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  • 7 tips for buying property in a falling market
    Sep 01, 2016 Gillian Sarah Duncan | Special to GN Focus
    Buyers have an opportunity to pick up a bargain as house prices drop in the UAE
  • 6 reasons why Brexit is good for UK property
    Aug 01, 2016 Stuart Marshall | Special to GN Focus
    Taking out a mortgage on a UK property extends beyond taking advantage of forex and picking up a bargain
  • Mortgage queries from residents in mid-income salary bracket of Dh8,000 and Dh19,999 show increase
  • Open the door to Islamic home finance
    Feb 24, 2016 Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    As Islamic finance grows in popularity, Islamic mortgages have come into the focus of both Muslim and non-Muslim property buyers
  • Time to buy in Dubai, if you can afford it
    Feb 18, 2016 Rebecca Martin | Special to GN Focus
    Bankers say the increase in home finance rates is modest so far and they are still a long way below the 7 per cent average seen in 2007-08
  • Mortgage hurdles face UK expats buying property
    Feb 04, 2016 By the GN Focus team
    As UAE residents rush to beat a new tax being imposted in April, they may be at risk of ignoring some very real complications
  • What's next for Dubai's property market?
    Sep 10, 2015 By Sudha Chandran | Special to GN Focus
    With predictions that prices may soften further this year, GN Focus finds out the sector is better prepared and more mature than 2008
  • Cheat sheet for negotiating mortgages
    Sep 10, 2015 By Jo Phillips | Special to GN Focus
    Do your research and be prepared before switching mortgage providers
  • Alpine property pays off all year round
    Apr 20, 2015 By Keith J. Fernandez | Editor — GN Focus
    On the back of a weak euro and promises of unbeatable returns, owning a dreamy chalet in the Alps has never been more lucrative
  • Stable UAE market prevents bubble
    Feb 20, 2014 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Tough financing regulations will protect end users when purchasing property and help to keep a lid on escalating prices, thereby stabilising the sector
  • Making the mortgage cap fit
    Feb 20, 2014 By Chiranti Sengupta | Features Writer
    New limits on loan-to-value ratios will ensure that buyers don’t borrow more than they can afford to repay, preventing the market from boiling over
  • Cash buyers dominate UAE property market
    Feb 20, 2014 By Shalini SethSpecialist Writer
    Will UAE lenders provide the finance to counteract the use of cash to buy?
  • Hot UAE investment properties for 2014
    Feb 20, 2014 By Thomas Billinghurst | Features Writer
    With the country's real estate market enjoying an upswing, this is the year to invest your wealth and 
reap the financial rewards
  • 2014 property market trends
    Feb 20, 2014 Special to GN Focus
    Jones Lang LaSalle highlights key characteristics of the UAE market in its 2014 Top Trends report
  • Avoid the loan guarantor trap
    Feb 20, 2014 Special to GN Focus
    Owners who default on mortgages leave guarantors with a hefty price to pay
  • Buying property in Dubai makes more sense
    Feb 20, 2014 By Sanaya PavriFeatures Writer
    With property values predicted to grow by 15 per cent this year, it’s no wonder renting is seen as a waste