So you want to buy a used car, and you want to buy it soon. But how do you go about doing that? You could buy it from a friend or family member. You could buy it from a dealership, or a used car lot. Or you can get some useful info as well as view pictures online before you even look at the car in person. Classifieds websites are great for getting lots of info about the vehicle you are looking to buy, and can even give you some car ideas that you wouldn’t have had without it. But that’s just the start. After you get as much information as you can about the vehicle, it’s time to ask questions, and lots of them. Without asking good questions about the car’s history, you could be scammed into buying a piece of junk for much more than it’s worth. While it’s great to ask lots of questions, there are some very important ones that you must ask if you want to ensure a successful car purchase. These questions include questions to ask the car owner as well as questions to ask yourself. Here are the 10 most important questions to ask before buying a car.
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Classifieds websites have grown over the years, and in today’s world you can post anything from your car to your apartment! In the classifieds world, everyone is either selling something or buying something, and you can score some great stuff with just a few clicks and quick email or phone call. There are so many advantages of classifieds websites, and it goes beyond the simple convenience of browsing merchandise on the Internet. If you are selling something on a classifieds website, you should also know how to post a successful ad on it. First let’s talk about the advantages of classifieds websites.
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When it comes to buying cars, there are certain things you want to make sure are in place. One of this is the cost of buying a car. Although, this seems obvious, it is often overlooked by most buyers, especially first timers. Another important condition is utility. The advantages that you will gain from a car that has high functionality cannot be compared to just about any car. Continue reading “THE TOP TEN MOST POPULAR CARS IN THE MIDDLE EAST” »
Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is considered the largest city in the Middle-East and the second-largest in Africa. Famously known as the tenth-largest urban area in the world, it houses many headquarters of international businesses and organizations. And to date, it is the largest city in the Arab world with many famous suburbs. You may have found yourself in a situation where you wanted to rent an apartment in a suburb in Cairo but unable to do so, because you do not know which one will suit you best? In fact, it is not uncommon for business travelers and international students to experience a hard time choosing a neighborhood to rent in. Let’s assume you experience this scenario yourself. But this time Continue reading “Where to Rent in Cairo – Our Top 5 Suburbs” »
You could compare real estate to a game. Not the kind of game you might play on the estate court but one that involves professional study of property and the intrinsic values attached to the property, ie: its price, what it yields over time and the mortgage repayments associated with it.
Below is a breakdown on the top 5 cities to buy property in the Middle East considering a number of crucial factors in the real estate market such as:
the purpose of buying the property.
whether or not the property can be rented.
Is it possible to buy low and sell high.
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Lets be honest – who doesn’t love a good burger. Whether you are a meat eater, vegetarian, enjoy extra cheese, beetroot, double patties, even without a bun – a burger is delicious.
We put our resident burger lover on the case of coming up with the best four burger places in Beirut. Along with some sauce stains and ready for an afternoon nap they came back with the following.
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We can’t all afford a collection of BMW’s, Porsche’s and Lamborghini’s so whats the next best thing? A collection of the miniature versions of course!
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Every major city has its desirable neighborhoods, Los Angeles has Malibu, London has Chelsea and New York has Soho. The jewel of the Middle East is no exception, with seemingly something for everyone on offer!
Not only are there many factors leading to their desirability of a neighborhood everyone seems to have their own opinion of what they want. A few basic rules that can be followed are:
- The closer it is to the main action of the city, the more sought after it becomes
- The views on offer pushes up the value
- Availability of shopping centres and entertainment venues.
So where are the best places to live in Beirut? If you are moving / or planning to move to Beirut here are a few neighborhoods that you might what to consider checking out.
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We love our cars in the Middle East don’t we? It’s almost like a love affair. With a lack of public transportation in most of the region and petrol prices substantially lower than anywhere else on the planet, there are some good reason’s why we are.
So it’s not really a surprise then, that even with the worldwide economic collapse takingit’s toll on car sales, 2013 was a year of growth in the car industry for the Middle East.
The Association of Automobile Importers in Lebanon indicated a 1.8% growth in 2013 while in the UAE there was a reported 16.7% growth.
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Happy Friday All,
Struggling to get through January? The holiday period a faded memory?
Well I was sent this article about the Habits of Exuberant Human Beings the other day (its an old one but a good one!) and thought it was definitely worth sharing.
There is a popular theory, created by Martin Seligman (the father of positive psychology) that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us. The article goes on to state some pretty simple but highly effective things we can all do to build a happy lifestyle.
I wont list them all here just a few of the ones that jumped out. The article is definitely worth a read so go check it out.
1. Knock Knock….
Yep you may have heard it before but there actually could be some truth in the old saying, laughter really is the best medicine.
Laughing releases endorphins that increase pleasure, can reduce stress and more.
So crack out the joke book and share the laughter.
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