According to Property Finder’s latest reports and statistics, Dubai Marina and Downtown Dubai are still holding their place as being the top searched areas for apartments in Dubai. The report was generated based on how many times those areas were searched for on Property Finder in 2016. Property Finder is one of the leading online portals for real estate market in the UAE.
Dubai Apartments – The top 10 most viewed neighborhoods are:
- Dubai Marina
- Downtown Dubai
- Jumeirah Lake Towers
- Palm Jumeirah
- Dubai Sports City
- Business Bay
- Jumeirah Village Circle
- Dubai Silicon Oasis
- Jumeirah Beach Residence
- Al Nahda
What also makes those 2 areas unique is the small price gap between the asking price and how much is the customer willing to pay, which makes it ideal for people interested in leasing or investing.
The largest piece of the pie goes in favor of Dubai Marina, which takes around 19% of the total number of search results. Dubai Marina is well known for its expat population and is one of the most vibrant communities in terms of walkable areas i.e. Marina Walk, Jumeirah Beach Walk and The Beach Walk. It is also known as one of the most visited destinations in Dubai as it offers plenty of entertainment, nightlife, dining and shopping options, while it caters to families and visitors.
The second most popular area is Downtown Dubai which takes 7% of the total search results. Downtown is one of the prime areas in Dubai, often referred to as the heart of Dubai, offering luxurious lifestyle and is home to world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa and the world’s largest shopping mall, Dubai Mall.
Villas on the other hand, have witnessed a marvelous increase in demand for Arabian Ranches and The Springs, and these are the top 2 searched communities when it comes to villas for rent/buy.
Dubai Villas – The top 10 most viewed neighborhoods are:
- Arabian Ranches
- The Springs
- Umm Suqeim
- Al Barsha
- Jumeirah Park
- Palm Jumeirah
- Jumeirah Islands
Arabian Ranches, The Springs and Jumeirah are still the most prominent villa communities in Dubai. Both Umm Suqeim and the Meadows have become more sought after during the year 2016 and are expected to increase in searches.
Arabian Ranches comes in first place with 10% of the total number of views, followed by The Springs with 8% of the market.
Hamptons International does not only specialise in the above mentioned areas, but also has to offer to its clients more than 2,000 properties spread across prime areas of Dubai for leasing, buying and property management. Furthermore, Hamptons also offers valuation and research services and is one of the leading agencies in this field.