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Dubai Real Estate Institute Adds Six Specialized Courses to its Programme
05/07/2014
The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) – the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD) - has added six new courses to its training programme that has been designed for
people interested in improving their real estate knowledge and learning more about Dubai’s rapidly burgeoning property sector. 

The six study programmes
have been added to DREI’s existing curriculum that aims to create a cadre of suitably qualified property professionals who will be able to contribute to the growth of the real estate..
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Annual Test Required for Renewal of Broker License
29/06/2014
Broker license to be cancelled if not renewed within six months of expiry

The Real Estate
Regulatory Agency (RERA), the regulatory authority of Dubai Land Department (DLD), has announced a new mandatory prerequisite for brokers. The ruling states that every broker must pass
the test of the Dubai Real Estate Institution (DREI) – the educational arm of the department – in order to renew their Real Estate Brokerage License. 

The new..
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Dubai Land Department Launches Real Estate Connect Programme
24/06/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced the launch of the Dubai Global Initiative Real Estate Connect programme, a scheme from the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the
educational arm of the government department. The programme will commence with a visit to Brazil undertaken by a number of local real estate sector stakeholders, such as government
property organisations, real estate developers, real estate brokers and employees at DLD.

“Through this programme we are opening the door for those interested in the real..

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Dubai Land Department Issues Real Estate Legislation Booklet in English
21/06/2014

New edition of guidelines will assist a greater number of investors

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has for the first time issued an English
language version of its real estate legislation guidelines that outlines laws relating to property in Dubai. The latest edition of the department’s booklet, which has previously only
been available in Arabic, aims to spread awareness of real estate legalities in Dubai and assist all parties who are involved in investment in the sector.

“At DLD we are..

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Dubai Land Department’s 2014 ‘Why Do You keep It?’ Charity Drive an Unprecedented Success
17/06/2014
More than four thousand needy families benefitted from this year’s campaign 

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that this year's
edition of its annual charity campaign, ‘Why Do You keep It?’ has achieved an unprecedented level of success. The organisation reported that more participants than ever before took
part in the drive, with record quantities of donated items and material received by the organising committee from generous donors.

"We maximised our efforts..
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Dubai Land Department Wins e-Government Excellence Awards
11/06/2014
Government real estate organisation honoured for its electronic and social media platforms
Dubai Land Department (DLD) has collected two major
accolades in recognition of its advanced electronic and social media services for customers. The government real estate agency picked up Golden Shield Awards for its website and its
Facebook page at the e-Government Excellence Awards.

DLD was honoured for its innovative platform at the fifth session of the annual awards event, which is hosted..
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Dubai Land Department: ‘Real estate transactions have become more mature and the market shows high flexibility’
09/06/2014
AED 101 billion worth of transactions in the Dubai real estate market since the beginning of 2014 have
Dubai’s Real Estate market attracted 16,743 investors />
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that it registered 26,645 transactions worth a total of AED 101 billion in the Dubai real estate market since the beginning of 2014. The
government property organization added that Dubai real estate marked attracted a total of 16,743 investors. DLD Director General, HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren anticipated the buoyant..
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Dubai Land Department Honours its Outstanding Suppliers
08/06/2014
Ceremony held to acknowledge service provided by private sector organisations
Dubai Land Department (DLD) has honoured private sector suppliers
who have provided it with the highest levels of service during a special ceremony at DLD headquarters. The occasion was enacted to thank those organisations who have demonstrated a
commitment to excellence and who have gone above and beyond their requirements in fulfilling the terms of their contracts.

Attending the ceremony, which..
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RERA Warns Telemarketers
02/06/2014
Regulatory body sends letters to realtors requesting they desist making unsolicited calls
RERA, the regulatory arm of the Dubai Land Department,
has issued official notice to the city’s real estate offices to request they desist from direct telemarketing. The move follows repeated complaints from customers who have
contacted the government body saying that they are being disturbed by unsolicited calls from brokers making enquiries about their property. 
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Majida Ali Rashid Wins Emirates Women Award
31/05/2014
Assistant DG of Land Department collects honour for strategic and financial planning 
Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that Majida Ali
Rashid, Assistant Director General DLD, has received the Emirates Women Award (EWA). The honour was bestowed by Dr. Abdul Rahman Al Nuaimi, Vice Chairman of EWA at the 11th EWA Ceremony,
which took place on May 28 and was organised by the Dubai Quality Group.

The annual EWA is held under the patronage of HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed..
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Dubai Land Department Sets New Guinness World Records title
27/05/2014
Record breaking mosaic part of ‘Together for a Better Future’ autism initiative
Dubai Land Department (DLD) is celebrating its success in breaking a
Guinness World Records title. The government real estate organisation has just put together the largest sticky notes mosaic, breaking the previous world record that was set in Belgium
in 2012. 

The mosaic, which was formed using 300,000 notes, is part of DLD’s ‘Together for a Better Future’ campaign, which is aimed at..
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Dubai Real Estate Investments Grow by 57 Per Cent in Q1 2014
21/05/2014
Dubai’s real estate sector attracts 13,279 investors with transactions worth AED 35
billion
133 nationalities made investments -  an increase of 81 per cent
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Dubai Land Department Hosts Third International Meeting for Property Measurement Standards
18/05/2014
Inaugural event held at the World Bank in Washington DC 

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has hosted the third international meeting to discuss the
International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS). Organised by the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition, the event took place from May 4-6 at the Sheraton Dubai
Creek Hotel. 

Members of the IPMS Standards Setting Committee from 10 countries attended the three-day forum, which was inaugurated by HE Sultan Butti Bin..
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Dubai Land Department on the Brink of Setting Guinness World Records Title
14/05/2014

Record breaking mosaic part of ‘Together for a Better Future’ autism initiative

Dubai Land Department (DLD) is on the brink of completing a
never-achieved-before feat to set a Guinness World Records title. The government organisation is in the process of creating the largest sticky notes mosaic, part of its aim to raise awareness of autism
in the UAE.

The total number of sticky notes needed for the artistic project to set Guinness World Records title - the official body for recognising record-breaking..

