All about the many properties for sale in Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah, abbreviated to RAK is a northern emirate famous for being a great tourist alternative with luxury resorts and for being the home of the world’s largest ceramics manufacturer (RAK Ceramics) along with having strong manufacturing capabilities. But apart from being a great place for business and to take time off work, it’s an even better place to live. With the government’s investment into infrastructure and the creation of the RAK Free Zone, this small emirate is seeing a great level of interest from people looking to live, work and play in RAK.
To meet this demand and satisfy the crowds, the RAK Government is spending heavily on housing and accommodation. The creation of a number of freehold areas to allow foreigners to own property has fueled recent economic growth and the number of investors and foreigners choosing to live in RAK has skyrocketed.
In Ras Al Khaimah, the kinds of properties for sale range from apartments to villas and townhouses, to land and hotel apartments. Apartments are by far the most widely available option. In terms of property ownership, this is open to all UAE nationals across the emirate however foreigners are only allowed to purchase property in freehold areas Mina Al Arab, Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village to name a few.
What kind of properties are available for sale in RAK?
Apartments for sale in Ras Al Khaimah are sold unfurnished and range from studio and 1 bedroom apartments to 2, 3 and 4 bedroom varieties. Apartments for sale in Al Hamra Village are particularly popular as are the apartments for sale in Al Marjan Island - both of which provide residents with picturesque water views.
Villas for sale in Ras Al Khaimah are also sold unfurnished due to their size and are considered very spacious and offer excellent value for money when compared to buying smaller accommodations elsewhere in the country. These cater very well to families of all sizes and are available in 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom options. Many of these will come with a maids room as many families that choose to live in RAK also have a maid. For anyone without a maid, the maid's room can easily turn into an extra storage space. The villas for sale in Mina Al Arab along with the villas for sale in Al Hamra Village are both popular for those seeking quality family living with lots of extra space and an extra serving of comfort.
Townhouses for sale in Ras Al Khaimah are something different because they take on the shape and design of a villa with a usually smaller price tag. One will find that townhouses are multi storey and often attached to another similar townhouse. Rest assured, townhouses are built to maximise space and privacy using high quality materials so being so close to neighbours is not a worry. If this sort of housing is of interest, check out the townhouses for sale in Al Hamra Village where they are found in great numbers.
The establishment of the freezone has drawn in many businesspeople and companies as a viable alternative to other parts of the country and since there’s more and more great properties for sale in RAK coming onto the market, people are quick to see how all encompassing life in RAK can really be. It’s why RAK is positioned as not just great for business but great for families too.