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SEPTEMBER 2010 | BHOMES.COM

THE PROPERTY MONTHLY

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Contents

Features 10 Home Help Ten things you need to know when it comes to renting a property.

11 Loan Ranger The very latest mortgage rates offered by the leading banks.

12 Price is Right Consult up-to-date property prices in each of the city’s main developments.

14 Cover Feature

54 Listings 38 Palm Jumeirah

The hassle-free way for landlords to maximise ownership of their properties.

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Experiennce the height of luxury with an apartment in the Burj Khalifa.

Flick to pg42 to scour the latest residences for sale on Al Raha beach.

28 Dubailand

44 Short-term rentals

Check out a stunning seven-bedroom villa, available for rent in prestigious Leaf 29.

Quick-fix home solutions in the city’s most desirable districts.

31 Marina

46 Commercial

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54 Better Kids’ Bedrooms How to recreate a fun-fuelled theme for your little boy or girl.

57 Practical Solutions Stuck for space? Find out how to maximise your bedroom storage.

58 Plugged In Our pick of the latest household applicances on the market.

61 Better Food Indulge in delicious dishes at home this month with our celebrity-inspired recipes, plus tasty tips you won’t want to miss.

How about a villa with a pool? Move into a three bed home in Springs 10, see pg36.

Advertisement Director Chris Capstick

49 Better Interiors 51 50 Ways to a Happy Home

24 Property Management

Publishing Director John Thatcher

Take a look at the Blanksbys fabulous family home, and read all about what The Meadows has to offer in our complete guide.

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10 Home Help

Home Help

The property market by numbers

10 things you need to do when renting

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Do your research Whether you hope to live in a vibrant urban neighborhood or get away from all the action in a quaint community downtown, knowing the ideal area you would like to live in will help you understand what you can get for your budget and what is expected of you as a tenant.

2

Look at schools, conveniences and commuting If you have children, you will need to consider the location of your home in relation to local schools, but, also be sure to consider the quality of each one. Commuting is also a critical factor when selecting a place to live as a long commute can really detract from the time you have left to spend at home, and your quality of life.

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Explore hidden costs If your landlord has registered their property with the Land Department, you’ll currently pay an amount equivalent to 5% of your annual rent charge to DEWA. This is a flat fee per month – split equally across 12 months – and is paid in addition to your usage charges. From January 2011, this fee will be compulsory for everyone.

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Request an inspection Don’t settle for a quick visual inspection. Check that the air conditioning, electrical wiring and plumbing all work. If you have any doubts regarding their quality, inform your landlord. If repairs are needed, and the landlord agrees to have them done, discuss and agree upon a reasonable time period in which to have them completed.

landlords require one cheque as an upfront annual payment, while others accept up to 12 cheques. Payments are usually made through post-dated cheques. Ensure that any such terms are clearly stated in the contract before signing it.

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Read the contract carefully Read the lease and get everything in writing before signing on the dotted line. Ask if the rent goes up every year, and if A/C, water, electricity and/or gas bills are included in the rent.

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Consider furnishing Renting an apartment which is fully furnished can be a practical decision. You will not need to transport your own furniture from abroad, or spend time and money buying new pieces – which can prove timely and expensive.

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Think budget Defining a budget early on will allow you to focus your property search on a particular segment of the market. Figure out what you can realistically afford; include rent advances, brokerage fees, relocation expenses, down payments for gas, DEWA, phone and internet connections and transport expenses. September 2010

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Facilities and amenities Try to rent an apartment or villa that comes with a swimming pool, kids’ playground, or recreation room. This will help you to save on entertainment costs.

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Finalise a payment schedule Regardless of whether you are renting an apartment or a villa, some

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Payments and paperwork Aside from passport and residency visa copies, you will need to pay (as a standard fee), 5% of the annual rent as a deposit to the landlord to secure the property. Brokerage companies usually charge around 5% of the annual rent as part of their agency fee. A tenancy contract clearly stating the landlord’s and tenant’s name is then drawn up. The tenancy contract is signed by landlord, tenant and the consultant (if applicable).


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Finance

Loan Ranger

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12 Home Help

The price is right

Compare and contrast the latest dirham cost of villas and apartments in the UAE with our at-a-glance guide 1GB = 5.65 AED 1 USD = 3.67 AED 1 EURO = 4.69 AED PRICES PER SQ/FT Sales Index Report - August 2010 Conversion rates correct at time of press

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Statistics based on Better Homes’ sales and rental figures for the previous six months.

Villas SALES COMMUNITY

DUBAILAND DISTRICT

EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

Arabian Ranches

1,493,500.00

4,326,000.00

2,358,700.00

770.47

946.44

840.97

Dubai Investment Park

2,472,000.00

5,932,800.00

3,900,266.00

558.64

838.56

664.33

Dubailand

2,163,000.00

4,738,000.00

3,280,551.20

513.26

803.05

663.73

Emirates Living

1,205,100.00

9,270,000.00

3,310,883.20

708.59

1,703.10

990.56

Jumeirah Island

4,635,111.00

8,755,111.00

5,932,287.00

886.25

1,244.57

1,046.00

COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

RENTALS

DUBAILAND DISTRICT

EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

Arabian Ranches

100,000

240,000

175,000

34

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Dubai Investment Park

175,000

250,000

203,000

35

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Barsha

175,000

295,000

195,625

31

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Emirates Living

80,000

360,000

172,941

42

78

55

JUMEIRAH DISTRICT

Umm Suqeim

180,000

280,000

234,167

37

95

61

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The Palm Jumeirah

200,000

430,000

342,852

37

80

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MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

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AL AWIR DISTRICT

International City

197,600.00

206,000.00

201,800.00

412.53

434.6

423.57

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Downtown Dubai

1,000,000.00

7,445,664.00

2,951,684.00

1,068.38

4,120.00

1,952.38

DUBAILAND DISTRICT

Dubai Investment Park

1,024,850.00

2,163,000.00

1,515,950.00

654.44

915.75

766.86

EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

Jumeirah Lake Towers

432,600.00

1,598,888.00

804,976.13

540.54

913.13

739.53

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1,133,000.00

1,545,000.00

1,345,901.00

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842.50

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MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

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MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

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International City

20,000

60,000

35,952

37

65

56

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35,000

125,000

66,516

67

132

82

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Deira

21,250

85,000

64,990

16

54

44

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

DIFC

42,560

116,500

69,843

53

112

76

DUBAILAND DISTRICT

Dubai Investment Park

37,000

100,000

60,400

57

92

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Emirates Living

70,000

130,000

102,273

65

97

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Apartments SALES

RENTALS

Jumeirah Lake Towers

28,000

165,000

64,675

39

107

68

MARINA DISTRICT

Dubai Marina

50,000

385,000

127,284

41

316

90

PALM JUMEIRAH DISTRICT

The Palm Jumeirah

80,000

250,000

153,920

59

126

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‘We like that it’s a safe neighbourhood with lots of families living together’

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We love this place…

The Meadows

Jenie Blanksby invites us into her villa and reveals why family life is sweet in one of Dubai’s greenest communities Jenie, what brought you and your family to Dubai in the first place? Before we moved here, my husband Mark and I were both living in London and working as construction lawyers. At the time, the industry was very busy here in Dubai and we thought it would be a good chance to come for some sunshine and do something different. We’ve been here with our children, Izzy and Harry, for six years. Why did you decide to create a home in The Meadows? We looked at other areas, such as Umm Suqeim and Jumeirah, but felt that The Meadows had a strong community feel. We like that it’s a safe neighbourhood with lots of families living together but in individual villas. People can also walk up and down the streets and children cycle around, plus there’s lots of greenery. Do your rent or own the property? We rented another nearby villa for four years here before we were evicted. We really wanted to stay in the area so I dropped notes around the neighbourhood to see if anyone was planning to sell their home and a gentleman responded – we bought his villa two years’ ago and are so happy that we did! Buying a property meant that we could finally paint our walls, invest in furniture and just make more of an effort than we did as lessees, so we feel much more settled. As we bought at the top of the market it’s fair to say that

the property will be worth less now than it was, but, we paid for a family home for us all to live in and not for an investment, so we’re content. You created your gorgeous garden area from scratch, can you tell us how? When we moved in there was literally just grass in the back garden. We always knew that we wanted our own pool and decided that we’d like to create a sun lounging area as well as a sunken seating zone. We contacted a company called Toscana Landscaping and asked them to design the garden and layout for us. Our inspiration came from the gardens of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, which Mark and I love, and Toscana really turned it into a reality. How did you go about building a pool? It was built for us by Pools R Us. We knew that we wanted as large a pool as possible in the space available and, after deciding on the scope, they advised us on where we could have it in the garden, as there are regulations on how close it can be positioned to the property. The project manager gave a top notch service; nothing was too much trouble for him. We asked the company if they could find us the same tiles as our neighbour’s pool, and they did. The workmanship and attention to detail is first class. From start to finish, as well as our pool, the garden area took five months to complete.

