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Why Emirates Hills is a diamond in Dubai Welcome home

Spring/ Summer

Dubai Food Festival

Crate and Barrel help you move in

Must-haves from Maison & Objet

Bring the taste of Peru home


Live in Style


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Welcome We can’t believe spring is already upon us, bringing with it warmer weather, fresh trends and a thriving property market. Earlier this year, we visited the coveted interiors show Maison & Objet in Paris to seek out the top trends set to blossom this spring/summer. Our spies reveal all in our trend report. We’re also making the most of the weather with al fresco dining ideas for the garden. Don’t have a garden? Take a look around The Meadows, a verdant community where family villas nestle amid grassy parks and tree-lined streets. Our in-depth guide tells you all you need to know. Or tour the Bazzari family home in Emirates Hills, and find out first-hand why they still love the area eleven years on from moving there. Work out what you can afford with expert advice from our resident mortgage guru. He’s noticed a massive shift in the market benefiting homebuyers – sure to be music to the ears of many. Eleanor Joslin

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FAMILY VALUES Why the first residents of Emirates Hills still call it home over a decade later


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Words by Eleanor Joslin Photos by Nasir Rauf Spending time with her family is clearly important to Lama Bazzari. She’s a busy woman, too. In 2001 the hardworking mum-of-three founded NStyle International Group – now an incredibly successful franchise comprising of NStyle Nail Lounge, NStyle Nail Care and Urban Male Lounge, with over 600 employees and salons across the world, including North America and Canada as well as throughout the Middle East. The ambitious businesswoman is not one to rest on her lacquered laurels, either. More recently, she’s taken over the BiCE restaurant brand, opening Sapori di BiCE in City Walk to join BiCE Mare in Souk Al Bahar. This year she has exciting plans to expand both franchises – but that’s a secret, for now. With all this packed under her entrepreneurial hat, where does she find the time for family? In their cosy six-bedroom villa nestled in leafy Emirates Hills. “The weekdays are for work but in the evenings and weekends my husband and I are always with our children,” she says. “We love spending time in the garden with the kids and they love the pool, especially when the weather is good. “When relations and friends come over we do entertain in the downstairs living rooms but we try to spend most of the time in the garden. “Our favourite room is the family room, upstairs. It’s very comfortable and casual, and we spend a lot of time there watching TV together and playing board games. We are very close to the kids here.” The neutral earth tones of the large modular sofa are calm and soothing, with accents of red and orange adding warmth and colour. However, the real draw is the photo wall. Rows and rows of snaps tell tales of happy family holidays and birthday parties. The couple’s beautiful daughter, Farrah, aged 11, already shows signs of being bhomes.com

a natural model, while sons Omar, six, and Karim, four, smile toothily at the camera. “We love having fresh photos of the kids when they’re young and growing up,” she explains. “It’s always nice to have memories. We’ve got photos of holidays to the south of France, Italy, Jerusalem, Disney Land and of Farrah’s birthday on this wall. We update them every year, too, and we move the older ones into bedrooms and the living rooms downstairs.” The couple bought the villa in 2003. Lama, originally from Palestine, was working in Washington DC and followed her job to UAE in 2009, initially on a temporary basis. After a spell in Bahrain where their daughter was born, and where the NStyle

concept was conceived, they returned to Dubai. “I found Dubai to be a much cosier city than DC and it was obvious that there were great opportunities here,” she recalls. “You could tell that there was going to be a lot of change for the positive and there was talk of so many exciting projects like Dubai Marina and Media City. “We have been in this villa over ten years now and we have lot of good memories here,” she says fondly. “We had both boys in this house, and it’s a real family home.” Back in 2003 they were one of the first residents in Emirates Hills. Since then the area has changed a lot, and has been engulfed by an ever-expanding high-rise Dubai. March 2014


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Play with lighting, sofas and feature walls Gayatri Dongre, brand manager at Natuzzi / retail consultant at Western Furniture Personally, I love open-plan designs. Living and dining areas sometimes merge their functions. The furniture in both the areas need not necessarily match, but they must coordinate and form a cohesive contrast. One must take into account the size of the room, the size of the family and the lifestyle of the users here. Š 1KKVZNKGXKGLR[OJ]OZNU[Z GT_HGXXOKXYHKZ]KKTZNKZ]UYVGIKY Š 6RGIK_U[XYULGOTG]G_ZNGZ OZIXKGZKYGHGXXOKXHKZ]KKTZNKZ]U areas. Set a beautiful table against the YULG]OZNYI[RVZ[XKYGTJRGSVY Š )XKGZKJOLLKXKTZLKGZ[XK]GRRY in the living area and dining area to

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Objets à l’amour As Maison & Objet sets up home in Asia this month, we look at the trends that emerged from the recent show in Paris

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London designers steal the show While showcasing collections from online boutique wysada.com, Hollie Kiernan spotted these key concepts for S/S 2014 A highlight in every design aficionados’ calendar, this year’s Maison & Objet exhibition was a veritable feast for the senses. Situated in the vast location of the Parc d’Exposition in northern Paris, the show featured more than 3,000 exhibitors and welcomed over 150,000 visitors to its nine cavernous halls. Fuelled by numerous Paul espressos and pit stops at mobile Ladurée stands, we spent five days in this glorious haven of design to bring you this year’s hottest interior trends. Colour: With spring in the air, there was an emphasis on muted sherbet pastels, with coral and soft orange shades featuring in several stands. Pomax celebrated spring with a rainbow of pastel ceramics, while Bloomingville included fresh minty hints in its Nordic display. Decadent copper and gold accents were also out in force, with Tom Dixon (this year’s Maison & Objet Designer of the Year) paving the way with golden tea sets and his signature copper pendant lights. Opulence and luxury were strong themes, and Portuguese brands Brabbu and Boca do Lobo showcased lavish creations in sumptuously warm tones. DK Home enthralled us with its dedication to craft and use of geometric marquetry – something that Rue Monsieur Paris and DN Designs also featured, with intricate mother of pearl inlay on glossy wooden tables and chairs. Minimal design is still a recurrent theme. Universo Positivo created our ideal office environment complete with fun neon accents. Bleu Nature showcased a mesmerising collection of blonde and charred wooden furniture, suspended in frosted acrylic, and paired with butter-soft leather in creams and golden hues. We loved the patterns that came from Londoners Orla Kiely, House of Hackney and Akin & Suri, plus the kaleidoscope of colour from Desiguel. Flux and Custhom celebrated ceramics with a contemporary interpretation of the classic white and blue print.

