Investments

30
Jul

Property classes

Real estate assets are generally classified as residential, commercial, and industrial. Residential real estate can take the form of single-detached units, terraces (also called row houses or linked houses), apartment complexes, condominiums, or structures meant as homes and dwelling places. It also refers to the land on which residential structures are built, or will be built in the future. Commercial […]

30
Jul

Real estate crowdfunding: The new-day syndication

Property development is a capital-intensive venture that requires funding, from the time an idea goes on the drawing board until turnover. Because of this, investments are sourced from a host of interested and financially capable parties. The pooling process is known as syndication, in which participants or investors infuse their money toward a two-pronged goal: to contribute to the success […]

30
Jul

Tax benefit for investors

Crowdfunded real estate projects are passive investments that have benefits, including tax shelter offsets. Methods of reducing tax liability depends on the tax regime of the country where an investor files taxes. Every investor is encouraged to consult with a certified advisor for a full explanation of the tax implications and extent of liability, and to learn how tax benefits, […]

30
Jul

Comparing the HBR portal to UAE government initiatives

The HBR portal is in consonance with the UAE’s vision of a rebuilt and fortified property market, especially in Abu Dhabi and Dubai where projects suffered badly during the financial crash between 2007-10. But while its goals are complementary to government targets, the HBR portfolio does not deal with the rehabilitation of stalled off-plan properties. To explain, an off-plan project […]

19
May

eMart Real Estate Operations: The Success of Internet-based Property Trade in Dubai

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) launched Smart Property Marketplace or eMart, an online real estate portal back in November 2013. This was done to help developers and investors auction, sell, and rent properties, as well as acting as an exchange center to allow users easy access to private and public real estate information. The website provides you a thorough description […]

19
May

Hotel & Tourism: Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Dubai

As Dubai, along with the rest of the UAE, aims to diversify its economy, opportunities for growth especially in the real estate sector continue to increase. In this article, we will discuss the implications of the Arabian Travel Market (2014) and the World Expo 2020 on the hospitality and tourism sector of Dubai and what this spells for real estate […]