Dubai property buyers will be able to get full information on whether construction of their homes is on schedule, delayed or has been cancelled, in an initiative designed to protect investors.

The Independent Progress Monitoring Report, an online scheme announced yesterday by the Real Estate Regulatory Agency, will see government engineers touring Dubai’s housing construction sites to check on the progress being made.

An online report will be published giving photographic evidence of building work, with written details of the stage reached and what remains to be done.

The National