Month: July 2014

Dubai International wins another best airport award

Dubai International wins another best airport award

Dubai International has been named Best Airport in the Middle East, Europe and Africa region by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler. Summary: Dubai International wins Best Airport in Middle East, Europe and Africa award The airport is always looking at ways to improve the experience of passengers The strength of Dubai’s property and tourism… Read more »

Buy-to-let investors ‘want student tenants’

Buy-to-let investors ‘want student tenants’

Student property investments are the preferred choice of landlords in the UK due to their high yields and constant demand. Summary: The vast majority of landlords would prefer to let their property to students Student property is attractive to landlords due to high yields Newcastle has been identified as the emergent market for student property… Read more »

UK seeing stable residential property price rises

UK seeing stable residential property price rises

Buy-to-let property in the UK is experiencing strong and stable capital appreciation with house price rises of 6.4% over the past year. Summary: Investors and homeowners benefiting from stable property price rises Residential property prices in the UK have seen an annual growth of 6.4% This capital appreciation is part of the reason many retirees… Read more »

Dubai’s property market ‘set for further growth in the remainder of 2014’

Dubai’s property market ‘set for further growth in the remainder of 2014’

Dubai has been named as one of the world’s prime property investment cities by Knight Frank. Summary: Dubai’s property prices increased by 6.3% in the second quarter of the year Knight Frank expects the emirate’s property market to exhibit further growth this year World Expo 2020 is underpinning further property investment in Dubai Dubai saw… Read more »

Life in the UAE: A guide to living in Dubai

Guide to Living in Dubai

Modern-day Dubai is a booming city of futuristic skyscrapers, luxury hotels and residential property, state-of-the-art tourist attractions and a global hub for business and trade. Decades of sustained property investment has transformed the Emirate from a quiet trading and fishing town into one of the world’s premier business and tourist destinations. The combination of a… Read more »

Buy-to-let investments appealing to retirees

Buy-to-let investments appealing to retirees

As an increasingly wide of range people look at the benefits of a buy-to-let investment, the number of associated finance products has risen. Summary: More retirees are supplementing their income with a buy-to-let investment The popularity of buy-to-let property has ensured a rise in mortgage packages There has been a 42.7% rise in the number… Read more »

Dubai Marina continues to be emirate’s property investment hotspot

Dubai Marina continues to be emirate’s property investment hotspot

Dubai Marina’s mix of beach life and high-class apartments has ensured that it remains the most popular area for real estate investment in Dubai.  Summary: Average cost of a Dubai Marina apartment is now £153,765 Dubai Marina remains the most popular region with tenants and property investors Dubailand is becoming more popular with residents and… Read more »

Buy-to-let property market buoyant in Home Counties

Buy-to-let property market buoyant in Home Counties

New regional statistics have provided more evidence of the overall strength of the UK’s buy-to-let and rental markets. Summary:  Knight Frank reveals a 50% rise in the number of new tenancies in the Home Counties Rents in the region increased by 2.6% in the second quarter Overall in the UK, there are strong signs of… Read more »