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How Can Landlords Deal With The New Abu Dhabi Rent Cap

How Can Landlords Deal With The New Abu Dhabi Rent Cap Now before I get lynched by all the tenants out there I am completely impartial as regards the landlord and tenant relationship. Brokers are often accused of working for landlords to keep rents high but I firmly believe that your client is the person […]

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Housing Allowances – How to House Your Abu Dhabi Staff

As promised here is the second article in this series for HR and Onboarding Managers but useful for everyone to understand housing allowances.The first article on breaking leases is here Hiring staff to the UAE is a costly and time-consuming enterprise so it is imperative that companies in the region retain the staff they bring […]

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Do UAE Housing Allowances Distort the Market?

Do UAE Housing Allowances Distort the Market? Housing allowances are an unusual feature of UAE living. Back in our home countries we just get a salary and can spend what we like on our housing, here in the UAE we get an allowance from our employers. The way housing allowances are given also varies from […]

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Crompton Partners new Reem Island office

We are very pleased to be opening our new location on Reem Island in Boutik Mall just beneath the iconic Sun and Sky towers. We hope that this central location will mean that our office becomes a hub for leasing and sales on Reem Island. The office is in fact a 90sqm open plan and […]

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What Do Greedy Landlords and Unicorns Have in Common?

What Do Greedy Landlords and Unicorns Have in Common? They both don’t exist. I’m writing this article in response to a comment someone made on an article I shared on rents falling in Abu Dhabi. It was a comment on landlords being greedy by hiking rents 20% in 2014-15 and how they are now getting left […]

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THE ABU DHABI REAL ESTATE MARKET IN 2016

THE ABU DHABI REAL ESTATE MARKET IN 2016 The property market in Abu Dhabi is showing some very interesting cracks at the moment. Rents and sale prices are decreasing in some parts but holding up in others. General sentiment in the market, particularly on the sales side is depressed with lots of people looking but […]

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Abu Dhabi Housing Newsletter- August

Did You Miss Out on Phase I of Yas Acres? – Phase II Launches Saturday This is your August Newsletter – Still no news on the 3% tenancy tax I’m afraid. Generally not too much interesting going on, although our first group of agents who took the Brokers course have now received their certificates (after four […]

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Five Reasons You Need Property Management

Five Reasons You Need Property Management Our most common customer looking for property management is someone who is either out of the country and needs a safe pair of hands for their unit or is someone who is having trouble renting their unit and needs our assistance. These are both great reasons to seek out […]

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Why Genuine Property Investors Never Buy Cash

Why Genuine Property Investors Never Buy Cash So you think you’re a Property Investor, a Guru, the Jedi of Returns, the Master of Capital Appreciation. If you are buying with anything but as much debt as you can then you are still an amateur. Maybe you’re rich, obscenely wealthy, money is nothing to you – […]

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