Your outdoor furniture really finishes the look. Where did you shop in Dubai? The big pots are from Desert Rockcraft. They were so accommodating and brought different sized designs to the villa to see whether we liked them. The furniture is from Parasol Garden Furniture in Al Quoz and the cushion fabric is by the French brand Sunbrella, from Al Aqili Furnishings. We wanted something vibrant but long-lasting and it’s fade resistant, water repellant and stain proof! We took the view that the garden is to be enjoyed, so we paid a bit extra so that we could leave it all outside and just go to any area and use it straight away. What about the inside of your home, how did you furnish it? We brought a lot of things with us from our house in London, as well as lots of artwork from South Africa – where I am originally from – to add an African feel. We bought some key pieces of furniture here in Dubai too – our entire lounge, for example, is made-up of furniture from Natuzzi and Singways in Jumeirah Beach Residence. We also bought some rattan furniture from Suncoast, which is located on Sheikh Zayed Road. Overall, what do you think of the properties in The Meadows? The villas are about seven-years-old and seem to offer a variation on a similar theme – so there are different More listings at bhomes.com


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‘From start to finish, as well as our pool, the garden area took five months to complete’

configurations, from three- to six-bedroom properties. The only things I would change are the finishing on the floor tiles and the cupboard space, which could be better. Mark and I had wall-length cupboards installed in our bedroom by a company called Creative Closets, which was the best thing we ever did. On the plus side, I really like the layout of our home and the fact that the rooms allow us to have a kids’-only lounge and an adults-only lounge! Overall, it’s a light and airy property and we have a good view of the pool from inside too. Does the area offer everything you need on a daily basis? Yes, it’s a well-thought out place. We have two shopping centres, two supermarkets, September 2010

playgrounds, swimming pools and schools – so you don’t have to leave The Meadows if you don’t want to. If you did, the location is fantastic; we’re situated right near the Sheikh Zayed Road which means that the Dubai Marina, Ibn Buttuta Mall, Mall of the Emirates and The Walk at JBR are all nearby. The Emirates Golf Club and the Montgomerie are also close to us, where Harry and Mark go to play golf together. Would you say it’s an ideal place for families to live? I definitely think it is, yes. Izzy and Harry are aged eight and 10 and they both have best friends who live within walking distance of our home. Living here gives them a certain level of independence as

they can cross the road easily, or cycle to the nearby lake in Meadows 1 and play football, or do gymnastics on the grass. It’s very safe and there are lots of families here, which means it’s also easy for people to meet up. Finally, how would you sum up the best of life in The Meadows? The best aspect for myself and my husband is having very good friends within walking distance. We’ll have a stroll in the neighbourhood and pop in to see people, then end up having dinner there and a relaxed evening. It’s really just that feeling of being part of a community – we know all of our neighbours, which is something not everyone in Dubai can say, and we really value that.


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Love Thy Neighbourhood:

The Meadows

The lowdown on prices and places in this family-focussed community ‘Take a stroll through the neighbourhood and make use of its array of communal family areas’ Leisure time

Renting and buying Life in The Meadows will place you directly within the prestigious Emirates Living district, which is made-up of Emirates Hills, The Springs and Jumeirah Islands. It’s a freehold, villa community – set on Sheikh Zayed Road – with a real neighbourhood feel, thanks to its idyllic tree-lined streets, lush greenery, cobbled pathways and water features. When it comes to property, you can expect to find spacious villas, each with their own garage and garden. Inside, you’ll be met with attractive features such as high ceilings, fitted kitchens, spacious bedrooms and maid’s quarters, while outside you’ll have a private yard and parking for two. All nationalities are able to buy or rent in The Meadows – making it ideal for those who want to build a long-term family home. With three- to six-bedroom villas on offer, prices will vary accordingly so talk to an agent about your requirements and budget.

Shopping and eating Within The Meadows’ sprawling nine phases, you’ll find two spots in which to shop and grab a bite to eat: the quaint Meadows Village and larger Meadows Town Centre. The village is home to a small Spinney’s (www.spinneys-dubai. com), a go-to supermarket for essential buys, as well as a Costa Coffee and the Persia Iranian Restaurant (www. persiadining.com). Head to the town centre and find a larger-scale Spinneys and Haagen Daaz Café. Alternatively, go grocery shopping at Choithram (www. choithram.com) in the Springs. For an all-out brunch, Nineteen at nearby five-star hotel The Montgomerie is a fab weekend pick. Check out its other eateries too, like The Academy – a sports-themed haunt that serves pub food daily. Go to the Spike Bar or The Conservatory at Emirates Golf Club for a casual bite. Plus, keep an eye out for the reopening of its French restaurant, Le Classique, due in November, ����.

Take a stroll through the neighbourhood and make use of its array of communal family areas, which include cycle pathways, landscaped parks, swimming pools and a lake in Meadows � that’s surrounded by grassy banks – the perfect spot for a picnic. For an active life join Hayya! At Meadows Village (www. hayyya.ae), a members’ club where you can hit the gym, play tennis or squash or unwind in a swimming pool, Jacuzzi or steam bath. If golf’s your game you’re spoiled for choice, with The Montgomerie (www.themontgomerie.com) and Emirates Golf Club (www.dubaigolf.com) slap bang on your doorstep.

Schooling If you want the morning school run to be an easy one, you’re in luck – there are a number of schools within close proximity of The Meadows. For a UK curriculum, take a look at the Dubai British School (www.duubaibritishschool.ae) in Springs �. The Dubai International Academy (www.diadubai.com), for primary through to diploma level students, is located at Emirates Hills and the Emirates International School (www.eischool.com) can be found on Meadows Drive, between Meadows � and Springs �. Alternatively, visit the international GEMS World School (www.gemsworldacademy-dubai. com) which is just five-minutes away and accepts students aged from three to ��.

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Property picks

Ready to move to The Meadows? Better Homes brings you its top two properties on the market For sale This four-bedroom villa in Meadows 1 is our pick for buyers on the look-out for a fabulous family home. Its standout feature has to be the outdoor area, where you can enjoy a pool and built-in Jacuzzi amid gorgeous landscaped gardens. Inside you’ll discover marble floors throughout, as well as an upgraded kitchen. Located in a sought-after setting, you’ll find yourself within easy access of the Sheikh Zayed and Emirates Roads, in close proximity to shops and schools, and just a stroll away from the area’s idyllic lake. Facts and figures: AED 4,944,000 per annum, 3,683 square foot. Contact: Consultant Sue Welsh and quote reference V17086.

Sale prices at a glance: Three bedrooms: AED 2,650,000 to 3,500,000 Four bedrooms: AED 2,750,000 to 3,900,000 Five bedrooms: AED 3,800,000 to 4,500,000 Six bedrooms: AED 4,500,000 to 6,000,000

For rent

Popular demand for The Meadows area means that rental villas are in short supply, so sneak a peek at this four-bedroom villa, set in the oh-so-desirable Meadows 5. With over 4,000 square feet there’s plenty of space for all the family, including an impressive living area, maid’s room and study. It comes fully equipped with kitchen appliances too, so you can move in with one less worry. This independent property is exclusive to Better Homes so snap up a private viewing by appointment only. Facts and figures: AED 250,000 per annum, 4,099 square foot. Contact: Consultant Stephanie Paaske and quote reference VI288995.

Rental prices at a glance: Three bedrooms: AED 175,000 to 180,000 Four bedrooms: AED 190,000 to 200,000 Five bedrooms: AED 215,000 to 225,000 Six bedrooms: AED 250,000 to 265,000 For full details on the ‘Property Picks’, contact Better Homes on +971 600 52 2212. Plus, turn to page 36 for our Emirates Living listings September 2010


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24 Property Management

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

From maintenance, lease, and tenant management to marketing, financial advice, legal guidance, and a whole host of extra value services; Better Homes’ Property Management looks after everything for you. And it’s a fact that tenants prefer managed units: 95% of freehold units managed by Better Homes are occupied. Call us now to find out why.

FOR RENT Exclusive to Better Homes

THE CRESCENT IMPZ Competitive price, call now Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM255198)

Exclusive to Better Homes

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 25,000

STUDIO 506 sq. ft.

MARINA DIAMOND 6

DG-BUILDING 202 DISCOVERY GARDENS Convenient payment options Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM256504)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 45,000

1 BR 958 sq. ft.

ZUMURUD DUBAI MARINA Easy living Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM70719)

AED 45,000

STUDIO 367 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

DUBAI MARINA

AED 50,000 1 BR 714 sq. ft. Direct marina views Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM288424)

Exclusive to Better Homes

SUMMERLAND BARSHA Everything on your doorstep Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM215794)

September 2010

AED 55,000

1 BR 980 sq. ft.

DOWNTOWN DUBAI BURJ KHALIFA A desirable address Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM8403)

AED 110,000

STUDIO 546 sq. ft.


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Downtown

DOWNTOWN

This district is dominated by the sprawling Downtown Burj Khalifa which stands in the shadow of the world’s tallest tower. World-class amenities come in the shape of The Dubai Mall and Souk al Bahar – home to some 180 cafés and restaurants between them – while close by you’ll find Business Bay and DIFC.

FOR SALE Exclusive to Better Homes

TAJER RESIDENCES DOWNTOWN DUBAI One of the best deals in the market Adam Farani (Ref # AP287944)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 1,339,000

1 BR 1,004 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

YANSOON 1 DOWNTOWN DUBAI Be where it all happens Deborah Staines (Ref # AP235836)

DOWNTOWN DUBAI Premier location Tulay Ozcan (Ref # AP258599)

September 2010

DOWNTOWN DUBAI Affordable luxury Ali Tabrizi (Ref # AP290179)

AED 2,266,000

2 BR 1563 sq. ft.

THE LOFTS DOWNTOWN DUBAI Privileged location Florin Rusu (Ref # AP77063)

AED 1,905,500

1 BR 1,217 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 2,295,000

2 BR 1,272 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

BURJ VIEWS A

SOUTH RIDGE 2

WORLD TRADE CENTRE RESIDENCE AED 3,069,400 TRADE CENTRE A prestigious address Liudmila Shapedko (Ref # AP248562)

2 BR 1,744 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 4,639,410

4 BR 3,173 sq. ft.

PODIUM VILLAS BUSINESS BAY Amazing value Rita Mouawad (Ref # VI24162)

BURJ KHALIFA DOWNTOWN DUBAI World class development Aziz UrRehman (Ref # AP8436)

AED 3,779,656

1 BR 988 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 6,597,150

4 BR 6,006 sq. ft.

ATTAREEN RESIDENCE DOWNTOWN DUBAI In a class by itself Thomas Bunker (Ref # AP77331)

AED 15,500,000

3 BR 3,826 sq. ft.


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YANSOON 4 DOWNTOWN DUBAI Amazing value Ghada Ghannam (Ref # AP168940)

FOR RENT Exclusive to Better Homes

LIBERTY HOUSE DIFC A prestigious address Sana Hajjar (Ref # AP287630)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 75,000

1 BR 785 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 130,000 2 BR 1,482 sq. ft.

THE ADDRESS DUBAI MALL DOWNTOWN DUBAI At never-before prices Travis Eltringham (Ref # AP94102)

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SOUTH RIDGE 6 DOWNTOWN DUBAI Breathtaking views of the winding creek Kiel Petty (Ref # AP175490)

AED 85,000

1 BR 857 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 135,000

1 BR 914 sq. ft.

PARK PLACE TRADE CENTRE Sweeping city views Wendy Hulbert (Ref # AP256689)

AED 135,000

2 BR 1,163 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

HABTOOR RESIDENCE TRADE CENTRE Great family home Sylvia OConnor (Ref # AP255280)

AED 150,000

3 BR 1,195 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

ONE SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD TRADE CENTRE 5 Star hotel living with everything you need Diane Petty (Ref # AP282013)

AED 230,000

2 BR 3,960 sq. ft.

BURJ KHALIFA DOWNTOWN DUBAI Experience heights of luxury Nicole Burt (Ref # AP287227)

Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

AED 225,000

1 BR 986 sq. ft.

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Dubailand

DUBAILAND

This district is huge. Its principal claim to fame is that it’s home to Dubailand, which when complete will house all manner of hotels, themeparks and lifestyle attractions. It’s also home to Dubai Motor City, where you’ll find a great mix of bungalows, townhouses and family villas, the likes of which you’ll also find in the tranquil Green Community.

