Top 4 Factors You Should Consider Before Renting a Property When asked which region in the UAE is known as the land of abundance and opportunities most people are bound to answer Dubai. After all, this magnificent is known as the star of the Middle East. Millions of people come here in the hopes of getting a good job and having a decent standard of living. All of these people would have to rent a house in Dubai upon migration. But, how many people actually think about what all needs to be done before renting any property? The answer would be very few! And who knows just how much trouble they could get into because of it. So, here are a couple of handy tips to keep in mind, if you ever think about moving to Dubai.
Research: Before you begin your move to Dubai, make sure that you have done enough research. Read up about, the traditions and culture that the Arabs follow. This will help you understand their way of living as well as facilitate your efforts in securing a house for rent. It will be easier for you
surroundings and help you feel at home.
Paperwork: You will need all your documents in order. Make certain that you have all the required papers and certificates to ease the transition. These could include your passport, visas, and various other travel documents. At the same time, it is highly important for you to know and understand the lease agreement terms and conditions in detail. The taxes, house rent, security deposit, term etc. need to be clarified before you pay anyone anything.
Verify the property: Before you rent the property, you have to make sure the various promised appliances and other amenities are in working condition. If, you find that they’re damaged or don’t work properly bring this to the owner’s attention and ask if they could be repaired or replaced before renting. Just in case, the proprietor does not have a chance to repair them before you move in, make sure you list out all the items and get them to sign the list as acknowledgement.
Modifications: Before you think of modifying anything, you need to take the consent of the proprietor. This could be from planting a garden to painting the walls, anything you change needs the formal approval of the owner. After all, it is the owner’s property and you have simply rented it out. So, if you are thinking of renting a property , then it is extremely important that you find a good deal on an ideal rental, with a proprietor who is easy to work with. However, if you follow these four tips before you sign the agreement, you can make the rental experience much smoother and simpler for all parties involved.
Published on Oct 25, 2012
Millions of people come to Dubai in the hopes of landing a good job and having a decent standard of living. Families, singles, and couples e...