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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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Dubai growth to outperform GCC countries

November 23, 2017

Dubai growth expected to accelerate from 2.9 per cent in 2016 to 3.2 per cent in 2017 and 3.5 per cent in 2018. Diversification has put the Dubai economy on road ...

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Dubai’s housing handover upsurge

November 12, 2017

We look into the impact of a sharp increase in housing deliveries this year Dubai has seen a significant upsurge in new home handovers during the first half of the year, ...

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Revealed: Top Nationalities looking to buy Dubai properties

October 29, 2017

Dubai's real estate continues to attract investors and the latest data show which are the most eager buyers Dubai: Wealthy foreign investors have been pouring billions of dirhams into Dubai’s real ...

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Tenancy and Landlord rights in Dubai according to RERA

October 17, 2017

Your tenancy contract is one of the most important documents to consider while residing in Dubai, and knowing your tenancy rights and obligations are key to ensuring that you have ...

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