Assistance for finance arrangements with banks and intermediary partners
- Property Management: large property management service for individual investors and corporate clients
- Preferred Partners Program: A network of partnerships enables us to provide Better Homes clients with convenient, reliable and cost effective home owner services such as interior design, relocation and transport.
- Commercial property: dedicated to helping clients buy and rent office spaces, warehouses and plots.
Innovative technology leader in property
Betterhomes is a leader in online property services. Betterhomes database of listings is powered by our purpose-built industry-leading software, MasterKey. Updated daily with listings, web users will experience a highly engaging, personalised web experiences, 24/7 access to the latest information on properties for sale and rent and access to the most professional consultants in the region.
In a world-first for the property industry, Better Homes has created an online customer ratings tool for its property consultants. Reviews are user-generated by previous clients and are accessible on the Better Homes website. “This tool is a first, not only in allowing transparency in customer service for the property industry but possibly other professional services organisations that deal with the public”, commented Ryan.
A trusted voice in Dubai’s ongoing growth
The Dubai market has shown its long term viability in recent years. Villa and apartment prices began to lift in 2012, and regulatory authorities have shown their commitment to long term stability of the market. With recent Government announcements of new large-scale developments to begin in the coming, Dubai is entering a new phase of growth and Better Homes will continue to provide leadership in the Dubai property market.
“In the continuing story of Dubai’s transformation, we are proud to be seen as the wisest choice for real estate services in the UAE”, commented Ryan. “Global and local investors – as well as residents and tenants – continue to choose Better Homes as a trusted brand to deliver the value they are seeking in this dynamic property market.”