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Buying a home is a dream for many, however the financial commitment can be daunting (Shutterstock).
September 18, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
That “dream” home can quickly turn into a nightmare if you’re constantly struggling to make payments on it.

February 12, 2012

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
07:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) is commencing public consultation sessions for Al Gharbia on 12-14 February.

Msheireb Properties
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties is demonstrating its support for Qatar National Sports Day by hosting a programme of sports activities for all its construction workers at its Msheireb Downtown Doha site.

February 9, 2012

Khalaf Al Habtoor & Serge Dassault
13:17 GMT

On a recent trip to Paris, Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, met with Serge Dassault, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Dassault Group.

February 6, 2012

Niall Mc Loughlin, Senior Vice President of DAMAC Properties
10:41 GMT
(press release)

The rental returns on premium real estate investments in the UAE are at least three times higher than having cash in the bank according to the Middle East’s largest private developer, DAMAC Properties.

February 5, 2012

Kingston Holdings
08:24 GMT
(press release)

Kingston Holdings, has appointed Four Communications, for a region-wide public relations programme to support the group’s strong growth in the Middle East and North Africa.

February 1, 2012

During the community Charrette sessions for the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council recently organised the first community Charrette sessions for the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi.

11:52 GMT
(press release)

Tameer announced the completion of the dome and mast of its landmark Princess Tower, making it the world's tallest residential tower at a final height of 414 meters.

January 31, 2012

10:06 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons in Oman discuss the importance of Valuation standards to financial and investment organisations, in light of the current Eurozone crisis and its effect of asset valuations.

January 29, 2012

John Stevens, Director, Asteco Property Management
11:55 GMT
(press release)

Asteco Property Management reports that Dubai’s Real Estate Regulatory Authority has approved the 2012 service charge budget for its Oceana residential and resort community on The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.

January 25, 2012

Dubai Holding
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG) confirmed today the repayment, on February 1, of a US $500 million bond and three scheduled coupon payments on its Medium Term Notes.

January 23, 2012

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
11:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority announced a comprehensive CSR strategy based on three main pillars: environment, human capital and community.

Booz & Company
09:24 GMT
(press release)

With their countries consuming water at alarming rates, governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council are looking for ways to increase the supply of fresh water and get households and businesses to use it more conservatively.

January 22, 2012

Dubai Holding
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2012 marks the fifth year of Dubai Holding’s support for the event.

January 18, 2012

Msheireb Properties
07:32 GMT
(press release)

The British Council and Msheireb Properties have together organised an ‘Arts Management workshop: ‘Marketing and Audience Development’.

07:12 GMT
(press release)

Tasweek Real Estate Marketing & Development has announced that the USD 250 million property portfolio it will complete by the first or second quarter of 2012 will generate an annual investment yield of 5 to 7 per cent.