FOR SALE Exclusive to Better Homes

SHERLOCK CIRCUS 2 DUBAILAND Best value Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP286056)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 995,520

2 BR 1,915 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

TERRA NOVA ARABIAN RANCHES In a class by itself Darius Ganda (Ref # VI285973)

Exclusive to Better Homes

GARDEN EAST APARTMENTS - BLOCK A AED 1,199,900 DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK A motivated seller! Nicole Burt (Ref # AP3495)

2 BR 1,862 sq. ft.

SAHEEL VILLAS ARABIAN RANCHES Meticulously planned development Rita Mouawad (Ref # VI37672)

AED 3,296,000

3 BR 3,324 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 9,785,000

7 BR 6,991 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

HATTAN ARABIAN RANCHES Quintessential luxury living Marion Abuthina (Ref # VI241761)

September 2010

AED 10,150,535

6 BR 8,020 sq. ft.

GC PHASE 1A DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK A place to call home Susan Brand (Ref # VI158303)

AED 2,369,000

3 BR 4,176 sq. ft.


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GOLF VIEW RESIDENCE DUBAILAND Stunning views over the golf course Mouna Chami (Ref # AP285776)

FOR RENT Exclusive to Better Homes

THE CRESCENT IMPZ Modern infrastructure and facilities Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM251690)

2 BR 1,292 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

GREEN COMMUNITY DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK Amazing value Darius Ganda (Ref # VI251687)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 48,000

1 BR 962 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 60,000

SHAKESPEARE CIRCUS 1 DUBAILAND A place to call home Mouna Chami (Ref # AP286694)

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GC PHASE 2 WEST

AED 55,000

1 BR 957 sq. ft.

DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK A place to call home Susan Brand (Ref # AP43326)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 75,000

2 BR 1,670 sq. ft.

LAYAN VILLAS DUBAILAND Premier location Better Homes (Ref # VI282716)

AED 136,000

4 BR 4,101 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 175,000

3 BR 3,900 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

GC PHASE 2 WEST DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK Privileged location Rene Neil Dsouza (Ref # VI288348)

AED 210,000

5 BR 5,900 sq. ft.

LEAF 29 DUBAILAND A prestigious address Nicholas Winter (Ref # VI285081)

Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

AED 950,000

7 BR 14,900 sq. ft.

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Dubailand

DUBAILAND

This district is huge. Its principal claim to fame is that it’s home to Dubailand, which when complete will house all manner of hotels, themeparks and lifestyle attractions. It’s also home to Dubai Motor City, where you’ll find a great mix of bungalows, townhouses and family villas, the likes of which you’ll also find in the tranquil Green Community.

FOR SALE Exclusive to Better Homes

SHERLOCK CIRCUS 2 DUBAILAND Best value Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP286056)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 995,520

2 BR 1,915 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

TERRA NOVA ARABIAN RANCHES In a class by itself Darius Ganda (Ref # VI285973)

Exclusive to Better Homes

GARDEN EAST APARTMENTS - BLOCK A AED 1,199,900 DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK A motivated seller! Nicole Burt (Ref # AP3495)

2 BR 1,862 sq. ft.

SAHEEL VILLAS ARABIAN RANCHES Meticulously planned development Rita Mouawad (Ref # VI37672)

AED 3,296,000

3 BR 3,324 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 9,785,000

7 BR 6,991 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

HATTAN ARABIAN RANCHES Quintessential luxury living Marion Abuthina (Ref # VI241761)

September 2010

AED 10,150,535

6 BR 8,020 sq. ft.

GC PHASE 1A DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK A place to call home Susan Brand (Ref # VI158303)

AED 2,369,000

3 BR 4,176 sq. ft.


Found your perfect property? Contact us on +971 600 52 2212 Exclusive to Better Homes

GOLF VIEW RESIDENCE DUBAILAND Stunning views over the golf course Mouna Chami (Ref # AP285776)

FOR RENT Exclusive to Better Homes

THE CRESCENT IMPZ Modern infrastructure and facilities Better Homes PMGT (Ref # APM251690)

2 BR 1,292 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

GREEN COMMUNITY DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK Amazing value Darius Ganda (Ref # VI251687)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 48,000

1 BR 962 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 60,000

SHAKESPEARE CIRCUS 1 DUBAILAND A place to call home Mouna Chami (Ref # AP286694)

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GC PHASE 2 WEST

AED 55,000

1 BR 957 sq. ft.

DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK A place to call home Susan Brand (Ref # AP43326)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 75,000

2 BR 1,670 sq. ft.

LAYAN VILLAS DUBAILAND Premier location Better Homes (Ref # VI282716)

AED 136,000

4 BR 4,101 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 175,000

3 BR 3,900 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

GC PHASE 2 WEST DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK Privileged location Rene Neil Dsouza (Ref # VI288348)

AED 210,000

5 BR 5,900 sq. ft.

LEAF 29 DUBAILAND A prestigious address Nicholas Winter (Ref # VI285081)

Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

AED 950,000

7 BR 14,900 sq. ft.

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Marina

Green Community West

Live your dream in a place you can call home Visit our Open House every Saturday at the Green Community West

Do you wish to rent or lease, buy or sell? Picturesque 3 BR townhouses, 4 BR Bungalows (4,200 sq. ft.) and 5 BR Family Villas (5,900 sq. ft.) available amidst cobbled roads and beautifully landscaped gardens. t

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For Sale: Townhouses for as little as AED 2,266,000, Bungalows from AED 2,370,000, Family villas from AED 3,090,000 and 1BR Apartments from AED 618,000 (net prices) For Rent: Townhouses from AED 175,000, Bungalows from AED 185,000, Family villas from AED 210,000, and 1BR Apartments from AED 55,000 (All rental prices per annum)

Make the Call! Susan Brand (RERA No. 1423) +971 50 457 7309 +971 600 52 2212 September 2010

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MARINA

At the heart of this district is Dubai Marina, the world’s largest man-made marina, which is home to hundreds of state-of-the-art towers. Among them is the ever-popular Jumeirah Beach Residence, where you’ll find a great mix of lifestyle amenities. The district also has The Dubai Pearl and the freezones of TECOM and Dubai Media City.

FOR SALE Exclusive to Better Homes

FAIRFIELD DUBAI MARINA One of the best deals in the market Elen Manukyan (Ref # AP69012)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 875,500

1 BR 729 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

SAHAB 1 DUBAI MARINA A motivated seller! Nilgun Akay (Ref # AP288454)

DUBAI MARINA A desirable address Rita Mouawad (Ref # AP284415)

DUBAI MARINA Exclusive property Tulay Ozcan (Ref # AP275552)

AED 875,938

1 BR 833 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 1,150,000

1 BR 919 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

MARINA TERRACE

MARINA CROWN

Exclusive to Better Homes

SHAMS 4 DUBAI MARINA Amazing value David Lawes (Ref # AP288747)

3 BR 2,080 sq. ft.

SADAF 8 DUBAI MARINA A desirable address David Lawes (Ref # AP3874)

Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

AED 999,999

1 BR 761 sq. ft.

DUBAI MARINA Price reduced Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP172222)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 1,365,394

2 BR 1,263 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 2,163,000

BAHAR 6

MURJAN DUBAI MARINA Unrivalled master plan community Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP75279)

AED 1,493,500

1 BR 1,025 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 2,317,500

4 BR 2,827 sq. ft.

FAIROOZ DUBAI MARINA Unobstructed views of the marina Sandrine Loureiro (Ref # AP847)

AED 2,388,888

3 BR 1,410 sq. ft.

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Marina Exclusive to Better Homes

THE DUBAI MARIOTT HARBOUR HOTEL DUBAI MARINA 5 star hotel living with everything you need Angelo Kazan (Ref # AP281886)

FOR RENT Exclusive to Better Homes

MARINA DIAMOND 4 DUBAI MARINA Just move in Anketse Seyoum (Ref # AP254345)

DUBAI MARINA Direct marina views Nicole Burt (Ref # AP179818)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 55,000

STUDIO 486 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 70,000

1 BR 850 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

MAJARA 2

Exclusive to Better Homes

THE ADDRESS DUBAI MARINA DUBAI MARINA Just move in Sandra Shadman (Ref # AP286419)

DEC TOWER 2 DUBAI MARINA Excellent finish Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP274319)

AED 70,000

1 BR 948 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 80,000

STUDIO 489 sq. ft.

QUAY WEST DUBAI MARINA Direct marina views Fabio Lombardi (Ref # AP287719)

AED 85,000

1 BR 788 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 100,000

1 BR 914 sq. ft.

EMIRATES CROWN DUBAI MARINA

AED 120,000 2 BR 2,451 sq. ft. Experience the height of luxury Katarina Geenen (Ref # AP230007)

DREAMS DUBAI MARINA Ideal family living Sharon Sweet (Ref # AP246557)

September 2010

AED 60,000

1 BR 757 sq. ft.


a boutique of choices in one great city

Located just minutes away from Mall of the Emirates and the business districts of New Dubai, Pearl Coast Premier Apartments offer unrivalled luxury at affordable prices. Unwind in your own fully serviced apartment with a whole host of dining and leisure activities on your doorstep. For business or pleasure and with the unmistakable hospitality of Dusit International, the choice is yours. Your own private space in the heart of Dubai.

