Dubai properties will see new growth in 2017

Last year was tough for most global economies due to many important global events, including the US elections, Brexit and the gravest refugee crisis witnessed in modern times. Collectively, these events proved burdensome for the global community as a ... ( read original story ...)

How the levy of VAT will impact UAE's property…

The rules governing buying and leasing of property in the UAE varies significantly, depending on where the property is located. There are seven autonomous emirates, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm al Quwain and Ajman, and ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi property owners wrongly billed for municipality fees

ABU DHABI // Property owners are being wrongly billed for tens of thousands of dirhams in taxes from which they are exempt – and threatened with having utilities cut off if they do not pay. It is the latest problem for the new municipality fee system ... ( read original story ...)

Impact of VAT on UAE property: A halfway house

While new tax is unwelcome for end-users, there is no escaping the levy of value added tax, come January 1, 2018. Even as skeletal details have emerged about the VAT framework and sectors that will be exempted and zero-rated, consumers and end-users must ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai real estate deals top $21 billion in first quarter

Dubai Land Department recorded 20,000 real estate transactions worth $21bn (AED77bn) during the first quarter of 2017. The Dubai Land Department revealed the results of real estate transactions during the first quarter of 2017. Sultan Butti bin Mejren ... ( read original story ...)

UAE named best country for first time property buyers

If you’re thinking of relocating outside of the UAE, you might want to read this and re-think. Movehub, an award-winning relocating website, has released its list of the best and worst countries to migrate to and, the UAE has been named the best country ... ( read original story ...)

International Property Show kicks off

The 13th edition of International Property Show kicked off on Sunday in Dubai World Trade Centre. The show is being organised in conjunction with the Annual Investment Meeting. Companies from varied countries are participating at the show, including UAE ... ( read original story ...)