1. Understand Your Budget, Define Your Needs, Explore Communities
Creating a budget for housing expenses is important in determining where you can afford to rent. We recommend communities by budget to help guide your search criteria.
The city hosts communities that cater to varied lifestyle requirements: families, young professionals and sports enthusiasts
2. Search For Properties
Browse listings, ensure they’re verified and engage the services of a Community Expert. Several tools are at your disposal to assist you in your search.
Now that you understand your budget allocation toward annual rent, it’s important to prepare for the upfront costs associated with getting you through the door so there are no nasty surprises!
3. Schedule a Property Viewing
Whilst they say a picture is worth a thousand words, don’t judge a property by photos alone. When it’s time to schedule a property viewing, here’s the questions you should be asking as well as what to look for
4. Secure Your Property And Sign On The Dotted Line
From the basic documents required to prepare a tenancy contract to everything you need to register with Ejari and connect your DEWA and district cooling services, we’ve got you covered.
Understand all clauses in your contract, particularly regarding property maintenance, contract expiration, early termination, rent increases and more...
5. Move In
Time to move into your new home? Make sure you’re organised to make the moving process as smooth as possible!
Occasionally, disagreements may arise between tenants and landlords. Usually these can be resolved amicably, however in some cases, you may need to escalate the matter to the Rental Disputes Settlement Centre (RDSC)