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Finding a place in Dubai can be quite a hassle; especially if you are new. the city and not aware of how things are done. Here are some advices that can facilitate your move and save you money, time and headaches.
Without a residency visa you cannot rent/ buy a place in Dubai.
RERA is a rent regulation agency that is concerned with tenant-landlord relationship in terms of rent and lease of property and provides many other professional services. They come in handy when you wnat to find a place in Dubai in case you are unfamiliar with the process.
It would be advisable if you can find a place that is near your place of work. More importantly, make sure that public transportation (Bus, Taxi, Metro, and Tram) is available in the area before you sign the lease. The traffic in Dubai can last for hours and there is a lack of parking spaces in some areas, so talking the public transportation can save you time.
It is important to know that rental of properties in Dubai are offered by landlords, independent agents, real estate companies, property management companies, and other relevant bodies. We suggest that you negotiate directly with the landlord rather than going to real estate companies or agents. That will save you a lot of money as these agents charge an astronomical commission.
Do some research about the area you want to find a place at. Some areas might be appealing and look nice but there might lots of drawbacks, such as traffic, noise, poor plumbing…etc.
Become familiar with the rules and regulations that govern residential uses in Dubai. There are many rules you may not know they exist, but they actually do. So know the dos and don’ts to be on the safe side.
Finding a place in Duabi isn't hard thing but the procedure can take sometime. Dubai is a great place to live and raise a family in. Crime levels are low, people here respect the law and there are lots of opportunities to start a great career. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and don’t miss being part of the future.