UAE property portal Bayut.com is reporting this week that affordability remained the center of discussions at the recently concluded Cityscape Global real estate exhibition in Dubai.
According to international real estate consultant Cluttons, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC-based) high net worth individuals are set to continue investing in global real estate for the remainder of the year.
A recent decision by the Bahraini government to allow foreign investors 100% ownership in various sectors of the market is likely to have a positive long term impact.
Global real estate consultancy Cluttons has launched The Next Big Thing, an international competition which invites entrants from the UAE to outline a concept which will help to turn the world's 'slums' into legitimate, sanitary and productive communities.
Abu Dhabi's largest property developer - Aldar Properties - is reporting this week that work is progressing across all aspects of the development West Yas, Aldar's first villa community on Yas Island.
According to UAE property portal Bayut, moving further away from previous year's dormant second half, UAE's real estate market remained stable in the first quarter of 2016.
According real estate consultancy Cluttons, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah have emerged as the region's most popular investment destinations amongst GCC High Net Worth Individuals.
Despite global economic volatility over the past year, investment appetite among UAE High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) does not appear to be dented.
According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, Sharjah's residential property market is starting to show signs of softening at the end of 2015.
According to the Dubai-based real estate company Luxhabitat, the total value of villa transactions are valued at AED 938 million for 61 villas sold between January and October 2015.
According to Cluttons, home price growth in Dubai appears to be slowing, with a bottoming out in the market likely to happen at the tail end of 2016.
According to international property consultant Cluttons, after five consecutive quarters of stability in the residential lettings market, rents across Muscat dipped slightly during Q3 2015.
UAE-based Cityscape Global 2015 event eased many Middle East property investor concerns, and cleared speculative clouds of a purported property demand slowdown in Dubai.
The average rent in Bahrain's prime residential areas dipped by a marginal 0.1% during Q3 2015, after growing for three consecutive quarters.
With a 54% decline in oil prices during the past 12 months, UAE real estate market is beginning to feel the effect with property transaction levels falling.