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Buying an old house

Being able to spot an “old house”

a property which presents badly, but has the potential to be great – is a fine art. It can be learned, though....




Ugly Duckling

Here’s how you can spot a good ugly duckling

On the interior

keep it simple. Especially if you have an old bathroom, a new set can do magic to the house.


How much deposit do I need to buy my first home?

How much deposit do you need before approaching a bank?

Often the culmination of years of squirrelling away every spare Rial you earn, reaching that target amount is no small achievement, particularly with house prices soaring in Muscat....



approaching a bank?

A 20% deposit is must when buying a home, per Oman Central Bank

bigger deposit?

Of course, in today’s rapidly changing markets, waiting a few extra months to save additional money


How to make the best offer on a property

Put yourself in the seller’s shoes.

As a homebuyer, if your purchase method is not ‘under the hammer’, chances are you will be dealing with negotiation in some shape or form. Everything in this world is up for negotiation....



Ask the right questions

Good questions include “Is there a particular settlement date that the seller would prefer?”,?”, or “Can you

Being prepared

Facing delayed obtaining a loan from the bank could also be an obstacle,