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Dubai Land Department Holds Coordination Meeting for Charity Campaign
09/05/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has held a coordination meeting for its annual charity campaign, ‘Why Do You Keep It?’, which is being launched on May 11. The aim of the forum,
which was held at DLD headquarters, was to discuss all matters relating to the week-long initiative, including the conditions and requirements needed to ensure that it is a
resounding success.

"We would like to encourage all government departments workers, the employees in the other agencies involved and the general public, to donate things that..

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Dubai Land Department Launches New ‘Why Do You Keep It?’ Campaign
30/04/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced the launch of the latest instalment of its charity campaign, ‘Why Do You Keep It?’; an annual initiative designed to encourage
people to donate personal possessions they no longer need. The government agency’s yearly drive involves workers in Dubai government departments as well as the general public, with
all items collected being distributed to those in need.

“Initiatives such as ‘Why Do You Keep It’ allow us to provide help and assistance to all sections of society and to..

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Dubai Land Department Attends World Bank Anti-Poverty Drive
28/04/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has attended an important summit in the United States on the issue of tackling global poverty. The government organisation was invited to the
World Bank forum, held in the capital city of Washington DC, to share its views gained from its extensive experience of the property sector, which has led it to be placed it at number four
on the World Bank’s Doing Business Index –Registering Property.

Heading the DLD delegation for the four-day conference was HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren Director General..

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Dubai Land Department Scoops Two Major Awards at Ideas Arabia
26/04/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has scooped two prestigious awards at Ideas Arabia – Idea of the Year Competition, a major competition held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh
Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Airlines. The awards were bestowed at Ideas Arabia International Conference 2014,
the 9th edition of the annual scheme, with the department having fought off intense competition from 121 applications to secure top honours.
 
DLD collected its..

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Dubai Land Department Signs Partnerships with Leading Academic Institutions at Careers UAE 2014
23/04/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD)’s participation at Careers UAE 2014 has resulted in a significant number of educational opportunities being made available for UAE nationals.
As well as signing partnership agreements with leading academic institutions in Dubai, including Dubai Judicial Institute and Center for Continuing Education and
Professional Development from University of Sharjah, and the department announced that it will be providing 50 scholarships for citizens through Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the..

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Dubai Land Department Provides 60 Vacancies in 10 Specialties for Young UAE Nationals
22/04/2014

His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, has praised a Dubai Land Department (DLD) initiative to provide 60 positions for young
UAE nationals with qualifications in 10 specialties.
His Highness made the comments during a visit to the DLD stand at Careers UAE 2014, the country’s largest jobs and
employment forum, which is taking place from April 22-24 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. DLD had earlier announced that 60 vacancies are being made available..

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DLD to Give 60 Jobs to Young Nationals at Careers UAE 2014
21/04/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that it is to give 60 positions to UAE nationals during Careers UAE 2014, the country’s largest jobs and employment forum. The
government property organisation is a major participant at the fair, which was launched today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President
and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, with the slogan ‘Together we build the vision of our country.’

DLD’s participation in the exhibition, which runs from April 22-24 at..

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Dubai Land Department Records AED 61 Billion Transactions for Q1 2014
12/04/2014

AED 31.5 billion sale and AED 28 billion mortgage transactions in first quarter

Level of transactions 38 per cent higher than same period last year

Over
15,000 transactions recorded since January 1, 2014 

Bin Merjen: Market growth is attributed to the launching of many stimulating economic projects and initiatives in
Dubai

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the total amount of real estate transactions recorded in the emirate for the first quarter of this year exceeded AED 61 billion – an..

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Registration Trustees Offices Gains 90 percent satisfaction from customers
05/04/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced today that its 13 Registration Trustees Offices currently open across the city are improving their performance and customer
service, with a range of customers expressing their satisfaction with the services provided by the offices.
The latest survey conducted by DLD showed that around 90 per cent of
the customers are completely satisfied with the performance of the offices, and that they value the quick and easy access to services that helps to save time and..

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Dubai Land Department Honours its Participants in the Dubai Government Excellence Award 2014
29/03/2014

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has honoured its employees who participated in the Dubai Government Excellence Award 2014 with an internal ceremony held to thank them for
their efforts. The staff members being acknowledged at the special event had all taken part in the ‘Treasures of Excellence;’ an internal DLD programme that entitles them to enter
into the Dubai Government Excellence initiative.

HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General (DG) of DLD, was present at the ceremony to hand out certificates and awards..

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Dubai Land Department Signs Cooperation Agreement with Etisalat
27/03/2014

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that it has signed a cooperation and coordination agreement with Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, the UAE
organisation better known as Etisalat. The tie-up will promote strategic cooperation between the two entities across a number of economic and technical areas, with the aim of achieving
mutual strategic objectives.

The memorandum of understanding was signed at DLD’s Headquarters in Dubai by HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of DLD and HE Abdalla..

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Dubai Land Department Announces the Issuance of Unified Real Estate Contracts
22/03/2014

• Starting May 1, 2014 New procedure ensures avoidance of problems arising from misinterpretation

• Contracts Regulate the relationship between buyers,
sellers and brokers

In line with its stated aim to create a transparent and professional real estate market with clear and measurable standards, Dubai Land Department
(DLD) has announced the launch of unified real estate contracts. The new agreements have been designed to regulate the relationship between the parties involved in property..

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Dubai Real Estate Institute Adds New Property Courses to its Programme
18/03/2014
Educational arm of Land Department aims to support property sector through tuition

The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) has
announced that it has added a number of new courses to its existing programme of educational offerings designed to boost the property sector in Dubai. The new subjects, which are being made
available for April 2014, are aimed at assisting Dubai’s real estate workers and providing a recognised form of tuition for those wishing to seek employment within the rapidly burgeoning..
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Dubai Land Department Participates in First Ever World Conference for Standardising Space
15/03/2014
Inaugural event held in London and supported by World Bank

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has participated in the first ever global
conference to discuss international standards for measuring space. Organised by The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition, the inaugural event took place in London,
UK, last month.

DLD became a member of the International Committee for Area Standards in September 2013, with the department assigning a..
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Consul General of Kuwait Visits Dubai Land Department
11/03/2014
Envoy praises the development and progression of the UAE

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) was the recent host of a high level representative of Kuwait. HE
Diab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Consul General of Kuwait in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, was received by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Head of DLD, with the meeting agenda
including a discussion on how DLD could provide support for the development of the Kuwait property sector.

