Real estate in United Arab Emirates

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Apartments in a residential project in a futuristic style
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$641,000 — $7,038,000

Apartments in a residential project in a futuristic style

square icon73 m² — 552 m²
bed icon1—5
bathroom icon1—5
Apartments and mansions in a new project from the luxury hotel chain The Ritz-Carlton
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$2,343,000 — $5,138,000

Apartments and mansions in a new project from the luxury hotel chain The Ritz-Carlton

square icon140 m² — 357 m²
bed icon2—8
bathroom icon2—12
Two-storey townhouse with a view of the international golf club
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$982,000 — $15,547,000

Two-storey townhouse with a view of the international golf club

square icon134 m² — 1,077 m²
bed icon3—5
bathroom icon3—5
Townhouse in a large-scale residential project with infrastructure
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$492,000 — $624,000

Townhouse in a large-scale residential project with infrastructure

square icon167 m² — 175 m²
bed icon3
bathroom icon3
Luxurious townhouse in a large-scale project in the Maltese style
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$798,000 — $1,114,000

Luxurious townhouse in a large-scale project in the Maltese style

square icon212 m² — 314 m²
bed icon4
bathroom icon4
Shared and full ownership of apartments in a premium hotel complex
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$330,000 — $2,255,000

Shared and full ownership of apartments in a premium hotel complex

bed icon1—2
bathroom icon1—2
Three-level townhouse with a swimming pool in a luxury residential project
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$2,341,000 — $3,785,000

Three-level townhouse with a swimming pool in a luxury residential project

square icon497 m² — 804 m²
bed icon4—5
bathroom icon5—6
Apartment overlooking the center of Dubai in a luxury residential complex
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$577,000 — $863,000

Apartment overlooking the center of Dubai in a luxury residential complex

square icon111 m² — 163 m²
bed icon2—3
bathroom icon2—3
Apartments in a luxury residential project on the beach
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$1,897,000 — $3,422,000

Apartments in a luxury residential project on the beach

square icon117 m² — 215 m²
bed icon1—2
bathroom icon1—2
Luxurious apartments in an exclusive project on the waterfront of the Dubai Canal
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$1,512,000 — $4,270,000

Luxurious apartments in an exclusive project on the waterfront of the Dubai Canal

square icon114 m² — 268 m²
bed icon1—4
bathroom icon1—4
Apartments in a finished residential complex with a swimming pool
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$382,000 — $405,000

Apartments in a finished residential complex with a swimming pool

square icon108 m² — 115 m²
bed icon1—2
bathroom icon1—2
Commercial premises and apartments overlooking the bay
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$295,000 — $887,000

Commercial premises and apartments overlooking the bay

square icon35 m² — 118 m²
bed icon1—2
bathroom icon1—2
Apartments in a residential project with a private beach
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$1,013,000 — $1,405,000

Apartments in a residential project with a private beach

square icon100 m² — 142 m²
bed icon1—2
bathroom icon1—2
Apartments in a new residential complex near the sea in Dubai
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$317,000 — $575,000

Apartments in a new residential complex near the sea in Dubai

square icon77 m² — 143 m²
bed icon1
bathroom icon1
Premium apartments in a new residential project
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$435,000 — $1,327,000

Premium apartments in a new residential project

square icon68 m² — 212 m²
bed icon1—3
bathroom icon1—3
Unique apartments with a swimming pool in a luxury residential complex
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$5,891,000 — $15,547,000

Unique apartments with a swimming pool in a luxury residential complex

square icon358 m² — 1,077 m²
bed icon3—5
bathroom icon3—5
Designer apartments in a prestigious area
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$11,862,000 — $15,547,000

Designer apartments in a prestigious area

square icon737 m² — 1,077 m²
bed icon5
Apartment with sea and island view
United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
$970,000 — $1,018,000

Apartment with sea and island view

square icon141 m² — 433 m²
bed icon2
bathroom icon2
Apartments and townhouses in a new complex by the sea
United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
from $112,000

Apartments and townhouses in a new complex by the sea

square icon31 m²
bed icon1
bathroom icon1
Apartments in a unique project by an Italian designer
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
$1,505,000 — $3,546,000

Apartments in a unique project by an Italian designer

square icon178 m² — 186 m²
bed icon1—3
bathroom icon1—3

Buyer's guide

  • Who can buy a property in the UAE

    In the UAE, foreigners are allowed to buy real estate, but there are areas of the country with form of ownership restrictions. In some areas, a foreigner can only rent a property long-time, in others — to buy in full ownership.

