This is because the property market has "very good" prospects in the medium and long term, BuyAssociation editor Paul Collins explained.
He said many investors were not looking this far into the future when they purchased real estate in the country, which created "a lot of the problems" this market experienced.
Many enterprises are basing themselves in the UAE and it is a good place for these firms to maintain an international reach, the specialist added.
Mr Collins called the nation a "great place to do business" with the US, Europe, Australia and south-east Asia.
This is due to its strong communications and global links, he pointed out.
However, recent research from 999 Magazine revealed 72 per cent of people from overseas who live in the UAE do not understand the local culture.