Month: August 2012

Moving to Ras Al Khaimah? Here are some tips before you go

Property investment yields in Ras Al Khaimah to rise

The process of moving to Ras Al Khaimah is similar to that of moving to Dubai, but whilst there is a standard set of rules for the UAE, each emirate enforces these rules in their own way making for some diversity.

Landlords believe that now is the right time to invest in BTL property

Current house prices and demand for rental properties are reasons as to why investors think that the time is now. In summary: 48% of investors believe that now is a good time to buy 53% talked about strong tenant demand 82% want to invest now because the time is right It is no secret that… Read more »

House sales rise 0.8 percent in July according to the Land Registry

Increase in prices is good news for homeowners who are currently faced with difficult market conditions. In summary:  Prices also rose 0.3% annually Average house price is now £162,900 London prices rose 6.5% House sales are a huge talking point in the UK news with price increases, the buy-to-let market and student investment being common… Read more »

Dubai Marina was the most popular area to rent in H1

Rental prices have increased by 10 percent in the area which is set to benefit investors. In summary: Better Homes highlight Dubai Marina as the best location Rents increased on the marina by 10% in H1 Apartment rents fetch between DH90,000 and DH120,000 It is already a common fact that Dubai Marina is one of… Read more »

£100m for UK’s most expensive property, the equivalent of 425 average homes

The mansion features 14 bedrooms and the bathrooms are made with Italian marble. In summary: For the price of the mansion you could buy 425 houses The mansion is located on ‘Billionaires Row’ The mansion was formerly the home of William Park Lyle of Tate & Lyle sugar The UK property market may not be… Read more »

Dubai’s Palm Atlantis featured on Expedia’s Insider Select List

The news comes just after recent reports highlighted that occupancy and room rates have increased in the emirate. In summary: The list features just 650 hotels and resorts The Palm saw high occupancy for the celebration of Eid Al Fitr Occupancy rates in Dubai have risen by 3% so far this year Dubai has a… Read more »

Now is the time for investors to take advantage of the student property market

The sheer number of students means that demand for property is high and BTL investors could benefit from the positivity in the current market. In summary: High student numbers mean that there is high demand for accommodation Student property tends to generate higher yields Higher quality properties are now being desired by students Thousands of… Read more »