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Harpers Bazaar Arabia - Selling Dubai: Will Follow Dubai-Based CEO and Realtor Maria Morris

Move over Christine Quinn, Maria Morris is about to enter her Main Character era…

While it may not be an entire series, fans of the luxe Dubai property scene will soon be getting a taste of the reality television buzz… as it relates to its real estate market.

Selling Dubai is coming soon… kind of.

While the details still aren’t clear, it appears there will be an episode of a series, featuring a Dubai realtor setting up shop here in the UAE, on American network HGTV.

While it is unclear which show this episode will premiere on, what we do know is that it will follow Dubai-based Founder & CEO Maria Morris as she sets up her new business ‘Maria Morris Real Estate’ here in Dubai.

Selling Dubai: What We Know

The news was announced via Dubai-based realtor Maria Morris’ Instagram account.

“BIG ANNOUNCEMENT… 📣📺 The secret is out! Tune in Thursday 20th April at 10pm ET! 🇺🇸,” Maria wrote within the caption,” Maria wrote in the caption on Friday evening.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be able share that our special episode of “SELLING DUBAI” will be aired next week in the US! Last year we had the privilege of filming our journey of setting up my new business ‘Maria Morris Real Estate’, whilst showcasing some amazing properties in Dubai, against the backdrop of this beautiful city that I am proud to call home,” she says. “A big thank you to Warner Bros. Discovery @wbd@discoveryplus@hbomax for choosing us to work with you on this amazing project AND to our wonderful production company 3Ball Productions for making this happen. I hope you all enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!”

Dubai’s real estate market is highly competitive and dynamic, with a large number of real estate agencies and individual realtors operating in the city. The Dubai Land Department (DLD) is the main regulatory body overseeing the real estate sector in Dubai and may be able to provide more information on the number of licensed real estate agents and brokers operating in the city.

Regardless of whether Maria will just be in one episode or has plans to further her career in television with a whole series, we’re sure we can expect to see plenty of drama as the show unfolds.

When will the Selling Dubai episode premiere?

Selling Dubai episode is reportedly due to premiere on Thursday, April 20 at 10pm ET.

How can I watch the Selling Dubai in the UAE?

At the moment, it is unclear whether or not the episode will stream here in the UAE. Check back soon for more details.

Is Selling Dubai A Selling Sunset Spin-Off?

At the moment, it appears the episode is not affiliated with the Netflix franchise Selling Sunset nor the Oppenheim Group based out of the United States.

Who is Maria Morris, Selling Dubai’s star realtor and founder of her namesake company?

With over 20 years of experience, Maria is no novice to the UAE’s real estate market.

According to her Maria Morris Real Estate website, she’s worked for key global real estate brands, holding down roles like Head of Residential in the Middle East and Global Residential Board member for Knight Frank. Having been featured in the likes of the Financial Times How To Spend It, Mansion Global, The Times, Forbes, the Financial Times House & Home, Gulf News, The National and The Telegraph she’s no stranger to the spotlight.


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