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Buying a home is a dream for many, however the financial commitment can be daunting (Shutterstock).
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January 15, 2012

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council unveils the ‘E-Villa Configurator’ the mandatory rating for all private villa developments in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

January 10, 2012

“Rental rates in some areas are expected to continue rising in 2012 as landlords continue to bring prices up to current values,” said Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Apartment rental rates rose in certain areas in Jordan during the fourth quarter of 2011 due to an amendment to the landlord and tenant law which permits landlords to increase rents to current market values.

January 8, 2012

07:42 GMT
(press release)

Apartment and villa rental rates in the Northern Emirates were mostly unchanged in the fourth quarter of last year as ongoing problems with connections to electricity.

January 3, 2012

Three Dubai-based flagship destinations
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Majid Al Futtaim Properties is readying its three Dubai-based flagship destinations: Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre.

Artist impression of The Dubai Mall Metro Link
07:48 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Mall has launched a project to build a long pedestrian link that directly connects the Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall Metro Station with Downtown Dubai.

December 28, 2011

Emaar Properties
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Downtown Dubai, the flagship development of Emaar Properties PJSC, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is welcoming the world to join in its spectacular New Year’s Celebrations 2012.

December 26, 2011

Damac Properties
12:24 GMT
(press release)

‘Park Towers’ in the DIFC, has been voted the ‘world’s best’ in the ‘Best Mixed-Use Development’ category of the prestigious International Property Awards, held in London this month.

December 24, 2011

During the Recycling Week at Dubai Properties Group headquarter
08:27 GMT
(press release)

Recycling took centre stage when Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, organized a ‘Recycling Week’ at its headquarters to highlight the importance of reusing paper and other materials.

December 20, 2011

During the free medical check-ups
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, arranged free medical check-ups for residents at its Al Khail Gate community last weekend.

07:55 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons, the real estate specialist that has enjoyed a dedicated Middle Eastern presence since 1976, announces that the outlook for the real estate sector in Sharjah is encouraging and progressive.

December 19, 2011

Emaar Properties
12:10 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties has signed a new Islamic and Conventional financing facility amounting to AED 3.6 billion with Dubai Islamic Bank, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Standard Chartered Bank.

December 18, 2011

DAMAC Towers interiors
10:18 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties, has announced it has awarded the main construction contract for its Versace-branded residential development, ‘DAMAC Tower’ in Beirut, Lebanon.

December 14, 2011

Dubai Properties Group fire drill
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, today carried out a full emergency drill at its group headquarters in Dubai Knowledge Village.

Msheireb Properties launches social media competitions
10:21 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties is embracing the spirit of togetherness fostered by the upcoming National Day on December 18 by inviting the Qatari community to take part in two social media competitions.

Emaar Properties
07:57 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Middle East, the developer of premium lifestyle communities, will hand over the first homes in its landmark Jeddah Gate development shortly.