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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.

April 27, 2011

Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum, President of Al Fajer Properties
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Al Fajer Properties today said it has become the first in Dubai to launch a post-delivery aftermarket sales and service to its investors for their finished properties.

April 26, 2011

Deep Marwaha, Group Director from IIR Middle East
14:36 GMT
(press release)

Cityscape Jeddah to be held between 11 - 13 June 2011 at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events, will firmly place the spotlight on the Middle East’s largest real estate market – Saudi Arabia.

Amin Al Arrayed, General Manager of First Bahrain
13:37 GMT
(press release)

First Bahrain, an innovative regional real estate developer, announced today it has repaid in full a US $ 1.5 million loan to Kuwait Finance House (KFH).

Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group
13:16 GMT

The Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, recently met with top executives from Standard Chartered Bank to discuss the possibility of embarking on a shared business venture.

April 25, 2011

Dr. Khon presenting Mr. Al Habtoor with a plaque to commemorate the meeting
13:38 GMT

Khalaf Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Haboor Group, met with Dr Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism for the Kingdom of Cambodia, on April 21, to discuss the possibility of investment in Cambodia.

The Courtyard, which earns its appeal from its open-air rooftop terrace, is one of the properties that will be developed by Damac Properties in Amman
11:36 GMT
(press release)

Luxury developer Damac Properties has announced it has awarded the main construction contract for the completion of its projects in Amman, Jordan.

Government measures to stave off negative sentiment stabilise residential sales and rental rates
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Jordan’s property sector remains stable, with minor price increases in residential sales amid the political unrest that has slowed the property market, says Asteco’s latest Q1 Jordan report.

April 24, 2011

The Address Downtown Dubai by Emaar
12:55 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties PJSC recorded a net profit of AED 421 million (US$ 115 million) in the first quarter of 2011 and a revenue of AED 1.983 billion (US$ 540 million).

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, Chairman of Aamal
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Aamal Company QSC (Aamal) announced its first quarter financial results for the period ended 31 March 2011 to the Qatar Exchange on 21 April 2011.

April 21, 2011

Gurjit Singh, Chief Operating Officer of Sorouh, receiving the award
13:29 GMT
(press release)

Sorouh Real Estate Company is delighted to announce that its Shams Gate project has received the ’Best Mixed Use Future Project Award’ at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2011.

Faris Saeed, Chairman of Diamond Developers
12:12 GMT
(press release)

Diamond Developers announced that it had put the final touches on plans to develop the first sustainable city in Dubai.

French President Sarkozy at Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi foundation laying ceremony, back in 2008
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) has announced an agreement to sell 49 per cent of its equity interest in Manhal Development Company to Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (MIP).

Hitmi Bin Ali Al-Hitmi, Chairman, Barwa
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Barwa Real Estate, one of the leading real estate and investment organizations in Qatar, announced that it has inked an agreement with QNB, Shareholders Unit.

April 20, 2011

Falah Al Ahbabi, General Manager, UPC addressing the audience
11:29 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) is implementing Vision 2030 and delivering high quality housing for Emirati families across Abu Dhabi Emirate.

April 19, 2011

Asteco recorded a ‘widening’ of prices at the Pearl-Qatar
12:31 GMT
(press release)

With the initial euphoria of Qatar’s successful bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup now fading, signs that the real estate market is continuing to stabilise have become more evident in Q1 2011.