Sales and Transactions Still Declining in Dubai



The latest figures show that sales transactions and property values are still declining in Dubai’s real estate market. According to the article in gulfnews.com, unless something happens to turn the market around then home prices in Dubai could continue to fall right until the end of this year and through 2016. The consultancy JLL is […]

Dubai Tenants Being Offered Rent Incentives



Landlords in Dubai are being forced to offer potential tenants incentive packages due to a decline in demand for property. These incentive packages are needed to stimulate the rental business, which according to local real estate agents is stagnant. Incentives being offered include a three-year freeze on rent increases as well as other more traditional […]

Top Three Expat Investors into Dubai Real Estate Revealed



A recent report by the Dubai Land department has revealed the top three expatriate real estate investors in Dubai which are Indians Britons and Pakistanis. According to the article in emirates247.com, the report from the Dubai Land Department shows the total amount of investments  in the real estate market in the Dubai for the first […]

Hiring in Dubai’s Real Estate Sector Drops Slightly



According to an article by Gulf News.com, hiring in the real estate sector in Dubai has slowed slightly as smaller companies struggle to cope with a decline in business activity. During the second quarter of the year the real estate market in Dubai saw further falls for homes for sale while rental rates in a […]

Dubai Rental Market Continuing to Outperform Transactional Market



According to a recent report by property consulting firm CBRE, Dubai is continuing to see a steady supply growth, but performance within the hospitality and residential markets is beginning to soften after three years of sustained growth. Apparently the rental market in Dubai is still outperforming the transactional market this year, but residential leasing rates […]

Dubai Real Estate Claws Its Way Back, Slowly But Surely



Dubai’s real estate sector was one of the hardest hit outside of the US when the 2008 recession gripped the globe. But now, for the first time in five years, positive signs are emerging that a recovery is well underway.

Dubai Real Estate Sales Rise 20% in 2011



2011 was a good year for real estate in Dubai, with the total number of transactions rising by almost 20%, according to figures released by the Dubai Land Department on Monday

Seller Primer: Easy and effective ways to market your real estate



The great recession that hit the world in 2008 plunged real estate sectors into their worst slump ever. Dubai real estate, for instance, was one of the best real estate markets in the world before 2008, but the region has been performing poorly since. The lack of buyers in the market and glut of supply brought on rock bottom prices which experts foresee as ongoing for some time.

Dubai Property Prices Have Hit Rock Bottom



The chairman of Emaar Properties is claiming that property prices in Dubai have bottomed out, and are already starting to show signs of recovery due to investors looking for a safe haven. According to the report in Arabianbusiness.com, Dubai is benefiting from political turmoil elsewhere, with villa and apartment prices  showing signs of stabilising, and […]

Moody’s Gloomy View on Dubai’s Real Estate Market Recovery



The outlook for Dubai’s property market is not expected to improve any time soon, according to a gloomy prediction from ratings agency Moody’s, who think a price recovery will not begin until 2016. Dubai first opened its doors to overseas investors in 2002, granting them freehold ownership rights at a number of developments, and this […]

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