Best areas to buy property in Dubai

If you're thinking about investing in Dubai, where do you buy? Dubai is a real estate market that is home to 3.5 million residents and at least a dozen distinct districts that all have pros and cons from an investment perspective. We'll highlight some of them here, but feel free to talk to us about the investment potential of any area within Dubai. Any overview of the best areas to buy property in Dubai...

Record number of UAE students apply to UK universities increasing demand for new homes from Gulf’s buyers in Central London

Data from the UCAS admissions service confirms a record number of students from the UAE have applied to UK universities in 2022. The UK is highly regarded as being home to some of the best public schools and prestigious universities in the world.  Throughout the Gulf region, wealthy Middle Easterners have long favoured setting up home in London to provide their children with a first class education. ...

Dubai property prices in 2022/23

The subject of Dubai property prices has created a lot of headlines over the past 20 years.Investors have seen periods consisting of huge growth and returns, and – like any other market – a few downturns too. What has been consistent, however, has been Dubai's reputation and prestige as the world's most luxurious prime real estate market.Consequently, despite some of the highest per sq ft prices in the...

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Top developers in Dubai

The choice of developer is a key factor in any real estate investment. This is particularly pertinent when purchasing Dubai property, as not only do you want to be assured of build quality, but due to the high proportion of off-plan opportunities in the market, you also want to be assured of timely completion. As an investor, you can take confidence in your acquisitions by assessing the track record...

Dubai real estate: All you need to know

Dubai real estate has been a sought-after asset for both domestic and overseas investors for over 2 decades now. Like all other investment markets it has periods of growth and decline and at its peak, Dubai offered some of the biggest returns you could find across any property market in the world. As we move through 2022 and into a post-pandemic economy, the market is very buoyant once more –...

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Dubai property market: what’s happening 2022

Dubai’s real estate market is no stranger to big headlines and big numbers.Ever since recording growth of 162% in the 6 years between 2002 and 2008 in the emergent Gold Rush, Dubai investors have known they could get serious short-term growth from the prime market in the GCC – provided they exited in a timely manner.Now, the big headlines and the big numbers are back and it's a turnaround that got many...

Are London property prices falling?

What goes up, must come down? Maybe. Maybe not.London property prices have gone up for a long, long time now. Few property markets in the world have generated the sustained levels of investment returns that London real estate has over the past two decades or more.If you invested in London property back at the turn of the millennium when the average house price was £200,000 you'd be sitting on a return of...

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The Elizabeth Line opening: How will this impact the London property market?

The Elizabeth Line, which is one of Europe’s biggest transport infrastructure schemes, is finally set to open in London on 24 May 2022. The aim of this railway line is to connect east and west London, in addition to the commuter towns to the east and west of the capital. Revolutionising travel across London This new railway is the most significant investment to London transport in decades and is set to...

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High yielding property investments in the UK

For many years now, London real estate has been one of the world's top mid to long-term investments with properties generating huge capital growth and sustained rental yields in one of Europe's biggest tenant markets. As we move through 2022 and search for a new normal in a post-covid world, it is more important than ever that investors are familiar with the current investment trends in the UK...

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Rising UK interest rates

What does rising interest rates mean for property investors? On Thursday 5 May, the Bank of England increased the base UK interest rates from 0.75% to 1.00%. This 0.25% rise is the fourth consecutive increase since December 2021. What has been happening to interest rates? In December 2021, the base interest rate was increased from 0.10% to 0.25%. Then, in February 2022, this was increased to...

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