6 Ways to Value A Property in the UAE

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There’s an old saying that the value of something is only worth what people are willing to pay for it. In the age of NFTs, where pictures of randomly generated apes sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars, you can argue that it’s still the case. However, in the real estate industry, that’s partially true. […]

How Will Omicron Affect The Holiday Home Market in 2022?

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Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Dubai has remained one of the top tourist destinations in the world thanks to a successful vaccination drive, open borders, and the feeling of normalcy in the emirate – relative to the rest of the world where lockdowns are still common practice. Because of this, Dubai’s holiday home market has started […]

What are Dubai’s property market best performing areas for apartments in 2021?

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2021 has been an incredible year for property investment in Dubai. Many have called it the best year for property investment since the previous bull market. Over the past 12 months, the Dubai property market witnessed an incredible boom in transactions and capital appreciation, and that momentum looks to continue well into 2022 and beyond. […]

Is the Metaverse the Future of Real Estate Investing?

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Ever since Facebook pivoted to virtual social reality via the blockchain-powered metaverse following its rebrand to “Meta” earlier this year, tech and fintech companies have been scrambling to become pioneers in the virtual space. While Microsoft had announced their own metaverse for Microsoft Teams months prior, Facebook looks to build a massive, interconnected experience for […]

What Makes SmartCrowd Attractive to High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI)?

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According to Boston Consulting Group, there are 144,959 people with a net worth of between $1 million to $100 million and 115 people with $100 million or more in the GCC. Knight Frank estimates that 31% of these high net worth individuals are likely to purchase a property this year. SmartCrowd’s Premium program offers high […]

How COP28 Will Boost Dubai Holiday Homes in 2023

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This past month, world leaders met at the SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland for crunch talks on global warming during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Over 30,000 delegates from 197 countries flocked to the two-week summit, the largest to date. Hotel chains were fully booked and holiday homeowners cashed in, with some boosting prices […]