One bedroom apartment AED250 Two bedroom apartment AED450 Valid until 30 September 2010. Rates are subject to 10% service charge and 10% municipality tax. Rates quoted are per apartment per night, subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply.

Pearl Coast premier Hotel Apartments managed by Dubai international P.O. Box 124964, Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 4 4289999 Fax: +971 4 4289900 E-mail: pearlcoast@dusit.com, Website: pearlcoasthotelapartments.dusit.com


Found your perfect property? Contact us on +971 600 52 2212 Exclusive to Better Homes

SADAF 5

AED 130,000

3 BR 1,797 sq. ft.

DUBAI MARINA Self-contained development Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP275287)

Exclusive to Better Homes

OASIS BEACH TOWER APARTMENTS DUBAI MARINA Affordable luxury Tamara Stubbs (Ref # AP283199)

MURJAN 5 DUBAI MARINA Be where it all happens Rasha Moslyh (Ref # AP172453)

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Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 145,000

3 BR 1,800 sq. ft.

AL FATTAN MARINE TOWERS DUBAI MARINA Full ocean view Nicholas Winter (Ref # AP287017)

AED 230,000

3 BR 2,120 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 245,000

3 BR 2,510 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

BAHAR 2 DUBAI MARINA 5 star hotel living with everything you need Karim Hachani (Ref # AP289905)

AED 350,000

4 BR 5,527 sq. ft.

BAHAR 2 DUBAI MARINA A prestigious address Better Homes (Ref # AP289909)

AED 145,000

3 BR 2,001 sq. ft.

ASK THE AGENT RAMI ABI FARAJ, SENIOR SALES & LEASING CONSULTANT The rental prices in JBR have dropped by approximately 20% in recent times. A two bedroom property is currently renting at AED 90,000 (depending on the view), although landlords are still trying to achieve more than the current rental market is offering. The newest units recently released onto the market have also had an effect on JBR apartment prices, and tenants now have a wide variety to choose from in the Dubai Marina area. As a result, now is the perfect time to take advantage and move. Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

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36 Emirates Living

EMIRATES LIVING

This district features the gated community of Emirates Hills, with its lush landscaping and world-class Montgomerie golf course. You’ll also find The Meadows, The Lakes, The Greens and The Springs. Other notable residential areas include Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Islands, where all homes boast a private pool.

FOR SALE Exclusive to Better Homes

GOLDCREST VIEWS 2 JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS One of the best deals in the market Lynn Rowley (Ref # AP26692)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 450,000

STUDIO 410 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

SPRINGS 15 (SPRINGS PHASE 1A) EMIRATES LIVING Best value Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # VI286017)

THE FAIRWAYS T1 EMIRATES LIVING The perfect setting Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP286050)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 830,000

1 BR 734 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 1,100,000

2 BR 1,945 sq. ft.

SPRINGS 5 (SPRINGS PHASE 4B) EMIRATES LIVING A motivated seller! Mohammad Khalid Khan (Ref # VI287839)

EMIRATES LIVING A desirable address David Lawes (Ref # VI288136)

September 2010

AED 4,326,000

5 BR 4,085 sq. ft.

OASIS CLUSTERS JUMEIRAH ISLANDS Exceptional deal! Elen Manukyan (Ref # VI288389)

TECOM Amazing value Rami Abi Faraj (Ref # AP274919)

AED 927,000

2 BR 1,370 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 1,802,500

3 BR 2,743 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

MAEEN 5

MADISON RESIDENCY

SPRINGS 10 ( SPRINGS PHASE 2C) AED 2,420,500 EMIRATES LIVING Relax by the pool this summer Nicole Burt (Ref # VI286635)

3 BR 2,272 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 4,635,111

4 BR 5,230 sq. ft.

EMIRATES HILLS PHASE 1 EMIRATES LIVING Idyllic surroundings Yasmeen Buzari (Ref # VI284754)

AED 15,450,000

5 BR 6,610 sq. ft.


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DG-BUILDING 54 DISCOVERY GARDENS Affordable luxury Sahali Saleem (Ref # AP288619)

FOR RENT Exclusive to Better Homes

AL ALKA 3 THE GREENS Easy living Nicholas Winter (Ref # AP258836)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 50,000

1 BR 1,154 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 70,000

1 BR 758 sq. ft.

TRAVO EMIRATES LIVING Excellent finish Heike Pfordte (Ref # AP286073)

Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

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LE GRAND CHATEAU

AED 60,000

1 BR 938 sq. ft.

JUMEIRAH VILLAGE Affordable luxury Katarina Geenen (Ref # AP274416)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 85,000

2 BR 1,245 sq. ft.

MEADOWS 5 EMIRATES LIVING A desirable address Stephanie Paaske (Ref # VI288995)

AED 250,000

4 BR 4,099 sq. ft.

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Palm Jumeirah

PALM JUMEIRAH

The Palm Jumeirah, currently the world’s largest man-made island, is surrounded by a vast breakwater barrier, and kitted out with an artificial reef. It’s home to a mix of towers and beautiful villas which offer a small stretch of beach. The numerous hotels on the island also make for first class entertainment facilities.

FOR SALE Exclusive to Better Homes

MARINA RESIDENCE 6 THE PALM JUMEIRAH Superior location Rita Mouawad (Ref # VI284103)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 3,914,000

2 BR 2,732 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

L FROND (FARA VILLAS) THE PALM JUMEIRAH Enjoy life with style Sandrine Loureiro (Ref # VI287122)

E FROND (BUMAAN VILLAS) THE PALM JUMEIRAH Matchless location Philip Whittam (Ref # VI237032)

September 2010

AL SULTANA (B3) THE PALM JUMEIRAH Stunning view of the sea Lynn Rowley (Ref # AP280780)

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 4,532,000

2 BR 1,993 sq. ft.

O FROND (SAFAWI VILLAS) THE PALM JUMEIRAH Price negotiable Haytham Habashi (Ref # VI286658)

AED 8,755,000

4 BR 5,000 sq. ft.

Exclusive to Better Homes

AED 9,498,888

4 BR 5,000 sq. ft.

AED 10,815,000

4 BR 6,699 sq. ft.

AL DABAS (B2) THE PALM JUMEIRAH Enchanting seascape views Sandrine Loureiro (Ref # AP284890)

AED 3,088,888

3 BR 2,184 sq. ft.


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GOLDEN MILE B2 THE PALM JUMEIRAH A desirable address Grace Zhao Eckhardt (Ref # AP282159)

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MARINA RESIDENCE 3

1 BR 1,313 sq. ft.

MARINA RESIDENCE 1

AED 170,000

3 BR 2,600 sq. ft.

THE PALM JUMEIRAH Enchanting seascape views Sandra Shadman (Ref # AP285465)

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AED 200,000

AL BASRI (B1)

AED 650,000

MARINA RESIDENCE 2

2 BR 4,101 sq. ft.

THE PALM JUMEIRAH A place to call home Halyna Kuznetsova (Ref # VI288426)

AED 90,000

THE PALM JUMEIRAH A lush oasis Sandra Sherlock (Ref # AP289522)

AED 175,000

L FROND (FARA VILLAS)

AED 750,000

A FROND (FARDH VILLAS)

3 BR 2300 sq. ft.

AED 440,000

5 BR 5,000 sq. ft.

THE PALM JUMEIRAH A prestigious address Sana Hajjar (Ref # VI287149)

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F FROND (YABRI VILLAS) THE PALM JUMEIRAH World class development Sharon Sweet (Ref # VI175802)

6 BR 7,000 sq. ft.

THE PALM JUMEIRAH Full ocean view Sharon Sweet (Ref # AP288664)

5 BR 13,095 sq. ft.

THE PALM JUMEIRAH Uncompromising luxury Sandra Shadman (Ref # VI282642)

AED 850,000

6 BR 8,502 sq. ft.

ASK THE AGENT RITA MOUAWAD, SENIOR SALES & LEASING CONSULTANT, JBR OFFICE There is little consistency in the sale prices on Palm Jumeirah, purely because some owners are willing to sell for much lower than others; making it difficult to put a true value on any property. That said, apartments tend to be dropping in price rather than villas, due to an over-supply of such properties. These apartments still hold the lead in terms of having the best finishing, living space and facilities, when compared to competitor communities like the Dubai Marina, so now’s a good time to buy in. Property prices change frequently. Please visit bhomes.com for the most up-to-date pricing.

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Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI

The first batch of the capital’s long list of world-class developments are being handed over to end-users as Abu Dhabi enters a new, exciting phase. Our dedicated Better Homes office in the capital houses a team of in-the-know staff who can talk you through our unrivalled selection of homes to choose from.

FOR SALE AL MAHA TOWER

TALA TOWER

AL REEM ISLAND

AL REEM ISLAND

AED 999,996

AED 1,006,808 1 BR 936 sq. ft. One of the Best Deals in the Market Ready October 2010, Lina Bayazid Siada (Ref # AP286941)

1 BR 879 sq. ft. Exceptional deal! Ready Now, Lina Bayazid Siada (Ref # AP228805)

DESERT COMMUNITY AL REEF An investment for capital growth Ready Now, Natalya Sapronova (Ref # VI274582)

AED 1,000,000 2 BR 1,832 sq. ft.

MARINA BLUE AL REEM ISLAND

AED 1,649,829 2 BR 1,410 sq. ft. Looking for lifestyle? Ready Now, Natalya Sapronova (Ref # AP282003)

AL BARZA AL RAHA BEACH A desirable address Ready Now, Natalya Sapronova (Ref # AP285098)

AL NASEEM RESIDENCE - A AL RAHA BEACH A prestigious address Ready Now, Imran Ellam (Ref # AP229929)

September 2010

AED 3,598,400 2 BR 2,413 sq. ft.

