Real Estate

Adaptation from an evolutionary perspective is by nature a glacially unhurried process. It pans out even slower and more painfully when it comes to fundamental changes to the rules by which the real estate industry plays—many of which remain so outdated that they are analogously as irrelevant and inefficient as phones still attached to the
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The Federal Reserve is among Western central banks fighting stubbornly high inflation. Xinhua News Agency | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images For the first time in years, Americans are in a period of rising interest rates. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark rate a half-point, to cool down inflation that’s the highest
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Two years after enduring the devastating financial impacts of Covid-19, the U.S. economy has made an impressive comeback, in large part due to a booming housing market. But as Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors explains, there are significant questions regarding the sector’s direction over the coming months. “Housing kept the
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Dubai’s residential and ultra-luxury markets have continued their upward trajectory in 2022, with demand from international buyers resulting in high competition and several record-breaking sales. Driven Properties in Dubai is a leader in the luxury and ultra-luxury market. Founder and CEO Abdullah Alajaji recently sat down to discuss 2022 market dynamics and what’s driving the
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Lifestylevisuals | E+ | Getty Images Adjustable-rate mortgages are making a comeback. With interest rates surging, more buyers are turning to ARMs, which offer lower initial rates than fixed-rate loans. However, after a certain period, the rate on the ARM adjusts to reflect current market conditions. “You have double the number of borrowers out there
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Continuing a recent trend for high-end properties in Dubai, a luxury residence in Jumeirah Bay Island has closed for a record-breaking number, this time for highest recorded residential price per square foot. Located in the renowned Bulgari Resort and Residences development, the three-bedroom unit sold for AED 40 million (roughly US $10.9 million), according to
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