We provide guidance to private and corporate developers on residential and commercial projects of varying scales, and have helped many overseas investor’s source land and developments. A bespoke service can also be provided to meet any requirements.
For smaller developers, we can advise on conversions and extensions, and for larger projects we will deliver a feasibility study based on in-depth market research to ensure the development is viable, meets market demand, and can deliver a profit.
Dubai is the most visited destination in the world and is the home to Burj Khalifa the World’s tallest building. Dubai hosts the world’s best hotels and restaurants. Our staff have extensive experience of Dubai property market and can help you find a property to suite your needs, whether you are looking for a holiday home or an investment.
Although Dubai’s property market has gone through a tough time in recent years, there are many reasons why it’s a good time to buy now.
Here are 7 reasons why to buy a property in Dubai now.
1 Cheaper prices
Property prices in Dubai have declined in 2015 driven by slowing sales volume. But experts say time is right for investors to buy property here as they stand to get good bargains on completed, as well as off-plan properties.
2 Lucrative yields
Dubai offers a high rental return. Falling prices make the investment lucrative, as rentals have remained stable with the influx of residents. Yields range from seven to eight per cent, even after paying service charges on the unit. Returns are Tax Free.
3 Assured capital gains
The UAE is among the fastest growing economies in the world. Dubai is working on mega infrastructure projects and is the host city for Expo 2020, which is expected to lead to a further influx of visitors. Experts believe there will be capital appreciation in the run-up to 2020.
4 Tax-free return
One of the prime incentives for investors here is that there is no tax on rental income. Thus the tax-free status and easy repatriation policies, makes it profitable for anyone to buy and rent the unit.
5 Save and secure
The UAE is among the safest and most secure countries in the world. The Emirate strives to offer business-friendly laws, allowing investors to set up companies in a few days. It has also been investing billions of Dirhams to upgrade the infrastructure of the city.
6 Tourist destination
Dubai has one of the best skylines in the world. It is home to Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower. Thousands of expats own apartments or villas. With an expected 25 million visitors by 2020, property owners are allowed to lease their units, after taking permission from Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, as holiday homes, boosting return on investment.
Finally, Dubai’s geographical location is another major reason for anyone looking for access to the rest of the world. With Emirates and Etihad, Air Arabia and many other national carriers offering seamless connectively to anywhere in the World.
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Overseas investment in the French property market went up by 29% in 2016. New Build properties in France can provide a number of different tax incentives to investors, such as the benefits from the Robien and Borloo investment legislation. This makes them very attractive to investors as they supply added benefits to the investment deal.
We will help you find the property that meets your requirements, with the help of our local partners, who have extensive experience of the French property market. Whether you are looking for a holiday home or an investment, we will help you find the right property.
London & Country are proud to present Wyndham Halcyon Retreat – a luxury golf and spa resort in rural France. Located in ‘the land of a thousand lakes’ in the majestic Limousin region of France
With its golden coastline, mild climate and over 3,000 hours of sunshine, many people are regarding Portugal as the ideal year round destination. Added to this, Portugal offers many expats the ideal laid back lifestyle they crave.
It’s a very good time to invest in the Portugal property market, with property prices having been low for some time and experiencing a gradual increase recently. Combined with the attractive offer of the Golden Visa scheme on the back of investment in property, investors are taking up the opportunity from all over the world.
We will help you find the property that meets your requirements with the help of our local partners, who have extensive experience of the Portuguese property market. Whether you are looking for a holiday home, an investment or Golden Investor Visa Scheme to live, work, study or invest in Europe, we will help you all the way.
After almost seven years of falling house prices, Spain’s housing market is recovering and house prices are increasing.
In 2015, home sales in Spain increased by 11% from the previous year. This rise was mainly driven by foreigners buying homes in cities like Barcelona and along the coast – with Costa del Sol being one of the country’s most popular areas with overseas purchasers.
Britons remain the number one foreign homebuyers in Spain, making about 21% of all home purchases by foreigners in 2015, followed by the French, Germans, and Swedes – each accounted for about 6% to 7%. There has also been a significant increase in the last few years from the Golden Investor Visa scheme.
We will help you find the property that meets your requirements with the help of our local partners, who have extensive experience of the Spanish property market. Whether you are looking for a holiday home, an investment or Golden Investor Visa Scheme to live, work, study or invest in Europe, we will help you all the way.
The temperate climate, impressive beaches and friendly environment have made Cyprus and Greek islands a popular choice with British holidaymakers and property buyers for many years. Most popular areas of Cyprus with British holiday home owners and expats include Limassol, Larnaca, and Paphos. The property market in Cyprus has been enjoying a resurgence in recent years with increased activity, partly due to their participation in the Golden Visa scheme – offering incentives to foreign investors.
Our local partners have extensive expertise in the Cypriat/Greek property markets, allowing us to tailor our services to your needs.
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London & Country are proud to present Hera Bay Luxury Resort – nestling in a sheltered bay on the south eastern tip of the beautiful island of Samos, Greece. Meticulously designed to ensure that nearly all property owners enjoy the panoramic sea views from their own terrace,
In the middle of the Mediterranean sea, very close to the island of Sicily, Malta’s crystal clear turquoise waters draw tourists and expats alike. One of the best Southern European climates with 350 days of sun a year, Malta is world famous for its diving spots, due to some of the clearest waters in the world.
Malta is steeped in 7000 years of history with charming architecture. The Maltese archipelago consisting of three islands – Malta (the main and largest island), Gozo, and the small island of Comino.
Malta became independent from British rule in 1964 and this is still evident in the administration of the country, the education system, driving on the left hand side of the road and English being one of the official languages. These make Malta an attractive proposition for the British property buyer and with property contracts written in English it certainly makes the buying process much easier than many other European countries.
With fantastic weather all year round, friendly people, and beaches to suit everyone’s needs Malta is an idyllic spot to buy a property.
We will help you find the property that meets your requirements, with the help of our local partners in Malta, who have extensive experience of the local property market. Whether you are looking for a holiday home, an investment or Golden Investor Visa Scheme to live, work, study or invest in Europe, we will help you all the way.
Located close to the city of Orlando in Florida, the incredible Halcyon Palms Luxury Villa Resort is a safe, gated community featuring a wide selection of luxury Florida villas and unique facilities.
Turkey is one of the most beautiful and fascinating countries in the world. Modernising at a rapid pace, with a mix of eastern and western cultural influences. It’s an incredibly friendly country, even in the bustling streets of Istanbul. Head to the smaller villages on the Turkish coast and you’ll find the communities warm and welcoming. Turkey’s 800km of shoreline is lapped by four different seas, making it a dazzling place for beach property and fun in the sun. Resorts and villages such as Altinkum, Fethiye, Antalya, Marmaris and Bodrum attract thousands of people every year for summers by the sea and property in Turkey is as varied as the country itself.
In May 2012, the government passed a bill ending the reciprocity requirement, to attract more foreign homebuyers. Since August 2012, the government has allowed nationals from 183 countries to buy properties in Turkey. Since then, tens of thousands of foreigners have successfully acquired properties in Turkey.
Turkish house prices doubled over the last five years and jumped 18 percent in 2015 alone, topping Knight Frank’s global house price index. Demand benefited from Middle Eastern investors seeking a haven from turmoil in the region along with strong internal population growth.