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Is paying off your home mortgage early a good idea?

If finding your dream house and getting a mortgage approved is one part of buying a house, then owning it by paying back the loan is the other. Mortgage loans in the UAE are capped at about 70-75 per cent of the property value on a maximum tenure of 25 years. On proper planning, getting…

8 tips for a successful luxury home sale

Realtors of luxury homes must have the right plan in place to achieve a swift sale. 1. Presentation is key As impressive a villa might look from the outside, it is ultimately difficult to sell an empty house. Buyers tend to be visual in nature and their decisions are based on what they see in…

Live close to Dubai Metro, the rents are lower

The Dubai Metro has impacted residential capital and rental values since it started operations in September 2009 with the opening of the Red Line and the Green Line in 2011. According to a report by global real estate consultancy Knight Frank, average mainstream prices in Dubai grew by 28 per cent from Q1 2010 to…

Co-working spaces are the future for commercial realty

Millennials – those currently aged between 20 and 37 – are changing the way the world works and are demanding new ways of working. The Dubai real estate sector must be mindful of the changing demands of working and work spaces and react to future needs. It is very clear that the rising tide of…