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Know your Rights

This article originally featured in Abu Dhabi Week in January 2014. It is written by Ben Crompton a former lawyer and current managing partner of Crompton Partners Estate Agents LLC. So when it comes to residents’ questions about and lord’s obligations and the rules on subleasing, he’s your man. Read the original article in Abu Dhabi […]

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10 Reasons To Invest in Abu Dhabi Property

1. The Market in the UAE Expatriates can buy in several areas in the UAE, namely Saadiyat, Reem Island, Raha Beach, Al Reef, Hydra and al Ghadeer, these areas are discussed in more detail in our “Guide to Buying Property in Abu Dhabi”. Visit our entire Guide Library here. Like the rest of the world Abu […]

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What You Need to Know About Renting In Abu Dhabi

Renting in Abu Dhabi is full of mis-information, smoke and mirrors to catch the unwary. Here is your complete guide, step by step, to renting a property. Never be confused again. This is an abbreviated version of the guide, for the full guide please email guides@cpestateagents.com. When To Start Looking – The best time to start looking […]

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Seven Steps to Avoiding A Rent Raise

The Abu Dhabi rent cap was first introduced in 2006 by what has become known as the Tenancy Law. Set at 7 per cent per year, it meant tenancy agreements coming up for annual renewal could only be subject to a maximum 7 per cent rent increase. This was later tightened to 5 per cent […]

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Seven Trends to Watch – UAE Real Estate in 2015

A Tail of Two Cities Abu Dhabi and Dubai are two cities with vastly different personalities united by common cultural ideals and practises. Their real estate markets have also reached different points in their cycles and when considering the property market in the UAE these two giants may be brothers, but need to be treated […]

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Abu Dhabi Property FAQ of the Week #3

How has UAE law changed over the years for expats buying property? The law has remained the same since 2007 but the process has been refined. Property developers are now more sophisticated when it comes to conducting the sales process and registering the sale. In Abu Dhabi, a process has evolved which sees buyers make […]

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Abu Dhabi’s Tallest Tower

On 9th November 2014 one of the most exciting buildings in Abu Dhabi opened its doors to throngs of eager tenants. You will no doubt have seen the tower that is now known as Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid rising up with its smaller twin over the World Trade Center (WTC) Mall and the WTC Souk […]

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