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Better to be botanical BH loved the burst of springtime blooms at Maison & Objet, reveals Eleanor Joslin Trends can be transient – that’s why we’re continually intrigued, after all – and there are few you can be certain about. However, spring florals is a naturally recurring theme that can always be relied upon at this time of year, just as red and gold come to the fore during the festive season. Maison & Objet was abloom with the feeling of fresh starts, energised by the show’s floral furnishings and fabrics, and springtime colours. There’s a marked change from last year’s neon brights – we saw dusky pinks, leafy greens, lemon yellow and sky blue enveloping the show with swathes of cheerfulness. New wallpaper and textile collections from de Gournay evoked the theme wonderfully. Beautiful silk wall coverings were intricately hand-painted

with delicate lilies, magnolias and citrus trees set against impressive metallic backdrops for a clash of visual texture. Maison Baccarat stole the show with its floral vase displays. Dining tables played host to the company’s classic crystal vases, filled with stunning floral presentations that created an inspiring banquet of blossoms. Furniture by Ginger and Jagger twisted the theme with thorny rose bushes. Spiky stems entwined tornado-like to form eye-catching dining table bases. We also saw elegant console tables, designed by Munna, sitting atop legs shaped delicately into tree branches. Such themes herald a refreshing change from feminine florals bordering on the sickly sweet.


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Wall coverings: all de Gournay

Boring brown is history Claud Cecil Gurney, owner and founder of de Gournay, reveals what’s in and what’s out for spring/summer ‘14 Š :NKXK]GYGTOTIXKGYOTMP[^ZGVUYOZOUT of industrial and warehouse-style finishes with refined polished and highly sophisticated articles within interiors Š =KiXKLOTGRR_lGTJNGVVOR_lIUTYOMTOTM the black-and-white and ‘various shades of brown’ interior design to history as we look to become more confident, using more colour and understanding that contemporary and black-andwhite are not in any way synonymous Š :NKJXOLZZU]GXJYSUXKZK^Z[XKJY[XLGIKY on fabrics and wallpapers will end as people grow tired of maintaining them, instead preferring more practical and easier alternatives Š :NKXK]ORRHKGYZXUTMSU\KZU]GXJY more professional and interesting lighting as many new technologies become available. Yes, there will be more electronics in the house, but with fewer and simpler controls Š 'RYUKSKXMOTM]GYGIUTZOT[KJGTJ definite shift towards higher-quality artwork that reflects the soul and the ability of the creators, for those who can afford it

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Garden gastronomy Teddy bear’s picnic When they’ve outgrown mud pies, kids can be notoriously fussy eaters. Garden picnics are a great way to make healthy food fun, with bright picnicware, fingerfood nibbles and Mr Teddy joining in too. “Kids are more adventurous with their food when it’s being eaten outside,” says Zahra Hewson-Ventura, managing partner at Harvest Home Group. “Introduce them to new foods and flavours served on fun picnicware and make special memories at the same time.” Forget dull paper plates and disposables; buy picnicware you can all

treasure and plate up with memories, every time you dine as a family. Even carrot crudités will look yummy on Anorak’s colourful melamine picnic range – try the orange Kissing Rabbits, blue Kissing Horses and green Rolling Hills patterns. “This year picnicware will be coveting all things whimsical and letting kids be kids,” notes Zahra, who recommends Anorak as well as Emma Bridgewater’s pottery. Her nostalgic Beatrix Potter collection with Peter Rabbit and Flopsy will be a hit with boys and girls, as well as her pretty nursery rhyme designs or Starry Skies set, personalised with your children’s names (don’t forget Teddy’s).

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Complement nature’s colour palette There’s no better venue than your garden for a get-together with family and friends, especially while the weather remains warm. Make the most of the temperate sunny skies and balmy evenings with an impromptu garden soiree or tea party. No doubt Mother Nature has lent a helping hand with the décor, embellishing your open space with verdant palms, bright flowers and inquisitive birds. If you need a spot of colour, place some potted petunias and desert rose by your borders. Complement nature’s décor with disposable dinnerware in vibrant colours that add more life to the scene, advises Hala Haddad, concept and

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design manager at Pan Emirates Home. “Colours like transparent fuchsia, turquoise, lime green, purple, pink and yellow in contrasting combinations will always work,” she says. “When you’ve chosen a colour scheme, carry it through on the table cloths covering high tables – ideal for standing guests. Chair covers in the same cloth will tie the seating and standing areas together, and a contrasting colour on a ribbon or a bow will make the décor appealing. “A buffet table with chairs all around the garden is more practical than having a dining table set up. “Let’s not forget lanterns, music and a barbecue, with its tantalizing smell that cannot be missed, so you enjoy the experience with all your senses.”

Smokin’ hot barbecues If you’re treating your garden as an al fresco kitchen then you should treat it to the very best appliances – after all, you wouldn’t buy a second-rate oven for cooking dinner indoors. The big decision is whether to go for gas or charcoal. And, as with any culinary choice, it’s all down to taste. Gas-fired grills are very easy to use and clean but they don’t tend to smother beef sausages, succulent corncobs and juicy burgers with that tantalizing smoky barbecue flavour that we love so much. This is where charcoal grilling excels. It’s not as convenient but once the briquettes have been stacked, doused and ignited, and the flames burn down to white-hot crumbling coals, the smouldering heat sears food with that unmistakable crispy barbecue-black coating. Give us charcoal, any day.

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In honour of Dubai Food Festival I dined at The Act, a restaurant-cumtheatre that celebrates the art of dining with music, dancing, acrobatics and, of course, exquisite dishes that bring the taste of Peru to your palate. From oxtail empanadas to red snapper ceviche, each dish was faithful and true to the tastes and flavours found 9,000 miles away. I was suddenly transported back two years ago, when I marveled at the mountains of Machu Picchu and was extremely grateful for the fortifying lama soup a stooped Quechuan woman boiled up in her yard. Nothing had ever tasted so good. I asked Roberto Segura Gonzales, head chef and former culinary advisor for the Peruvian Consulate in the UAE, why Peruvian cuisine is so celebrated in DFF. “It is rich and has an authentic and unique identity,” he explained. “Years of tradition and a mix of cultures have brought Peruvian cuisine to where it is today – one of the most important in the world. “For instance, Lima, the capitol of Peru, has been selected as the culinary capitol of South America, and Peru has been awarded for two consecutive years as the best culinary destination worldwide. “Peruvian food is not a new trend; is it a cuisine that was always there but is only just starting to get the recognition that it deserves.” How can people celebrate Peruvian food at home? “A simple, healthy and delicious Peruvian dish is the Classic Ceviche,” said the chef. “It’s a mix of raw fish marinated with lime juice. It is so tasty and very easy to make.”