Also in attendance to greet the Kuwait dignitary during..
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Dubai Land Department Holds Power of Positive Thinking Panel
25/02/2014
Advantages of maintaining an optimistic outlook discussed at forum

The advantages that positive thinking brings to the workplace were the topic of a
panel discussion held this week at Dubai Land Department (DLD). The organisation initiated the platform to apply the methodology of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al
Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who wishes to harness the power of positive thought to maximise the efficiency of government..
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Dubai Real Estate Institute Gives Scholarships to UAE Nationals
18/02/2014
Educational arm of the Dubai Land Department provides 50 places on its real estate courses

The Dubai Real Estate institute, (DREI), the educational arm of
the Dubai Land Department (DLD), has announced that it is providing 50 scholarships for UAE nationals on its property courses. The organisation says that it has made the move in
order to raise the level of real estate competence among young people in the market and to promote their engagement in the dynamic sector.

"DREI..
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Dubai Land Department Head Visits Dubai Real Estate Institute
16/02/2014
  • His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum Urges Institute To Employ Smart Education Techniques
  • Institute Plans to Launch
    Master’s Degree Programmes for Graduate Students
  • His Highness Attends Graduation Ceremony of Certified International Property

His
Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Head of the Dubai Land Department (DLD), was presented with the achievements of Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm..

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Dubai Land Department Targets Leadership, Innovation and Excellence
08/02/2014
New policy to improve organisational excellence introduced during employee Innovation Forum

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has
launched a policy of ‘Innovation, Leadership and Excellence’ during an Innovation Forum held for its employees. The initiative has been introduced by the government department with
the aim of achieving even greater success in sustainable organisational excellence. 

According to DLD, the policy’s main goal is to empower..
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Dubai Land Department’s International Real Estate Transactions Reach AED 114 Billion in 2013 with 162 Nationalities making Investments
28/01/2014
- bin Mejren: “the diversity of nationalities making
investments reveals a positive economic climate in Dubai”
- Sixteen  Arab nationalities outside GCC conduct  real estate investments worth AED 12 billion 
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Dubai’s Real Estate Brokers Earn AED 1.8 Billion in 2013
25/01/2014
Registered property agents’ earnings reflect buoyant property sector

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the total
value of real estate brokers’ commissions for 2013 totalled over AED 1.8 billion for all transactions. The figure encompasses the amount of commission earned by property brokers
registered in the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), DLD’s regulatory arm, with the sum representing two per cent of the total value of recorded deals.
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Dubai Land Department Hosts Consul General of Australia
21/01/2014


 High level meeting enables government department to showcase its achievements

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa
Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Land Department (DLD), has hosted a visit by HE Gerard Sabre, Consul General of the Australian Government, which took place at the DLD headquarters
recently.

The meeting, which enabled DLD to showcase its achievements in the emirate’s real estate sector, was conducted in the presence of Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director..

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Dubai Land Department Reports AED 236 Billion Real Estate Transactions for 2013
18/01/2014
Authority records AED 166 billion land sales and AED 62 billion housing unit
sales
Activity increases by 53% over 2012, with the number of transactions jumping to 63,652
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- HH Sultan Butti Bin Merjen, Director General of Dubai Land..
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Dubai Land Department’s Expertise Called Upon by United Nations
16/01/2014
Government entity invited to participate in major real estate workshop in New York

HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of the
Dubai Land Department (DLD), has headed a high level delegation to attend the first meeting of a specially-formulated United Nations (UN) committee on real estate. The deputation is
currently visiting the UN headquarters in New York to attend an inaugural seminar being held by the new body, which has been established to formulate best practice in the global arena of..
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Dubai Land Department Updates Rental Index and Launches Awareness Campaign for Tenants
15/01/2014
Database includes more than 600 thousand registered lease contracts

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has stated that it is updating its
Rental Index and launching an awareness campaign for tenants as a part of its efforts to facilitate the application of Decree No. 43, 2013, which relates to rental increases in
Dubai.
 
The organisation says that the initiatives are mechanisms that will help it to keep pace with the quality of real estate services offered by the government and that fulfilling the..
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Dubai Land Department Signs Agreement with Bahrain Real Estate Association
14/01/2014
High-level delegation visits Manama to facilitate joint cooperation

The Dubai Land Department (LD) has signed an agreement for joint
cooperation between its Dubai Real Estate Institute and the Bahrain Real Estate Association. The written understanding resulted from a high-level delegation visit made by LD to the
Kingdom and supports the development of real estate brokerage and the activation of professional property studies and  courses in both countries.
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Director General of the Land Department Inspects Registration Trustee Offices
13/01/2014
Facilities launched in July now responsible for 3,000 transactions per month

HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of the Dubai
Land Department (DLD), has undertaken an inspection of the Registration Trustee Offices located across Dubai. The new facilities, which were inaugurated in July, have taken over a
considerable amount of much of DLD’s central office workload and are now responsible for conducting over 3,000 real estate transactions per month.

The..
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Dubai Land Department Successfully Concludes International Workshop
06/01/2014
Organisation hosts officials from across the world to examine best practice in real estate

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has
successfully concluded a major international workshop to examine best global practice in real estate. Titled; ‘Dubai’s Real Estate Model in the Light of International Practice,’ the
January 5 symposium was organised by LD’s educational arm, the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), and welcomed dignitaries and officials from local and international..
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Dubai Land Department Starts Major Real Estate Workshop
05/01/2014
Organisation hosts officials from across the world to examine best practice

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has commenced its operations
for the New Year by hosting a major workshop to examine the best international practice in real estate. Titled; ‘Dubai’s Real Estate Model in the Light of International Practice,’
The January 5 property symposium was organised by LD’s educational arm, the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) and welcomed dignitaries, representatives and stakeholders from..
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Dubai’s first-of-a-kind eMart real estate portal surpasses expectations by attracting 30,000 visitors
24/12/2013

About AED140 million in transactions recorded as Dubai aims to be the world’s #1 property destination

According to the Director General of Dubai Land Department,
Sultan Butti bin Mejren, eMart - Dubai’s new online portal for real estate transactions which was launched in November – has already exceeded all expectations, with over 29,000
visitors so far and new visitors joining every day.

