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Dubai records decade-high $6.63b realty sales in August

  Dubai / WAM The real estate sector in the emirate of Dubai continued to maintain a sustainable growth in the number and value of sales during the month of August, as it witnessed the registration of 9,720 real estate sales, worth AED24.34 billion. This came in Mo’asher, Dubai’s official sales price and rental performance index launched by Dubai Land ...

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Cost of average UK mortgage may rise 70% by March

  Bloomberg Tremors are continuing to ripple through the UK mortgage market despite the Bank of England’s intervention to calm financial turbulence. Higher borrowing costs for lenders means the average monthly cost of a two-year fixed-rate mortgage will rise by 70% by March from January this year, Bloomberg Economics estimates. The cost of a two-year fixed-rate mortgage on an average-priced ...

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Dubai records AED1.4b in realty deals in one day

  DUBAI / WAM Dubai real estate market recorded 386 sales transactions worth AED1.2 billion, in addition to 84 mortgage deals of AED151.32 million, and 62 gift deals amounting to AED48.92 million on Wednesday, data released by Dubai’s Land Department (DLD) showed. The sales included 341 villas and apartments worth AED1.01 billion, and 45 land plots worth AED195.91 million, while ...

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Dubai’s realty deals hit $2.56b in seven days

  Dubai / WAM A total of 2,594 real estate transactions worth AED9.4 billion ($2.56 billion) were conducted during the week ending September 9, according to figures released by the Dubai Land Department. A total of 209 plots were sold for AED946.55 million, 1,871 apartments and villas were purchased for AED3.92 billion. The top three transactions were a land in Island ...

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Dubai real estate deals surge to record AED24.3b in August

  Dubai / WAM The real estate market in Dubai recorded 9,720 total sales worth AED24.3 billion in August, the highest performing month in terms of sales transactions volume and value in 12 years, according to Property Finder, the leading Menat’s proptech company. Comparing period-over-period growth, August witnessed a monthly growth rate in volume of around 37.1 percent and 69.6 ...

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Sharjah reports AED2b in realty deals in August

  Sharjah / WAM The emirate of Sharjah completed real estate transactions totalling AED 2 billion during August, according to the monthly report published by Sharjah Real Estate Registration Department (SRERD). The total number of transactions executed by the (SRERD) during the past month amounted to 2,409, with 747 sales transactions representing 31% of total transactions. Mortgage transactions amounted to ...

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UK house prices jump led by surge in London

  Bloomberg UK house prices rebounded in August, led by the strongest growth in London in six years, one of the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders said. Halifax said its measure of property prices rise 0.4% last month after a 0.1% dip the month before, bringing the average cost of a home to a new record of £294,260. The increase defied ...

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Dubai records AED2.4b realty deals in one day

  Dubai / WAM Dubai real estate market recorded 568 sales transactions worth AED1.37 billion, in addition to 93 mortgage deals of AED197.58 million, and 23 gift deals amounting to AED858.27 million on Monday, data released by Dubai’s Land Department (DLD) showed. The sales included 503 villas and apartments worth AED1.04 billion, and 65 land plots worth AED323.78 million, while ...

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Toronto home prices fall for fifth straight month

  Bloomberg Toronto home prices fall for a fifth straight month, the longest skid since 2017, as the property market adjusts to sharply higher interest rates from the Bank of Canada. The benchmark price for a home in Canada’s largest city dropped 2.8% in August compared with the month before to reach C$1.12 million ($854,000), according to data by the ...

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US pending home sales decline in July

  Bloomberg US pending home sales fall in July for the sixth time this year to the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, extending the housing market’s sharp downturn as high borrowing costs sideline prospective buyers. The National Association of Realtors’ index of contract signings to purchase previously owned homes decreased 1% from a month earlier to 89.8, ...

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