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Classic Ceviche Serves two to four

1 large red sweet potato 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups orange juice 120g red snapper (or similar white fish) 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tsp salt 1 cup fresh key lime juice 2 tsp diced red chilli 2 ice cubes A dash of coriander 1 tbsp finely diced cilantro (optional) Curly leaf lettuce (to serve)

Cut the sweet potato into strips and cook in the orange juice and sugar, until the sweet potato pieces soften. Dice the fish into small cubes and season with salt. Cut the red onion into thin slices and dice the chilli finely. Add to the fish, with some coriander and cilantro. Mix together well. Add the lime juice and two ice cubes, and stir together. Before serving, let the mixture sit for a couple of minutes so the fish soaks up the lime juice. Serve in a deep plate and garnish with baby lettuce leaves.


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Arroz con Pato Serves two to four There are three parts to this recipe: Green wet rice

80g cooked Tamanishiki rice 20g coriander confit (coriander sautĂŠed in olive oil) 30g onion and garlic gravy 15g aji Amarillo (yellow chilli paste 30ml olive oil 15g broad beans 20g red capsicum 20g asparagus

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Add the vegetables and then mix with the rice and the coriander confit until you get a uniform colour.

Confit the duck in its fat under a heat of 90C, and add the garlic and rosemary.

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red chilli into a saucepan and simmer on a low heat until the mixture reduces by half.

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Food for thought The best of the fest

The Dubai Food Festival is in full swing – and our satisfied stomachs are pretty full, too. We take a look at the highlights of the past two weeks and look forward to the remaining food-filled fortnight

Grand Kerala Festival Dubai Food Carnival Dubai Festival City

Wonderland Celebrity entertainment, water parks, business exhibitions and a delicious food festival provided a great family day out.

Sumo wrestling, Masterchef lessons and dads battling over the barbecue helped kick-off Dubai Food Festival with great food and a lot of laughter. We bumped into John Torode strolling around the grounds and got an eyeful at the sumo ring.

The Big Grill Emirates Golf Club Fans of old-school pop danced off their barbecue-filled bellies with live performances from No Mercy, Diana King and eighties’ legends UB40. Off stage, the barbecued king fish and beef steaks stole the show.

Taste of Peru Madinat Jumeirah Peruvian cuisine is fast becoming popular and we could see why at Taste of Peru. Now in its second year, the event served delicious ceviche, tiradito, causa, quinotto, beef anticucho and empanadas, fusing 500 years of the nation’s historic immigrant cooking culture.

Still to see Global Restaurant Investment Forum Conrad Dubai March 11-12 This inaugural event for the restaurant and hospitality sector is a prime meeting place for investors, hoteliers, F&B brands, restaurant concepts, franchisors and suppliers to learn the tricks of the trade. Celebrity chef Silvena Rowe will be among the guest speakers. restaurant-invest.com bhomes.com

Taste of Dubai Media City March 13-15 The final event in the festival calendar is a food lover’s fantasyland with Michelin-starred chefs, live cookery classes, and the best restaurants in town. Take home some delicious recipe tips from Jean-Christophe Novelli and Erik Lanlard. tasteofdubaifestival.com March 2014


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End users have flipped the market Sam Wani, general manager at Independent Finance, discusses the massive shift in the mortgage market

Last year two new rules were issued to regulate lending, curb the influence of flippers and take the heat out of the market. UAE Central Bank reduced the loan-to-value mortgage limit to 75% for expatriates and 80% for UAE nationals, on first investments of less than AED5million. For more expensive properties, the limit is capped at 65% and 70%, respectively. Then there’s the increased title deed registration fee, which Dubai Land Department doubled to 4%.

Fanning the flames In 2013 the regulators realised that flippers were influencing the market heavily, and we were in danger of creating a bubble in the market. It was an investors’ market where quick transactions were made with cash buyers. Understandably, vendors sold to buyers with the maximum amount of ready money and shied away from dealing with mortgage buyers and banks, which would draw out the

process. A cash buyer can go straight to the transfer department and hand over the title deed. The job is done very quickly. The property industry is relatively new here and it is in this fashion that the market has been growing.

Dousing the heat These new measures will take the heat out of the market because flipping is no longer so profitable. For example, last year a cash investor could buy a property, hold it for six months and sell it on for 10% more. From this margin, he pays 2% registering the title deed and 2% to the broker, giving him a healthy return of 6%. Today, the same cash investor can expect to sell the property for 6% more – perhaps 8% at the most. With 4% now going to Dubai Land Department and 2% going to the broker, there is a minimal profit margin, if any. Higher acquisition costs and lower returns are too risky for investors. Therefore, the flipper is out. Who is in? The end user. This presents a massive shift in the market and is creating a mini revolution in the property industry.

Buying saves money End users are keen to fill the space left open by cash buyers because rents are going up and will continue to do so. Last year they rose 20% and the forecast is similar for 2014. Buying is certainly a profitable option for end users. For instance, a tenant renting an AED1.5million two-bedroom apartment in Dubai Marina will pay AED120,000 per annum. Under the mortgage cap the same individual can buy this property with a 75% mortgage. With monthly repayments of around AED7,000 the individual is saving AED3,000 a month by owning rather than renting. After six years, the tenant would lose AED720,000 to the landlord. But after six years of homeownership you can expect the property to be worth AED2.1million, appreciating at a rate of 7% a year. Reduce the mortgage to AED940,000 and you’re looking at a net profit of AED1.1million. When the average expat family lives in UAE for 11.7 years, this is certainly a viable option.

