Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Al Barsha 2

AL BARSHA 2 BY SOPHIE OAKES OF GABBITAS, THE EXPERT EDUCATIONAL ADVISORS       Sophie – tell us about your family.   I am married to Nigel, who works in the Defence Industry and we have two sons, Oliver and Ferdinand aged 9 and 7. Currently, we also have four chickens, two cats, one […]

Local Legends – we talk to Dunia Othman and Ibrahim Colak, co-founders of mrUsta

We open our Little Black Book to tell you more about the people and businesses that help make your house a home. Quote LEGEND100 to get 100 AED of credit on mrUsta to use towards your jobs! Time-saver, wife-saver, life-saver; you name it, mrUsta is the UAE and region’s largest online service provider marketplace, connecting customers directly to ‘Ustas’ (service […]

An expat’s guide to buying property in the UK

Even the idea of applying for a mortgage as an expat can be daunting! However, if you find your dream home this summer, here are some steps to (hopefully) help make it yours by Keren Bobker, Senior Partner and Independent Financial Adviser at Holborn Assets LLC and writer of the popular financial blog www.financialuae.com.     No matter […]


At Tregoning Property we use our large network to source and purchase property from round the world. Whether it be investment or for personal use our network has it covered. We are particularly strong in the UK with many partners based in London.  Please call us today to discuss your needs and we can start […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Downtown Dubai

DOWNTOWN BY ANNA BOLTON-RILEY WHO LIVES IN THE EVER FASHIONABLE AREA AND IS THE CO-FOUNDER OF LITTLE MAJLIS   Anna: please tell us about your family? I moved to Dubai 17 years ago for work, and apart from a short stint in Hong Kong in 2001, I have lived in Dubai ever since. My husband Arne and […]