AL MUNEERA AL RAHA BEACH A prestigious address Ready March 2011, Lina Bayazid Siada (Ref # VI228909)

AED 1,830,000

2 BR 1,377 sq. ft.

AED 5,659,920

4 BR 5,358 sq. ft.

AL MUNEERA AL RAHA BEACH Modern living at its best Ready March 2011, Imran Ellam (Ref # AP218963)

AL ZEINA - TOWNHOUSES AL RAHA BEACH Beachfront living at an attractive price Ready March 2011, Imran Ellam (Ref # VI266815)

AED 2,335,211

4 BR 2,159 sq. ft.

AED 6,169,700

3 BR 3,249 sq. ft.


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Short-term rental

SHORT-TERM RENTALS

If you’re looking for a short-term living solution while on holiday or business, Better Homes offers tailor-made accommodation in the most attractive residential districts of Dubai. Our ready-to-live-in, fully-furnished and self-catering apartments come fitted with all modern conveniences and are maintained to the highest standard.

DG-BUILDING 52 DISCOVERY GARDENS Best value Marwan Tariq (Ref # APM254392)

DORRA BAY DUBAI MARINA Enjoy life with style Kristina Titova (Ref # APM278146)

REEHAN 3 DOWNTOWN DUBAI Exceptional deal! Maria Rhodora Layug (Ref # APM215288)

September 2010

AED 5,520

STUDIO 474 sq. ft.

GOLDCREST VIEWS JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS Fully furnished with style and class Maria Rhodora Layug (Ref # APM215583)

AED 6,510

STUDIO 476 sq. ft.

TIME PLACE DUBAI MARINA Contemporary style/layout Khushbu Bhatia (Ref # APM286991)

AED 10,020

1 BR 787 sq. ft.

AED 10,020

1 BR 703 sq. ft.

AED 16,500

2 BR 1,303 sq. ft.

MARINA DIAMOND 2 DUBAI MARINA Fully furnished with style and class Maria Rhodora Layug (Ref # APM269016)

AED 12,000

2 BR 963 sq. ft.


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Commercial Breakdown 1GB = 5.65 AED 1 USD = 3.67 AED 1 EURO = 4.69 AED PRICES PER SQ/FT Sales Index Report - August 2010 Conversion rates correct at time of press

EXCHANGE RATE SERVICE OFFERING Save your money when changing your money. Get currency exchanged through Better Homes – call 04 407 4600

Statistics based on Better Homes’ sales and rental figures for the previous six months.

Rentals OFFICE COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

AL AWIR DISTRICT

Dubai Silicon Oasis

45,200

155,100

100,150

50

60

55

DEIRA DISTRICT

Deira

57,330

803,000

430,165

70

100

85

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Dubailand

65,220

1,042,275

553,748

60

75

68

Dubai Investment Park

12,000

2,890,080

1,451,040

40

60

50

Barsha

56,350

1,263,870

660,110

70

90

80

Jumeirah Lake Towers

30,800

2,900,000

1,465,400

55

100

78

Business Bay

42,840

599,670

321,255

70

90

80

Al Quoz

38,155

900,000

469,078

65

75

70

COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

AL AWIR DISTRICT

International City

22,155

60,840

41,498

35

45

40

BUR DUBAI DISTRICT

DHCC

163,500

255,130

209,315

125

155

140

DEIRA DISTRICT

Deira

608,490

1,193,125

900,808

90

125

108

EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

MEYDAN DISTRICT

RETAIL

EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

Dubai Marina

0

0

0

200

250

225

TECOM

94,640

2,611,980

1,353,310

140

180

160

Al Quoz

60,240

387,500

223,870

80

100

90

COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

DUBAILAND DISTRICT

Dubai Investment Park

55,120

1,820,000

937,560

20

28

24

MEYDAN DISTRICT

Al Quoz

83,275

696,570

389,923

25

30

28

COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

MEYDAN DISTRICT

WAREHOUSE

Sales OFFICE

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

DIFC

2,093,400

36,849,600

19,471,500

1,800

3,000

2,400

Downtown Burj Khalifa

3,370,800

20,572,000

11,971,400

1,200

2,500

1,850

DUBAILAND DISTRICT

Dubailand

374,000

482,500

428,250

550

700

625

INTERNATIONAL CITY DISTRICT

Dubai Silicon Oasis

537,500

1,534,000

1,035,750

500

800

650

MARINA EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

Jumeirah Lake Towers

280,000

10,019,800

5,149,900

500

900

700

COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

RETAIL

EMIRATES LIVING DISTRICT

Jumeirah Lake Towers

887,600

9,304,300

5,095,950

1,400

1,900

1,650

Business Bay

1,287,000

2,296,800

1,791,900

1,500

1,800

1,650

COMMUNITY

MIN PRICE

MAX PRICE

AVG PRICE

MIN PRICE/ SQ.FT

MAX PRICE/ SQ.FT

AVG PRICE/ SQ.FT

Jebel Ali

8,500,000

42,305,000

25,402,500

170

250

210

WAREHOUSE

JEBEL ALI DISTRICT

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Commercial

COMMERCIAL

Offering leasing and sales brokering services for commercial properties, Better Homes can help you find the best place or financial return for your business. Our international network, considerable market experience and sophisticated data system ensures that the requirements of both occupants and landlords are fully met.

FOR SALE THE CITADEL CORPORATE TOWER

TIFFANY TOWERS

BUSINESS BAY

JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS

AED 804,863

AED 1,771,652

890 sq. ft. Amazing value Violet Nasouti (Ref # OF284928)

953 sq. ft. Price negotiable Violet Nasouti (Ref # OF288749)

TIFFANY TOWERS JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS Price negotiable Violet Nasouti (Ref # OF288749)

REEF TOWER

AED 650,801 953 sq. ft.

BAYSWATER BUSINESS BAY Amazing value Andrew Elliot (Ref # OF71334)

AED 686,834 762 sq. ft.

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JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS

AED 1,771,652

2,217 sq. ft. Ready to move in Shirin Bank (Ref # OF266150)

REEF TOWER JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS Ready to move in Shirin Bank (Ref # OF266150)

AED 1,771,652 2,217 sq. ft.

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OLD TOWN ISLAND – AL SAAHA DOWNTOWN DUBAI An investment for capital growth Maggie Neil (Ref # OF177030)

September 2010

AED 8,902,175 3,267 sq. ft.

SABA TOWER 1 JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS A prestigious address Maggie Neil (Ref # OF157393)

AED 2,814,814 2,484 sq. ft.


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FORTUNE EXECUTIVE TOWER JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS One of the Best Deals in the Market Andrew Elliot (Ref # OF77542)

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AED 50,190 1,434 sq. ft.

THE CURVE AL QUOZ Dynamic environment Better Homes Commercial Advisory (Ref # OF261202)

AED 64,118 712 sq. ft.

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WH/597-793/DIP DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK Prized location Susheel Sarma (Ref # WH264905)

AED 77,326 2,762 sq. ft.

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BARSHA BUSINESS POINT BARSHA Excellent finish Vikas Arora (Ref # OF281149)

ICON TOWER TECOM One of the Best Deals in the Market Better Homes Commercial Advisory (Ref # OF285848)

AED 79,660

EMIRATES NATIONAL INVESTMENT TOWER AED 80,550

1,138 sq. ft.

895 sq. ft.

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AED 88,604 805 sq. ft.

PALACE TOWER

NEW CENTURY CITY TOWER DEIRA Dynamic environment Better Homes Commercial Advisory (Ref # OF264440)

DEIRA Available finance options Abdul Rahman (Ref # OF278597)

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AED 102,240 852 sq. ft.

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CBD BUILDING

AED 319,400

AL QUOZ Excellent finish Tessa Honorica Lowe (Ref # OF246229)

3,362 sq. ft.

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DUBAI SILICON OASIS TECOM

AED 99,116

2,360 sq. ft. State-of-the-art complex Amjad Amin (Ref # OF266514)

ICON TOWER DEIRA One of the Best Deals in the Market Better Homes Commercial Advisory (Ref # RE287373)

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AED 813,000 5,420 sq. ft.

NEW CENTURY CITY TOWER Dynamic environment Better Homes Commercial Advisory (Ref # RE264400)

AED 1,216,980 6,761 sq. ft.

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READ ALL ABOUT IT Shabby Chic Interiors: My rooms, treasures and trinkets By Rachel Ashwell ‘Shabby chic’ has become something of a buzz term in the world of interiors and, for those who have fallen for its charms, there’s no better read than this one. Inside, you’ll find plenty of inspiration on how to achieve that stylish yet distressed look for your new home by mixing modern pieces with vintage goodies.

Fancy shopping from your sofa? We love the hip, online boutique Aura B (visit www.aura-b. com), who sell quirky household accessories by emerging Middle Eastern designers. We’re lusting after this Tickli O table lamp, just a taster of the offbeat buys available at the click of a mouse. Plus, with free shipping and next day delivery available, you won’t have to wait long to get your new purchase home.

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Better Interiors News, views and ideas to help style your home

If your new home’s looking a little bare, take a trip to the Mall of Emirates from the ��rd of September and check out BoConcept’s ���� collection. With furniture and accessories inspired by the sixties and seventies, it’s sure to be a hit with those who love simple yet functional pieces. See more online at www.boconcept.ae

Shopping in Abu Dhabi? Check out BoConcept’s new branch, open on the 30th September in Khalidiya

September is all about… looking ahead

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Steal their style… Duygu Kuru We place the Turkish interior architect in the home décor hot seat Sum up the style of your home The one word I would use to describe it is ‘minimalist’. Tell us your top three interior shops Armani/Casa for furniture – I also think their lighting is so special; Ligne Roset for its great design style and use of colour; Crate & Barrel for all those little decorative

touches, like bedding and accessories. If you could buy one new item for your home this month, what would it be? I’m planning to buy a carpet from STEPEVI in The Dubai Mall – it’s violet in colour, very soft and has asymmetric patterns on it. It has a really modern look so will be very fitting in my flat.