Elaborating on the remarkable progress so far, Bin Mejren said: “We are delighted to reveal that in just a few weeks eMart has..

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Dubai Land Department to Hold Real Estate Workshop
19/12/2013
International officials to travel to the city to learn from department’s experiences

Dubai
Land Department (DLD) will open its operations for 2014 by hosting a major property symposium titled; ‘Dubai’s Real Estate Model in the Light of International Practice.’ The
January 5 event will be held by LD’s educational arm, the Dubai Real Estate Institute and is the first of its kind in terms of its size, level of global participation and variety of topics..
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eMart’s first online auction surpasses all expectations with over AED74 million in sales
18/12/2013
The first online auction organized by eMart has been overwhelmingly successful, reaching AED74,560,000 worth of sales across the 11
residential and commercial properties on offer. These figures indicate the strong demand for services such as online auctions as they offer property investors and owners superior
transparency, security, efficiency and speed. These factors have been the primary motivation behind Dubai Land Department’s launch of eMart.
Rental Disputes Settlement Centre Commences Operations
17/12/2013

Dubai Land Department’s
new facility promises speedier resolutions to property disputes

Dubai Land
Department (LD) has announced that its Rental Disputes Settlement Centre will commence operations on November 17, 2013. Established by Decree No. 26, 2013, issued by His Highness..

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Dubai Land Department Receives High-Level Kuwait Delegation
20/11/2013

Government officials travel to the city to learn from department’s experiences

The Dubai Land Department (LD) hosted a high-level delegation from Kuwait
recently, with the official contingent travelling to the city to learn from the DLD experience. Among the subjects discussed during the meeting were LD’s current and future projects and
the achievements it has made that have helped build a strong real estate market in the emirate and assisted with its property boom.

The Kuwait delegation was headed by..

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Dubai Land Department’s Smart Real Estate Auction: eMart displays 17 properties in online auction
18/11/2013

eMart, of Dubai Land Department, announced the release of 17 real estate properties for online auction to be held on 4 December 2013. The properties vary between residential
and commercial, and with listings providing a detailed list of attributes including detailed maps, so that the trader can discover the various aspects of the property within the
vision of the Department to simplifying and facilitating all procedures for real estate operators and stakeholders.

The Director General of the Dubai Land Department, His..

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Rental Disputes Settlement Centre Commences Operations
16/11/2013
Dubai Land Department (LD) has announced that its Rental Disputes Settlement Centre will commence operations on November 17, 2013. Established by Decree No. 26, 2013, issued
by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the new centre will be based at LD’s head office and acts as a
judicial arm to its operations, promising speedier resolutions to property disagreements.  

"The opening of the new Rental Disputes Settlement Centre is a move aimed at..
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South Africa Consul Pays a Visit to Dubai Land Department
14/11/2013

The Dubai Land Department (LD) strengthened its ties with South Africa last week when it welcomed the country’s Consul General to its office. The meeting occurred when His
Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Chairman of LD, invited Manabile Shogole from the South Africa Consulate to meet with him and with His Excellency Sultan Butti Bin
Mejren, Director General of LD.

During the meeting, HH Sheikh Mohammed gave a detailed presentation to his guest about the history of the department and its evolving role in..

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Dubai Land Department takes Active Role in Dubai Forum for Best Practices
12/11/2013

The Dubai Land Department (LD) has announced that it is taking a leading role at the Dubai Forum for Best Practices. The symposium, which is organised by the Dubai Government
Excellence department, takes place on November 12-13 and will examine methods and means of ensuring best practice in the provision of government-related services.

As part of
its participation at the event, LD will be showcasing two of its projects that have improved its operations for customers. The first is E-mart, an on-line real estate application,..

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Dubai Land Department Holds Excellence Workshop for Employees
10/11/2013

The Dubai Land Department recently held a quality assurance workshop for its employees to address the principles and standards of excellence. The three day training
programme – the first in a series of quality assurance initiatives from the Department – was attended by staff from across LD and was hosted with the aims of improving performance and
facilitating continuous development.

Held under the chairmanship of His Excellency Sultan Bin Mejren, Director General LD and in the presence of Juma Bin Humaidan, Deputy..

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Dubai Land Department launches eMart
06/11/2013

Dubai Land Department launched today a new online real estate portal, eMart, to be the online portal for the auction, sale, and rental of properties and a simple and
convenient exchange centre for real estate private and public real estate information, that guarantees transparency and credibility in all data, in line with the vision of the Government
of Dubai.

This is expected to influence various commercial sectors, since the success of Emartech in enhancing the attractiveness of real estate to investors will be..

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Dubai Land Department Ranked Fourth in the World for Real Estate Registration
04/11/2013

• Department also placed as best in Arab World for property registration by World Bank’s 2013 Doing Business Index

• Department moves up eight
rankings in twelve months

The Dubai Land Department (LD) has been ranked by the 2013 Doing Business Index as being the fourth best in the world for ease of real estate
and property registration. The index, which is published annually by the World Bank, also placed LD as being the best in the Arab world for its services.

The fourth-place..

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Dubai Land Department website welcomed more than 2.3 million visitors in the first 10 months of 2013 as traffic surge by 700%
23/10/2013
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) achieved a new milestone in terms of visitors of its website as it records 2,334,770 visitors to its website in 2013 as the website traffic surged
by 700% compared to 2012. In last year, the website welcomed 319109 visitors. According to the data analysis of visitors of the Department’s website, visitors from foreign
countries accounted for 60% of total visitors while the other 40% were from Arab countries. This new record comes in line with Government of Dubai new initiative to transfer Dubai into..
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Dubai Land Department Takes its e-transformation Revolution to GITEX
18/10/2013
The Dubai Land Department (LD) has announced its participation in the forthcoming GITEX information technology exhibition, which takes place during October 20-24th at the
Dubai World Trade Centre. The government body, which has just played a prominent role at the recently concluded Cityscape Global 2013, will be showcasing its latest smart e-systems
that have been designed to revolutionise its services and promote further investment in Dubai’s real estate sector.
Throughout GITEX 2013 - the 33rd edition of the region’s..
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Dubai Land Department Promotes Registration Trustees Service at Cityscape
09/10/2013

The Dubai Land Department has announced
that its participation in this year’s Cityscape Global 2013 will have a focus on the promotion of the services that it has launched recently, most notably its Registration Trustees
Service, which is being offered through a number of offices that have been established in different areas of Dubai.

