The report by CBRE shows that villa sales have increased 20% over the past year while apartments went up 9%. There was also a 1.9% increase in villa sales prices month on month in April.
In fact, some prime located properties have seen prices rise by almost 60% over the last 12 months. The largest increase in value has actually occurred at the top end of the market. To further demonstrate this can note that property values for villas in Palm Jumeirah had increased 5% in April alone whilst Al Barari and Jumeirah Golf Estates increased by 4.9% and 4.6% respectively.
The UAE property market is steadily recovering on the back of government initiatives. Residency permits for retirees and remote workers, as well as expansion within the 10-year golden visa program, have all played a part in this growth where it’s also benefited from an economic boost due to Expo 2020 Dubai!
The country also benefits from its extensive coronavirus vaccination program that has helped keep cases low. Despite some distant concerns about global economic stability at first glance, there are now more millionaires and billionaires in Dubai than ever before!
The economy and property market is booming so much that almost every month a new record is broken within the Dubai real estate market:
We now observe a shortage of inventory in the prime luxury segment secondary market which drives up interest in prime off-plan property. As long as the property is of good high quality in a good location, there’s no shortage of buyers.