Figures compiled by Reidin.com for Emirates 24/7 show that Palm Jumeirah attracted the biggest villa deals for the second consecutive quarter.
The most expensive deal record in the three-month period was a Palm villa that sold for just over $16m (AED58.8m), or $2,092 (AED7,684) per square feet.
Three villas in Emirates Hills were almost among the most expensive sold in Q2, with two sold for in the region of $9.6m (AED35.5 and AED Dh35.3) and a third selling for $9.3m (AED34.5m).
Another villa on the Palm sold for $9.3m (AED34.5m) during Q2.
The Palm was where nine of the top ten villa deals were completed during the first quarter, with buyers paying between $816 (AED3,000) and $1,334 (AED4,900) per square foot. The biggest deal during Q1 was on the Palm for $12.2m (AED45m).
Market sources told Emirates 24/7 that most of the larger deals are done in cash with buyers from Russia, Iran, and India.