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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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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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Dubai Land Department adds new payment methods

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The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that its finance department recently activated new smart payment services through the Apple Pay and Samsung Pay applications. The move is aligned with the Dubai Smart Government’s strategy to support outstanding government performance…

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UAE in 40th spot in global real estate transparency

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Already the most “transparent” real estate market in the region, the UAE and Dubai are pushing up the ranks in the global stakes too. The UAE is ranked 40th most transparent market in the world by the consultancy JLL in…

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