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Gets a Closer Look at Land Department’s Investment Map
09/10/2013
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,  visited the Dubai Land Department (LD)’s stand at Cityscape
this afternoon and received a demonstration of the investment map that has been launched by the department at the exhibition. During his time at the stand, His Highness was shown the
potential of the new tool through an overview of the map’s functions and capabilities. The new application has been designed to allow investors from around the world to have an up-to-date..
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Maktoum Bin Mohammed Launches the Investment Map
08/10/2013

 His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, visited the Dubai Land Department (LD)’s stand at Cityscape this morning where he
launched the department’s new real estate investment map. The interactive application has been designed to make it easier for investors to view projects and developments taking place
across the emirate.

At the stand, His Highness was given a detailed description of the map by Majida Ali Rashid, Assistant Director General and Head of LD’s Real Estate..

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Mohammed bin Rashid issues law regarding Dubai Land Department
24/09/2013

The Department’s authority includes establishing integrated strategy to develop real-estate sector up to international
standards



Enhancing organization and monitoring of the sector, developing registration systems and promoting investment among key objectives



Unified central
database for Dubai’s real-estate activities will be developed to support planning
 



In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, UAE Vice..

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Dubai Land Department Becomes the World’s first Government Agency to Initiate Unifying Surveying Standards
23/09/2013

Department will chair a committee representing the MENA region for formulation of unified standards

New standards will be published in June
2014



The Dubai Land Department has announced that it is officially supporting the global initiative to unify property surveying standards, making it the first government agency in the
world to do so. The organisation, which regulates and controls Dubai’s real estate sector, will be collaborating with more than 20 international organisations specialising in the..

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Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree establishing Rental Disputes Settlement Centre
22/09/2013
Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree establishing  Rental Disputes Settlement Centre  in Dubai

 

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, the Vice
President and Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued Decree No. 26 of 2013 establishing the  Rental Disputes Settlement Centre  as part of the Land
Department in the emirate of Dubai.

 

The establishment of the centre aims to enhance legal procedures that facilitate the settlement of rental disputes which, in..
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Mohammed bin Rashid revised real estate registration fee
12/05/2013

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued law No. (2) for 2013 amending law No.
(7) for 1997 on land registration fees.

The new law set registration fee for a storehouse sale contract at (AED 10) for each square metre of the land area in which the
facility was built provided that the fee should not be less than AED 10,000. The revised fee is lower than the previous rate of 2% of the contract of sale.

Sultan Butti bin Mejren,..

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Land Department Recognised for Record Time in Property Registration
24/03/2013

Rapid and accurate procedure allows for issuance of title deed and transfer of property ownership in 30 minutes.

The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) has
been recognised in a list of top 10 issued by the World Bank for providing swift and accurate property registration.

30 minutes after an investor submits all required
documents, a complete transaction is made without the need of a transaction facilitator, positioning the emirate’s service to leading levels worldwide.

Sultan Butti Bin..

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Dubai Land Department Reiterates Support for UAE’s Bid to Host "Expo 2020" in Dubai
27/02/2013
Sultan Butti Bin Mejren Director General of Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) reiterates LD’s support of UAE’s bid to host Expo 2020 in Dubai, the leading
international event which represents unique platform for the international community. The world meets in Expo to discuss issues related to the economy, sustainable development and ways of
enhancing people’s lives around the world. 
“We are very optimistic about UAE’s ability to win this bid. UAE's Expo bid theme of 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future' is..
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LD valuates 2791 properties worth AED 94 billion in 2012
18/02/2013

The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) has published the results of 2012 property valuation report in Dubai. The valuation transactions were conducted by the Real
Estate Valuation Committee, in cooperation with LD’s Real Estate Appraisal Center. Total of 2791 properties worth AED94 billion were subject to evaluation in 2012.


Mohammed Ahmed Belgaizi, LD’s Director of the Technical Affairs Department and Head of the Real Estate Valuation Committee said: “The Real Estate Appraisal Center and members of the..

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DREI awards Residential Specialist certificate
13/02/2013

The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) will introduce the Residential Specialist program next March. Graduate will
obtain international certificate granted to specialists working in the residential sector by NAR’s Council of Residential Specialists. The council enjoys the membership of 33000
residential specialists worldwide.

Mahmoud El Burai, the Managing Director of DREI said “DREI contributes to the development of the real estate sector in Dubai and to works to..

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Arab and foreign investors put in AED 58 billion in Dubai Property Sector in 2012
11/02/2013

The Government of Dubai Land Departments (LD) said that total investments in Dubai Property sectors by GCC, Arab and Foreign investors had reached AED 58.6 billion in 2012.

Sultan Butti Bin Mejrin , Director General of the Land Department said that Dubai property sector is attracting ever growing number of GCC, Arab and Foreign investors. Total number of
investors during the last year reached 18,635. According to Bin Mejrin, GCC nationals played a vital role in the sector by investing a total of AED 17.7 billion in the past year in plots,..

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DREI grants Certified International Property Specialist’s designation
27/01/2013

The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) will introduce the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) program
in February. This program was introduced for the first time in the GCC region by DREI. It allows real estate professionals to join a global network of accredited experts and
specialists and empowers them to work in international environment. The CIPS course is part of the strategic partnership between DREI and the National Association of Realtors (NAR)...

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Dubai sees property transactions worth AED 154 billion in 2012
22/01/2013

Number of transactions grows by 8% to 41,767 transactions

Plots attracts AED 109 billion sale and mortgage transactions

AED 37 billion worth of sale and
mortgage transactions on residential and commercial units

 

Bin Mejren: new positive phenomena in market contribute to growth


The Government
of Dubai Land Department (LD) issued 2012 property transactions report. Dubai saw total of 41,767 transactions worth more than AED 154 billion last year. This includes sale,..

