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Elite City fintechhive-1 Diversify your investments: alternative real estate assets in the UAE Property Updates

Diversify your investments: alternative real estate assets in the UAE

Many real estate investors in the UAE automatically think of villas or apartments when they consider investing in property. However, there are a number of alternative sub classes in the real estate market that a buyer can consider. Expanding beyond villas and apartments offers investors portfolio diversification and the possibility of enjoying a more hands-off […]

Elite City dubai-skyline Budget planning 101 for first-time home buyers Property Updates

Budget planning 101 for first-time home buyers

Purchasing your own house is definitely exciting, especially for first-time buyers. However, the paperwork and finance can be daunting and it is important to have a well-thought-out budget plan. Planning a budget helps to stay within the limit and not end up spending extravagantly. It should ideally start around five years prior to your first […]

Elite City Dawn A new dawn in Dubai real estate Property Updates

A new dawn in Dubai real estate

The series of landmark policy changes this year are creating unprecedented opportunities for expat property investors. The UAE has introduced new laws this year that effectively widen the range of possibilities for expatriates to be more deeply involved in the long-term economic growth of the country. Many of the policy changes mainly concern foreign business […]

Elite City buying-a-home-1280x640 5 mistakes to avoid when buying a home in Dubai Property Updates

5 mistakes to avoid when buying a home in Dubai

Buying a house is no joke if you are investing your life’s savings into it. A real estate investor looking for a second home to rent out needs to be cautious too. Top real estate market experts in Dubai and identified the top five risks that an investor must avoid during the home-buying process. 1. […]

Elite City SigningPapers Due diligence for homebuyers Property Updates

Due diligence for homebuyers

Buying a property can be expensive and stressful. You need to consider what your current financial commitments are and what you can afford towards a property. Costs to consider are fees for agency, legal, land transfer, life insurance, building insurance and other miscellaneous fees. Ongoing monthly payments to consider are property payments in case of […]

Elite City shutterstock_image-17 Calculating your real estate investment return Property Updates

Calculating your real estate investment return

High rental yields or strong capital growth: which is best for you? When considering an investment in real estate, it is important to decide the type of income you wish to earn from the property. Capital gain and rental yields are two ways to earn money as a property investor, so it is important to […]

Elite City shutterstock_image-6 Off-plan property investment secrets Property Updates

Off-plan property investment secrets

Buying off-plan has been a bit of a dirty word since the dark days of the property crash in 2008, when scores of buy-to-flip investors were left out of pocket. However, as speculated, off-plan buying is making a comeback in 2018. Most major developers now offer generous payment plans for their off-plan projects, yet in […]