Articles and reviews

Quality comes into play as recovery looks up

While there is no denying that living near the water is an attractive proposition that in itself is not enough. Those time-honored maxims of quality and even affordability come into play when judging a property.

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Realty may take its own time to ride the Metro

The Metro by itself is not going to fast-track a revival for the Dubai property market.

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Palm Jumeirah back in the reckoning

Given the benefit of hindsight, the great property crash of 2008 may well have been the best thing that happened to Palm Jumeirah.

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New address on the Palm – Marina Residences

Despite the oversupply in the residential market, Nakheel will hand over the first apartments at the Marina Residences, Palm Jumeirah at the end of November.

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Cracking the contract code

Whether you buy property off-plan or on the secondary market, knowing the facts before signing on the dotted line can save you a lot of heartache.

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Metro effect

The price of property near Dubai Metro stations could command a premium of up to 10 per cent.

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Right valuation

A proper appraisal in the UAE can help bridge the gap between prices set by evaluators and the actual selling prices of real estate properties.

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Lack of confidence

The number of property industry visitors to the Cityscape Dubai expo was down by 50%.

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