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Let The Good Times Roll!

Let The Good Times Roll!                                                                  29 April 2021 It was a mega week for Dubai realty, with a total of 1,791 real estate and properties registered transactions, valued at US$ 2.32 billion, during the week ending Thursday, 29 April. The … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Game

It’s All In The Game                                                                                       21 April 2021 According to latest figure from Valustrat, the average Dubai Q1 rent for residential units, apartments and villas stood at US$ 20.9k, US$ 15.0k and US$ 57.6k respectively; this translates into yields of … Continue reading

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Let The Good Times Roll!

Let The Good Times Roll!                                                                  15 April 2021 As property prices start heading north in certain Dubai locations, a Colliers report indicates that investors are holding back the sale of their residential units to bargain for better prices. It … Continue reading

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Another Day In Paradise?

Another Day In Paradise?                                                                 08 April 2021 How could all the property experts get it so wrong predicting further doom and gloom for the Dubai property sector in 2021?  March saw a marked uptick in sales transactions which totalled 4,643, … Continue reading

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Another Day In Paradise

Another Day In Paradise?                                                                 08 April 2021 How could all the property experts get it so wrong predicting further doom and gloom for the Dubai property sector in 2021?  March saw a marked uptick in sales transactions which totalled 4,643, … Continue reading

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So You Think You’ve Got Troubles

So You Think You’ve Got Troubles                                                              01 April 2021 Azizi Developments recently celebrated the handover of Mina, its luxurious development on the eastern crescent of Palm Jumeirah and is on its way to complete its ambitious target of handing over … Continue reading

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Waiting For The End

Waiting For The End                                                                                25 March 2021 This week came the sad news of the death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the country’s Minister of Finance since the UAE’s 1971 formation. He was the second son … Continue reading

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Only Time Will Tell

Only Time Will Tell                                                                                        19 March 2021 For the week ending 18 March, there were almost 1.5k real estate and property transactions, valued at US$ 1.55 billion, with 104 plots selling at US$ 150 million and 900 apartments/villas for US$ … Continue reading

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Suspicious Minds

Suspicious Minds                                                                              11 March 2021 February was another good month for the Dubai property sector. Month on month, there was a 15.6% hike in the number of property transactions to 3.8k, along with a 10.6% rise in the value of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Little Helper

Mother’s Little Helper                                                                                           04 March 2021 According to the latest S&P Global Ratings report, Dubai’s Covid-battered economy will not return to 2019 levels until 2023, whilst key sectors – including hospitality, real estate, retail and tourism – will remain … Continue reading

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