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Tax impact on tenants is more psychological

Vat on Tenants

The year began with the implementation of a landmark policy by the UAE government — the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) at a rate of 5 per cent. Halfway through the year, it bears reviewing to see how VAT has…

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Dubai home prices down 20% since market peak in 2014

rental decline

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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Are Dubai’s prime homes getting smaller?

smaller apartments

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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