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”Tanmia Initiative” arranges new agreement regarding a tourism project, The Seller is Dubai Real Estate Corporation & The buyer is Dubai Properties Group
17/12/2012

Under the auspices and supervision of Dubai Land Department (LD), Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DRC) has signed an agreement to buy a plot of a tourism project from Dubai
Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding.

The deal was arranged through “Tanmia Initiative” launched by the Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Center,
the investment arm of LD. This transaction is one of the biggest deals arranged through Tanmia which focuses on supporting serious investors.

The signing of the..

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Tanmia program arranges the purchase of two towers in a deal worth AED 400 million, Based on the Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Center’s criteria
04/12/2012

HABN Real Estate Development has signed an agreement to purchase two projects (Wind Tower I, Wind Tower II). The total cost of deal is estimated at around AED 400 million and it
was reached under the auspices and supervision of the Dubai Land Department (LD)

The Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Center, the investment arm of LD
succeeded in arranging the deal within the framework of its real estate development initiative (Tanmia) launched late last year. The initiative aims at attracting serious investors to..

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3094 real estate brokers working in the Dubai real estate market, Emiratis dominate the brokerage profession, Indians second and Pakistanis third
12/11/2012

The total number of real estate brokers registered in Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) have reached 3094 brokers.


 “The real estate brokers plays prominent role in the market and considered as consultant for investors”, said Yousef Al Hashmi, director of RERA's Real Estate Licensing
Department. In terms of brokers’ nationalities, UAE nationals dominated this profession with 620 brokers, while Indians ranked second with 438 brokers, whilst Pakistanis came third with..

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To empower real estate professionals, Land Departments to organize property feasibility analysis course
08/11/2012

The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) will organize a new course titled “Property Development Feasibility Analysis” on
Nov 18-19. The specialized course is part of comprehensive awareness campaign to spread real estate culture and increase knowledge in the Arab world’s real estate market through
training based on scientific methodology.

Mahmoud El Burai, Managing Director of DREI said “DREI strives to meet its entrusted tasks through educational and training..

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Dubai Properties transactions hit AED 83 billion in 9 months
21/10/2012

27452 transactions in 9 months at a rate of 150 daily transactions and 20 per hour
5488 land sale and mortgage transactions worth more than AED 54 billion /> 20513 commercial and residential units sale and mortgage transactions worth around AED 25 billion
1451 building sale and mortgage valued at more than AED 4 billion /> Burj Khalifa tops list of most traded areas

Sultan Butti Bin Mejrin, Director General of the Dubai Land Department (LD) announced that the total value of..

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Dubai Land Department launches Developer Self Registration system
18/10/2012

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-17/October/2012 - The Dubai Land Department (LD) sets new milestone in terms of transactions completion time, as it firmly belief in the
importance of the customer’s time. The new leap is achieved with the implementation of a new system called “Developer Self Registration”.
“The new service was launched by LD during
GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2012. The developer self registration is an electronic system for real estate registration that allows real estate developers to apply for the registration of..

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Dubai Land Department launches the real estate e-Mart
18/10/2012
Dubai - United Arab Emirates, 15/October/2012 – The Dubai Land Department (LD) has launched its real estate e-Mart as an electronic portal to list properties for sale and to
exchange property information easily. The new system ensures transparency and validity of information of listed properties according to the regulations and laws of the LD.
/> Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, the Director General of the Land Department said: “The LD seeks to enhance the e-transformation process in the framework of its strategy to upgrade the..
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Dubai Land Department launches the Real Estate Registration Trustee
18/10/2012

Dubai - United Arab Emirates, 18/October/2012 – The Dubai Land Department (LD) has launched the real estate registration trustee. It is part of e-services package launched
by the department during GITEX Technology Week 2012. The aim of this service is to execute and complete client’s transactions outside LD’s working hours through a number of
offices licensed by the LD.

Sultan Butti bin Mejren, the LD’s Director General said: “The launch of new electronic services comes as part of the integrated development..

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Dubai Land Department introduces “my e-licenses” program for real estate brokers
16/10/2012
Dubai - United Arab Emirates, 16/October/2012 – The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) has launched the real estate e-licenses program. The program is part of service
package introduced by the department during GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2012. The new application will help clients to complete their transactions without the need to visit the LD’s
headquarter, thus saving time and effort and simplifying procedures and reducing congestion at the LD.
Sultan Butti bin Mejren, the Director General of the Land Department said:..
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Hamdan bin Mohammed attends the launch of the E-S T E P (Smart Travel Estate Pack )
15/10/2012

Land Department showcases tens of its services targeting local, regional and international customers
Distinctive new services that contribute to the
preservation of property rights, regulate the market and enhance investors’ confidence

Dubai - United Arab Emirates, 14/October/2012 – Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al
Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai witnessed the launch of the E-S T E P (Smart Travel Estate Pack )
, the new service provided by Dubai Land Department (LD). The service comes in line..

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Land Department organizes Property Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference
04/10/2012

For the first time in the region, the Dubai Land Department will organize the Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference for Property Disputes in cooperation with the Royal
Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The conference will discuss the latest domestic and international developments in the legal field related to dispute resolution through
arbitration and conciliation. The conference will be held on the sideline of Cityscape Global in October 4.

The conference will welcome experts in judiciary, arbitration and..

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Dubai Land Department launches Real Estate Arbitration Center
04/10/2012

The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) launched the Dubai Real Estate Arbitration Center on the sidelines of Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference for property
disputes held for the first time during Cityscape Global. The Center will work neutrally to resolve property disputes by internationally recognized real estate arbitrators
accredited by regional and international arbitration centers.

LD’s Director General Sultan Butti bin Mejren said: “Dubai real estate market has become one of the most..

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Maktoum bin Mohammed attends the launch of Dubai Sustainable City
03/10/2012

Dubai Deputy Ruler, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched Dubai Sustainable City project at Dubai Land Department (LD) stand in Cityscape Global.
Sheikh Maktoum was briefed by the LD’s Director General Sultan Butti Bin Mejren about Real Estate Sustainable Initiative and the City in line with the vision and strategy of UAE Vice
President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum  to build a green economy and for “activating the role of the real estate sector in creating..

