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I Read The News Today, Oh Boy, 4,000 Holes In Blackburn, Lancashire 26 November 2020

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy, 4,000 Holes In Blackburn, Lancashire In hopefully what is a minor blip, October saw Dubai property prices dipping 1.0% to US$ 222 per sq ft, as there were lower transactions of 3.5k, (down … Continue reading

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No Face, No Name, No Number.

. No Face, No Name, No Number.                                                           19 November 2020 According to DLD statistics, the top five nationalities, investing in the local property market last year, were Indians, Emiratis, Saudis, Chinese and the British.  Figures involved were 5.3.k and … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Know A Secret?

Do You Want To Know A Secret?                                                    12 November 2020 Since pandemic-related restriction movements were eased in August, Dubai’s residential property market has reported an increase in transactions, but prices have continued to fall, as a result of weaker macroeconomic … Continue reading

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Lucy In. The Sky With Diamonds!

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds!                                                             05 November 2020 Property Finder reports that, quarter on quarter, the value of Q3 property transactions leapt 65% to US$ 4.9 billion, and deals by 55% to 8.7k, indicating that an economic recovery, … Continue reading

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Long Long Winter

Long Long Winter                                                                                         29 October 2020 The DLD released Q3 figures showing that despite the negative impact of the pandemic, the value of property transactions in Dubai jumped, quarter on quarter, by over 65% to over US$ 4.9 billion, … Continue reading

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All I Need Is A Miracle!

All I Need Is A Miracle!                                                                                  22 October 2020 According to Luxhabitat Sotheby’s International Realty, Q3 saw a 158% hike in the sale of Dubai prime villas to 438, with two of them being the most expensive sales in 2020 … Continue reading

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Goodbye To You My Trusted Friend

Goodbye To You My Trusted Friend. 15 October 2020 There are signs that Dubai’s property pipeline is likely to contract in the coming years and more so in the villas and townhouses segment. For example, Core is looking at a … Continue reading

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Thank You Very Much!

Thank You Very Much!                                                                     09 October 2020 A report by Springfield Real Estate on the Dubai residential market is fairly bullish – not unexpected because that is their job to push the business higher. It expects a strong supply chain … Continue reading

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The Taxman’s Taken All My Dough! 02 October 2020

The Taxman’s Taken All My Dough.                                                02 October 2020 According to Data Finder, Q3 registered a 55.8% increase in the total of property sales at 8.7k, with transactions worth US$ 5.0 billion, 67.7% higher. YTD figures indicate that there were … Continue reading

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From a Distance1

From A Distance!                                                                               24 September2020 Since the UK government introduced an eight-month break in Stamp Duty Land Tax that sees no duty paid on any property transfer less than US$ 640k (GBP 500k),UK house sales have risen 14.5% and 15.6% … Continue reading

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