Category Archives: Real Estate

Looking for property market & real estate news in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and across UAE? Read on to know for the latest news, property developments and many more.

  • Dubai UAE Mortgage - Impact of Rising Interest Rates

    The Impact of Rising Interest Rates

    The question we are consistently asked when discussing mortgages with our clients is, what is going to happen to interest rates? When making a decision to buy, the monthly cost is a major consideration and clearly the interest rate will have an impact. Nobody has a crystal ball but what is safe to say; UAE […]

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    Dubai luxury realty is once again Gulf investors’ favoured spot

    With a $1m investment, they can generate much more than from any of the competing cities Dubai’s real estate is re-establishing itself as the place to be for the Gulf’s wealthy, beating off challenges from a London or Singapore.  “If you have $1 million (Dh3.67 million), Dubai is the place to put it,” said Joseph […]

  • Q1 2018 Dubai Property Market Report

    Q1 2018 Dubai Property Market Report

    Cavendish Maxwell’s Q1 2018 report provides a summary of the Dubai residential market as well as a  sector focus on the commercial property market. Price movement, rent and yield statistics, residential transactions and upcoming supply of residential properties are provided through Property Monitor, their real estate intelligence platform. This report showcases how new enquiries, leasing activity and transactions, […]

  • Meeras Bluewaters Dubai Property

    Meraas waives fees for Bluewaters residences

    Mid-rise apartments to be delivered in Q3 Bargain hunters could find good deals at a two-day sales event for premium residences at Bluewaters. Developer Meraas said it will cover the 4 per cent Oqood fee and offer a flexible payment plan to homebuyers at the event on Saturday and Sunday at the Yacht Club at […]

  • International Property Show 2018 Dubai World Trade Centre

    International Property Show to drive UAE investment in Europe’s property market

    The International Property Show (IPS), the Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local and international real estate markets, is expected to drive UAE investment in Europe’s property market through the show’s dedicated Europe Country Pavilion. IPS will take place from 9th to 11th April at the Dubai World Trade Centre, also featuring Country Pavilion […]

  • Dubai’s second Atlantis - Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences

    Dubai’s second Atlantis on schedule for late 2019 opening

    The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, Dubai’s second Atlantis is scheduled to open late next year. The luxury residential component features 231 apartments ranging in size from 1,434 to a staggering 17,088 square feet. Prices start from Dh6.99 million. (A hotel component on the west side will see a further 795 guest rooms.) According to […]

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    7 signs of a booming property market

    Property has long been considered a safe and stable investment option, particularly when compared to more volatile asset classes such as stocks and shares. Whether you are looking for long-term capital growth, income generation or a combination of the two, there are some things to consider before making a property investment that’s right for you. […]

  • Home Matters - Dubai Apartment Mortgage

    Dubai real estate offers great opportunities

    REAL estate investors viewing an oversupplied Dubai property market with caution have been told to look again and see that current conditions can yield strong medium to long-term gains. Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, one of the UAE’s biggest real estate brokerages, says buyers should be encouraged to enter the market today by […]

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    Dubai’s most expensive communities to rent or buy

    Emirates Hills is the most expensive villa community to buy or rent a property in Dubai, according to Propertyfinder Group, which has analysed the emirate’s priciest areas. According to the real estate portal, those looking to buy in the luxury villa community would shell out Dh2,604 per square foot to live there. Palm Jumeirah takes […]

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    VAT in Real Estate

    How VAT works in real estate Value Added Tax (VAT) is now a reality, and although residential real estate in general is either exempt or zero-rated, commercial property dealings will attract an extra 5 per cent on top, affecting residential in a more roundabout way. So what is taxable? •     Any commercial property in the […]

  • Mortgage - Sharjah Residential Property Market

    Sharjah Economic and Residential Property 2017 Review

    Sharjah, the third largest emirate with a total land area of around 2,600sqkm, borders Dubai to its south, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain to its north and Ras Al Khaimah to its east. Sharjah has become an alternative rental housing option to Dubai, due to the availability of lower-cost housing and regular migration between Sharjah […]