    The leader of the UAE real estate market is the Emirate of Dubai, which provides investors with more opportunities due to a wide selection of properties. Real estate sales statistics confirm that property demand in this emirate is growing the fastest.

  • Property costs by district in the UAE

    Residential properties in Dubai have grown in value by 3,5% annually over the past 10 years. However, the price increased and decreased from year to year: the annual price change ranged from an increase of 17% to a decrease of 12%.

    The average residential property price per 1 m² is $3,175, according to the Dubai Land Department. The cost of housing depends on the area of Dubai: the highest price per 1 m² is in Downtown — $6,865. Prices per 1 m² in other areas of Dubai are: Palm Jumeirah — $6,857, Dubai Marina — $6,636, Dubai Creek Harbor — $5,145, Business Bay — $4,905.

  • Property purchase procedure in the UAE

    Property in Dubai can be bought in 4‑6 weeks. First, the investor chooses real estate: this can be done remotely or in person. The parties conclude a purchase and sale agreement, in which they record the main parameters of the deal. The buyer puts an advance payment of 10% of the transaction amount.

    If an investor buys real estate with a mortgage, they must obtain a No Objection Certificate from the bank. A payroll from the developer and a Certificate of Transfer are also required.

    The buyer pays the remaining established amount. The buyer and the seller register the transaction with the Dubai Land Department. The seller receives payment under the contract after registering the transfer of ownership.

  • Property purchase taxes in the UAE

    Buyers of residential properties in Dubai pay transfer tax and additional fees:

    • transfer tax — 4%;

    • administration fee for a tax payment — $147;

    • registration fee — $545—$1,090;

    • administration fee for a certificate of ownership registration — $68.

    When purchasing commercial properties, buyers pay an additional 5% VAT.

  • Golden visa of the UAE for the purchase of a real estate

    The UAE issues a five-year Golden Visa to foreigners for real estate investments. It is allowed to buy residential and commercial real estate in special areas called Freehold Zones. The minimum investment amount is AED2,000,000 (≈$545,000). Real estate can be purchased with a mortgage in one of the UAE banks, the down payment must be at least 50%.

    A resident visa for three years can be issued by purchasing real estate. Properties must also be in certain locations, such as Freehold Zones, and cost at least AED750,000 (≈$204,000). A husband and wife can buy a property in joint ownership if it costs at least AED1,000,000 (≈ $272,255).

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Property types in United Arab Emirates

Studios, apartments, villas, and townhouses are listed for purchase. Investors can also buy shares in hotel complexes, premises for offices and shops, land plots, and marinas. Available properties and real Estate projects depend on the selected country and terms of the investment Citizenship or residency program.

By making an investment in real estate in the UAE, you can obtain permanent residency — known as the Property Investor Residence Visa. It grants a residency permit for 3 or 5 years, and property investors in the UAE may be nominated for citizenship status. minimum investment is 750,000 AED, or approximately $204,000.

For 3- and 5-year residency permits, investors can purchase residential or commercial property in the “freehold” zones of the UAE, for at least 750,000 AED. Approved property types include residential or services apartments, villas, townhouses, hotel rooms, offices, and warehouses. Disputed real estate or separate plots of land are not eligible for the program.

Joint property ownership is allowed for legally married spouses who apply for a 3-year residency permit. They can invest a minimum of AED 1 000,000 or approximately $272,000 in real estate.

A mortgage is also supported by the UAE permanent residency

program. The investor must make a 50% payment.

Investment property in the UAE can be used as a residence, rented out, and resold for the return of investment in 3 or 5 years. The UAE real estate market is one of the most flourishing in the world, showing a growth of approximately 40%–44% in prices and demand. Rental yield can reach 8%.

You can choose the UAE investment property remotely through Immigrant Invest. Our real estate expert team will help you select freehold real estate in the Emirates, eligible for the Property Investor Residence Visa program. We will also assist in reserving the object while your residency application is processing, and purchasing it when the application is approved. If you wish to resell the investment property in the future, we will arrange the best deal for you.

Immigrant Invest is a licensed agent for government programs in the Europe Union and the Caribbean.