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Housing market in Kuwait poised to boom in Q2 of ’18

KUWAIT CITY, May 9, (KUNA): Despite mixed performance in the first quarter of 2018, the various sectors of the property market in Kuwait, particularly the housing one, are projected to recover in the current quarter, experts agreed on Wednesday. The new housing areas such as Al-Metla, East Sulaibikhat, Sabah Al-Ahmad …

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Tenants asked to quit house – Landlord plans demolition

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: The Court of First Instance has ordered two tenants to vacate a house and hand over the building to the new landlord who plans to demolish and reconstruct it. The court declared it is constitutional to evict tenants from a rented building except in two instances; …

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More empty apartment flats in Kuwait as expatriates dwindle

Factories to be obliged to conduct environmental studies: EPA KUWAIT CITY, May 5, (KUNA): There are currently 49,130 empty apartment flats in Kuwait and Economics and 26,466 others under construction, thus more than 75,000 units need to be “absorbed” by the domestic property market in 4-5 years, according to Kuwait …

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Electricity contract cancellation while shifting of flat

Dear sir, I shifted my flat last month, I need to cancel the electricity contract in my name, can we go directly? I was staying in Abbassiya. Is Haris is required to cancel the electricity. Thank you. Name withheld Answer: Since the electricity contract is in your name, you can …

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Rent of apartments in Kuwait sees sharp decrease: survey

KUWAIT CITY, July 6: According to an investigative report conducted by the daily, rents of apartments in Kuwait have dropped by up to KD 100 in various areas depending on several factors related to the location and type of the apartment. In this regard, the Secretary General of Real Estate …

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Construction slowdown forces firms to cut number of workers

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Recession has hit hard on the construction market due to suspension or completion of a number of construction projects including bridges as well as due to the snails’ pace in the distribution of housing which has caused the prices of construction materials to fall by 15 …

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Number of empty apartments increases from 20,000 to 37,000

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: With the fast-approaching summer and holiday seasons, the number of empty investment apartments in most parts of the country has been skyrocketing. Statistics reveal that this number, since the beginning of the year, has increased by 17,000 and many new buildings will enter the market shortly. …

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Ground floor tenants to vacate

I am living in the ground floor of a old building in Mangaf. Has there recently been a rule passed that all ground floor tenants are to vacate by April 25? Name withheld Answer: To the best of our knowledge, no such rule has been made and indeed we cannot …

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Old water tanks with unsafe drinking water

I want some information on increase in house rents in Kuwait. We are staying in Salwa in a mulhaq, the building is around 20-25 years old. We started staying in that mulhaq on July 1, 2006 when the house rent was KD 100. The building belongs to a real estate …

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Landlord is asking me to bear half the cost to install a new compressor for central AC

I have been living in the same flat for over 12 years. Recently the compressor of the central A/C stopped working. The landlord is asking me to bear half the cost to install a new compressor. The rent is KD 240 and he wants to increase it to KD 300. …

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