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DIFC back to business with offices, retail outlets and restaurants open

 Jun 13 2020
 Source: Gulf News

Strict public health procedures will continue to be implemented, says DIFC Continue Reading

Covid-19 impact on the GCC’s real estate sector: Are there any housing concerns?

 Jun 13 2020
 Source: Gulf Business

How can real estate developers in the GCC adapt to the upheaval that the coronavirus has caused across the region? Continue Reading

Is now the right time to apply for a UAE mortgage?

 May 07 2020
 Source: The National

With favourable rates and a lower loan-to-value ratio, this could be the ideal opportunity to secure a new home loan or renegotiate an existing one Continue Reading

DLD provides support to ensure sustainability for developers

 Apr 19 2020
 Source: Gulf Today

Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), announced that it will continue to provide all support services to its customers and ensure business sustainability in the current exceptional circumstances. Continue Reading

Foreigners’ guide to buying property in Dubai

 Feb 18 2020
 Source: AME Info

The process of purchasing Dubai real estate is relatively simple compared to many other cities in the world. Continue Reading

Dubai property: Government initiatives to boost demand in 2020

 Feb 03 2020
 Source: The National

More than 80,000 units are expected to be delivered in 2020 in Dubai, according to JLL report Continue Reading

Dubai Property: Hikes unlikely on home service charges

 Feb 03 2020
 Source: Gulf News

This year will be about adjusting to RERA’s new law on owners associations Continue Reading

UAE’s 5-year visa ‘to stabilise property sector’

 Jan 21 2020
 Source: Trade Arabia

The UAE’s new five-year tourist visa policy will add stability to the real estate market in the UAE, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, CEO of Lootah Real Estate Development, one of the region’s most prominent real estate developers. Continue Reading

No developer can impose rules on holiday homes in Dubai

 Jan 21 2020
 Source: Gulf News

New directives issued by DTCM to offer more clarity in running these businesses Continue Reading

UAE scraps client age limit for repaying mortgages

 Oct 14 2019
 Source: MENAFN

The UAE Central Bank has removed the 70-year age limit for the last mortgage repayment in order to ease mortgage loan requirements for customers of banks and finance companies. Continue Reading

Protect yourself, know the property law

 Oct 09 2019
 Source: Gulf News

Getting legal advise from the outset will help property buyers in the long run Continue Reading

Dubai’s supreme committee for real estate holds first meeting

 Oct 06 2019
 Source: Meed

Deputy Ruler Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has chaired the first meeting of Dubai’s Supreme Committee for Real Estate Planning. Continue Reading

Emaar bans holiday home operators in Downtown as it ventures into short-term rental market

 Sep 12 2019
 Source: The National

The developer confirmed it asked homeowners to cease letting out holiday homes in the development by September 19 Continue Reading

Schon Properties signs agreement to complete Dubai Lagoon Lotus Project

 Aug 10 2019
 Source: The News

Major property developer Schon Properties has signed an agreement with a leading investor and contractor to complete their 90% completed development, Dubai Lagoon Lotus. Continue Reading

Dubai’s five-year visa programmes take shape

 Aug 07 2019
 Source: Gulf News

The ones issued to residents holding Dh5m in property assets can prove a win-win Continue Reading

79% of UAE investors consider increasing investments because of Permanent Residency Scheme

 Jul 11 2019
 Source: MEP Middle East

Results attributed increased interest of investment in property to Expo 2020 Continue Reading

Ziad Saleh first Arab to get UAE Gold Card

 Jun 16 2019
 Source: Gulf News

Alain Pharmacy Group CEO received honour along with VPS Healthcare chief Vayalil Continue Reading

Is it legal for Dubai real estate agents to ask for your salary certificate?

 Jun 10 2019
 Source: Khaleej Times

It may be noted that an individual's right to privacy is protected under the UAE law. Continue Reading

Residency reforms boost Dubai real estate

 Jun 09 2019

The value of real estate transactions in Dubai rose by 38% in the first five months of 2019, up to $9.6 billion from $6.54 billion for the same period in 2018. Continue Reading

DLD signs license agreement with Mashreq Bank for e-mortgage System

 May 28 2019

Dubai Land Department (DLD) signed a license agreement with Mashreq Bank Continue Reading

Things to Know Before Buying a Property in Dubai as a Foreigner

 May 20 2019

The past decade has been a blessing to Dubai, the expat opportunities are booming, real-estate investments are skyrocketing, and tourism is ever increasing–thanks to word of mouth references from returning visitors. Continue Reading

DLD hosts training programme by Harvard University

 Apr 20 2019

Introducing the participants to real estate investment strategies through a two-day programme Continue Reading

Buying property with post-handover payment plan in UAE? What overseas buyers need to know

 Apr 10 2019
 Source: Gulf News

There are several factors to consider, especially if the buyer has no local bank account Continue Reading

UAE to start receiving applications for long-term residence visa for investors, entrepreneurs, innovators and talented expatriates

 Mar 12 2019
 Source: Gulf News

UAE Cabinet approved 5-year, 10-year visas for investors, entrepreneurs, talented expats Continue Reading

US delegation visits Dubai to review its real estate experience

 Jan 06 2019

150 real estate agents and 11 investors from the United States seeking investment opportunities in Dubai Continue Reading

Due diligence for homebuyers

 Aug 26 2018
 Source: Gulf News

There are various factors to consider before committing to buy a property Continue Reading

Dubai’s developers have greater oversight to deal with

 Aug 25 2018
 Source: Gulf News

The real estate authorities have toughened rules by which stakeholders can play Continue Reading

Traps to avoid when buying property in the UAE

 Jul 16 2018
 Source: thenational.ae

Tips include finding a trusted broker to checking the paperwork and staying on top of the fees Continue Reading

What you should know about evicting tenants in UAE

 Jul 15 2018

What UAE law says about subletting, evicting tenants. Continue Reading

Homefront: 'My landlord's property has been seized by the bank. Where do I stand?'

 Jul 11 2018
 Source: thenational.ae

The tenant has been asked to move out in two months time as the bank wants to sell the apartment Continue Reading