Brits splash out on 1,500 homes in Dubai

Brits spent £440 million on buying more than 1,500 homes in Dubai in the first six months of 2012, according to the latest official figures. But that only captured second place in the overseas buyer table as Indians bought more than 2,100 homes valued at £660 million. Foreign investors purchased a total of 12,875 properties valued at £3.8 … [Read more...]

Expats accused of asking unrealistic salary demands

Too many expats make unrealistic salary and benefit demands that are much more than employers are ready to pay in Dubai, according to recruiters. Around 40% of expats demand too much money or extra benefits that price them out of the jobs market, claims recruitment agency Robert Half UAE. A survey of the market by the agency found that the … [Read more...]