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Own a home in 4 months, pay 50% later over 5 years

 Aug 17 2017

Gemini Property Developers have announced the launch of their maiden project in Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR City), with a flexible payment plan that allows buyers to choose how much they want to pay before handover, and the balance amount over a period of five years. Continue Reading

Al Gurg: The family developer taking a different approach to Dubai real estate

 Aug 17 2017
 Source: zawya.com

Fifteen years ago, the Dubai government issued a decree that allowed expatriates and foreigners to own freehold property in the emirate. Continue Reading

New permit strategy to boost realty sector

 Aug 17 2017
 Source: gulfnews.com

The new strategy for issuing building permits in Dubai is expected to benefit both developers and investors in the emirate’s real estate sector by speeding up procedures for getting approvals. Continue Reading

Onsite sales at Cityscape to boost industry

 Aug 17 2017

Luxury real estate developer Damac Properties sees the decision to allow onsite sales at this year's Cityscape Global 2017 as a positive step to help boost property sector growth. Continue Reading

Need-to-Know United Arab Emirates Travel

 Aug 17 2017

The latest edition of the Questex Focus Series, United Arab Emirates, provides an in-depth look at the region’s newest accommodations and attractions. Continue Reading

Union Properties shares jump in steady Dubai market

 Aug 17 2017
 Source: gulfnews.com

Union Properties rose, extending gains for another session as traders resorted to bargain buying in a steady Dubai market. Continue Reading

Dubai tops MEA region in hotel room construction

 Aug 17 2017

Dubai has been placed ahead of its neighbours in the Middle East and Africa region, with the most number of hotel rooms under construction. Continue Reading

United Arab Emirates stocks mixed at close of trade; DFM General up 0.33%

 Aug 17 2017
 Source: investing.com

United Arab Emirates stocks were mixed after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Real Estate & Construction, Services and Banking sectors led shares higher while losses in the Telecoms, Insurance and Finance & Investment sectors led shares lower. Continue Reading

Gemini offers customised payment plan for Splendor

 Aug 17 2017
 Source: tradearabia.com

Gemini Property Developers, a boutique real estate developer, and SPF Reality, one of the UAE’s largest real estate brokerage and advisory service providers, today announced an industry-first customised payment plan for residential units in the Dh280-million ($76.23 million) Splendor at MBR City in Dubai, UAE. Continue Reading

Mideast stocks sag on dim outlook

 Aug 16 2017

Middle East stock markets sagged again on Tuesday because of a mediocre economic outlook, with a shock loss at a real estate developer weighing on Dubai and Egypt dropping for a sixth straight day. Continue Reading

fäm Properties tops $350m in City Walk residential sales

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: arabnews.com

One of Dubai’s largest real estate brokerages, fäm Properties, has topped 1.3 billion dirhams ($350 million) in residential property sales at City Walk, the new destination developed and managed by Meraas in the heart of Jumeirah. Continue Reading

Dubai Creek Tower: New pictures emerge of world's next tallest tower

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: edition.cnn.com

After breaking ground in October 2016, Dubai Creek Tower is on the up -- although it hasn't yet reached ground level. Continue Reading

Why building in Dubai is a good idea

 Aug 16 2017

A robust property market, combined with a strong tourism sector and increasing investor interest, has ensured that Dubai still has one of the most active construction markets in the Middle East and North Africa region. Continue Reading

Why a good real estate agent can make all the difference

 Aug 16 2017

In 2017, people shouldn't be the pain point of looking to buy property. Estate agents should be there to help: to be useful sources of information, to find you what you want and to help you figure out what you need. Continue Reading

IHG Signs Two New Hotels in Dubai

 Aug 16 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing two new properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay. Continue Reading

Dubai’s realty space could do with a uniform benchmarking

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: gulfnews.com

One question that everyone has asked in recent months has been quite an obvious one: How much have the real estate markets in Dubai fallen by? A corollary to this would be — are the markets still falling? Continue Reading

Homefront: Abu Dhabi couple should not bother claiming compensation for '13th month' of rent

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: thenational.ae

The husband and wife broke their contract early and say they have not been refunded for the final month of the tenancy agreement. Continue Reading

UAE investors are as likely to chase bargains in London realty

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: gulfnews.com

Not all investors in the UAE are chasing bargains on off-plan property in Dubai — some are instead heading off to London for options there. And the lucky ones have already landed a few good deals. Continue Reading

Developer Sobha Group plans Oman project, to expand outside real estate

 Aug 16 2017

GCC and India real estate firm Sobha Group is planning a project in Oman and a potential push into a new sector outside of property as part of its wider expansion plans, according to the company’s chairman. Continue Reading

Bank official embezzled Dh896,742, court hears

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: gulfnews.com

A bank’s assistant manager embezzled more than Dh890,000 after forging documents, the Dubai Court of First Instance heard on Wednesday. Continue Reading

A flood of new homes has no effect on Dubai property prices

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: gulfnews.com

Even 13,000 new homes going on sale in Dubai during the first six months do not seem to have much of an impact on property values. Continue Reading

‘Dubai Lamp’ to be mandatory in new buildings in emirate

 Aug 16 2017

Developers, consultants and contractors received a memo about the use of the energy efficient bulb. Continue Reading

On site: Serenia Residences on Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

 Aug 16 2017

On the must-do list of any first-time visitor to Dubai is a drive down the Palm Jumeriah crescent, the strip of land that is home to some of the city’s most exclusive and extravagant hotels and resorts. Continue Reading

Dubai Parks and Resorts reveals funny rollercoaster moments

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: tradearabia.com

In celebration of International Rollercoaster Day, Dubai Parks and Resorts - the region’s largest theme park destination - has revealed some of the most hilarious reactions to its fastest and scariest rollercoaster, ‘Madagascar Mad Pursuit’. Continue Reading

SMEs Receive Over 50 percent of Awarded Contracts

 Aug 16 2017

The latest Expo 2020 Dubai report, prepared by The Big 5, reveals that more than 15,000 businesses have registered their interest on Expo 2020 Dubai’s online procurement portal, and that USD 3 billion in contracts are expected in 47 awards over 2017. Continue Reading

Gate Avenue, The Exchange Building to open in H1 2018

 Aug 16 2017

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) on Wednesday said its two new buildings costing a total of Dh1.18 billion will open doors for tenants in the first-half of next year, also boasting over 99 per cent of occupancy in existing DIFC-owned buildings. Continue Reading

Most markets up; Egypt ends losing streak but Qatar down after data

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: zawya.com

Most Middle Eastern stock markets rose on Wednesday, with Egypt ending a six-day losing streak, but trading volumes were thin in the absence of major new catalysts for investors. Continue Reading

Investors await Fed's minutes

 Aug 16 2017
 Source: zawya.com

Investors are waiting for the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's last meeting in July for clues on the pace of potential interest rate hikes. Continue Reading

Damac reports decline in property development sales

 Aug 15 2017
 Source: arabnews.com

Damac Properties reported a second consecutive quarterly income decline after property development sales fell sharply. Continue Reading

Union Properties swings to record Dh2.3 billion quarterly loss

 Aug 15 2017
 Source: thenational.ae

Union Properties (UP), the developer whose board went through an overhaul in May, reported its worst-ever quarterly loss on Tuesday after it wrote down the value of investments and booked provisions to cover accounting errors of the firm’s previous management. Continue Reading

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