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Unified rental contract to become mandatory in Dubai

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced the introduction of new unified property rental contact that will become mandatory for transactions from March this year. DLD...

5 Myths of Purchasing a Home Today

Everyone knows that purchasing a home today is very different than in the 1950's. But the truth is, home shopping today is completely different...

When to Buy and When to Sell – Real Estate Cycles

In order to be successful in real estate investing, you should not only pick the right properties, but also pick the right timing. You...

Zahra Townhouse Community In Town Square Coming To Life

The first residential community in Town Square, the 750-acre (31 million sq ft) trendy development that ushers in the concept of high quality residential...

VAT Refund on Building New Homes for UAE Nationals

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has set three requirements and procedures for UAE nationals to refund Value Added Tax (VAT) incurred on the new...

10 Things Your Dubai Landlord May Not Tell You

Dubai is one of the cities on the planet that attract an overwhelming amount of expats – the scale of development, economy growth and...

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...

Home Security Checklist: What to Do Before Going on Vacation

We all know that the holidays are a busy time of year. While we focus our efforts on shopping for the best online deals...

Why Ultra Expensive and Luxurious Homes on The Palm Remain Empty

You have most probably seen the pictures of luxurious homes on The Palm Jumeirah and secretly envied the people who occupy them. Guess what?...

Motor City Green Community Phase 3 Launched

Spacious Freehold Townhouse Villas with 10 years payment plan post-handover and 5 years Free Service Charges! National Bonds Corporation PJSC, through its real estate arm,...

Fastest Growing Areas in UAE Revealed

If you build it, they will come: The up and coming and fastest growing areas in the UAE In its latest edition of Propertyfinder Trends,...

Buying Off-plan Property in Dubai – Pros & Cons

Buying off-plan property in Dubai is usually more affordable than purchasing already built apartments and houses. However, while the lower price of a property...

Is Real Estate a Good Investment for Retirement?

Investments in real estate are usually considered by investors a bad choice when it comes to funding your retirement – property prices fluctuate, the...

How VAT Affects Home Ownership and Renting in Dubai

As a UAE resident, one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll face is that of buying or renting a home. Owning a home involves...

6 Things Your Real Estate Agent Won’t Tell You

When buying or selling a home, most of us rely on a broker or an agent for their professional knowledge and experience, believing they...