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Dubai developers urged to offer rent to own schemes

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Developers in Dubai should introduce rent to own schemes to help many buyers who can no longer afford homes in the emirate’s booming residential real estate market it is claimed.
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Sales and rental markets in Abu Dhabi steady in second quarter of 2014

Thursday, 17 July 2014
The real estate market in Abu Dhabi has been relatively steady in the second quarter of 2014 with prices and sales seeing little movement, according to the latest residential report from Asteco.
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Prime property price growth slows in Dubai

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Price growth has decelerated sharply in Dubai with values in the prime residential market increasing by just 1% in the first three months of this year, a new report reveals.
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Expo 2020 injecting confidence into Dubaiís commercial property markets

Monday, 19 May 2014
Occupier demand continues to reflect the confidence injected into Dubai’s commercial property market through the Expo 2020 win and overall increase in economic activity, a new report suggests.
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Residential rents set to remain high in Dubai despite slowing of growth

Friday, 16 May 2014
Average residential rents in Dubai are to remain high despite a slowing in rental value growth, according to the latest report from property firm Cluttons.
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Strong start to year for office sector in Dubai with rent increases of 20% expected

Thursday, 01 May 2014
Dubai’s office sector made a strong start to the year, with the number of leasing transactions up significantly in both annual and quarterly terms in the first three months of 2014.
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Property price growth slows slightly in Dubai

Monday, 28 April 2014
Property price growth has slowed in Dubai with the latest report showing villa prices up 6% and apartment prices up 3% in the first quarter of 2014.
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Rising rents and lack of affordable housing could force people out of Dubai, experts warn

Monday, 21 April 2014
Rising rents and a lack of affordable housing in Dubai is starting to cause some concerns according to real estate experts in the emirate.
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Dubai to get mandatory real estate contracts

Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Property contracts in Dubai will become mandatory from 01 May in a bid to clarify the roles of buyers, sellers and brokers, the Dubai Land Department has confirmed.
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Gulf buyers dominating new sales in Dubaiís recovering real estate market

Tuesday, 04 March 2014
Gulf buyers are still the main players in Dubai’s real estate market with the latest figures showing that the largest property purchases are from Qatar, Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
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Property prices in Dubai could reach pre crisis levels by end of 2014

Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Residential property prices in Dubai could return to a level last seen at the peak of the emirate’s real estate market in 2008, it is claimed.
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Prime property price growth slowing in Dubai, latest analysis suggests

Thursday, 30 January 2014
Cooling measures in Dubai have lead to more moderate property price growth in the emirate’s prime real estate market but increases of up to 15% are predicted for 2014.
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Dubai Marina proving popular with buyers and renters

Wednesday, 08 January 2014
Dubai Marina continues to be the most popular location in the emirate for buyers and tenants, but Dubai Sports City is fast growing in popularity, according to the latest data report.
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Dubai property prices up over 22% in 2013, latest data shows

Thursday, 02 January 2014

Property prices in Dubai increased by more than 22% in the 12 months to the end of November 2013, according the latest index.

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New rental law sets out higher increases in Dubai

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Residential rents in Dubai look set to increase in 2014 with new laws giving landlords the right to increase rents by up to 20% in some circumstances.

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Property prices in Dubai rising much faster than in Abu Dhabi, latest figures suggest

Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Property prices in Dubai are continuing to rise and the average value of a home is now almost AED2 million higher than prices in neighbouring Abu Dhabi, according to data based on live market statistics from real estate portal property finder.
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Improving economy boosting growth in Dubaiís commercial real estate sectors

Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Growth is being recorded across most of Dubai’s key commercial real estate markets as the   emirate’s economy rebounds, creating increased occupier demand.
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Dubai seeing sustainable property market growth, says latest analysis

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
Recent regulatory measures introduced to help sustain and regulate Dubai’s property market are already starting to take effect, with a recent cooling in the rate of growth, positioning the market towards a more sustainable pace of growth.
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UAE central bank reveals new mortgage rules

Monday, 04 November 2013
New lending rules for buying property in Dubai have been issued by the UAE central banks with limits for both nationals and foreign buyers needed a mortgage.
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Dubai could see prices fall by 2015 as current boom is not sustainable

Friday, 11 October 2013
With property prices rising steadily in Dubai, some experts are voicing opinions that another real estate slump is inevitable by 2015 because current values are not sustainable.
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Prime property prices in Dubai up by almost 12% so far in 2013, latest index shows

Thursday, 26 September 2013
Prime residential property prices in Dubai have been rising since the beginning of 2012 and have increased by 11.9% in 2013 so far, according to the latest index.
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Real time property price index launched in Dubai

Wednesday, 11 September 2013
The first ever real time guide to property prices in Dubai has been launched for both sales and rentals with the data reflecting actual transactions.
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Govt residency rule boosts real estate rents in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, 03 September 2013
A government requirement for public sector workers to reside in Abu Dhabi has provided a boost to the capital’s real estate sector with a rise in demand, according to the latest analysis from Middle Eastern property experts Cluttons.
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Residential property recovery in Dubai gathering pace, says latest analysis from Cluttons

Monday, 26 August 2013
Dubai’s residential property market recovery is gathering pace with Sharjah also benefitting, according to the latest Middle East market outlook from Cluttons.
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Residential property sales rise in Dubai, official govt data shows

Monday, 12 August 2013
The number of residential property sales realised in the first half of 2013 in Dubai increased by 41%, according to the latest data from the Dubai Land Department.
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Cityscape Global real estate event set to double in size this year in Dubai

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Hundreds of real estate exhibitors have signed for the 2013 Cityscape Global event in Dubai, the most in four years.
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Signs of Abu Dhabi property markets recovering

Monday, 29 July 2013
Prime residential property prices in Abu Dhabi increased by 5% in the second quarter of 2013 amid signs that the emirate’s real estate market is recovering.
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Dubai residential property market seeing a broad based recovery, new report suggests

Wednesday, 24 July 2013
The residential property market in Dubai is experiencing a broad based recovery with prices and rental values picking up in several locations, according to a new report from Jones Lang LaSalle.
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Value of property sales in Dubai up by 30% in first half of 2013

Friday, 19 July 2013
Property sales in Dubai have increased in the first six months of 2013 compared with the same period a year ago, according to the latest figures from the Dubai Land Department.
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Property prices in Dubai soaring in popular locations, latest figures show

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
People living in Dubai could be prices out of the market if the emirate’s residential real estate recovery continues at its present pace, it is suggested.
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Property prices up 16.1% year on year in Dubai

Monday, 01 July 2013
Residential property prices in Dubai increased by 2.01% in May compared with the previous month, according to the latest index to be published.
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