Popular real estate areas in Dubai among foreigners

Popular real estate areas in Dubai among foreigners

The United Arab Emirates is one of the richest countries in the world with a wide range of apartments in the real estate market. In addition to apartments, villas and townhouses are in great demand. The most sought-after city in the UAE is Dubai, a huge metropolis that grows in size every year.

There are luxury villas in Dubai, where a family lifestyle prevails. Other club villages are adjacent to the business sectors of the city where life is in full swing; there are many office buildings, skyscrapers, shopping malls, hotels, and inns. Do not forget that Dubai is located along the Persian Gulf - the demand for real estate by the sea is growing everyday. So, let's look at areas where it is best to buy a property in Dubai.



Dubai is a place that can be called a real commonwealth of nations. More than 200 nationalities choose to live in the emirate and the indigenous people, the Arabs, are not the largest ethnic group.

Many people from India live in the state; their number ranges from 2.5 to 3,000,000 people. Pakistan ranks second, ranging from 1.2 to 1,500,000. In third place, there are about a million Arabs.

Next are Bangladesh (up to 1,000,000), the Philippines (up to 700,000), Iran and Egypt (up to 500,000), Nepal and Sri Lanka (up to 500,000).

Best places to buy a villa in Dubai

Imagine a dream country house, what do you see? Before my eyes are pictures of a beautiful cottage with a beautiful green garden, lawn, a swimming pool, etc. Modern Dubai offers us options for residential areas with beautiful landscaped grounds, parks and gardens; you will live in a megalopolis and at the same time enjoy suburban privacy. If you want to wake up in the morning and see the beautiful sea through the window, then there is a huge selection of real estate in the emirate, including villas, which are close to the coastline or located on artificial islands.

The most popular family residential communities in Dubai are the following:

According to data from Property Finder, there were many sales of villas and townhouses in these areas in the 3rd quarter of 2021.

These areas fall into 2 categories. The first is communities that remain popular year after year as tourist destinations, such as Palma Jumeirah, Dubai’s calling card. The second is that of new communities with villas are located far from major tourist sites. According to the official publication of The National, the demand for this category in the United Arab Emirates grew markedly in the second quarter. Buyers are looking for more spacious homes, a trend of the post-pandemic era.

Popular real estate areas in Dubai among foreigners

Arabian Ranches

It is the first residential area of Dubai. It gives an opportunity for free ownership of property for emigrants. The developer of this community was Emaar, the construction company. Since this community is closed, it is an ideal place for couples with children to stay. There are Arabian Ranches 1, 2 and 3, which are divided into quarters. There are 3 of them in Arabian Ranches, for example, 4: Ruba, Joy, Sun, and Springs. The area is surrounded by greenery, trees, and shrubs. There are barbecue areas, playgrounds, parks, etc. Tennis courts and a golf club have been built for those who love sports. It is a pet-friendly area, as special places are reserved for pets.

In Arabian Ranches 3, there are more than 4,000 villas and townhouses from compact to luxury houses with 7 bedrooms and a private pool. There are 2 parking spaces near each villa.

Dubai Hills Estate

Another development project by developer Emaar is a new luxury residential area of Dubai Hills Estate. The territory is 11 sq. km. and includes more than 3,000 houses. These are villas, exclusive townhouses and luxury apartments. Exclusive gated villages with lush gardens and open green spaces are built in this community.

Buyers can find villas, especially from three to seven bedrooms. The Dubai Hills Estate real estate market offers both ready-made houses with furniture and appliances, as well as luxury villas without finishing, where you can choose an interior you like.

The Springs Dubai

The gated family cottage area is divided into 15 subcommunities. Each of it has public swimming pools, playgrounds for children, basketball courts, picnic and barbecue areas, tennis courts, etc. There are artificial lakes and a green landscape on the territory. There is an atmosphere of serenity and peace in The Springs Dubai. Besides, it is a quiet, green area, where there is no city bustle and the noise of freeways.

The houses are designed in a colorful Arabic style. More than 4,800 exclusive villas with private pools and gardens, as well as several parking spaces for car owners, have been built in The Springs Dubai.

Green Community

On an area of 67 hectares, there are many parks and gardens that adorn the residential project. Since Green Community is an environmentally friendly community, it is free from automobile traffic. However, the residents of the villas have reserved parking spaces. This community is perfect for those who have children. There are several schools and kindergartens in Green Community. The clinic, as well as supermarkets and grocery stores are presented in the area. For a larger shopping trip, you can go to the nearest shopping center, which is only 18 km from the community.

Popular real estate areas in Dubai among foreigners

The Villa

The villa is a new residential area presented by such construction companies as Dubai Properties and Mazaya. This community is considered one of the most popular in the Dubai real estate market. About 1,250 beautiful villas in 13 different architectural styles have been built on the territory of the community. This place is called a «residential paradise». This is the best place for a calm and wonderful lifestyle as it is located away from the hustle and bustle of a large metropolis.

Villas are presented in various interesting styles. This is truly one of the best areas for buying a villa and moving to for permanent residence. Excellent infrastructure is another big plus of this residential area with schools, kindergartens, clinics, supermarkets, etc.

Palm Jumeirah

The eighth wonder of the world - Palm Jumeirah - is the largest of the currently completed artificial islands on the planet. It is located on the shores of the Persian Gulf, which offers a beautiful view of the Dubai coastline and Burj Al Arab. There are luxury villas, townhouses, apartments and hotels.

This is the most expensive community where you can buy luxury villas with 1-7 bedrooms of up to 3,000 sq. m. Luxury villas in traditional Arabic style and ultra-modern expensive houses in high-tech style are presented.

Palm Jumeirah is also attractive with its multinational composition. According to Nakheel, the chief developer of the community, 70 different nationalities live on the island with a total of 78,000 people.

Popular real estate areas in Dubai among foreigners

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