Apartment and villa rents in Abu Dhabi were relatively stable in the third and early fourth quarters and saw marginal declines, a report said on Sunday, amid increasing signs global property markets are recovering.

Rents for low quality villas for the third and first part of the fourth quarter in Abu Dhabi have declined by up to 8 per cent, while good quality properties have held their value, according to property consultancy Landmark Advisory.

The National