Home » Saudi Arabia » Saudi Arabia – Finding Property to Buy

Saudi Arabia – Finding Property to Buy

Popular Estate Agencies

  • Al-Hokair Group Real Estate Development
  • Al Rajhi Real Estate Development
  • Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development
  • Jabal Omar Development Company
  • Kingdom Holding Company
  • Saudi Real Estate Company (Al Akaria)

Qualifications and/or Licenses for Estate Agents in Saudi Arabia

  • It is mandatory for estate agents in Saudi Arabia to be registered with the Ministry of Housing.
  • They should have a valid commercial registration and a valid license to practice real estate activities.
  • They should also have a professional indemnity insurance.

Breakdown of Estate Agent Fees in Saudi Arabia

  • Commission fee: The standard commission fee for estate agents in Saudi Arabia is 2-3% of the total value of the property. This fee is usually split between the seller’s and the buyer’s agents.
  • Advertising fee: Some agents may charge a fee for advertising the property on various platforms.
  • Other fees: Some agents may charge additional fees for services such as property valuations, legal advice, and translation services.

Sources of Property Information in Saudi Arabia

  • Property websites: Some popular property websites in Saudi Arabia include Al-Hokair Group Real Estate Development, Al Rajhi Real Estate Development, and Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development.
  • Expat websites: Expat.com is a popular website that provides information about properties for sale in Saudi Arabia.
  • Newspapers: Some newspapers in Saudi Arabia that provide property listings include Al Eqtisadiah, Al Riyadh, and Al Watan.
  • Word of mouth: As in other countries, properties can also be found by talking with people and getting recommendations from them.

Use of Buyer’s Agent in Saudi Arabia

  • The Use of a Buyer’s Agent is not common in Saudi Arabia, but it is becoming more popular in recent years.
  • A qualification or license is not required to work as a buyer’s agent in Saudi Arabia.
  • The cost of a buyer’s agent in Saudi Arabia varies depending on the agent and the services they offer.

Organisations for Foreign Property Buyers in Saudi Arabia

Get Our Best Articles Every Month!

Get our free moving abroad email course AND our top stories in your inbox every month

Unsubscribe any time. We respect your privacy - read our privacy policy.

  • There are no specific organizations for foreign property buyers in Saudi Arabia. However, the Embassy of the country of the buyer can be a helpful resource for finding information about properties in Saudi Arabia.
  • Additionally, the Ministry of Housing has a website (https://www.moh.gov.sa/) which can provide information about properties for sale in Saudi Arabia.

Latest Videos

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Important: No API Key Entered.

Many features are not available without adding an API Key. Please go to the YouTube Feed settings page to add an API key after following these instructions.