New laws introduced in favour of foreign business ownership and visa regulations have a positive impact on possibilities for expatriates to own properties in UAE.

03 October 2018

The UAE has introduced new laws this year that effectively widen the range of possibilities for expatriates to be more deeply involved in the long-term economic growth of the country. Many of the policy changes mainly concern foreign business ownership, visa regulations and curbing the cost of living.

In a country where 80 per cent of the population is made up of foreign residents from all over the world, the new regulations are viewed as crucial in efforts to tap further … Read more ›

50 billion dirhams economic stimulus plan for Abu Dhabi now unveiled

17 September 2018

Abu Dhabi’s drive to accelerate its economic growth will come under the banner of Tomorrow 2021, the Crown Prince revealed on Sunday, in what marks the culmination of a summer of reforms aimed at preparing the emirate for a more prosperous future.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, said the plan includes “50 initiatives that reflect the priorities of citizens, residents and investors”. The move is part of an action … Read more ›

Announcement from Bayut

04 September 2018

Startups have taken over the world at large and the UAE too follows this trend, where home-grown startups and international players are luring customers with innovative technologies and unique concepts. To stand out in this extremely competitive crowd and attract investors from across the world, requires a combination of innovation, commitment to excellence and a steady growth in revenue. Bayut exemplifies these qualities and has already established itself as a unique and reliable entity in the UAE property market. The recent … Read more ›

Reduced prices and optimistic economic outlook provide excellent investment opportunities

12 July 2018

Residential sales and rental prices fell in most neighbourhoods across Abu Dhabi in the first six months of 2018, albeit at a slower pace witnessed in previous months as market sentiment improves on the back of rising oil prices, according to a new report published on Thursday.

Average apartment rental prices were “modest” for the most part, with year-on-year decreases ranging from around 3 to 9 per cent in different locations during the first half of the year, according to real … Read more ›

Henry Wiltshire International win 2 awards from leading property portal Bayut

31 May 2018

Leading property portal Bayut have awarded Henry Wiltshire International the coveted ‘Agency of the Month’ award for best Abu Dhabi real estate agency.

Bayut also awarded ‘Real Estate Agent of the Month’ to Henry Wiltshire’s agent Ragna Tietjen who is a leasing consultant specialising in the Corniche and Maryah Island areas of Abu Dhabi.

Further positive news for Abu Dhabi’s property market

23 May 2018

Three quarters of people would be more inclined to buy property in the UAE if they had a 10-year residency visa.

That is the result of an online poll of 3,400 people conducted by The National, after the Cabinet announced plans to offer 10-year residency visas to investors and key professionals.

A total of 77 per cent of people said they would buy if they were given leave to stay in the country for 10 years, while 16 per cent said they would not … Read more ›