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According to statistics, there are 5 rainy days a year in Dubai. They usually occur in January-February and bring about 100 mm of precipitation. However, global climate changes and unforeseen cyclones can interfere with the overall indicators and make their adjustments. This is what happened on April 15-16, 2024 – in one of the driest areas of the world.
You may have already heard that you don’t have to pay income tax when you resell real estate. The yield on local real estate can reach 10% per year, while in London and New York, it does not exceed 4–5%.
We tell you how you can immerse yourself in one of the most popular, interesting, and profitable professions in the UAE. Do you want to be a realtor?
The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is becoming one of the most popular tourism and investment destinations in the Middle East.
Throughout last year, there was a boom in the real estate market in Dubai and the entire United Arab Emirates (UAE). The rise is easy to follow by the numbers: in 2019, just over 36,000 real estate transactions were concluded in the emirate, in 2021 – 54,000, and 2022 – 86,000. The total amount of transactions amounted to $56.5 billion, which is 80% higher than the same figure in 2021.
The rarer the winter sun graces us with its attention, the stronger our desire becomes to acquire a residence where sunlight is not just a fleeting guest, but a constant presence. 
Fresh air, clean sea, vast natural beaches, stunning mangroves, a hub of cultural and educational activity, and a high level of development – Abu Dhabi is a genuine paradise on earth. Astute investors are increasingly focusing on the real estate market in this rapidly advancing emirate, recognizing its immense growth potential. Projects like the Louvre Residences and Saadiyat Lagoons on Saadiyat Island or the Yas Golf Collection on Yas Island offer exceptional opportunities for both residence and investment.
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Dubai is a beacon of modernity and progress in the Middle East. However, just a few decades ago, it was primarily inhabited by Bedouins, fishermen, traditional farmers, and nomads. These people lived in tents and…
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In today’s world, Dubai is the pinnacle of vacation spots. The emirate, often known as the Venice of the Gulf, has everything you could want for a getaway, from natural beauty to breathtaking engineering feats…
The Dubai World Cup, held annually in March, is one of the most anticipated nights on the horse racing calendar. This prestigious event brings together some of the world’s top equine talent to compete in…
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Dubai, known as the “City of Cities,” has transformed from a minor desert port into one of the world’s most remarkable entertainment destinations. The emirate now hosts a wide array of world-class sporting events, including…
We have yet to delve into the formation history and distinctive features of Bybit exchange. This article will introduce you to the founder’s biography, the exchange’s features, and its current status as of 2024.
Today we would like to share important information about the business licensing process in the UAE. This stage is key when starting a business in this country, and a competent understanding of all aspects of licensing can greatly facilitate your task. Keep in mind that having a license will allow you to conduct business activities in the Emirates following the law.
Renewable energy is increasingly seen as a crucial means to combat climate change. Among the notable projects in this domain is the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Power Plant, situated in the southern desert of Dubai.
The real estate rental market in the UAE is breaking records year after year and has grown by tens of percent in 2023. The momentum will continue this year as the Emirates confirms its reputation as a global business hub. This factor, as well as tax preferences and quality of life, attract wealthy people around the world here, which increases the demand for real estate and rental rates.
An exciting story unfolded in Dubai in April 2023, demonstrating how investing in land can yield remarkable returns. Umar Kamani, the founder of the Pretty Little Thing brand, made headlines by purchasing a 7,500-square-meter plot of land on the island of Jumeirah Bay. Over just two years, this barren wasteland, devoid of any structures, skyrocketed in value, with every square centimeter becoming incredibly valuable. This wasn’t due to oil discoveries but rather because it was one of the last available plots in a prestigious location near the sea.
Dubai is not the lifeless desert it was once thought to be! The Emirates have debunked the stereotype that their land is uninhabitable. They have built the world’s tallest building on shifting sands and created oases of greenery, defying nature. The desert has transformed into a Garden of Eden, and here are the five greenest and most environmentally friendly areas of Dubai, where living is comfortable even at +40 degrees.
The stability and profitability of real estate investments in Dubai largely depend on the choice of location. In this guide, we will compare several well-known areas and analyze where it is most profitable to purchase real estate.
The construction of Palm Jumeirah marked one of Dubai’s initial steps toward global recognition. The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed, pledged to create an artificial archipelago resembling a palm tree with 17 fronds by 2006. He aimed to transform the emirate into a premier tourist destination and luxury resort.
The United Arab Emirates is not only a territory with endless sandy deserts but also a center of business activity and finance. The region’s dynamic economic environment offers many opportunities for business financing. One of the key tools in this process is loans.
Real estate in Dubai frequently triggers apprehensions and uncertainties. However, let’s delve into these concerns together to understand why Dubai continues to stand out as one of the most captivating destinations for both residence and investment.
In 2022, according to Metropolitan Group reports, luxury property prices in the United Arab Emirates doubled, and sales increased by 130%, reaching Dh11 billion. The number of real estate purchase transactions in the country increased more than 10 times compared to the previous year, with the average transaction value being more than 4 million UAE dirhams ($1.2 million).
Doing business in the East requires a revision of ideas about time. The average Arab “minute” is 80 seconds, which is three times the European perception of time. Tasks that seem doable in a month in the West may require two or even three months in the East. Flexibility and patience become key success factors.
Significant Step in the Leading Country in Oil Production Following the conclusion of COP28 in Dubai, standing out as a key oil-producing country, an agreement was reached to phase out fossil fuels. Despite the challenges of hosting the conference in an oil-producing country, it was an important step towards a sustainable future.
As of the beginning of the second half of 2023, 35% of projects in Dubai were commissioned behind schedule. The average delay in commissioning for new buildings was six months, with larger projects experiencing a lag of up to two and a half years. 41% of projects delivered at the wrong time are delayed for 10 years.
Buying a private island in Dubai is a luxury that only the wealthiest people in the world can afford. It can become a vacation spot, an investment, or even a business project. However, before you start purchasing, you need to make sure that it is the right choice for you.
More and more people are considering real estate in Dubai as an opportunity for permanent residence, vacation or profitable investment. One of the most pressing issues is the cost of apartments in Dubai.
The UAE has one of the most developed real estate markets in the world, offering a wide range of apartments, houses, villas, and penthouses. There has been a recent surge in demand for private houses, townhouses, and villas in Dubai that come with their own gardens and swimming pools. Over the past year, property sales have increased by 57%. The largest increase in prices occurred in the premium villa segment.
Omniyat’s portfolio includes various high-end properties. Some of these facilities have already been completed, while others are still under development.
Omniyat is a leading property developer in Dubai. Omniyat offers innovative solutions for various properties, including residential complexes, hotels, malls, and offices.

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