Independent of one`s actual primary country of residence, it can make sense to hold other options available for a variety of reasons. Whether it is for simple means of comfort (hibernating in warmer regions in winter), facilitating business in a foreign country or region or preparing for an envisaged expatriation – the reasons are as diverse as they are personal.
With comparatively high yields on property in Dubai the option of taking up a loan and purchasing the property instead of renting can make good sense.In this article I would like to address the must crucial aspects within the property mortgaging process that you should be aware of and carefully take into account. I will address the points that I deem to be relevant in the chronological order that they are to be tackled while going through the process.
In 2016 Dubai`s property market has seen a correction of rental prices in all sectors and segments, a tendency which seems to persist throughout 2017, primarily caused by increased new property delivery during a time of subdued demand on the back of macro-economic factors. In this article I will be going into some more detail highlighting the market dynamics at play and what to expect in the mid-term from an investor`s point of view.
Embedding real estate assets within corporate structures has been practiced for years for a variety of reasons.Whether it is to shield assets from the owner`s private sphere and thus contain i.e. liability risks, whether it is to pass on assets to certain persons or legal bodies possibly bypassing succession laws; reasons are diverse and go well beyond the regularly-cited tax evasion.
Since mid-2014, hoteliers in Dubai have been going through tough times. The completion of substantial new hotel room stock came in baleful synchrony with the oil price crash, the Rubel depreciation and Dollar appreciation. All this weighed heavily on the tourism demand from Dubai`s most significant source markets, thereby substantially decimating the hotelier`s revenue figures.
In this article I would like to present you with an investment and management approach with which the proceeds from attractively situated apartments in Dubai can be boosted by approximately 20% – 45% under realistic assumptions vis-a-vis conventional letting.The strategy takes advantage of the fact that Dubai registers by far the largest per capita tourist expenditures in the world – 106% more than London coming in second – while occupying fourth rank in total international tourist arrivals with a strong upwards trend (Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index).
Build-to-Suit denotes an investment strategy which is particularly appealing to institutional investors in Dubai today, primarily because it has – if well implemented and transacted – the potential to combine highly attractive rental returns on real estate assets while effectively confining the involved risks.