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will also rise. This will benefit other industries, especially mortgage advisors, plus the conveyancing arm of law firms, investment bankers, bonds and auction houses. This shift towards the end user and first-time buyers will boost the larger economy, as it has in the west. We’ll start to see a long growth curve in housing and related mortgage industries. Furthermore, foreclosure now takes between six and seven months, instead

of two years in the old system. Direct debits are replacing the need for multiple cheques and the new credit bureau will create functional profiles of applicants. All these factors will greatly improve the buying process. With such a massive shift in the buying and selling cycle, the market here has matured from an inefficient and unsteady industry to one that is fairly well regulated and more accessible to prospective homeowners.

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For someone wanting to live in the Emirates Living District there are three categories: high-end, medium-tohigh and medium. Emirates Hills is high-end with prices starting at AED35million; The Springs is at the lower end of the spectrum with prices starting at AED2.2million; and The Meadows is in the middle, in the mid-to-high price range. Here, the mid-range property targets WKHDIà XHQWEXWQRWWKHVXSHUULFK %HFDXVHRIWKLV\RX¡OOÀQGDYDULHW\RI SORWVL]HVDQGà RRUSODQVIURPWKUHH EHGURRPYLOODVXSWRVL[EHGURRPV $QDYHUDJHWKUHHEHGURRPSURSHUW\ ZLOOKDYHDEXLOWXSà RRUSODQFRYHULQJ 3,500 square feet while larger villas ZLWKVL[EHGURRPVSOXVDPDLG¡VURRP covers around 8,000 square feet. There are nine clusters in The Meadows and all the homes are villas. They have private gardens, maid’s rooms and study rooms and most have swimming pools, too. People moving KHUHZLOOEHSD\LQJDVXEVWDQWLDO amount and these factors enhance the GHVLUDELOLW\RIWKHDUHD Emaar Properties developed the community nearly ten years ago so it LVYHU\ZHOOHVWDEOLVKHGVFHQLFVHFXUH

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AED2,400,000

5.96%

5.96%

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AED4,000,000

3.9%

5.26%

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AED5,000,000

4.81%

4.82%

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AED6,750,000

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AED155,000

9.54%

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AED200,000

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AED215,500

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AED225,500

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AED210,000

1.3%

1.4%

AED6,540,000

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AED280,000

6.35%

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AED7,500,000

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AED90,000

9.76%

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AED1,600,000

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AED160,000

9.59%

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AED3,200,000

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AED128,000

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10.34%

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AED8,250,000

2.21%

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AED160,000

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AED14,000,000

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AED350,000

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AED16,000,000

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The World

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Sufouh

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Hamriya

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Manara

Barsha

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Wuheida

Sharjah Mamzar

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Burj Khalifa

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Bu Kadra Meydan City Dubiotech

Qusais

Dubai Int. Airport

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Ras Al Khor Nadd Al Hamar

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Mirdif City Centre

Mirdif

Al Barari Living Legends

Mizar

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Al Waha Community

Shorooq

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Dragon Mar

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Layan Dubai Silicon Oasis

Academic City

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AED3,500,000

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4.48%

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1

AED110,000

9.73%

10%

2

AED178,000

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0.42%

3

AED7,700,000

0%

0%

3

AED221,500

0%

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AED600,000

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7.05%

1

AED68,550

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0.04%

2

AED1,025,000

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2

AED103,050

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0.02%

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AED435,000

6.1%

6.1%

3

AED135,000

2.27%

9.67%

1

AED1,600,000

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2

AED2,560,000

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3

AED3,500,000

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AED1,070,000

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AED1,750,000

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AED2,700,000

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AED765,000

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AED1,500,000

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AED2,350,000

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AED2,500,000

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2

AED3,600,000

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AED4,500,000

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AED95,000

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2

AED145,000

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3

AED200,500

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AED80,000

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AED120,000

2.46%

2.48%

3

AED155,065

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0.03%

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AED50,000

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6.38%

1

AED52,200

0.34%

0.34%

2

AED84,350

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0.06%

The Greens

The Palm Jumeirah

Downtown Dubai

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Dubai Marina

Jumeirah Lake Towers

Jumeirah Village Circle

1

AED84,000

9.02%

9.02%

2

AED150,000

7.14%

7.14%

1

AED140,000

1.41%

1.41%

2

AED185,000

5.71%

5.71%

3

AED242,000

3.8%

3.82%

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Arabian Ranches for sale

Gazelle / Al Reem 2 Arabian Ranches Views of lush landscapes Ozlem Ucar (Ref No. VI318050)

AED 4,000,000 3 BR 3,155 sq. ft.

Savannah Arabian Ranches

AED 4,549,995 3 BR 3,316 sq. ft.

A great family option Rene Neil Dsouza (Ref No. VI305878)

Saheel Villas Arabian Ranches

AED 4,750,000 3 BR 3,166 sq. ft.

Ideal family living Adrian Popica (Ref No. VI304185)

Gazelle / Al Reem 1 Arabian Ranches

AED 2,450,000 2 BR 1,837 sq. ft.

Ready to move in Adrian Popica (Ref No. VI301089)

Terra Nova Arabian Ranches A desirable address Dimple R (Ref No. VI324833)

AED 6,950,000 5 BR 4,559 sq. ft.

Alma Arabian Ranches Affordable luxury Natasha de Ridder (Ref No. TH323425)

AED 4,550,000 3 BR 3,153 sq. ft.


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Mirador Phase 1 Arabian Ranches

AED 285,000 4 BR 4,311 sq. ft.

Meticulously planned development Juliana Grebenchshikova (Ref No. VI166337)

Gazelle / Al Reem 3 Arabian Ranches One of the Best Deals in the Market Pat Mc Cleland (Ref No. VI171407)

Saheel Villas Arabian Ranches

AED 235,000 3 BR 3,216 sq. ft.

Meticulously planned development Jawad Motiwala (Ref No. VI321175)

AED 183,000 3 BR 3,128 sq. ft.

Savannah Arabian Ranches Superior location Nael Tannira (Ref No. VI324978)

Alvorada 2 Arabian Ranches

AED 290,000 3 BR 3,765 sq. ft.

A stunning family home Juliana Grebenchshikova (Ref No. VI307812)

AED 300,000 3 BR 3,324 sq. ft.

Saheel Villas Arabian Ranches

AED 270,000 3 BR 3,324 sq. ft.

