What we have learned from the Dubai boom-bust cycle in 2007?

Dubai’s real state market has seen a positive performance throughout 2014, opening the year with prices and rents increasing within the residential sector in the first two quarters. During the second two quarters of 2014, the market has experienced slower growth levels in villa sales prices and rents. This could have been driven by RERA enforcing tighter government regulations alongside…

Factors to consider when Investing in Dubai Real Estate Market

Commercial and residential real-estate in Dubai has a unique ring to it as it is amongst the world’s fastest growing real-estate market with all the qualities associated with re-purposing of the Dubai waterfront and desert lands. The quality of the property comes with the added benefits of having free zones that allow freehold of property by non-natives. The commercial property…

Dubai’s Fastest Growing Freehold

We proudly announce our latest success; the sell-out of Phase I of ‘Mirdif Tulip’, Mirdif’s first freehold development, within days of the project’s ‘soft launch’. Even with limited initial marketing bookings for premium units and hundreds of enquiries poured in during the last week. The rise of Dubai’s fast-growing residential real estate market is likely to peak in the following years and with…

The fundamentals of Dubai’s real estate market

Dubai has been a fore-runner in establishing state-of-the-art developments, implementing technological advancements and building skyscrapers that have made the headlines around the world. With many a feather in it’s cap, as Dubai prepares to host the upcoming World Expo 2020 and the city prepares to receive 25 million visitors for the period, there is more in store. In 2014, the…

The emergence of New Dubai

Al Furjan is a vivacious residential development located between Sheikh Zayed Road and Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, adjacent to the Discovery Gardens community and is accessible from Al Yalayis Street and Al Asayel Street. Locate conveniently just off the Emirates Road and the Dubai Investment Park Road within the Jebel Ali community Zone. This 560 Hectare mega development consists of…

Rents across Dubai

Rental rates for apartments in Dubai witnessed a constant increase during the second quarter of 2014. The growth was at a modest pace, between 1 and 10 per cent. While apartments in and around Shaikh Zayed area continues to be the most expensive. Mirdif: An affordable housing option Mirdif is a popular choice for families looking to find affordable housing…

Freehold and Leasehold property in Dubai

UAE is home to numerous expatriates, this facilitates the need for an opportunity for these expats to purchase permanent homes in the country. In Dubai expatriates can purchase houses under leasehold or as freehold. Sometimes the term ‘leasehold’ area was used to describe a place in Dubai where only GCC nationals could buy, whereas ‘freehold’ was considered to be ex-pats…

Property prices in Dubai

The cost of housing has always been a cause for worry for expatriates in the UAE. Whenever rents in Dubai become unaffordable, a number of residents pack up their belongings and traded long commutes for cheaper apartments. Housing rents in the UAE are continuously rising. However looking for a place to rent or buy in Dubai that doesn’t have to…

The quality of life in Mirdif

Over the last few days we have been blogging about Mirdif Tulip, Mirdif’s first freehold project. Sales have been successful over the last 48 hours, and we are happy that the project has been so warmly received by the market. Our main focus on Mirdif has been the high quality of life that the neighbourhood offers. Quaility of life is…

Mirdif: A well connected suburbia

Once seemingly miles outside of Dubai, Mirdif has grown into a well connected suburbia- with an array shops, nurseries, schools and its own malls – Mirdif Uptown and Mirdif City Centre. Mirdif is a popular choice for families looking to find affordable housing in Dubai. It is located on the outer edge of the city close to the Dubai airport. Strategically placed away from the big…

Mirdif: A home tucked away from the noise of the city

In recent years Mirdif has evolved into a fast growing residential area in the south-east of Dubai, fuelled by easy access to Dubai airport and excellent handy local facilities. Positioned perfectly between Al Khawaneej Road and Tripoli Road, the area has become hugely popular with the expat community, but there are also quite a few locals who still call the…