Month: April 2012

Investors highly interested in Dubai property market


Investors are turning their heads to the United Arab Emirates property market as investments in the area offer stable returns after a steady recovery from the global economic effects to the sector three years ago. Property markets globally suffered when the recession hit in 2008, however Dubai has managed to recover stronger than most due… Read more »

UK student property investment rises by 50%


CBRE’s quarterly market review in Q1 2012 has revealed student property investments in the UK increased by 50 percent in 2011. According to the report £1.15 billion was invested into student properties, increasing from £774 million in 2010. CBRE’s review also revealed that £246 million has been invested in student property in the first quarter… Read more »

Read the latest Ras Al Khaimah property buying guide


Ras al-Khaimah (RAK) translates as “the top of the tent” as it resembles a triangle tent top near the northern point of the United Arab Emirates.  While it would be too bold to list RAK as the top of the UAE property markets, it is emerging as a popular choice amongst investors who are looking… Read more »

Buying guide for property in Dubai


Dubai has become a key destination amongst international property buyers and is known for its luxurious waterfront properties overlooking the Dubai Marina or the man-made Palm Island. This buying guide will help you understand the process of buying a property in Dubai and what the Dubai property market entails. Dubai is known for its warm… Read more »

Buying guide for property in Egypt


The country’s all year round warm weather and wide selection of properties has made Egypt a popular choice amongst international investors. The country has a rich history and stunning beaches that have long attracted tourists from across the globe. The increasing popularity of scuba diving, wind surfing and kite surfing has brought a wealth of… Read more »

Dubai’s tourism sector set for another positive year


The Middle East’s leading investment bank EFG Hermes has increased Dubai’s market ranking from neutral to “overweight” as the country restructures its debt plan and shows economic growth. Stocks that are “overweight” are considered good value for money, which is great news for Dubai and its growing economy. There have been various reports that Dubai’s… Read more »

Spain’s Murcia named top global property destination


The Murcia region of Spain has been listed in a global index of the world’s best property markets to invest in. The list was recently compiled for International Living magazine where Murcia made the top 27 property investment destinations in the world. The index looks at various factors including the potential for capital appreciation, rental… Read more »

Why are international students choosing the UK?

International Students

Education is an increasingly global marketplace. Students are more willing to travel abroad for the best educational opportunities and the UK is exceptionally well placed to welcome them. The UK has over 160 higher education institutions across the UK, with five of those universities being in the top 20 higher education institutions in the world…. Read more »