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Dubai home prices down 20% since market peak in 2014

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Dubai residential properties have seen their capital values decline by 20 per cent since the market peak of mid-2014, says consulting firm ValuStrat. However, the steep declines have boosted sales as transaction volumes and average ticket sizes have increased across…

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Dubai’s developers get all aggressive on prices

Seven city JLT

Developers in Dubai are getting back to basics — set the price right and the sales will follow. The developer of the Dh1.3 billion “Se7en City” high-rise cluster in JLT (Jumeirah Lake Towers) is doing just that. Starting at Dh925…

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Institutional investors set their sights on Dubai property

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Institutional interest has been steadily rising in Dubai real estate. These players typically include banks, real estate investment trusts (Reits), insurance companies, etc. Although they have been primarily investing in Grade A office buildings, of late, they have widened their…

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Are Dubai’s prime homes getting smaller?

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Despite Dubai’s image as an expensive metropolis, prime properties in the city are among the most spacious and lowest-priced of comparable global hubs, almost 40 per cent cheaper than Singapore and 50 per cent less than in Moscow or Paris,…

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