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real estate market in Dubai

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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Demand to soon outstrip supply for Dubai homes

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A surge of supply is expected to hit the Dubai residential market in the run-up to 2020. This is a result of the slew of off-plan launches witnessed in the past two years, riding high on incentives offered by developers.…

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Why rent-to-own is a win-win for buyers, developers

Own a home

In comparison to mature markets such as the UK and Canada, rent to own (RTO) has not yet been cemented as a core market concept in Dubai. Although the overall objective is the same, which is to bring housing affordability…

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Developer counts on Expo to create resurgent demand


Developers in Dubai are counting on Expo 2020 to generate demand for the properties that are scheduled for handover in the upcoming years. “The Expo is expected to receive up to 300,000 visitors a day when it opens, while also…

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