Revealed: the best and worst UAE property analysts


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Posted by: Marty

Rather than focussing just on the calls, the scope of this survey should have been broadened to collate what local/regional institutional investors think about the guidance & insight that they have received from these real estate analysts on investors' stock investments within the sector and which analyst's advice/analysis can these investors consistently rely upon (see Institutional Investor ranking). Sometimes trend becomes a friend and calling a buy or sell on any sector is a relatively easier job vs. what's difficult is to have solid thought & a well-argumented thesis that in most investors' view forms the real job of an analyst. If the survey was done on these parameters, I am quite sure the results then would have been significantly different from what has been presented. But thanks for your effort on this survey in any case.

Posted by: Anil

Actually, it's the easiest job in the Gulf to predict property price movements. The tough part comes only when one has to be truthful. But then, that's what separates the men from the boys.

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