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The secret to wealth creation

“Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections, or trying to anticipate corrections, than has been lost in corrections themselves”- Peter Lynch

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Number of Villa Transactions In Dubai
Market Updates

Are Dubai villas a good investment?

The increase in mortgage transactions is a very positive sign. It demonstrates more end users are buying, which will help stabilize the market as long-term buyers or investors are displaying confidence to invest in real estate.

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Safe Investment
The SmartCrowd Advantage

Is Investing with SmartCrowd Safe?

One of our core values is trust; we were compelled to provide investors protection on their investment. We wanted people to feel comfortable investing large sums of money on a digital platform and sleep easy, knowing that one-way tickets to the Caymans were not part of our exit strategy.

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Waha Villa Community
Market Updates

Dubai Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Imagine you had invested in Dubai real estate after the Global Financial crisis in 2011 when prices had rapidly decreased. Since then the prices rebounded and peaked in 2014 and in many places the prices are still above the 2011 market. More importantly in the last 9 years, you would have earned attractive yields and if you were a foreign investor, you would made even better returns when you factor the strength of USD/AED.
A similar opportunity is being presented to you now. The question is are you going to take advantage of it. You might not have AED 1 million to buy a townhome, but you can certainly participate in the one on the SmartCrowd platform with as little as AED 5,000.

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News & Press

SmartCrowd, the MENA Region’s Only Award-Winning Real Estate Platform

SmartCrowd Limited, an award-winning Dubai-based company and MENA’s first financially regulated real estate investments platform (REIP) is disrupting the real estate investment world by making it affordable and transparent for all. The company is regulated by Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), the independent regulator of financial services based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

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Real Estate Investing 101

Should I Rent or Buy Property?

First, you should focus on is your personal needs. If you are looking for a ‘forever home’ then buying makes sense. But if you are not sure about your long-term plans – even without looking at the numbers – renting makes more sense as it provides you with a lot of flexibility, especially with the current macro environment and uncertainty.  

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