A stunning family home Adrian Popica (Ref No. VI324708)

Ask the agent Adrian Popica, residential consultant, The Greens community office Arabian Ranches stands out as the preferred choice for families. There is an 18-hole golf course, restaurants, a supermarket, a community centre, schools and nurseries, catering to all aspects of family life. Sub-communities also offer swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; playgrounds and barbecue areas, providing an easy and relaxed lifestyle. With the economy improving last year, demand for properties in Arabian Ranches rose significantly. Due to bhomes.com

its popularity, the developer, Emaar Properties, launched phase two of the project to great success, and many homes sold within the first few days of the launch. Year-on-year appreciation can be as high as 35% for properties here. Rental prices have increased by 20% on average and demand for leasing remains strong.

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Dubai Marina for sale

Ocean Heights Dubai Marina

AED 25,000,000 5 BR 11,022 sq. ft.

Experience heights of luxury Rita Mouawad (Ref No. AP322013)

The Address Dubai Marina Dubai Marina 5 Star hotel living with everything you need Mohamed Adib Amin (Ref No. AP219035)

Royal Oceanic Dubai Marina Breathtaking sea views Martin Micevski (Ref No. AP321675)

The Point Dubai Marina

AED 1,400,000 1 BR 759 sq. ft.

Central and prestigious location David Lawes (Ref No. AP319114)

AED 2,780,000 1 BR 874 sq. ft.

Bonaire Villas Dubai Marina

The Jewels Tower J Dubai Marina

AED 4,335,000 3 BR 3,619 sq. ft.

Ideal family living Robert Allsopp (Ref No. AP247651)

AED 5,000,000 3 BR 3,274 sq. ft.

In a class by itself Darko Dumancic (Ref No. VI312811)

23 Marina Dubai Marina

AED 9,300,000 4 BR 5,881 sq. ft.

Brand new luxury apartments Florin Rusu (Ref No. AP319135)

AED 4,500,000 3 BR 2,507 sq. ft.

Marina Wharf 1 Dubai Marina Guaranteed return on investment Gulshan Ara (Ref No. AP295502)

AED 2,450,000 3 BR 1,860 sq. ft.


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Dubai Marina for rent

Emirates Crown Dubai Marina

AED 290,000 3 BR 3,619 sq. ft.

Spacious living Jessica Winchester (Ref No. AP94606)

Princess Tower Dubai Marina A prestigious address Julieta Kitova (Ref No. AP312760)

Orra Marina Dubai Marina

The Waves Tower A Dubai Marina

AED 140,000 2 BR 1,386 sq. ft.

Unobstructed views of the marina Yasser Zabalawi (Ref No. AP312664)

AED 200,000 3 BR 2,037 sq. ft.

Dorra Bay Dubai Marina A stunning family home Jurate Alsaid (Ref No. AP81274)

Shemara Dubai Marina

AED 165,000 2 BR 1,410 sq. ft.

Excellent finish Aleksandra Majcherek (Ref No. AP255090)

AED 200,000 3 BR 2,101 sq. ft.

Dusit Residence Dubai Marina Dubai Marina

AED 260,000 3 BR 1,626 sq. ft.

Affordable luxury Fabio Lombardi (Ref No. AP299238)

AED 650,000 5 BR 5,000 sq. ft.

Quintessential luxury living Anna Tybura (Ref No. VI322813)

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E Frond (Bumaan Villas), Palm Jumeirah

Experience the best of luxury on the Palm Jumeirah A desirable property on E Frond E Frond (Bumaan Villas) | 4BR | 6,699 sq. ft. | AED 18,500,000 | VI278537 This luxurious four bedroom home has its own pool and panoramic views of the distinctive Atlantis Hotel. What could be better than your own private beach just a few steps from your door?

Canal Cove, Palm Jumeirah

Arabian beauty in Canal Cove Canal Cove | 4BR | 5,005 sq. ft. | AED 10,500,000 | VI307015 Elegantly designed in traditional, local style, this villa features a family room and a Majlis, and it faces the ocean. There is a garden and a large first floor terrace, making it perfect for entertaining, and a two car garage. Live on the sea shore Al Hamri (B19) | 4BR | 5,000 sq. ft. | AED 315,000 (rent per annum) | AP172536 A spacious four bedroom duplex penthouse in the exclusive Shoreline development with unique turreted architecture, this apartment benefits from large living spaces and three balconies. For more information, please contact Rizwan Shaikh.

Rizwan Shaikh

Al Hamri (B19), Palm Jumeirah

Experience Better.

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Downtown for sale

The Address Downtown Dubai Downtown Dubai 5 Star hotel living with everything you need Anna Bulakhova (Ref No. AP325226)

AED 3,550,000 1 BR 935 sq. ft.

Claren Tower 2 Downtown Dubai

AED 3,600,000 2 BR 1,473 sq. ft.

Excellent finish Mohammad Mukram (Ref No. AP324451)

The Residences E1 (Tower 4) Downtown Dubai

AED 6,100,000 2 BR 2,481 sq. ft.

Price reduced Naveed Khan (Ref No. VI302746)

Burjside Boulevard Downtown Dubai

AED 2,322,180 1 BR 885 sq. ft.

Exceptional deal Sana Hajjar (Ref No. AP320070)

Burj Views C - East Tower Downtown Dubai Attractive investment opportunity Asif Shah (Ref No. AP322826)

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AED 2,700,000 2 BR 1,249 sq. ft.

The Address Downtown Dubai Downtown Dubai

AED 10,000,000 2 BR 1,567 sq. ft.

Affordable luxury Mustapha Boulakhir (Ref No. AP252654)

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Downtown for rent

Burjside Boulevard Downtown Dubai

AED 165,000 1 BR 895 sq. ft.

Inspiring setting Saba Majeed (Ref No. AP323897)

Burj Views Podium Downtown Dubai Excellent finish Carole Ann Kasper (Ref No. AP293547)

Burj Khalifa - Armani Residences Downtown Dubai

AED 260,000 1 BR 1,011 sq. ft.

Fitted with the latest in modern conveniences Mustapha Boulakhir (Ref No. AP321822)

AED 120,000 1 BR 906 sq. ft.

Executive Tower F Business Bay

48 Burjgate Downtown Dubai

AED 169,500 2 BR 1,556 sq. ft.

Brand new luxury apartments Sana Hajjar (Ref No. AP319427)

AED 180,000 3 BR 2,035 sq. ft.

