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Is Dubai’s property market looking at another record-breaking year? Image Credit: Clint Egbert

In most established areas across Dubai, real estate returns have exceeded 10 per cent, offering investors attractive opportunities to grow their wealth. By carefully considering the potential in each area, we identified those with the greatest RoI (Return on Investment).

While there are always risks associated with investment, prudent decision-making can help minimize the risk while maximizing returns. Service charges also play a key role in maximizing RoI, and ideally should be limited to 1 per cent or less of the property value in order to ensure optimal net RoI.

Some of Dubai's most attractive investment destinations that have witnessed an uptick in RoI include Palm Jumeirah, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Creek Harbour and Dubai Hills Estate. For example, residential units with sea view in Palm Jumeirah, those offering Burj Khalifa views in Downtown Dubai, and units overseeing the creek in Dubai Creek Harbour are seeing a gross rental yield of 10 per cent on 2021 purchase prices.

Let’s take a look at some of the factors that led to this increase in RoI.

City of opportunity

Dubai is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities and is quickly becoming one of the world's leading financial centers. With its easy access to international markets, Dubai provides an ideal environment for businesses to flourish. This makes the property market an attractive option for savvy investors looking to leverage their money for maximum returns.

A booming property market

In addition to providing investors a great RoI, the Dubai real estate market also offers a host of advantages. The growth has pushed up property prices and created a strong rental market with high demand for quality properties. Furthermore, the city's infrastructure continues to improve, making it even more attractive as an investment hub.

Influx of foreign investors

Dubai represents a safe place for foreign investors to make their money work harder for them. The city has a well-developed legal system, and its government is committed to protecting the rights of foreign investors. The government is constantly taking measures and offering incentives such as tax exemptions and special visas to attract investment.

On top of that, there are significantly lower costs associated with purchasing residential units compared to other major cities like London and New York. The relatively low price point makes it easier for investors to purchase multiple properties without breaking the bank.

Population growth

The Dubai housing market is booming with unprecedented occupancy rates, driving rental yields to new heights. The surge has been fueled by population growth and surpasses pre-pandemic records, especially in the outskirts of the city that were previously more sparsely occupied.

Long-term value for money

The property values also continue to appreciate year over year, allowing investors to earn sizeable RoI over time. There is no shortage of rental demand either, thanks to Dubai’s tourism industry and influx of expats every day. This creates a positive cashflow that can be leveraged by investors looking for steady income streams.

Property values are also quite resilient when market conditions dip due to oversupply; when this happens, prices tend to remain stable or decrease slightly until conditions improve again.

Dubai has undergone a remarkable change with the introduction of Golden Visa policies, transforming itself into an engaging destination that makes relocating for permanent residence a real possibility. No longer just seen as a temporary holiday escape, Dubai is opening new doors and inviting more people to call it home.

Investing in real estate is one of the safest and most profitable ways to enrich your portfolio. There's no doubt that this burgeoning market holds immense potential for anyone aspiring to capitalize on this lucrative opportunity and enjoy high RoI through strategic investments in property assets.