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Dubai must not position as a cheap destination


Dubai offers world-class infrastructure and best quality of life. If you believe Dubai should be a cheaper place to live and work for, think again. Because not everyone thinks on the similar lines. Because bankers, professors and professionals believe that the Dubai should not aim to position itself as a cheap destination. While speaking at…

No more cheque, pay rent by direct debit

Bank cheque

A new digital payment service has been launched that will allow tenants to pay their rent through direct debit. It is likely to eliminate the need for post-dated rent cheques. Asteco has partnered with the National Bank of Fujairah and Direct Debit System to use direct debit as a digital solution for all parties in…

Affordability vs affordable must-haves

Affordable living

Has the concern on affordability been fully addressed in Dubai? We have seen new projects launched at lower price points, unit sizes becoming smaller (or more “efficient”) and more investor-friendly payment plans consisting of post-handover collections. Urbanisation is rapidly taking place, with the city expanding towards Dubailand and the south. Developments in new locations and…