Affordable luxury Mohamad Meharaj (Ref No. AP277169)

The Address Dubai Mall Downtown Dubai

AED 700,000 3 BR 4,147 sq. ft.

5 Star hotel living with everything you need Naveed Khan (Ref No. AP320938)

Ask the agent Ghada Ghannam, senior residential consultant, Business Bay office In the last year rental prices have increased by more than 10% and they continue to rise. Last year we were leasing a regular one-bedroom home for between AED85,000 and AED95,000, depending on the size and view. This year the lowest price for a one-bed is AED95,000 and the highest price is AED110,000, for an unfurnished property. Since Downtown is one of the best locations in Dubai the prices are

increasing every day, along with demand.


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Palm Jumeirah for sale

Marina Residence 3 Palm Jumeirah

AED 15,700,000 4 BR 6,820 sq. ft.

Luxurious penthouse Nina Pekina (Ref No. AP325300)

Marina Residence 4 Palm Jumeirah

In a class by itself Catherine Luethi (Ref No. AP323917)

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AED 2,700,000 1 BR 1,432 sq. ft.

Wide range of retail, entertainment and dining Kapil Dhakan (Ref No. AP321300)

AED 6,650,000 3 BR 4,053 sq. ft.

A prestigious address Fabio Lombardi (Ref No. AP285108)

Kempinski Palm Jumeirah Residence Palm Jumeirah

Fairmont Palm Residence - North Palm Jumeirah

Oceana - Southern Palm Jumeirah

AED 3,060,000 1 BR 1,889 sq. ft.

Spacious living Jessica Winchester (Ref No. AP317033)

A Frond (Fardh Villas) Palm Jumeirah

AED 31,000,000 6 BR 7,000 sq. ft.

Breathtaking sea views Sharon Sweet (Ref No. VI325115)

AED 13,999,000 4 BR 5,859 sq. ft.

Canal Cove Palm Jumeirah Ideal family living Rizwan Zabeehullah Shaikh (Ref No. VI307015)

AED 10,500,000 4 BR 5,005 sq. ft.

A Frond (Fardh Villas) Palm Jumeirah

AED 25,000,000 5 BR 7,000 sq. ft.

Inspiring setting Laila Kokash (Ref No. VI317747)

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A rare opportunity to own a four bed apartment in The Residences Full Burj Khalifa and fountain views, immaculate condition This property is practically unique in Dubai, as four bedroom apartments in The Residences rarely come on to the market. The development is within a very short walk of The Dubai Mall and adjacent to the Burj Khalifa and the fountain, affording the apartment stunning full Burj and fountain views. At 3,269 sq. ft., it is one of the most spacious in the district with four bathrooms, two of them en suite. The property also has separate, large living and dining areas - an unusual luxury in Downtown where high prices mean space is at a premium. Features Ready to move in

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For more information, please contact Yasmin Aziz.

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Palm Jumeirah for rent

Canal Cove Palm Jumeirah

AED 400,000 4 BR 5,005 sq. ft.

A stunning family home Rizwan Zabeehullah Shaikh (Ref No. VI307015)

Al Hamri (B19) Palm Jumeirah

AED 315,000 4 BR 5,000 sq. ft.

Uncompromising luxury Rizwan Zabeehullah Shaikh (Ref No. AP172536)

D Frond (Barhi Villas) Palm Jumeirah A desirable address Inna Burgela Illingworth (Ref No. VI174374)

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Al Shahla (B16) Palm Jumeirah

AED 160,000 2 BR 2,159 sq. ft.

Prized location Sharon Sweet (Ref No. AP77689)

AED 550,000 4 BR 5,000 sq. ft.

A Frond (Fardh Villas) Palm Jumeirah A prestigious address Laila Kokash (Ref No. VI317747)

Taj Grandeur Residences - Mughal Palm Jumeirah

AED 250,000 2 BR 1,875 sq. ft.

Amazing value Fabio Lombardi (Ref No. AP319096)

AED 850,000 5 BR 7,000 sq. ft.

O Frond (Safawi Villas) Palm Jumeirah

AED 520,000 5 BR 5,461 sq. ft.

Full ocean view Sharon Sweet (Ref No. VI176630)

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Jumeirah Lake Towers for sale

MAG 214 Jumeirah Lake Towers

AED 1,875,000 2 BR 1,322 sq. ft.

Captivating environment Partha Reddy (Ref No. AP295433)

Al Shera Tower Jumeirah Lake Towers Ready to move in Jawad Motiwala (Ref No. AP76363)

Al Shera Tower Jumeirah Lake Towers Exceptional deal Binu Abraham (Ref No. APM215242)

Saba Tower 3 Jumeirah Lake Towers A place to call home Brian Neill (Ref No. AP243362)

AED 1,530,000 1 BR 1,021 sq. ft.

Al Waleed Paradise Jumeirah Lake Towers

AED 3,200,000 4 BR 2,410 sq. ft.

Lake Terrace Jumeirah Lake Towers

AED 1,590,000 2 BR 1,291 sq. ft.

Premier location Jennifer Sabri (Ref No. AP79378)

AED 2,200,000 3 BR 1,792 sq. ft.

Excellent value Lazar Jakovljevic (Ref No. AP265008)

AED 2,344,000 2 BR 1,780 sq. ft.


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Jumeirah Lake Towers for rent

Armada Tower 1 Jumeirah Lake Towers

AED 180,000 3 BR 1,815 sq. ft.

A desirable address Julieta Kitova (Ref No. AP307563)

Dubai Gate 1 Jumeirah Lake Towers

The Icon Tower 1 Jumeirah Lake Towers Fully furnished apartment Muneeb Khan Mohammed (Ref No. AP324922)

AED 120,000 2 BR 1,190 sq. ft.

MAG 214 Jumeirah Lake Towers

AED 90,000 1 BR 754 sq. ft.

A desirable address Neveen Haddad (Ref No. AP8637)

AED 80,000 1 BR 583 sq. ft.

Easy living Inna Burgela Illingworth (Ref No. AP301449)

Bonnington Tower Jumeirah Lake Towers 5 Star hotel living with everything you need Florin Rusu (Ref No. AP6452)

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AED 190,000 3 BR 1,353 sq. ft.

Lake Shore Tower Jumeirah Lake Towers

AED 180,000 3 BR 1,772 sq. ft.

