Invest in DUBAI

Why invest in DUBAI

UAE property investment has become a lucrative venture over the years as it offers a plethora of opportunities for investors seeking a unique combination of high returns and low risk in a country with a stable economy, tax-free environment, and big city lifestyle. Although the UAE is made up of 7 Emirates, our team specialises in the Dubai property market. 

Higher Yields

Averaging a 6% - 8% rental yield with an annual capital appreciation of 11.4% from May 2022 to May 2023 (per ValuStrat property consultants), Dubai offers world-leading returns on your investment.

Tax advantages

The UAE is a great place for investors due to its tax free status. It is worth nothing that the Dubai Emirate has Municipality Charge equalling 5% of your monthly rental income.

Booming local economy

The UAE economy grew by 7.9% in 2022 and is forecast to grow 3% in 2023 and 3.9% in 2024. The UAE population is also steadily rising by 0.8% per year.

Incredibly strong rental market

Due to the short-term nature of being an expat, 76% of residents rent in the UAE creating a huge demand for high spec rental accommodation. This is compared to just 19% of UK residents renting.

Dubai property investment faqs

Our expert property consultants are here to help guide you through every step of the process. For a free consultation, please contact us below.

You do not need a visa to invest in property in Dubai as a foreigner. Buying a property in Dubai may also make you eligible for a residency visa.

UAE or GCC citizens are able to purchase property anywhere in Dubai, while foreign investors can purchase property only in designated foreign ownership areas, determined by the Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. These areas are:

  • The Palm Jumeirah
  • The World Islands
  • Downtown Dubai
  • Old Town
  • Burj Khalifa
  • Business Bay
  • Dubai Marina
  • Emirates Hills
  • Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT)
  • Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
  • Discovery Gardens
  • Arabian Ranches
  • Midriff (specified plots)
  • Dubai Investment Park (DIP)
  • Falcon City
  • Dubai Sports City
  • Dubai Motor City
  • Dubai South
  • International City
  • Jumeirah Islands & Jumeirah Village


There is no income or inheritance tax payable on property in the UAE however you may be subject to income tax in your country of residence. There is a 4% fee payable to the Dubai Land Department when a property is transferred to them. There is also a 5%  Municipality Charge of monthly rental income.  

Our team at MHUK Group LTD work closely with our Emirati partners who specialising in working with overseas investors. Our partners have helped investors invest in over 100,000,000 AED worth of Dubai real estate.

When investing in any area you are uncertain with- only work with the most reputable companies you can trust.

All of our partners are registered with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA).

It is highly advisable that you also visit Dubai in person to look around any property and leaning about the local area before making any investment.

Now is a great time to invest in Dubai. There is huge rental demand for both long and short term rentals.

Please note: MHUK Group LTD are not financial advisors and this is not financial advice. It is important to always do due-diligence before making any investment decisions.   

Both investment opportunities have their own unique set of benefits and drawbacks, however with low tax and high rental yields, Dubai is certainly an attractive place to invest.

The visa program also grants you access to stay in Dubai. If you additionally opt to rent your property on a short-let basis, you will then be bale to stay in there property when it is not let.

It is a common misconception that property in Dubai is expensive- however this could not be further from the truth! A fully furnished studio apartment can be purchased for 500,000 AED (£109,000) and is bought tenanted at 3,700 AED (£813) per month-that’s an 8.8% yield!

Is the UAE safe to invest your money?

The UAE is an incredibly safe and prosperous country that has risen to be a global finance and investment hub. A hotspot for the ultra high net-worth due to its safety and ease of business, the UAE is ranked a more business friendly country than Germany, Canada, Ireland and France. 


Global prime property market, 2022.


Safest country in the world, 2023.


Ease of business index, 2023.