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Guide to Dubai Real Estate

Guide to Dubai Real Estate

Your Guide to Dubai Real Estate: Top 10 FAQs Answered

Are you planning on buying property in Dubai’s ever evolving real estate scene? If you do, you might definitely have some questions in your mind. Please continue reading this website in order to get answers for the most concerned question’s answer. You’re a seasoned investor or a first time buyer, you can go through the writeup to be aware of these FAQs in your Dubai real estate journey.

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  1. Why Invest in Dubai Real Estate?

  • Dubai’s real estate market is a great choice because:
  • You won’t be taxed on your incomes.
  • The city has excellent infrastructure and diverse job opportunities.
  • You can expect impressive returns similar to places like London and New York.
  • Good quality of life
  • High security
  1. What is the usual property purchase duration in Dubai?
  • Sure, it usually takes about a month to buy a property in Dubai from the moment both the buyer and seller agree on the sale.
  1. How can I Buy a Property in Dubai city?

Here is a quick answer to your question, check the following;

  • First, sign a sale agreement with the seller.
  • Then, work out the price, fees, and payment terms.
  • Get a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the developer.
  • Finally, meet with the seller at the Dubai Land Department to get the property’s title deed.
  1. What are the tax responsibilities for property owners?
  • In Dubai property owners need not worry about tax. But keep in mind the following crucial point. For the annual upkeep and other expenses associated with your property, you will need to budget some cash. Based on the unique characteristics of your property, these costs may change. Thus, while you can unwind about property taxes, it’s important to be ready for the maintenance and service fees, which may change depending on the features of your property.
  1. Are Dubai Properties Subjected to VAT?
  • VAT (Value-Added Tax) applies to commercial property sales at 5%, but it doesn’t affect residential property sales or commercial property leases.
  1. What Is a Freehold Property?
  • Freehold property is the one that a buyer owns both property and land it’s built on. Likewise, the owner will have complete authority over the property, lease it or sell it by following the rules and regulations. This encourages foreign investments.
  1. Can a Foreigner Have 100% Property Ownership in Dubai?
  • Yes, you can! Dubai now allows foreigners to enjoy full ownership rights in specific free zones like Al Furjan and Palm Jumeirah.
  1. Can I Rent Out My Property in Dubai?
  • Of Course you can rent out your property in Dubai. Rental income mainly depends on factors such as property type, location, and service charges. You can expect a net income ranging an average from 5% to 10% annually.
  1. Can I Close the Deal Without Involving a Real Estate Agent?
  • While it’s possible to close a deal without an agent, it’s highly recommended to involve one from the start. Real estate agents offer invaluable market expertise and can help you find the best deals.
  1. How to spot a good real estate agent?

When you are choosing a real estate agent, consider these factors:

  • A proper trade license from the Dubai Department of Economic Development.
  • Registration with RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Agency).
  • A certificate from the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) and passing a professional test.
  • Adherence to the RERA Code of Ethics.

With these top ten FAQs answered, you’re well-equipped to explore the exciting world of Dubai real estate. Feel free to check out our impressive residential and commercial projects and get in touch for more information. Dubai’s real estate adventure awaits you!


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