Luxury villas are the hottest segment in the market, with European buyers in particular seeking homes on Dubai’s signature Palm Jumeirah man-made island, as well as golf course estates.
Dubai’s rollercoaster property market, which had been in steady decline since 2014, went into flatline after Covid-19 hit last year and the emirate slammed shut its borders, said Zhann Zochinke, chief operating officer of consultancy Property Monitor.
“Then straight after that lockdown period we started to see transaction volumes increase, and they really haven’t stopped since,” he told AFP.
“We’re now seeing record month-on-month gains and transaction volumes.”
The Gulf emirate became one of the first destinations to reopen to visitors last July, pairing the open-door policy with strict rules…