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The best internationally in terms or registration, regulation and promotion of real estate investments, Strong participation of LD’s seven portals in Cityscape
01/10/2012

Cityscape Global 2012, the largest exhibition in the world specialized in the real estate investment and development marked active and strong participation from Dubai
Land Department (LD). In its participation in this event, the LD focused on a package of achievements and projects it called the “Seven portals”. They include registration,
regulation, promotion of investments, Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), real estate evaluation, real estate solutions and the GIS system. Moreover, the LD is keen to communicate with..

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Dubai Land Department Authorizes Emirates NBD to Open Owner Association Accounts, RERA Signs First Agreement Regulating Collection and Disbursement of Fees of Jointly Owned Properties
26/09/2012
Dubai Land Department )LD) represented by its regulatory arm, Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), has signed with Emirates NBD the first agreement regulating collection
and disbursement of fees of jointly owned properties. Under this agreement, Dubai Land Department authorizes Emirates NBD to open Owner Association accounts in freehold areas.
This step will regulate the relations between owners of properties covered by provisions of joint ownership law and make such relations more transparent and clear in terms of the..
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LD valuates 1,090 properties worth AED42 billion in H1
22/08/2012

The Real Estate Valuation Committee, in cooperation with the Real Estate Appraisal Center (Taqyeem) at the Government of Dubai Land Department (LD), has successfully
valuated 1,090 properties worth AED42 billion at the request of property owners during the first six months of 2012.

Mohammed Al-Dah, Head of Real Estate Appraisal Center said
that the center and members of the Real Estate Valuation Committee have conducted the valuation by utilizing data and information available at the LD’s records according to..

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Foreign investors pump AED 22 billion in Dubai real estate during H1 2012
14/08/2012

 

 Indians claim top position in terms of property purchases in Dubai, followed by Pakistanis, British

Total number
of sold properties touches 12,875 units



 



The Real Estate Investment Promotion and Management Center at the
Dubai Land Department (LD) announced that the total value of direct foreign investments in the emirate’s real estate sector exceeded AED 22 billion, mainly pumped by foreign..

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Dubai land transactions grows by 21% to AED 63 billion in the first half of 2012
07/08/2012

Sales accounts for 49% of the total transactions while mortgage dominates 47% of the transactions

Dubai land transactions grows by 21% to AED 63 billion in the
first half of 2012

18953 transactions were executed in six months, on average there were 133 transactions per day and 16 transactions per hour

3522 plots’
sale and mortgage transaction worth AED 42.3 billion

1003 buildings’ sale and mortgage transactions worth more than AED 2.7 billion

14428 residential..

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LD introduces e-Appointment System for developers
01/08/2012

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), the regulatory arm of the Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) introduced e-Appointment System for trust account
services for developers. This allows developers to book suitable appointments in advance to save their money, time and efforts. The new service will improve customer service in
accordance with best internationally-recognized practices to achieve excellence in all services provided to LD’s clients.

Khalid Obaid Al Mutaiwei, Senior Director of the..

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RERA considers new mechanisms regarding brokers’ fines
04/07/2012
The Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) is keen to build strategic relations with real estate brokerage firms in order to
organize the work at the real estate market. This goal has driven RERA to consider new mechanisms regarding imposing fines on brokers now rather than brokerage firms.

RERA
held several meetings with brokerage firms to discuss the issue of fine’s imposing, said Yousef Al Hashmi, director of RERA’s Real Estate Licensing Department. The meetings were..
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Twenty Two Real Estate Brokerage Firms Fined AED 900,000 for Violating Rules
27/06/2012

The Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) imposed AED 900,000 fines on twenty two real estate companies and brokerage firms
during the first half of the year.

Yousef Al Hashmi, director of RERA's Real Estate Licensing Department said that the agency observed the repeated violations by these
entities but initially issued circulars to the violating brokerage firms regarding the importance of abiding by and complying with regulations. Then RERA issued notices and warning to..

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RERA and DED launch new electronic services starting July 1st, Leasing contract registration enables faster commercial licensing
21/06/2012

1222 companies registered in Ejari including 693 property management companies, 61 owner companies, 257 owner individuals and 164 owner
representatives



115,251 contracts registered in Ejari, including 41,441 commercial contracts and 73,809 residential contracts



1980 authorized Ejari users, and access
granted to 47 typing service offices



All 199,663 leased properties in Dubai are registered in Ejari



500 contracts registered..

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Dubai Land Department Responds to Public Inquiries via Twitter and Facebook
06/06/2012

To Enhance Communication over Social Networks
The Dubai Land Department (LD) announces that it will respond to public inquiries via its accounts on Twitter and
Facebook opened last year. Launching the rapid response service aims at enhancing communication with the public and customers through social networking sites.

/> Communication via Twitter and Facebook is part of the large scale media initiatives and campaigns launched by LD through a number of media channels such as daily newspapers, radio and..

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Emaar Properties joins Dubai Land Department’s “Tanmia” initiative
04/06/2012

The Dubai Land Department (LD) signed an agreement with Emaar Properties, whereby the property development company has officially joined Dubai Land Department’s real
estate development initiative (Tanmia) to enhnace mutual cooperation among official and unofficial institutions in Dubai to promote investment in various sectors in the
emirate.

The agreement was signed by Sultan Butti bin Mejren, LD’s Director General and Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director, Emaar Properties.

Majida Ali Rashid,..

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Dubai Land Department launches (Al Tabou) a new, comprehensive real estate registration system
29/03/2012

A secure environment for Land Department database
National experts develop a unified system integrating all real estate procedures. The upgraded system is ten
times faster and easier.
Dubai, UAE25 March 2012 – The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) has launched the new version of its real estate registration system (Al Tabou),
heralding a new era in offering tens of electronic services and procedures to the audience under one user-friendly, quick process for 169 real estate procedures offered by the department..

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Dubai Land Department introduces Certified International Property Specialist Program
04/03/2012

The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (LD), will start offering its Certified International Property Specialist Program
next April, which is being offered for the first time in the GCC region to enable real estate professionals to join a global network of international certified experts and deal with an
increasingly globalized property environment. The program will be offered as part of the strategic partnership between DREI and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

“We..

