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What are the factors that increase the market value of your property?

The performance of the real estate market is tied to a number of factors. Property appreciation is often dependent upon factors such as the state of the economy, customer confidence, geopolitical trends, inflation etc. With more people looking to invest into property, it’s wise to keep a track of these things in order to ensure […]

December 9, 2018

Escrow Accounts: Mitigating Investor Risk for Off-Plan Properties

What is an Escrow Account? An escrow account is an account in which money is held on the behalf of two parties that are in the process of completing a transaction. With regards to off plan purchases in the real estate sector, this is usually the account to which a prospective buyers pays into, which […]

November 27, 2018

Financing Your Property – Should You Opt for Cash or a Mortgage?

Investing in property is one of the biggest decisions many people will ever make in their lives with the type of financing chosen making the choice all the more important. Generally speaking, the two main methods for financing a property purchase is either cash or taking out a mortgage. Each option has its own benefits […]

November 22, 2018

PropTech Spotlight – Fractional Investment

The idea of fractional ownership, the method in which several parties can share in and mitigate the risk of owning a high value asset is not a new idea. Indeed, the concept of stocks themselves counts as a form of fractional ownership, with each individual share representing a percentage stake in a company In real […]

October 29, 2018

Reserve Fund Study – Who are the Key Stakeholders?

We’ve spoken about Reserve Funds before, what they are and why they’re so important to the life cycle of your property. Commissioning a reserve fund study ensures that your reserve fund is enough to ensure that major expenses are taken care of without having to place an undue burden on the owners and minimizes the […]

October 11, 2018

Accounting Standards in the UAE are set to change, is your company ready?

The deadline is December 31st, are your companies books compliant with the latest accounting standards? The end of the year is a hectic time for everyone and there’s no one busier a company’s accounts department. Ensuring that your books are accurate and compliant with international and local accounting standards is critical, not only to provide […]

October 9, 2018