Excellent value Partha Reddy (Ref No. AP325283)

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DIFC FOR SALE

The Index (One Central Park) DIFC

AED 35,000,000 4 BR 7,901 sq. ft.

Experience heights of luxury Nick Nuziale (Ref No. AP303697)

FOR SALE

Limestone House DIFC A desirable address Asif Shah (Ref No. AP323023)

FOR SALE

AED 3,350,000 2 BR 1,624 sq. ft.

FOR SALE

The Index (One Central Park) DIFC

AED 2,150,000 1 BR 900 sq. ft.

Central and prestigious location Svetlana Bochantseva (Ref No. AP324998)

FOR SALE

Park Tower B DIFC

AED 1,200,073 Studio 438 sq. ft.

A prestigious address Pravin Patrick DMello (Ref No. AP306815)

FOR RENT

Liberty House DIFC Attractive investment opportunity Liaqat Ali (Ref No. AP323368)

AED 1,100,000 Studio 494 sq. ft.

Sky Gardens (DIFC) DIFC A desirable address Murad Ali Dib (Ref No. APM290809)

AED 130,000 2 BR 1,302 sq. ft.


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Jumeirah Village Circle FOR SALE

Manhattan Jumeirah Village Circle

AED 1,600,000 2 BR 1,642 sq. ft.

Easy living Sana Hajjar (Ref No. AP307417)

FOR SALE

JVC - Townhouse Jumeirah Village Circle Attractive investment opportunity Pravin Patrick DMello (Ref No. TH321545)

AED 3,300,000 2 BR 2,691 sq. ft.

A stunning family home Gulshan Ara (Ref No. VI325337)

Gardenia 2 Jumeirah Village Circle A great family option Sorin Rizan (Ref No. AP323007)

FOR RENT

Seasons Community - Autumn Jumeirah Village Circle 12 Cheque Contract Nilgun Akay (Ref No. AP325152)

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AED 65,000 1 BR 647 sq. ft.

JVC - Villas Jumeirah Village Circle

AED 3,300,000 2 BR 2,691 sq. ft.

An investorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dream Martin Micevski (Ref No. VI323405)

FOR RENT

FOR SALE

JVC - Villas Jumeirah Village Circle

AED 2,580,000 2 BR 2,992 sq. ft.

FOR SALE

AED 69,000 1 BR 925 sq. ft.

FOR RENT

JVC - Villas Jumeirah Village Circle

AED 145,000 2 BR 1,942 sq. ft.

Brand new Nina Pekina (Ref No. VI325207)

FOR RENT

Arabian Townhouse Jumeirah Village Circle

AED 155,000 2 BR 2,992 sq. ft.

Friendly neighborhood Rahab Nicar (Ref No. VI318022)

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The Greens FOR SALE

FOR SALE

The Fairways - West T1 The Greens

AED 2,550,000 2 BR 1,458 sq. ft.

A desirable address Ganna Grosova (Ref No. APM285908)

FOR SALE

Al Sidir 1 The Greens

AED 3,000,000 3 BR 2,038 sq. ft.

FOR RENT

A host of facilities Adrian Popica (Ref No. AP316292)

AED 2,550,000 2 BR 1,300 sq. ft.

An exquisite landscaped setting Micky Soni (Ref No. AP238741)

Ideal family living Madhulika Sanghvi (Ref No. AP321624)

Travo A The Greens

The Fairways - West T1 The Greens

AED 105,000 1 BR 829 sq. ft.

FOR RENT

The Fairways - North T2 The Greens 5 Star hotel living with everything you need Sharfuddin Mohammed (Ref No. AP70580)

AED 135,000 1 BR 981 sq. ft.

FOR RENT

Al Samar 2 The Greens Ready to move in Martina Plumley (Ref No. AP164658)

AED 95,000 1 BR 811 sq. ft.


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The Springs FOR SALE

Springs 9 (Springs Phase 2B) Emirates Living

AED 2,500,000 2 BR 1,759 sq. ft.

A desirable address Conny Mathei (Ref No. VI323321)

FOR SALE

Springs 14 (Springs Phase 1B) Emirates Living A stunning family home Rengin Gopinathan Pillai (Ref No. VI317415)

FOR SALE

Springs 2 (Springs Phase 7) Emirates Living

AED 2,475,000 2 BR 1,857 sq. ft.

Guaranteed return on investment Sorin Rizan (Ref No. VI260148)

Springs 15 (Springs Phase 1A) Emirates Living

Home sweet home Ali Tabrizi (Ref No. VI309279)

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AED 3,400,000 3 BR 2,455 sq. ft.

FOR RENT

Springs 10 ( Springs Phase 2C) Emirates Living

A place to call home Rasha Moslyh (Ref No. VI172541)

AED 199,999 3 BR 2,532 sq. ft.

Nowâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the time to make the move Sharfuddin Mohammed (Ref No. VI159668)

FOR RENT

Springs 2 (Springs Phase 7) Emirates Living

AED 3,140,000 3 BR 2,745 sq. ft.

A great family option Nicholas Winter (Ref No. VI305731)

A great family option Mehroz Abdul Majeed (Ref No. VI233140)

AED 135,000 2 BR 2,510 sq. ft.

Springs 8 (Springs Phase 3A) Emirates Living

FOR SALE

FOR RENT

Springs 7 (Springs Phase 3B) Emirates Living

AED 3,800,000 3 BR 2,700 sq. ft.

FOR SALE

AED 190,000 3 BR 2,456 sq. ft.

FOR RENT

Springs 15 (Springs Phase 1A) Emirates Living

AED 140,000 2 BR 2,256 sq. ft.

A great family option Martin Billett (Ref No. VI318713)

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Dubailand for sale

Al Ramth 45 Dubailand

AED 1,301,973 2 BR 1,498 sq. ft.

Attractive investment opportunity Pravin Patrick DMello (Ref No. AP324925)

Mazaya Dubailand Privileged location Wael Gomaa (Ref No. VI11212)

Bungalow Green Community - DIP Quintessential luxury living Rene Neil Dsouza (Ref No. VI317345)

Al Waha Dubailand

AED 1,699,000 2 BR 1,792 sq. ft.

Live your Arabian dream Catherine Luethi (Ref No. AP320669)

AED 3,900,000 5 BR 3,600 sq. ft.

Skycourts Tower A Dubailand

AED 771,270 1 BR 843 sq. ft.

