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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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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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How valuation eliminates big risks in property deals

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Valuation is important when buying or selling property, as it can be the key to securing a mortgage, investors or buyers. An appraisal is carried out by a qualified, independent professional who gives an unbiased estimate of the true or…

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

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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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