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10-year residence visa in UAE for investors, doctors, specialists and top students

May 21, 2018

100% ownership for investors, 10-year residence for investors, professionals and families, plus students ABU DHABI: To further boost the UAE’s position as a primary destination for international investors and top talent from ...

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Nakheel posts Dh1.55 billion Q1 profit

May 6, 2018

Delivery and diversification of portfolio prop up master developer's profits Nakheel made a net profit of Dh1.55 billion in the first quarter of 2018, up 5 per cent on Q1 2017. ...

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5 things to ponder if you plan to borrow in 2018

March 22, 2018

55% of UAE home-buyers look to finance, a huge leap from less than 20% in 2012 The anticipated interest rate hike has yet to come to pass and banks are ...

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6 Reasons Why The UAE Is An Awesome Place For Expat Women

March 12, 2018

Moving to a different country can be a daunting experience, especially if you’re a single woman looking to build a new life. A number of expats consider moving to the ...

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VAT 101: Renters and home buyers escape the brunt of new tax policy

January 18, 2018

This article was originally published in Propertyfinder Trends 2017, Vol 3. As UAE residents, we all want to know how the revised VAT law will impact our lives here. In October, ...

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Want to rent a property in Dubai? Know the law

If you are looking to rent a property in Dubai then equipping yourself with the property laws of the emirate should be on priority. Aiming to regulate the relationship and minimise ...

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How the Dubai real estate market evolved in 2017

January 2, 2018

Off-plan sales revived sentiment and an abundance of supply opened the doors for affordable opportunities 2017 was a year of change in the Dubai real estate market, where ...

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How VAT on Property and other products works elsewhere

VAT in Dubai will be levied at 5% which will be one of the lowest in the world. At present, Yemen has the lowest VAT chargeable rate at 2%, and ...

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Dubai realty still a winner

December 25, 2017

Dubai Marina identified as the most sought-after area for both renting and buying apartments this year, while Mirdif and Arabian Ranches led the pack in villa ...

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Budget-conscious buyers make a beeline for Al Furjan

November 29, 2017

Fairly high supply levels should ensure prices remain within a tight band Al Furjan Launched in 2007, Al Furjan is a residential community currently under construction near Jebel Ali Village and Discovery ...

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