End-users are fuelling a fragile recovery in the emirate’s residential market, as key buyers are shifting to developments that provide both affordability and liveability, moving away from speculating on off-plan properties as a supply shock looms.

There is a fragile recovery under way in Dubai’s beleaguered property market, as buyers take advantage of a drop so severe it has put properties with a view of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament within reach of those who a year ago could only afford a view of the desert.

The National