Real Estate News


4 Main Characteristics that Describe the Real Estate Market in Lebanon in 2022

Lebanon economy has undergone major shifts since Oct 2019. Lebanon GDP plummeted from close to $52 billion in 2019 to $18 billion in 2021 (after 2020 correction). While Lebanon GDP is expected to grow in 2022 and further in 2023, expected public reforms are far from happening and a deal with IMF is still not sealed almost 3 years after the crisis. The banking sector has been t...

29th September 2022
How Do You Know It Is “The One”?

We all ask one another “How do you know he or she is the one?” – when looking for a life-time partner. Well it’s kind of the same thing. How do you know this home is the one for you? After all the waiting, searching, longing and looking – have you finally found “the one”?The home may be “the one” if:You look at other houses, but are still thinking about this one.You have told a...

1st December 2020
Frequently-Asked Questions By New Real Estate Agents

Frequently-Asked Questions by new real estate agentsAre you planning to be a real estate agent? Below are some frequently–asked questions and answers that can help you make the right decision for you. 1. How to choose which brokerage company to join?When you join a real estate brokerage company, the main criteria to consider are the following:How many years have this company be...

5th October 2020
Want To Build A Career As Real Estate Agent? Here Are 5 Reasons Why…

Many people choose to build a career in real estate. For ambitious, hard-working professionals, a career in real estate can be very rewarding.1. Set your own schedule: As a real Estate agent, you don’t have official working hours you have to abide by. If you have anything you need to attend to, you simply do not book meetings during that time and your calendar is free. While th...

17th September 2020
JSKRE.COM Website Featured On Colorlib

10 years ago, when JSK was founded, Jade & Samar had a vision of a fully digital real estate sector in Lebanon. At the time, one had to be crazy to think about this, iPhone 4 wasn’t yet released, iPad was just rolling out & shiny silver DVDs still ruled the roost for home video.Fast forward 10 years, jskre.com is now the leading real estate website in the region where m...

31st July 2020
We Are In The Business Of Finding Your Home; “Home” Definition Has Expanded Lately With Coronavirus Outbreak

Find your HomeWe pride ourselves to being in the business of finding your home. As a matter of fact, JSK slogan is “Leading you Home”. Home is the best place there is to almost everyone. It’s “home” where you are at ease. It’s “home” where memories with your family are built. It’s “home” where your most cozy sofa is. It’s “home” where your bed with your comfortable pillows are....

30th March 2020
COVID-19: The World Is In The Eye Of The Storm!

It all started in Wuhan – China in December 2019. By early 2020, it spread into Europe and the USA. Italy is severely hit by it. Iran is suffering hugely. Russia is still denying it. France seems to be acknowledging a bit late the implications of it. Lebanon is in the eye of the storm today. COVID-19 is the number one discussed topic worldwide nowadays with huge health & ec...

19th March 2020
Real Estate In Lebanon Post Oct 17- As Witnessed By Top Agents In The Market

Almost 3 months post the Lebanese revolution, the contrast of “before” and “after” 17 October 2019 is the most obvious in the real estate market.Buyer vs. Seller MarketBefore Oct 17, Lebanon was witnessing a buyer market characterized by buyers with access to cash or full payment of the real estate properties they intend to buy – as housing loans have stopped in the earlier yea...

13th January 2020
Why Real Estate Is Always Considered As A Secure Investment?

My late grandfather used to repeat to me the famous Lebanese proverb: “Give your condolences to the seller & congratulate the buyer”; He was of course referring to the buying and selling of real estate. In his simple logic, one should always invest in real estate. Any surplus of Cash out of any business you make is best invested in real estate. Accumulating real estate has...

18th November 2019
Selling Real Estate – 5 tips from 5 JSK top agents

We would all like to know the secrets of selling real estate. Who best to ask than JSK top agents? Here are some tips according to them:Homes “priced-well” sell; overpricing your home helps to sell the next-door home.As a seller, it is very critical to list your home at the right price. The right price is the right price today; it is not the right price yesterday when you bough...

3rd August 2019
The Complete 5 Step Guide To Choosing Where To Set-Up Your Business

The text of this article is reproduced from here with the permission of Mrs. Nadine Imad.—Every business starts with an idea. With the recent rise in entrepreneurship and the modernization of bureaucratic processes through the constant introduction of technology, formally setting up a business has never been easier.Entrepreneurs, (most of the successful ones I’ve met at least),...

15th July 2019
Three Reasons Why Sellers Should Not Be Present During Showings

Sellers may ask real estate agents to be present during showings to potential buyers. Is this a good practice? Most Agents, when faced with such a request by sellers, tend to discourage the seller from attending the showings. I don’t blame them. Having the sellers present during the showing is almost never a good idea for many reasons: Sellers are emotionally attached to their...

1st June 2019
Why Buy A Chalet At Le Sommet – Laklouk?

Living on a mountain in a nerve-soothing and peaceful space is your every Lebanese dream.Mountain life can offer you a great escape from the hustle bustle of city life and everyday stress. Having a homey chalet on a naturally preserved mountain top can achieve your dream getaway and revive your connection with nature.Recent studies have shown that living at high altitudes even...

1st May 2019
Renting Vs. Buying A Home: Which Is Right For You?

Buying an apartment is one of the major investment targets of majority of Lebanese families; but in the wake of no “housing loans”, this target is proving to be unreachable for many. The remaining option is mainly to rent an apartment. While this is a situation not favorable to many, one can reflect on the many positive advantages of “renting an apartment”: Rent is a more “flex...

1st April 2019
Did The Return Of Subsidized Housing Loans “Isken” Affect The Lebanese Real Estate Market?

Early 2018, a major change has impacted the real estate market in Lebanon: the stop of subsidized housing loans – otherwise known as “isken” loans. Lebanese First Home buyers specifically were dependent to a very large extent on a subsidized housing loan in Lebanese Pounds (LBP) whenever buying an apartment or home. New couples and younger generation with limited income in gene...

1st March 2019