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Dubai Real Estate Market 2022

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Why Invest in Dubai?

There are several advantages to purchasing real estate in Dubai compared to other regions in the world.

Dubai Real Estate FAQs

There are plenty of things to keep in mind, whether you want to invest in Dubai or think about moving to the UAE capital and buying a house for your family. There is ample opportunity to find the property you are looking for with a neverending stream of new real estate projects in Dubai.

There are other items besides the asking price that contribute to the true cost of a house. Here are the key things to keep an eye on in Dubai when investing in new construction projects.

Government fees: For example, Dubai Land Department (DLD) fees, registration fees for property, registration fees for mortgages, etc.

Agency Fees: You may have to pay for items like real estate agent fees (2 percent of the purchase price + 5 percent VAT), transport fees (approximately AED 6,000 to AED 10,000), etc., depending on the services you need.

Mortgage Fees: You will have to make payments to the bank in the form of Bank Mortgage Agreement Fees while taking out a mortgage (1% of the loan amount + 5% VAT), Property Valuation Fees (Between AED 2,500 – AED 3,500 + 5% VAT), and others.

Initial Deposit: You’ll have to make an initial deposit if you want to secure a purchase. Usually, this is 10% of the entire price and can be charged by cheque. The amount is kept by an registered agent of the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) until the transaction is finalized. 

Service Fees: There are annual service fees that have to be charged to the DLD after buying a house. These fees vary by area and are intended to maintain common areas, such as elevators, landscaping, protection, swimming pools, etc. 

Insurance Fees: : Although home insurance in Dubai is not compulsory, it is strongly recommended and will cost you about AED 1,000 annually. When you decide to take out a mortgage on your house, what is mandatory is life insurance. The cost of this from the declining loan balance is 0.4-0.8 percent annually.


There are several advantages to purchasing real estate in Dubai compared to other regions in the world.

  •  Constantly Increasing Population: 86% of the population from 2008-2018.
  •  Strong return on investment: in London or New York, rental and property yields are higher than for equivalent units.
  • Tax-free rental income: Dubai lacks income taxes.
  • No yearly property taxes
  • Strategic location: From any point on the globe, it is simple to enter Dubai.
  • Expo 2020: More than 25 million tourists who all need a place to stay would be drawn.
  • Nice weather: 342 days of sunshine annually.
  • Controlled market: The MENA region’s most open property market.
  • Safe and Secure: There is almost no violence, which increases the environment of investment.
  • A phase of Simple Visa: The visa process becomes simpler after investing in real estate.
There is a broad variety of different styles of accommodation to choose from, whether you are looking for a house to live in, or a property for investment purposes. Here are the most common types of real estate in Dubai.
Hotel properties: The hotel takes care of maintenance and the tenancy process for this type of property, making it a hassle-free investment opportunity. As this is an easy way to receive passive income, the Dubai real estate market is gaining popularity for this form of accommodation.

Multi-story buildings: In Dubai, these buildings are not so popular, such as duplexes or triplex apartments. This form of the property offers the feeling of an individual house to residents while benefiting.

Studios: Young professionals are famous for this form of property as they are the most cost-effective option when entering the real estate market in Dubai. These units often provide decent rental income, in addition to generally being the cheapest option.

Conventional properties: There is a broad variety of properties that can consist of units of 1 to 4 bedrooms that fall into this category. These units may be located in a high-rise apartment building, or a villa or a townhouse in a low-rise unit.
A rising number of individuals move to Dubai every year, making it one of the world’s fastest-growing cities. Here are some of the reasons behind investing in Dubai’s latest construction ventures.

Strong real estate industry: Dubai is one of the most common locations for purchasing real estate on a global level. Formerly known only for luxury homes, new building projects in the UAE are available for any budget these days.

Safety: Thanks to strict law enforcement and an effective police force, Dubai has one of the lowest crime rates on the planet.

Place:  Nearly every destination in Europe, Africa, and Asia can be reached in less than 8 hours because of its central location. This makes it easier for expats to make family visits and opens up plenty of holiday possibilities. It takes no more than 4 hours by plane to fly to the Maldives or to visit the Indian city of Goa.

Weather: Dubai is the ultimate place with an average temperature of 35 degrees Celsius and 342 days of sunshine for those who like the weather. It is one of the reasons for the strong demand for waterfront communities such as the Palm and Dubai Marina.

Lifestyle and entertainment options: Dubai provides an unrivaled variety of recreational opportunities, including cinemas, ice rinks, theaters, sports facilities, and much more. Some of these locations are popular throughout the world, such as the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Fountain.
With a city may as rapidly as Dubai, it can be hard to decide which place you want to live in. There is an abundance of options, with over 50 communities in progress. For Dubai ventures, here are the 5 most popular areas.

Business Bay: Business Bay is an excellent choice next to Dubai Downtown, but more accessible, benefiting from its central position between Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road. The area provides a wide variety of dining and entertainment choices as well.

Dubai Marina: With the beach and the marina within walking distance, this area offers living in the style of the waterfront while enjoying all the inner city amenities. This hip and stylish neighborhood is full of great restaurants and entertainment.

Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC): With an abundance of parks , schools and shopping facilities, this area is one of Dubai’s most family-friendly areas. The affordability of the region is another great advantage of JVC.

Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT): After years of intensive construction activity, this waterfront community has matured. The region offers the feeling of living in a suburb while being in close proximity to all Dubai’s major landmarks, such as Dubai Marina, Dubai Mall and Dubai Mall.

Palm Jumeriah: Living resort-style with the best restaurants , cafes, and beaches available throughout the city. The area is regarded as one of Dubai’s most prestigious and offers spectacular views of the coastline of Dubai, Dubai Marina and Burj Al Arab.

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