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.

  • Home Matters - Bay Square

    Dubai land transactions soar by $8.17 bln over last 5 years

    The value of annual land sales in Dubai has risen by $8.17 billion (Dh30 billion) over the last five years, one of the emirate’s top real estate brokerages revealed, identifying Business Bay as a key area for further growth. Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, said that as of November 9, land sales for […]

  • Home Matters - Dubai Mortgage

    Q3 2017 Dubai Residential Market Report

    Housing demand in Dubai is primarily a factor of affordability as well as population growth, particularly of the white-collar labour force, as blue-collar workers are housed in speciality accommodation in line with the 2014 decree and subsequent 2016 announcement. According to recently released data from Dubai Statistics Centre, the total population for the emirate in […]

  • Home Matters - Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions – Process of Buying Property in Dubai

    With today’s market, more & more buyers are entering the market buying a property in Dubai for the first time. The process will be different to what most will be used to and you may have limited knowledge of it which may seem daunting. That’s where Home Matters can help. Using an independent consultancy will […]

  • Home Matters - UK Property Market

    UK Property Market

    An interesting article in a recent publication in the National corroborates the increase that Home Matters has seen over recent months in UK property purchases from both UK and foreign investors. This upward trend is not limited to London. The other major UK cities are also seeing an increase demand from overseas investors such as […]

  • Park Gate Zabeel Launch

    Park Gate Zabeel Launch

    Queues started at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Garhoud as early as 5.30am on Thursday 12th October for the eagerly awaited launch of Tower C, Park Gate Residence from The developer Wasl. 1, 2 and 3 bed units were snapped up by enthusiastic investors and real estate agents. The development sits on a prime location, […]

  • Home Matters - Cityscape Global 2017

    Cityscape Global 2017

    The Home Matters team recently attended the 3-day Cityscape event at the World Trade Centre, Dubai. Cityscape Global is recognised as the annual barometer for the real estate industry in emerging markets and is one of the largest and most influential real estate events held globally. The event supports real estate growth worldwide to an […]

  • Dubai - Rent vs Buy House

    Is it time to rent or buy property in the UAE?

    One of the biggest financial decisions that many expatriates in the UAE make is the choice between buying a home and renting one. Long gone are the days where most expats stayed here for only 2-3 years maximum and employers paid handsome housing allowances. More and more expats are staying in the UAE long-term, which […]

  • Home Matters - Dubai Mortgage

    Dubai Land Department reveals the top 10 nationalities that invested in Dubai’s real estate market

    Dubai Land Department reveals the top 10 nationalities that invested in Dubai’s real estate market over the past 18 months. UAE Nationals are leading the list, outperforming all other nationalities. His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department, commented: “217 nationalities have invested a total of AED 151 billion in Dubai’s real […]

  • Dubai Real Estate

    Average Apartment And Villa Prices In Dubai

    New research says a studio apartment in Dubai costs average of $261,000 in Q2 The average price of a studio apartment in Dubai stands at AED959,000 ($261,094), according to new research by the UAE’s property search website, The website also revealed that an average one-bedroom apartment in the city costs AED1.7 million and a […]