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80 registration applications submitted for the timeshare training course
22/02/2012

A timeshare training course organized by Dubai Real Estate (DREI), the educational arm of the Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) has witnessed a huge demand from
brokers working in this field.

The course is among a series of professional courses by DREI in cooperation with the real estate licensing department of the Real Estate
Regulatory Authority (RERA) as part of an awareness & knowledge campaign. Such campaign reflects LD’s keenness to disseminate knowledge and awareness of the real estate sector in..

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LD valuates 1971 properties worth AED99 billion in 2011
20/02/2012

The Real Estate Valuation Committee, in cooperation with the Real Estate Appraisal Center at the Government of Dubai Land Department (LD), valuated 1971 properties at the
request of property owners in 2011 with total value of AED99 billion.

In line with best international practices and transparency criteria, the Real Estate Appraisal Center
and members of the Real Estate Valuation Committee at the Land Department used data from the Land Department in addition to field visits to complete the valuation process..

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LD introduces e-appointment system for brokers
14/02/2012

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), the regulatory arm of the Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) launched its e-Appointment System, which allows brokers to
book suitable appointments to save their money, time and efforts. The new service will improve customer service in accordance with best internationally-recognized practices to
achieve excellence in all services provided to clients.

Yousif Al Hashimi, Director of the Real Estate Licensing Department asserted that the introduction of new services..

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Dubai Land Department starts training brokers on the timeshare
26/01/2012

The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) is set to organize training courses for real estate brokers working in the Dubai’s timeshare through a couple of professional
courses. The program will be presented by the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of LD in cooperation with the real estate licensing department of the Real Estate
Regulatory Authority (RERA). The course is part of a comprehensive training and awareness approach in line with LD’s objectives to disseminate and enhance the real estate knowledge in the..

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RERA to start the implementation of the governance charter by training real estate companies
18/01/2012

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department (LD) to start training programs for real estate development companies on the
Governance Charter on 25th of January 2012. This aims at achieving a quantum leap in the performance of developers and increase transparency in markets’ performance, enhance foreign
investment, confidence and efficiency of real estate companies through the application of the charter. The charter is based on openness toward the companies’ activities in the market and..

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Land transactions in Dubai top AED 143 billion in 2011
04/01/2012

Number of transactions raise by 20% with 35297 transactions in 2011

Sales and Mortgage for plots hit AED 91
billion

Sales and Mortgage for flats hit AED 43 billion


 The Dubai Land Department’s transactions for 2011 reached 35297 transactions valued around AED 143
billion last year in Dubai. The transactions include sales, mortgages, ijarah, mortgage portfolios, deferred sales and other transactions.

Sultan Butti bin Mejrin,..

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LD to empower real estate brokers next February
04/01/2012

The Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) to introduce on February 2012 the continuing education program for real estate brokers which is considered the second phase of
empowering brokers working in Dubai real estate market through vocational training courses. The courses will be introduced by the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm
of the LD in collaboration with Real Estate Licensing Department in Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA). These courses are developed on academic basis and aimed at improving..

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Dubai Land Department accredits 22 firms to conduct financial auditing of real estate projects
28/12/2011

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), the
regulatory arm of the Dubai Land Department (DLD), has accredited 22 auditing firms and bureaus to conduct financial auditing of real estate projects registered with RERA.

 

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The regulatory arm of the Land Department in Dubai warns 23 real estate brokerage firms
21/12/2011

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), the regulatory arm of Land Department in Dubai (LD), has issued warnings to 23 real estate brokerage companies for not adhering
to RERA’s terms and regulations. The warnings were issued after RERA’s Permits Section of the Real Estate Licensing Department monitored and registered violations committed by
some firms through their advertisements in the media. The companies did not indicate their registration numbers issued by RERA in the advertisements published in newspapers,..

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The 4th Arab Real Estate & Urban Development Conference entitled (Towards a Mature, Transparent and Global Real Estate Market)
12/12/2011

Under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdulla II Bin Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman hosted the 4th Arab Real Estate & Urban Development
Conference entitled “Towards a Mature, Transparent and Global Real Estate Market”. This event will be organized by Dubai Land Department along with its organizational arm (i.e. Real
Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), and its educational arm (i.e. Dubai Real Estate Institute), in cooperation with Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO)- the..

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Dubai Land Department inks agreement with Islamic Architects Consulting Engineers
03/11/2011

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has inked an agreement with Islamic Architects Consulting Engineers (IACE). As per the agreement, IACE will undertake the task of auditing
projects listed under real estate development initiative “Tanmia”; the program launched by the department’s center for Promotion and Management of Real Estate Investment, the
investment arm of the department.

The agreement was signed by Sultan Butti bin Mejren, DLD’s Director General and Imad Hassein, Managing Director and Partner of IACE...

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Attending and passing the course is a prerequisite for the upcoming Valuer Registration
26/10/2011

The Real Estate Appraisal Centre (Taqyeem) in conjunction with the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) has held the first Valuation course at the Dubai Land Department.
Attending the course and passing the exam will be a prerequisite to the upcoming Valuer Registration which is in line with Dubai's efforts to regulate the real estate sector. Taqyeem shall
be responsible for Valuer Registration in line with the appropriate legislation and through the Emirates Book Valuation Standards (EBVS).

Mohamad Khodr Al-Dah, Head..

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DIFC signs cooperation agreement with Dubai Land Department
25/10/2011

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial and business hub connecting the region’s emerging markets with the developed markets of Europe, Asia and
the Americas, announced today that DIFC Authority has signed a Technical cooperation agreement with the Dubai Land Department (DLD).

According to the agreement,
DIFC’s real estate registrar will start utilising DLD’s electronic system in the process of registering and authorising the formation, transfer, amendment or elimination of rights..

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Dubai Land Department Revives the Real Estate Market with Several Initiatives
20/09/2011

Wasl joins the real estate development initiative

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has signed agreement with
Wasl Asset Management Group, a subsidiary of Dubai Real Estate Corporation. According to the agreement the group will join the second initiative launched by DLD through the center
for Promotion and Management of Real Estate Investment, the real estate investment arm of the Department.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin..

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