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This Website Makes House-Hunting as Easy as Ordering Food

Vibrant villas, pimpin' penthouses and bumpin' bungalows - it's all up for grabs on

Staff Writer

Inflation, interest rates and the death of the mortgage market – buying property in Egypt isn’t as easy as it should be. With so many potential hurdles already in the way of your dream family home/bachelor pad/weekend getaway grotto, one online platform is going some way to making the rest of it a little easier.

The rest of it is, of course, the most important bit: actually finding property, which the indubitably aptly-named does by helping home-hunters find their perfect property - because if we order meals, buy medicine from pharmacies and, well, buy anything online these days, why not property?

“How does it do this?” we hear you holler? Well it’s all rather simple.

Free to use, PropertyFinder connects buyers with real estate brokers and developers, by hosting listings of properties from all across the country and letting you filter your search using location, price, area and number of bedrooms. Whether you’re looking for a sexy penthouse or a quant bungalow, you can also specify property type and find rental options, as well as commercial rentals and purchases, too.

It’s a simple, no-frills platform, but one that has been a decade in the making. Having launched in Dubai in 2007, PropertyFinder has gone on to be popular in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar, Morocco and even Turkey. While it’s been operating in Egypt since 2013, it’s now that the service it provides is at its most potent, with a recent survey undertaken by PropertyFinder predicting good things for the real estate market in Egypt, which grew by a whopping 133% in the first quarter of 2018.

What has solidified PropertyFinder’s popularity across the Middle East, is the fact that it only uses licensed real estate marketing companies and developers – so no more scouring questionable forums for dodgy property listings. This all amounts to what many first-time buyers are calling a gateway into what is a notoriously tricky real estate market to navigate – an easy-to-use, intuitive and no-nonsense website that simply and easily takes the hassle out of house-hunting.

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