• EXPERT VIEW: MPM Properties

    Off-plan property prices in the UAE capital are on the rise, according to a new report, while price increases for completed properties are stabilising. The quarterly report, by MPM Properties (a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) shows that demand for properties direct from the developer is high – with many units being sold direct […]

    3 years ago Editor's choice | Issue 02
  • NEWS: Investing closer to home

    Iraqis are one of the top investors in UAE property, according to a recent report, that reveals that familiarity with a region is the driving force that decides where most people will invest their funds. Most property investors tend to invest close-to-home, with the majority of people buying in the cities in which they currently […]

    3 years ago Editor's choice | Issue 02
  • Neighbourhood focus: Downtown Dubai

    Although it covers just two square kilometres, Downtown is a neighbourhood of immense variety, ranging from the tallest tower in the world, the Burj Khalifa, to quaint low-rise developments and greenery in Old Town and Old Town Island. Yet, apart from the ultra-luxurious apartments in Burj Khalifa, the prices to buy are relatively reasonable, according to […]

    3 years ago Editor's choice | Issue 02
  • NEWS: Dubai Land Department Announces improvements

    The larger the transaction, the more paperwork seems to accompany it, and purchasing real estate is certainly no exception. Hoping to improve that complex process, a series of improvements aimed at improving the property registering process has been announced by the Dubai Land Department, meaning that investors should find it easier than ever to navigate […]

    3 years ago Editor's choice | Issue 02
  • EXPERT VIEW: More mid-market properties needed

    Savvy investors with an eye on reliable returns could do well to look at snapping up mid-level properties, while property developers who focus on supplying more affordable housing will tap into a significant demand for this kind of real estate. That’s the conclusion of a report by Colliers International, a leader in international commercial real estate […]

    3 years ago Editor's choice | Issue 02
  • FEATURE: Introducing Durise

    Drise is one of the first crowdfunding real estate companies in the world, the brainchild of Waleed Esbaitah, who established the company in order to provide investors in the region with an alternative to traditional property investment models.  With a young demographic, the Middle East is full of technologically savvy investors for whom entry price […]

    3 years ago Editor's choice | Issue 02

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