The best piece of furniture you have ever bought is… …a solid wood bookcase created by a designer who hails from my hometown in Turkey. It’s made from walnut and I just love it. Your favourite place to relax indoors? On my Josephine sofa, which was given to me as a present

from friends of mine here in Dubai. It’s a light, olive green colour and made from buck skin. I have positioned it in my living room and I really enjoy spending time there, sitting back, relaxing and sketching. To contact Duygu at Basic Interiors, visit the website www. basicinteriors.ae

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Place matching lamps on either side of your bed to give the room a sense of symmetry — and in turn harmony — and ensure you don’t have to keep jumping up to turn the light off.

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Update an old dressing table with a lick of paint and new drawer knobs. Take existing ones off and replace them with glam alternatives — we love the jewel and flower-shaped range available at Zara Home.

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Avoid the stress of mess or missing clothes with organised storage. Built-in wardrobes with sliding doors are ultra-easy to use. But, whatever method you choose, keep clothes and shoes compartmentalised and getting ready will be a breeze.

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If you want to create a girlie boudoir, spend your dirhams on one statement piece, like a chaise lounge or chandelier. A touch of decadence will put a smile on any glamour puss’s face and needn’t cost the earth.

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There’s no better feeling than slipping into freshlywashed bed linen, so treat yourself to beautiful sheets. You don’t need to go crazy, but ���� cotton is well worth the splurge. Wash and press them weekly to create a simple feel good feature in your bedroom.

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Small luxuries will go a long way and make you feel fabulous. Have plenty of bubble bath, body lotion and fluffy towels to hand for when you want a relaxing soak: an easy, feel good solution.

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If bath time is a big deal, invest in a standalone tub. It will make a great, eye-catching feature and provide plenty of space for little ones to splash in with their rubber ducks.

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Buy a bath bridge or tray (try the Aqualala bath tub caddy from THE One) and lay back with a drink, book or even chocolates as you bathe. Simple satisfaction guaranteed.

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A powerful showerhead is sure to make you a happy soul, so say ‘bye bye’ to dribbling alternatives — not a good start to the day.

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Visit a garden centre or landscape gardener and find out what kinds of plants, flowers or fruit trees your outdoor area can accommodate. In time you’ll achieve your own private oasis to enjoy whenever you please.

OUTDOORS

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Be sure to buy a table and chairs for your outdoor space, however modest or grand, so you have a spot to go to and enjoy drinks, al fresco dining, or a good book, once the weather cools. After all, fresh air is good for you…

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Once your outdoor area is complete, why not throw a party and invite your neighbours? It’s a great way to celebrate and create a sense of community too. Put up fairy lights or lanterns for a magical effect that’s sure to make an impact — and one that will be easy to recreate for your own pleasure when the gathering’s over.

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Create a focal seat, be it a traditional bench positioned to admire a fine view, or a hammock — great for relaxing on in the day, or for a snooze on balmy evenings.

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The sound of running water has a soothing influence on those around it so why not introduce a water feature? A simple or extravagant design is capable of giving the same effect, and either will look lovely finished off with fitting flowers, such as water lilies — just ask your gardener or nearest garden centre for advice.

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Better… Kids bedrooms Turn your child’s room into a little wonderland with these fun, themed looks for boys and girls... PRINCESS PALACE Every little girl dreams of being a princess, so indulge her fantasies with this oh-so-girlie pink furniture range from Home Centre; an ideal pick for kids who need plenty of storage. Keep an eye out for raised beds which have space underneath, making them a more practical purchase. Use the extra room to store toys, or put drawers. Pink is, of course, the colour of choice for wannabe princesses, but if you do decide to go all out with bright furniture, be sure to keep walls neutral or light to avoid a colour overload.

Get the look: Find‘Barbie’ and ‘Princess’ collections at Home Centre. Contact �� ��� ���� or visit www.homecentre.net This Early Bird beanbag makes a cute addition to pink rooms. Baby Souk, AED350 Home Centre

MIDDLE EAST MAGIC

Wall stickers are a fab, temporary way to indulge fads

Reflect the city’s roots with an Arabian-inspired setting that’s all about wistful palace skylines, sheer, flowing fabrics and a mystical feel. Create the look with wall stickers which will be easier to remove than wallpaper at a later date – a great way to indulge short-term fancies. Keep basic furniture neutral and adorn it with bedding, cushions and curtains in lilac through to indigo hues – a contrast that will help to evoke that mystical feel. A little sparkle will work perfectly with the theme, so why not add faux-jewelled accessories or adorn the ceiling with glow-in-the-dark star stickers to complete the look?

Get the look: Order from online store Just Kidding at www.justkidding-me.com Ensure your little ones are breathing in clean air with an air purifier. Try the Airfree S4000, which operates silently by natural heat and destroys airborne germs. Call 055 645 3525. Amancorp, AED 1,950 August 2010

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PIRATE’S CAVERN

Boys with a taste for adventure will just love this bed-cum-pirate-ship from Kidz Inc. Buy one such key piece and he’ll feel set to sail the high seas whenever he steps in the room. With such a standout bed, you can save dirhams on the rest of the room by keeping décor simple and functional. Paint the walls in a baby blue hue to represent the sky and swap traditional drawers for a chest to store pirates’ treasure – or his toys. A hammock strung from the bed/boat’s mast can make a relaxing spot for him to read his school books – or wind down with a bedtime story.

Toy chests are the perfect pick for storage

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Get the look: To order Kidz Inc products call �� ��� ���� or visit www.kidzincdubai.com Every little pirate needs his own parrot, so treat him to this soft toy. Home Centre, AED39.

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ALL�AMERICAN BOY If he’s a sports fanatic, a varsity-style room will be a dream hang-out. Go for Pottery Barn Kids’ old-school U.S.A. theme and use soccer, basketball or baseball as inspiration, with navy and burgundy hues to convey that classic, high school look. If you don’t want him to outgrow the room in a year or two, resist fad furniture – like car-shaped beds – and buy quality wooden pieces that will stand the test of time. Keep the look playful while he’s young, with miniature hoops or ball games and paint one wall with blackboard paint for his very own doodle zone.

Get the look: Find Pottery Barn Kids in Mirdif City Centre.. Visit www. potterybarnkids.com This funky swivel chair makes a cool cubbyhole for boys. Ikea, AED275.

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Better Interiors 57 Practical solutions for your household dilemmas

How do I… maximise my bedroom storage? SEVEN SIMPLE FIXES

CLOTHES RAILS If you have an empty storage room or cupboard close to your bedroom resist the temptation to fill it with clutter and place a clothes rail inside instead: instant wardrobe space for less.

TRENDY TRUNKS A quality wooden chest can not only serve as a great one-off furniture piece but its easy-to-use, hinged lid will make it a great secret spot to store items too.

BOX IT UP Buy display storage boxes in patterned prints or block colours to complement your room’s décor. Pile them high in an unused corner of the room, or along shelves, and label each one to avoid rummaging through them later.

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‘Opt for a raised bed and you’ll have room beneath it to put wide drawers, which can be pulled out with ease and used to store whatever you wish.’

Structural Solutions Ready for a revamp? Adam Riccio of Under One Roof (wwwunderoneroof. ae) shares his expert ideas...

Start from scratch Bedrooms in Dubai tend to be large so have a partition wall inserted, leaving you with a smaller room and a walk-in zone for all your clothes. Go bespoke Remove current wardrobes and have a more generous design refitted in the same area, with shelving or hanging space to suit your needs.

Keep it hidden Go for concealed wardrobes, set behind mirrored doors. If your room layout allows, you could even have a link created between your wardrobe and en suite bathroom, which will allow you to walk between the two – your very own secret zone.

Think big Have existing doors removed and extend the wardrobes along the length of your walls, creating an open-style wardrobe that wraps around you. Alternatively, extend current closets so they protude further, leaving you with a deeper means of storage.

COMPARTMENTALISE Use your existing wardrobes to optimum effect with interior dividers. Storing clothes, underwear, shoes and jewellery in separate compartments will maximise the space available – and you may be surprised by what you can fit inside.

WALL HOOKS It may sound simple, but putting up hooks behind your bedroom or en suite door will create another place to hang frequently-used scarves, hats, cardigans or towels.

STORE SHOES Fix a shoe cabinet or rails to an appropriate wall or place them inside individual boxes – clear ones are perfect as they’ll allow you to select a pair with ease. Alternatively, display your favourite heels on open shelving for a glam, feminine feature.

RAISE THE BED Opt for a raised bed and you’ll have room beneath it to put wide drawers, which can be pulled out with ease and used to store whatever you wish. More listings at bhomes.com


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Stay on the cutting edge with our monthly round-up of the latest household appliances Philips’ Blu-ray Soundbar Home Theatre (AED3,999) is a slick piece that’s been designed to slot beneath a flat screen TV and project cinematic surround sound – without all the clutter and cables.

Samsung TWIN refrigerators From AED�,��� This handy appliance is ideal if you want to maximise your kitchen space, as it can be separated into two standalone units if you find it’s too big to fit in one area. Its design puts pay to germs too, thanks to a silver anti-bacterial coating which lines its walls and destroys pesky bacteria.

Sieman’s Gigaset SL���A AED��� Plugged as the ‘smallest Gigaset in the world’, this little number is bound to be a hit with gadget-lovers. The hands-free set is sleek and small and we love the fact it can hold up to ��� phone entries, email addresses and birthday information – making it a handy phone to have at home in more ways than one.

LG Steam washing machine From AED3,000

Music-lovers should check out Philips’ Fidelio Docking Speaker (AED�,���) and get their iPhone or iPods plugged in. Its two-way acoustic system pumps out qualitysounding tunes and a stylish design means it won’t look out of place in your lounge. September 2010

The front loading washing machine is LG’s top-selling home appliance, so if you’re on the hunt for one, the brand’s latest model could be the product to go for. It has steam technology and allergy care to wash out allergens without damaging your precious threads – plus its ‘direct drive motor’ means less noisy vibrations.


