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By identifying common advertising mistakes and recognizing what makes a strong, quick-to-sell listing, agents can ensure that their properties grab the attention of potential buyers and renters.
August 19, 2014 - 01:08 GMT
With millions of new property listings appearing online every day, it is an increasing struggle to make yours stand out amongst the crowd.

July 4, 2013

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
13:26 GMT

Al Habtoor Group Chairman received Hassan Nawaz Sharif in his office on Al Wasl Road.

July 3, 2013

The 48 on Burjgate has an ideal location minutes from the Dubai Mall Metro Station
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Leading regional real estate services firm, Asteco Property Management, has been appointed the sole leasing agent for new luxury residential project, ‘48 Burjgate’.

July 2, 2013

DAMAC Villas
09:26 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties has launched the first ever serviced villas in Dubai.

June 30, 2013

The Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai
12:38 GMT

The real gross domestic product (GDP) of Dubai during the fourth quarter of 2012 increased by 5.3 per cent relative to the fourth quarter of 2011.

June 27, 2013

DPG Insights on Leadership Forum
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, held the fourth session of its ‘Insights on Leadership’ forum in collaboration with Du as part of its Corporate Academy Programme.

Emaar's Dubai Mall
06:00 GMT

UAE shares failed to hold on despite a strong rebound on Tuesday. The world stocks and bonds gained for the second day on Wednesday, lifted by healthy US data.

June 26, 2013

An artist's impression of the Dubai Palm Jumeirah managed by Viceroy.
13:10 GMT

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCECME) on Tuesday announced that it will invest in Skai Holdings’ Dh3.67 billion ($1 billion) Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah project.

Nakheel tower
10:47 GMT

Dubai's state-owned property firm Nakheel, is in talks with banks to refinance loans worth 8 billion dirhams ($2.2 billion) that are due in 2015, the chairman of the company said on Wednesday.

June 25, 2013

Back in Saudi, the Ministry of Housing awarded six infrastructure projects worth more than $1bn USD
11:46 GMT

Construction and transport sector contracts worth over $39 billion have been awarded for projects in the GCC in the first half of 2013, Qatar Rail is the top ranked awarding client and ABV Rock is the top ranked contractor by value of contracts awarded.

June 24, 2013

The transactions took almost a year to complete due to the complex structures
10:29 GMT

Two units of Saudi Arabia's Fawaz Alhokair Group have signed sharia-compliant financing facilities worth 4.6 billion riyals ($1.2 billion) to fund real estate developments, a statement said on Sunday.

June 23, 2013

Bay Square
06:02 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has today announced that two buildings in its Bay Square development located in Business Bay are complete and a further four are at the final stages of completion.

June 17, 2013

Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate topped the volume chart
12:07 GMT

The Saudi stock market turned green yesterday, recovering half percent from the biggest dip of previous day.

The statement gave no timeframe for the capital increase or the regulatory approval process.
06:00 GMT

Palm Hills, Egypt's second-biggest listed property developer, plans to increase its capital by 600 million Egyptian pounds ($85.8 million) through a rights issue.

June 16, 2013

UDC is the developer of a man-made island in Doha
12:46 GMT

United Development Co (UDC) , the developer of a man-made island in Doha, said on Thursday that is raising a 1.56 billion riyals ($428.4 million) loan facility from Qatar National Bank.

June 13, 2013

Sorouh and Aldar weigh $15 billion merger plan
10:39 GMT

Abu Dhabi property firms Aldar Properties PJSC and Sorouh Real Estate said the two companies expect to close their state-backed merger by June 30, pending a ministerial resolution approving the deal.