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Expo 2020 Buzz Adds to Positive Traction in UAE Realty Market

Market players expect additional demand and capital appreciation as one of the world’s biggest shows is set to contribute AED 62.2 billion in gross...

Dubai’s Plan to Balance Real Estate Supply and Demand

In an effort to more effectively address real estate market dynamics, the Dubai government has announced the creation of a new body tasked with...

Co-living Gets off The Ground in Dubai

In among the high-rise apartments and the low-rise townhouses, a new style of accommodation is springing up in Dubai: coliving. Following the likes of London...

First Time Dubai Property Buyers Attracted by Prices and New Visa...

Lower prices mixed with new laws regarding visas and retirement options are pushing Dubai residents to take the plunge as first time buyers in...

What Does Dubai’s Growing Digital Economy Mean for Real Estate?

Dubai is looking to a digital future as it moves beyond its traditional reliance on trade, tourism and real estate in its growth strategy. The...
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What to Expect from Dubai Real Estate Market in 2019

2019 will see the same level of growth in the Dubai real estate, construction and manufacturing sectors, as we saw in 2018, due...

Top 5 Dubai Residential Communities to Invest In

A number of communities in Dubai still yielding 7+ percent Areas with new supply like Town Square, and old favourites like Dubai Marina...

Dubai Offers Highest Potential Price Growth on Residential Property

The competitive price of premium residential real estate in Dubai is underpinned by the huge potential for growth by the city - which means...

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...

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...

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...

Declining Sentiment Stresses Need for ‘Affordability’

Declining sentiment stresses need for ‘affordability’ across all real estate sectors The major theme for Q1 across the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors has...

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...

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 WhatsApp The New Face to Face? Would Interest Rate Hikes...

A dozen executives from the country’s top real estate companies convened at Propertyfinder Group headquarters last week in an on-the-record quarterly forum. The group...

2018 – A Year of Change for Dubai Real Estate Market

Deloitte the business advisory firm launched the fourth annual Middle East Real Estate Predictions, Dubai, which predicts 2018 will be a year of change...

Top 5 Most Affordable Communities in Dubai

Jumeirah Village Circle and Al Furjan, the two most affordable communities in Dubai to rent a villa, saw some of the steepest declines in...

Real Estate Investment Strategies More Creative in 2018

In the coming year, real estate investors will become increasingly inventive with their strategies — often opting for recapitalizations, refinancings and more private, unpublicized...