A NEW SIDE TO REFRIGERATION.

HITACHI PRESENTS THE MOST ADVANCED SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR

700 Lts

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Hitachi's Side-by-Side Refrigerator goes where no Side-by-Side refrigerator has gone before. Core Patented Hitachi technologies like Minus Zero Cooling and Cool Jet Wrap meet cutting-edge design which offers the maximum capacity inside while keeping the size compact. Walk in to your nearest store, discover Side-by-Side in a new light. *Available only on deluxe models

Authorized Distributors: Eros Electricals, Sales Office, P.O. Box 1184, Dubai, U.A.E. Tel: 04-266 6216, Fax: 04-266 0745; www.erosgroup.ae ALSO AVAILABLE AT:

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REGIONAL PARTNERS METAGALAXY, OMAN | PLANET TEC, QATAR | AL MOAYYED, BAHRAIN


DHOW CRUISE DINNER

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Two hours cruising on Dubai Creek - Continental & Arabic Buffet dinner - Soft drinks, tea and coffee - English, Hindi and Arabic Music - Fully air-conditioned lower deck - Open air upper deck

Dhs. 150/-

Cruise Timing: 8:30pm - 10:30pm Pick-up and drop - back facility included ( Deira & Bur Dubai Only)

Programme Includes: Dune Bashing Sand Boarding & Camel Riding BBQ Dinner - Arabic Tea & Coffee Soft Drinks & Refreshments Photograph in Local Dresses Henna Painting & Tattoos Enchanting Belly Dancing Show Sheesha (Hubbly-Bubbly) & lots more...

Most suitable for couples, families and friends. Also suitable for especially tailor-made events like birthday parties, corporate meetings and social get together.

HATTA MOUNTAIN SAFARI

An experience out of this world. en-route you will see and enjoy.

Dhs. 200/-

Per Person

Pick-up & drop-back facility included Timing: Pick up: 3:00 - 3:30pm Drop off: 9:00 - 9:30pm

SPECIALIZED IN ORGANIZING SOCIAL & CORPORATE GET TOGETHERS, BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES.

Hatta Fort Hotel ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Dhs. 300/Timing: 8:00am to 2:30pm Transfers from all the hotels & residences in Dubai & Sharjah

Per Person

A “Truly Fascinating” Experience

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Red Dunes Safari & Sand Boarding - Sight Seeing to various scenic Safari - Chance to Dip or Dive in fresh water pools - Lunch at 5 Star

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Ideal for Sea and Nature Lovers

MUSANDAM KHASAB Onboard Facilities:

Professional skipper and crew Fishing equipment and bait Refreshments - Soft Drinks - Fruits etc... Boats are fully insured

AED 2800/-

Daily Fishing trip 4 hours Exclusive up to 8 Persons

Package includes:

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Daily Fishing trip 4 hours Per Person. Min. 2 Persons.

Pick-up and Drop-back facility included

Cruising on a Traditional Omani Dhow Scenic Coastal Drive - Swimming, Snorkelling and Dolphin Watching - Buffet Lunch and Refreshments Oman Visa can be obtain at the UAE-Oman Border

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Better Food

Better Food Eating in never tasted so good YOU SAY TOMATO… …we say super food. If you’re going to tuck into something this month, make it tomatoes. The juicy fruit is not only cram-packed with antioxidants but vitamin C and E – essential for a healthy heart – plus lycopene; said to reduce the risk of cancer. Slice them up for salads and sandwiches, add cherry tomatoes to your barbecue kebabs and reap the benefits from freshly made sauces, Italian-style.

September shopping list Eat… sweets – just the thing to indulge in mid-month as a celebratory Eid bite. We say hit the supermarket for ingredients and make them at home – Laddu or ‘ladoo’, Jalebi and halwa are all easyto-make favourites – wrap them in cute boxes and give as gifts. Treat… yourself

to a taste of home. If you’re a British newcomer, for instance, Fibber Magee’s on Sheikh Zayed Road serve up real comfort food – think traditional pub fare – and you can even have it delivered, so why not phone for fish and chips? Now, that’s bound to beat your former chippie. Call 04 885 3443.

Cook… healthily with Betty Crocker’s 300 Calorie Cookbook. With hundreds of tasty yet nutritious recipes inside, it’s an ideal buy for the beach-body conscious among you. Order online at www.amazon.com

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Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa They say: You can enjoy our renowned hospitality for any special occasion in the comfort of your own home. All cuisines can be catered for, on request, and our team can create the event of your choice, be it a dinner in the garden, a beachside barbecue or private reception. Best for: Big birthday bashes: whether it’s a buffet for 40 or poolside cocktail party, Jebel Ali can whisk up a tailor-made package and take care of the décor too, so why not surprise a loved-one with their fantasy do? Guests: Thirty plus. Minimum spend: On request.

INDIAN PAVILION Taster: This restaurant serves up classic dishes which will please those of you who like your curries non-oily and fresh. We recommend the jalfrezi and paneer — an outstanding vegetarian option, laced with spring onions and ginger. With savvy staff you shouldn’t have any trouble placing an order either. Expect to pay middle-of-the-road prices for the pleasure. Location: Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha Contact: �� ��� ����

CURRY BOX Taster: Fresh and funky, this relatively new takeaway spot serves up great food, from British dishes like chicken tikka massala and balti curries, to tender kebabs with a good dose of spice. Its coconut rice tops our pick of accompaniments – delicious. You can also order ‘lunch combos’ if a daytime craving takes hold. Location: Discovery Gardens Contact: �� ���� ��� www.curryboxme.com

Build up a little black book of catering contacts so you can play host while the experts do the rest

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TASTE OF THE TOWN: INDIAN Each issue we round up our top three takeaway joints, so you know who to dial on your night off...

ONE FOR THE KITCHEN

Serve up home-cooked meals on one of Home Centre’s latest colourful crockery collections. At just AED���, this Prism �� piece set will make a cheap and cheerful addition to your kitchen. Visit its flagship store at the Mall of the Emirates or visit the website www.homecentre.net

GAZEBO Taster: This quality Indian chain is a great pick if you’re having guests over as it delivers food that looks as good as it tastes, The biryani, for example, arrives in a clay pot and breaded shield, vegetables are fresh and the rice is soft and fluffy. A step above your average takeaway joint. Location: Six branches to choose from, visit the website for details. Contact: �� ��� ���� www.gazebo.ae

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NOBU’S SASHIMI SALAD Herve Courtot is Nobu’s chef de cuisine at Atlantis the Palm

���g fresh tuna ��g assorted salad, micro greens and bean sprouts Four red shiso leaves Matsuhisa dressing ��g onions, finely chopped ��cl soya sauce ��cl rice vinegar ��cl water ��g sugar �g black pepper, freshly ground �g mustard powder August 2010

��cl grape seed oil ��cl sesame seed oil � For Nobu’s famous Matsuhisa dressing, combine all of the ingredients, except the oils. Wait for the salt to dissolve and then add the oils in. � Preheat a grill and sprinkle a little sea salt and pepper onto the tuna. � Briefly sear the tuna in the grill until its surface turns white. Plunge the fillet in to iced water to prevent it cooking any further and shake off any excess water. � Pour the dressing onto a plate and arrange the greens in the centre. � Cut the tuna into slices, roughly one eighth of an inch in thickness. � Roll each slice of tuna into a cylinder shape and place every one in a petal-like pattern, around the salad greens.


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VERRE BY GORDON RAMSAY’S CRÈME BRÛLÉE Scott Price is head chef at Verre by Gordon Ramsay in the Hilton Dubai Creek

���ml double cream ���ml milk ���g egg yolks ��g fennel seeds (toasted) ��g honey ���g sugar � fresh mangoes

OSSIANO’S VEAL SHANK Angel Zapata is chef de cuisine at Ossiano by Santi Santamaria

� kg veal shank Veal stock �kg rib eye �kg chicken �.�kg beef bone marrow ��g garlic ���g tomatoes ��g fennel ���g carrot ��g celeriac ��g celery ��g leeks �kg onions � litre red wine �g black pepper Bundle of herbs Salt, sugar, garlic and thyme to taste

� For the stock, roast the rib eye, chicken and beef bone marrow in the oven at approximately ����C. � Roast all of the vegetables in a pot and place to the side. � Pour the wine into the same pot and cook until you have ���ml of liquid. � Put the vegetables, meat and the herbs together and cook slowly for around five hours. � Strain off and reduce the liquid until it has the flavour and texture of a sauce. � Cook everything with water for four more hours. Strain and reduce. � For the shank, cover the veal with salt, sugar, crushed garlic and thyme and marinate for two-and-a-half hours. � Sear the piece, allow to cool and then wrap in plastic and cook in a steam oven for three-and-a-half hours. � Open the plastic and sear again. �� Glaze four or five times and place in the oven to heat through. Finally, serve with the sauce.

� Bring the cream and milk together in a pan and bring to the boil. � Quickly toast off the fennel seeds for a minute in a smoking hot pan and add them straight to the cream and milk. � Beat the egg yolk and sugar together then pour on the hot milk, cream and fennel seeds. � Whisk all together and add the honey to taste. � Infuse for �� minutes then pass off. � Cook out slowly over a low heat until coating consistency is achieved. � Pour the mix in desired moulds and set in the refrigerator. � To serve, sprinkle a little brown sugar on the top of the brûlée and caramelise quickly with a blowtorch or under the grill. � Serve with freshly diced mango .

