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The Lights All Went Out in Massachusetts

The Lights All Went Out In Massachusetts                                                28 May 2020 According to Property Finder, and despite the Covid-19 economic impact, there were still 1.8k property sales last month, worth US$ 1.0 billion, of which 70% were off-plan and the rest … Continue reading

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School’s Out Forever?

School’s Out Forever 21 May 2020 There are an estimated 245k companies in Dubai and now the world press is already writing eulogies for the emirate, based on the results of a survey of just 0.005% of that total. There … Continue reading

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Stuck With U!

Stuck With U                                                                                              15 May 2020 An unnamed errant Dubai real estate agency was fined US$ 13k by RERA for violating laws relating to their escrow account and permits of real estate advertisements. The fine covered a number of … Continue reading

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Time To Move On!

Time To Move On!                                                                                        07 May 2020 Despite the April lockdown, there were still over 1.8k Dubai property sales transactions, valued at almost US$ 1.0 billion, bringing the YTD total to 12.3k, worth US$ 6.6 billion. According to Property Finder, … Continue reading

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Start All Over Again!

Start All Over Again!                                                                                     01 May 2020 The best scenario for the emirate’s tourist sector is that its doors may open by July but there could be a further two-month delay, depending on global restrictions. Tourist visas have been … Continue reading

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It’s About Change!

It’s About Change                                                                                          23 April 2020 Ramadan Kareem! There was welcome news at the end of the week, with the Dubai authorities easing some of the restrictions as from tomorrow, Friday 24 April. For the first time in three weeks, … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up When September Ends

Wake Me Up When September Ends!                                                          16 April 2020 Q1 property handovers were 27.5% lower at 5k, compared to the same period last year – a possible indicator that the year-end total will be less than 2019’s 32k and … Continue reading

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