What happens when a homeowner with exquisite taste meets an interior designer with the expertise to put his dreams into action? In this case, the result is a 6,000 sq ft 4-bedroom family villa for
Infrastructure spending to boost GDP growth in Dubai despite macro-economic headwinds Real GDP growth in the emirate is forecast to rise to 3.1 % this year, in comparison to the 2. 7% growth in 2016 according to the Economic Development Committee. Infrastructure spending in preparation for Expo 2020 is expected to boost GDP growth, with […]
Cavendish Maxwell is a highly respected independent firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants, focusing on property services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2008, Cavendish Maxwell has grown into one of the region’s largest and highest profile property companies, employing over 60 people across 8 departments. Our experience covers property, land and […]
Special Announcement From Dubai Land Department According to the new RERA Circular Number 8 of 2016 in relation to the requirements for Real Estate Brokers to obtain Real Estate Announcement Permits, it is now mandatory to sign Form A in order to advertise your property in any marketing medium (across print, digital, social formats). Please […]
There are many rules and regulations to changing jobs in Dubai that it can be difficult to know if you will be fined when changing jobs. The rules used to state that if you left a job without completing 2 years with the company, then you would be placed on a work ban for at […]
The UAE as a Muslim country, operates under Sharia law which prohibits the purchase and consumption of alcohol. Despite this, Non-Muslims are permitted to buy and drink alcohol under certain conditions set out by the government. We take a look at licensing rules, the minimum drinking age and the venues that serve alcohol in and […]
Bills are a massive part of being a homeowner and in Dubai there are a number of monthly bills you will have to pay. Keeping track of everything you need to pay each month can be a difficult task, which is why we’ve put together everything you need to know about your monthly utility bills […]
The government of Dubai has published advice on VAT and the likely implementation of a low rate of VAT in Dubai in 2018. With a series of FAQs on their website, they are looking to clarify their standing on VAT which doesn’t appear to be 100% certain, but is pretty close.
As if expat life were not fraught enough with challenges and complications, families of those who invest in properties here face further complications in the sad event that the property owner passes away intestate.