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Stores Guide ARABIAN CENTER, MIRDIF

Artikel

04 232 8339

04 347 2525

04 284 5754

Bayti

04 368 5145

MARKET MALL, GREEN COMMUNITY

Stone Gallery

Daiso

The Warehouse

04 347 0220

Homes R Us

04 284 5736

Dwell

04 232 5435

ACE

Under One Roof

04 323 2722

IKEA

04 203 7505

BUR DUBAI / KARAMA

Marina

04 232 8919

MERCATO MALL

Al Hufaiza Furniture

04 336 6646

Rugland

04 232 5790

Al Abbar Art Gallery

04 344 9595

ACE

04 338 1416

Carpetland

04 337 7677

Stokes

04 232 9251

Bombay & Zone

04 344 5994

Bagno

04 330 7775

Decoworld

04 336 6811

Table Art

04 232 6670

Kas Australia

04 344 1179

Casa Mia

04 339 0760

Marlin Furniture

04 334 6664

The Red Carpet

04 232 5755

National Iranian Carpets 04 349 9644

Casa Tua

04 339 7800

OFIS

04 335 2499

Rattan House

04 338 2977

BURJUMAN

04 885 3208

SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD

IBN BATTUTA MALL

MIRDIF CITY CENTER

Kani Home

04 368 5408

Better Life

04 284 5728

SOUK MADINAT JUMEIRAH

Bhs

04 352 5150

Lifestyle

04 368 5699

Crate & Barrel

04 284 3151

Carré Blanc

04 295 3992

Descamps

04 355 5563

One World

04 366 5742

Freedom

04 284 5518

Toshkhana

04 366 8888

Grand Stores

04 352 3641

Pan Emirates

04 368 5372

Home Centre

04 284 3332

Hermes

04 351 1190

Table Art

04 366 9710

Lakeland

04 284 3460

SOUK AL BAHAR

Liwa Home

04 351 5353

Pottery Barn

04 606 2610

Al Sultani Furniture

04 420 3676

Sharief

04 355 3377

AL ITTIHAD ROAD

Q Home Décor

04 284 3303

Tarrab

04 420 0244

Tanagra

04 355 0183

Better Life

Tehran Persian

04 420 0575

THE One

04 351 4424

Zsolnay

04 420 3682

Zara Home

04 359 9988

DEIRA CITY CENTRE

04 2680656

JUMEIRAH BEACH RESIDENCE

OASIS CENTER Art Tower Frames Est. 04 339 3024 MFI Kitchens

04 339 3503

THE VILLAGE MALL

Better Life

04 424 3479

The Handicraft Gallery 04 339 3515

Carpetland

04 344 0646

Q Home Decor

Irony Home

04 342 2145

Al Jaber Gallery

04 295 4004

Cottage Chic

04 437 0268

Al Maya Household

04 334 9424

Zara Home

04 438 0650

Aminian Carpets

04 295 5379

Pride of Kashmir

04 295 0655

KARAMA

Regional Trading

04 295 1723

Siematic

Sia (Jawad Home)

04 295 6180

The White Co

04 295 6180

04 339 3515

AL QUOZ

WAFI

Amber Garden Furniture 04 323 2405

Bombay

04 324 5255

Exotica

04 340 2966

Faucher

04 324 6769

Falaknaz Habitat

04 340 4989

Frette/White Corner

04 324 2474

LAMCY PLAZA

Indigo Living

04 341 6388

La Boudoir

04 324 4555

Household Department 04 334 9424

Kidz Inc

04 340 5059

La Murrina Murano

04 324 4555

THE DUBAI MALL

Lifestyle

04 366 9845

Luz de Luna

04 341 66 85

Memoires

04 324 3001

@home

04 434 0877

Rugland

04 335 6610

Presotto Middle East 04 340 6443

VG New Trend

04 324 5430

Armani/Casa

04 437 3131

Baldi

04 339 9890

Collezione

04 434 0255

MALL OF THE EMIRATES

Crystal Gallery

04 339 8774

Better Life

04 341 0716

Crystalline

04 339 8897

Bo Concept

04 341 4144

Dubai Home Collection 04 339 8855

Bois & Chiffons

04 341 0519

Ethan Allen

04 339 8631

Crystal Casa

04 341 1402

Index Living Mall

04 339 8631

Flamant Home Interiors 04 341 3533

Iwannagohome!

04 339 8631

Four Seasons Ramesh 04 334 9090

Kreiss

04 339 8978

Home Centre

04 341 4441

Lalique

04 339 8451

Home Design

04 323 3370

Merinos

050 887 4893

IDdesign

04 341 3434

04 330 9295

Mesgarzadeh

04 339 9930

Jashanmal

04 347 1715

Mitchi

04 339 9084

Maison Decor

04 409 9000

Mumbai Se

04 434 0626

Marina

04 800 4360

Yves Delorme

04 339 8787

Marina Gulf

04 341 0314

Zwilling

04 434 0725

Miri

04 341 1000

Red Carpet

04 340 9924

FESTIVAL CENTRE

Table Art

04 341 3663

ACE

The Living Zone

04 341 1220

September 2010

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Moving In A go-to guide for those essential household buys

For white goods…

Carrefour is perfect if you want to pick up all of your essential goods in one swift shopping trip. Find basic products at reasonable prices – and have it all delivered within two to three days. We say blitz its large-scale store in the Mall of the Emirates. Visit the website www.carrefouruae.com

Better Life is the spot if you want to fill your new pad with upmarket designs. With products like funky Smeg fridges and cutting edge Sieman’s dishwashers, it’s a haven for brand name-lovers. Visit www.betterlifeuae.com LG has quality home appliances in abundance. From dishwashers to freestanding cookers, it’s a great go-to store for larger goods. Visit www.lg.com/ae


Community and service directory Key contacts for a better home and lifestyle CARPETS

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HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CLINICS

SHEBA IRANIAN CARPETS & ANTIQUES

Finest quality Persian and hand knotted carpets. Est 1980

Shops 61, 62 and 65-67 PO Box 26200, SHARJAH United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 6 572 4849 Mob: +971 50 678 6168 Fax: +971 6 572 7480 www.shebairaniancarpets.com Info@shebairaniancarpets.com

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if you would like to try out our carpets in your home!

WHY Don’t You Let The Professionals Do the Job? • Satisfaction Guaranteed • Qualified management • Trained, experienced and uniformed employees • Honest and dependable labor • Highest quality cleaning services • Commitment to quality • Regularly scheduled inspections • Flexible scheduling • Planned maintenance programs • Immediate response to requests • Reasonable and competitive rates 30 dhs with min. 3 hours per visit Contuct us: Super Maids Mob: 050-9955028, www.supermaidsuae.com, info@supermaidsuae.com

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CLEANING SERVICES

04 - 3263990 AQUA Cleaning Services

One of the top centres in the Middle East region helping people improve their vision and decrease their dependency on glasses/contacts.

04 4233 664

www.sharifeyecenter.com KIDS’ ENTERTAINMENT

Ready Maids

Professional maids services that you can trust every time. We have provided part-time maid services on an hourly basis in Dubai since 1999. Our services are as follows: • General Housekeeping • Indoor Window Cleaning • Ironing • Office Cleaning • Babysitting • Party Helping • And any household chores

Maid Services

Painting Service Window Cleaning

We have trained, honest and trusted maids from Philippines, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India and Eritrea

Live Dolphin & Seal Shows (Mon-Sat) Swim with the Dolphins (Mon-Thu)

Move in Cleaning Office Cleaning Store Cleaning

Tel: 04-3966779, Mob: 050-5025699 / 050-6559371 Email: operations@readymaidsdubai.com Web: www.readymaidsdubai.com

HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CLINICS

Farnek Avireal is a total facilities management provider with 30 years’ experience in the UAE Market. With over 1,300 staff members they maintain more than 1,000 properties.

www.farnek.com

04 382 4400

A private medical clinic in Umm Suqeim offering a huge range of services from a group of dedicated doctors.

+971 2 3487140 www.healthbayclinic.com

CALL 04 3369773 Email: info@dubaidolphinarium.ae Website: www.dubaidolphinarium.ae

CREEK PARK, GATE 1, DUBAI

LANDSCAPING AND GARDENS

TerraVerde is a professional landscape contracting company specialised in creating outdoor living spaces.

04 344 3228 www.terraverde.ae


For Swimming Pool, Spa, Jacuzzi, Steam and Sauna: " g "   " "Advice

Contact us: Email: gettheguys@thosepoolguys.com

MAINTENANCE

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Al KHAYAT CLEANING CO. AL KHAYAT MAINTENANCE EST. Since 1984 Once & Yearly contract cleaning, Pest Control & Pvt. Security for Offices, Banks, Schools, Warehouses, Villas, Building & Hotels. Cleaning

: Daily cleaning & general cleaning, Marble grinding & crystallize polishing, Floor cleaning & polishing, Carpet & Sofa shampooing, High window cleaning etc. ke Pest Control : Treatment against-Cockroach, also underta al We Gen er Bed bug, Fly, Termite, Rat etc. Buildinntg en an ce M ai Security Guards : Service of well trained security persons to safeguard properties. Maintenance work : Masonry, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Painting etc.

HITCHES & GLITCHES OFFERS A/C Maintenance & Duct Cleaning Electrical & Plumbing Painting & Carpentry Pool & Garden Maintenance Villa Renovations & Extensions Landscaping Water Tank Cleaning Commercial Facilities Management Exhibition Stands (Fabrication & Storage)

Tel: 04-3933329 / 8, Mob: 050-6254738 Fax: 3933340, P.O. Box 51605, Dubai - U.A.E Email: akce@emirates.net.ae Web: www.alkhayatgroup.com

HITCHES & GLITCHES

NURSERIES WWW.HOMETECH.AE

PAINTERS AND PLUMBERS

For More Information: 800 - H AND G or 800 42634 www.hitchesandglitches.ae

Address: Warehouse2, Al Quoz, Dubai - U.A.E, Tel: 04 333 1860, Fax: 333 1864, Email: yannco@eim.ae, Web: www.yanncouae.com

PET CARE

04-3383266

YOUR HOME MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST ‡ Air-Conditioning ‡ Electrical 24x7 ‡ Plumbing EMERGENCY SERVICE 60 Minutes Response time ‡ Carpentry ‡ Renovations ‡ Interior & Exterior Painting ‡ Garden & Pool Maintenance ‡Energy Saving Solutions ‡NEW Robot Duct Cleaning

800-HOME (4663)

enquiries@hometech.ae

Professional Home Pet Care Services Pet sitting/dog training/dog walking/online shop www.homelypetz.com info@homelypetz.com 050 871 7072


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