Excellent value Roy Yacoub (Ref No. AP73662)

Private Villa Dubailand

AED 4,300,000 5 BR 4,165 sq. ft.

A stunning family home Shazia Shafi Esmail (Ref No. VI325074)

AED 4,550,000 4 BR 4,200 sq. ft.

Garden East Apartments Green Community - DIP Spacious with great finishes Nicole Burt (Ref No. AP3347)

AED 2,850,000 3 BR 2,553 sq. ft.


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Dubailand for rent

Mazaya Dubailand

AED 230,000 5 BR 6,000 sq. ft.

Quintessential luxury living Karan Bhatia (Ref No. VI325121)

Skycourts Tower A Dubailand

Private Villa Dubailand Affordable luxury Shazia Shafi Esmail (Ref No. VI325074)

AED 225,000 5 BR 4,165 sq. ft.

Family Villa Green Community - DIP

AED 260,000 5 BR 5,900 sq. ft.

Upgraded kitchen Nicole Burt (Ref No. VI320642)

AED 58,000 1 BR 861 sq. ft.

Easy installments Pat Mc Cleland (Ref No. AP324880)

Victory Heights - Esmeralda Dubailand A great family option Victoria Bazoeanu (Ref No. VI323718)

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AED 290,000 5 BR 4,334 sq. ft.

Garden West Apartments Green Community - DIP

AED 150,000 2 BR 1,757 sq. ft.

Home sweet home Hannah Bakshani (Ref No. AP158055)

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Jumeirah Beach Residence for sale

Sadaf 2 Dubai Marina Be where it all happens Dorota Chudzik (Ref No. AP325299)

Sadaf 6 Dubai Marina Self-contained development Anahit Gevorgyan (Ref No. AP5975)

Sadaf 1 Dubai Marina Fully furnished with style and class Fabio Lombardi (Ref No. AP277886)

AED 2,900,000 3 BR 1,883 sq. ft.

Al Bateen Residences Dubai Marina

AED 4,800,000 2 BR 1,669 sq. ft.

Beachfront living at an attractive price Anahit Gevorgyan (Ref No. AP319618)

Sadaf 4 Dubai Marina

AED 4,300,000 2 BR 2,186 sq. ft.

Full ocean view Anna Tybura (Ref No. AP292138)

AED 2,350,000 1 BR 1,337 sq. ft.

Sadaf 6 Dubai Marina

AED 2,650,000 2 BR 1,196 sq. ft.

Self-contained development Hannah Bakshani (Ref No. AP6137)

AED 3,330,000 2 BR 1,930 sq. ft.


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Jumeirah Beach Residence for rent

Sadaf 8 Dubai Marina

AED 280,000 4 BR 2,827 sq. ft.

Direct marina views Aleksandra Majcherek (Ref No. AP269236)

Murjan 6 Dubai Marina

AED 170,000 3 BR 1,875 sq. ft.

Self-contained development Robert Allsopp (Ref No. AP172855)

Rimal 2 Dubai Marina Self-contained development Fabio Lombardi (Ref No. AP167686)

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Shams 1 Dubai Marina

AED 180,000 3 BR 1,884 sq. ft.

Self-contained development Walid Bitar (Ref No. AP325298)

AED 120,000 1 BR 1,146 sq. ft.

Rimal 2 Dubai Marina Full ocean view Martina Plumley (Ref No. AP292523)

AED 160,000 2 BR 1,408 sq. ft.

Sadaf 4 Dubai Marina

AED 175,000 3 BR 1,797 sq. ft.

A place to call home Syed Wajih Uddin Ahmed (Ref No. AP172967)

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Jumeirah Park for sale

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park

AED 7,500,000 5 BR 4,689 sq. ft.

A stunning family home Anjana Mahna (Ref No. VI309207)

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park

AED 4,200,000 3 BR 3,063 sq. ft.

Dynamic development Partha Reddy (Ref No. VI227865)

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park Attractive investment opportunity Gulshan Ara (Ref No. VI307691)

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park

AED 4,150,000 3 BR 3,063 sq. ft.

Exceptional deal Elen Manukyan (Ref No. VI321192)

AED 6,900,000 4 BR 4,335 sq. ft.

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park Amazing value Mohammed Fares (Ref No. VI323766)

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park

AED 5,350,000 3 BR 3,500 sq. ft.

Amazing value Ghada Ghannam (Ref No. VI325553)

AED 5,100,000 3 BR 3,527 sq. ft.

Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park Dynamic development Wael Gomaa (Ref No. VI64860)

AED 6,464,000 4 BR 4,335 sq. ft.


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Short-term rentals

Sadaf 5 Dubai Marina

AED 24,000 2 BR 1,448 sq. ft.

South Ridge 4 Downtown Dubai

AED 15,000 Studio 768 sq. ft.

Shams 1 Dubai Marina

AED 15,000 1 BR 1,182 sq. ft.

Murjan Dubai Marina

AED 20,010 1 BR 1,300 sq. ft.

Sadaf 7 Dubai Marina

AED 17,010 1 BR 1,430 sq. ft.

Miska 4 Downtown Dubai

AED 20,550 1 BR 1,188 sq. ft.

Amwaj 1 Dubai Marina

AED 22,500 2 BR 1,270 sq. ft.

Shams 2 Downtown Dubai

AED 33,000 3 BR 1,991 sq. ft.

Paloma Dubai Marina

AED 36,000 3 BR 2,098 sq. ft.

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The new eclecticism White leather and lime green is a good match Period drama and carnival colours combine in Ethan Allen’s new collection to create a line of classic yet contemporary design for those who like to experiment with the traditional. Interior designers and stylists have been touting leather as a key material for 2014. It’s timeless, offering assurance and safety. Leather also pairs well with contemporary accessories and colourful accents, for a modern edge. Ethan Allen’s senior designer George Foster picked out white leather from The New Eclecticism collection as a

versatile material. “Leather is enduring and traditional and we’ve given it a twist,” he says – while wearing a dapper leather bowtie. “White leather is sophisticated and can be spiced up with bright orange, yellow and turquoise. Don’t be scared to use vibrant colours with white leather – this is a clean and sharp look.” We love how he’s teamed accents of lime green and fuchsia with this white leather sofa set. It’s feminine yet distinct, classic yet contemporary. ethanallen.com


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