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PROPERTY: Our real estate expert answers your questions!

PROPERTY: Our real estate expert answers your questions!

Alan Kaye, head of sales and leasing at District Real Estate, answers your property queries Q. I have seen that a three percent municipal fee has been introduced. What is this and what does it mean for the tenant? A. This is …

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LIVING: New taxes come into place for Abu Dhabi residents

LIVING: New taxes come into place for Abu Dhabi residents

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is on the rise with the announcement of a new property tax. The recent introduction of the municipality contract fee will see expat tenants pay three percent extra on their yearly lease. UAE …

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CITYSCAPE: First lease-to-own offer gives residents added investment opportunity

CITYSCAPE: First lease-to-own offer gives residents added investment opportunity

Al Forsan Village has announced the first lease-to-own offer, allowing investors to purchase villas through annual instalments. The villas, part of a health-focused luxury, mixed-use development, can be bought for AED 300,000 per year. The announcement was made at real …

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NEWS: TDIC’s latest holistic residential community to include lakes and horse riding tracks

NEWS: TDIC’s latest holistic residential community to include lakes and horse riding tracks

A community that blends leisure, culture and tourism facilities is expected to be the city’s latest draw. Standing on a six million square metre plot, the Saadiyat Lagoons District is the latest addition to the Tourism Development & Investment Company’s …

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PROPERTY: Ahead of CityScape Abu Dhabi, find out what the real estate market has in store

PROPERTY: Ahead of CityScape Abu Dhabi, find out what the real estate market has in store

Cityscape Abu Dhabi: The current landscape The tenth anniversary of CityScape Abu Dhabi will feature various panel discussions and exhibits. One of the most anticipated talks is the Abu Dhabi Market Overview, which will discuss market dynamics, challenges and opportunities. Ahead …

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FEATURE: Take a peek through the looking glass and into Abu Dhabi’s future

FEATURE: Take a peek through the looking glass and into Abu Dhabi’s future

As one of the biggest real estate shows celebrates its tenth anniversary, we have a look at how the landscape of our city will evolve in the decades to come… Billed as a real estate extravaganza, the upcoming CityScape Abu …

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PROPERTY: Before you get the keys it pays to make moves to sort a mortgage

PROPERTY: Before you get the keys it pays to make moves to sort a mortgage

Finding a place to call home can take time, but once you find your new living space it’s important that you have a mortgage package in place that works for you. For most people, a mortgage is the single biggest …

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PROPERTY: Home of leisure, Yas Island prepares to take on real estate

PROPERTY: Home of leisure, Yas Island prepares to take on real estate

  As the home of entertainment, Yas Island has made a name for itself and helped put Abu Dhabi on the map. Now, as three residential communities are set to join the island’s string of leisure and hospitality options, managing …

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NEWS: Property laws are set for a shake up with some new regulations

NEWS: Property laws are set for a shake up with some new regulations

Tenants and buyers will be able to invest some confidence alongside their capital as new regulatory property laws are starting to come into effect in Abu Dhabi. The Abu Dhabi Municipality has announced that more stringent rules with regard to …

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Property: Get value for your money

Property: Get value for your money

  Struggling to find affordable accommodation? We speak with local real estate agents to find out how you can secure a reasonable rent A study published last year by the US-based real estate firm CBRE showed that average monthly rental …

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