Dubai’s Real Estate Agents Will Be Busy during Ramadan

Rentals and Sales not to be affected by Ramadan Sales activity has been picking up again in 2017, with Dubai reporting a 45% surge in...

Why Affordability Is The New Buzzword in Dubai Real Estate

Affordability wasn’t written into Dubai’s design brief. The ‘build it and they will come’ mentality saw developers race to fill the desert with glitzy...

The current state of Dubai’s real estate market

While reports from developers and analysts report that Dubai’s real estate market is down, according to industry experts transactions are still happening although these...

How to Become a Real Estate Investor

Investing in real estate is generally considered a high-risk and high-return investment, yet it is one of the most preferred assets, especially for wealthy...

Is Your Neighbour Paying Less Than You?

In some communities, the most popular luxury high-rises cost up to 150% more than the median home prices in the same area, according to...

Death of The Real Estate Agent – The Industry Is Changing

What do real estate agents, brokerage clerks and telemarketers have in common? They will all lose their jobs in the near future. According to researchers...

Middle East Point of View: Ethical Tax, Anti-bribery Management and GCC...

Financial institutions are working together to combat tax evasion, bribery and corruption through ISO certifications and the Common Reporting Standard. These are among the...

New UAE Stimulus Likely to Easy Pressure on Real Estate Sector

UAE stimulus efforts announced this week are needed as housing oversupply trend continues Real estate prices have been on the decline for the last three...

VAT Has Limited Impact on Real Estate Sector

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) and Dubai Land Department (DLD) have confirmed that the UAE’s recently introduced VAT will have a limited impact on...

New Visa Rules: White Collar Workers In, Less Remittances Out

Last year, 164 billion dirhams of remittances were sent abroad, according to the UAE Central Bank. “The goal of keeping more of this...

Alternative solutions needed to fund capital projects in GCC

The new economic reality of lower oil prices will constrain the amount of funding available to the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) governments to finance...

Are real estate bubbles predictable?

Since real estate is inherently cyclical, analyzing and predicting market cycles have always been critical topics for real estate investors, tenants and developers. The...