Dubai’s realty brokers could feel the Brexit punch

Dubai: Further turbulence for global currencies could have consequences for those UAE real estate agents heavily reliant on overseas investors for their deals. The pound’s weakening, in particular, will effectively mean that UK-based investors are less likely to shop around for assets in dollar-pegged currencies. (The British currency is down 7.3 per cent for the … Read more

Dubai Seen Prepared as Home Prices Predicted to Tumble 20%

Faced with predictions that Dubai home prices may drop as much as 20 percent this year, analysts say the emirate’s real estate developers and lenders are better prepared than when a crash in 2008 brought the city to the brink of bankruptcy. Standard & Poor’s this week estimated that values may fall by as much … Read more