There was a rush to complete property sales in Dubai in the last 10 days of 2018 but experts are predicting that both prices and rents are set to keep falling in 2019.
Known for its glittering skyscrapers and luxury villas, the Dubai property market is oversupplied, especially in the residential sector where prices have fallen steadily from a peak in mid-2014.
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Prices have been falling quarter-on-quarter almost continually since the start of 2017 because of a worsening supply/demand balance.
Average sales prices for apartments and villas have declined six percent from the previous quarter, the agent said in a report on Monday. Off-plan sales volumes were down 31 percent, compared with 11 percent for completed units.
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Supply of such properties in 2017 would not be far off demand, reflecting a move towards stability, Adil Taqi said
It's a combination of mismanagement and decline in oil prices, which has forced most of the region’s governments to cut down many of these projects.
2017 sees a strong start for the Dubai real estate market in light of increased investor interest.
Increased investment interest from China, India and Saudi Arabia saw Dubai real estate sales achieve a high of AED12billion in the first two weeks of 2017
Experts attribute this sales increase to a number of factors, including Dubai’s new safe-haven status and investor friendly policies
The positive economic forecast continues to drive investor interest in Dubai property
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