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Dubai retains allure as city of choice for home buyers

John, I. (2020, August 10). Dubai retains allure as city of choice for home buyers. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/dubai-retains-allure-as-city-of-choice-for-home-buyers

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Dubai retains its allure as one of the world's most preferred prime residential destinations for investors due to its affordability and relatively high yields compared to its global peers, according to a research released on Monday.

For the second year in succession, Dubai has been rated the third most affordable city in the world for buying prime residential property after Cape Town and Kuala Lumpur, the Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index.

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Dubai developers keen to deliver projects ahead of Expo

Rizvi, M. (2020, August 02). Dubai developers keen to deliver projects ahead of Expo. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/dubai-developers-keen-to-deliver-projects-ahead-of-expo

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Emirate's property sector proves resilience during coronavirus period, completing 30% of 45,720 units in H1

Dubai's real estate is expected to gain momentum in coming months, with economic activities having resumed and developers racing against time to complete their announced projects ahead of Expo 2020, experts said.

Analysts and industry executives said the emirate's property sector has proved its resilience during the coronavirus outbreak by completing around 30 per cent of an announced 45,720 residential units during the first half of 2020.

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Dubai’s real estate sector records transactions worth Dh72.5 billion in H1 2020

Dubai’s real estate transactions in Q2 2020 reach Dh24.5 billion, says DLD report


Ramzan, A. (2020, July 25). Dubai's real estate sector records transactions worth Dh72.5 billion in H1 2020. Gulf News. Retrieved from https://gulfnews.com/business/property/dubais-real-estate-sector-records-transactions-worth-dh725-billion-in-h1-2020-1.1595666507612

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Dubai: Dubai’s real estate market witnessed transactions worth Dh72.5 billion in the first half of 2020, despite the impact of the global COVID-19 outbreak, according to a report issued by the Dubai Land Department (DLD).

The figures indicate that Dubai’s real estate sector is gradually returning to normal, driven by the stimulus packages and initiatives launched by the government and its departments in the past few months.

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How Dubai Metro's Route 2020 will impact property prices, rents

Abbas, W. (2020, July 19). How Dubai Metro's Route 2020 will impact property prices, rents. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/how-dubai-metros-route-2020-will-impact-property-prices-rents

 
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Historically, areas up to 15 minutes of walk to a Dubai Metro station tend to outperform the wider property market.

Realty near these areas seen to be more favourable than before

Property prices and rentals around areas connected to Dubai Metro's Route 2020 will be more resilient compared to the wider market, according to property analysts and industry executives.

They believe that rates will rise in the medium to long term but not in the short term due to oversupply in the market.

Dubai earlier this month inaugurated Route 2020, a 15km extension to the Dubai Metro's Red Line, linking Jebel Ali, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Jumeirah Golf Estate, Dubai Investment Park and the Expo 2020 site. Route 2020 will have seven stations and will serve communities populated by 270,000 people.

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Dubai now requires property management firms to reveal developer association

This move will empower homeowners in dealing with developer-owned firms


Nair, M. (2020, July 15). Dubai now requires property management firms to reveal developer association. Gulf News. Retrieved from https://gulfnews.com/business/property/dubai-now-requires-property-management-firms-to-reveal-developer-association-1.1594721603859


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Property management firms will have to reveal any associations they have with developers or other entities to prevent conflicts of interest.

Dubai: In a groundbreaking move, Dubai will now require property management firms to disclose any relation to other entities involved in the process. 

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