• Laura Adams

Property Market Update July 2019

Updated: Jul 28, 2019

The summer is well and truly here but the impact it will have on the Dubai Real Estate market is still not known.  Dubai Land Department transfers for both off-plan and secondary market are up from the same period in 2018 by 38%. 

If you compare 1st - 24th July 2018 against 1st July - 24th July 2019 we can see the biggest difference is in pricing across the market which has resulted in more sales this year against last.

In 2018, 85% of off-plan sales recorded were under AED2,000,000

In 2018, 71% of secondary sales recorded were under AED2,000,000

In 2019, 86% of off-plan sales recorded were under AED2,000,000

In 2019, 81% of secondary sales recorded were under AED2,000,000

What else is interesting is mortgage registrations have remained pretty much the same.   In 2018 there were 905 mortgages registered during this period against 909 registrations in 2019.  This figure will only change if we see movement from banks with the LTV ratios and/or lower interest rates and easier lending criteria which will assist buyers with the cost of purchasing.

Amongst many other factors supply has been a large part in the price reductions in properties across Dubai.  With the current market seemingly steadying out and with supply slowing down within the next 12-18 months the sales figures at DLD prove (38% more sales than last year) Investors are taking advantage of the current lower, affordable prices and are buying now for future gain.

If you would like more information on any of the data or information provided in this email or previous emails please do not hesitate to contact me by replying to this email.

Previous blogs can be found at www.lauravadams.com

data from propertymonitor.ae and compiled by Laura Adams 


In the News Dubai Land Department (DLD) signed memorandums of understanding (MoU) with Ras Al Khaimah International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC) and with Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) for the registration of land and freehold properties on behalf of free zone companies. www.gulftoday.ae/business/2019/07/16/dld-strengthens-ties-with--rak-government-entities

If you have plans to purchase a house, then you should be well aware of the closing costs.  https://gulfnews.com/business/property/buying-a-home-in-dubai-save-on-closing-costs-on-a-home-mortgage-1.65220149

Properties For Sale 

Dubai Hills Estate, Park Ridge, Off Plan  1 Bedroom Apartment, AED1,589.61, 646 sq ft, Payment plan 25% until handover 75% post payment 3 years service charge waiver 4% DLD transfer fee  ZERO commission  

Dream Tower 1, Dubai Marina Fully Furnished One bedroom in Dream Tower, Dubai Marina Leased until 9th September 2019 (2 payment and it's 76k AED) AED720,000 https://www.justproperty.com/en/buy/dream-tower-one-bedroom-for-sale-pool-view-2498326/

Garden Home, The Palm Jumeirah 6,693 BUA, 7,000 sq ft Plot, private Beach and Pool

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The Residences at Business Central, Business Bay 1 Bedroom, high-end fully furniture, 711 sq ft  AED750,000 https://www.justproperty.com/en/buy/the-residences-at-business-central-bb-1br-2498218/

Trafalgar Executive, CBD, International City 1,700 sq ft, 2 Bedroom apartment AED750,00 https://www.justproperty.com/en/buy/trafalgar-executive-cbd-2br-intl-city-2502986/

Al Msalli, Shoreline 9, The Palm Jumeirah  3 bedroom with maids room, A type  2,160 sqft Vacant  AED2,590,000 

Marina Residence 1, The Palm Jumeirah  2 bedroom plus maids room, Type C, 1,780 sq ft, Vacant  AED1,999,999

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