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16th February 2015

There is a broad range of communities and new developments to choose from when deciding where to rent an apartment in Dubai. The property market has grown substantially in the last 10 years giving potential renters a number of choices on apartments for rent in Dubai. For those new to the process, it’s best to start with due diligence for which there is ample information available on the market. To rent an apartment in Dubai you need a valid residence visa, a bank account, and your DEWA account; 4 cheques to the owner are generally standard and leases for a minimum of one year – however, there are variations across the board so it’s best to ask around. Apartments for rent in Dubai can be sourced through property portals, directly with property agencies, or through word of mouth. When conducting your due diligence on the property owner of the apartment you want to rent in Dubai, make sure the original title deed is presented.

Be aware that when looking for apartments to rent in Dubai there are hundreds of property agents out there, some offering the same properties so be sure you’ve researched the agent or the company and deal only with a professional when you rent an apartment in Dubai. When you pay your water and electricity bill you will also need to pay your housing fee which is included in the total, though you will see the breakdown on your bill. When looking for apartments to rent in Dubai you can choose from a broad range of areas that cater to every client need: families, couples, singles, quiet communities, busy communities, easy access, more greenery, less, and so on. Apartments for rent in Dubai today also come with communities that offer their own personality: Downtown for example feels more like city living while Green Community feels more like a quiet suburb. A broad range of apartments for rent in Dubai are posted on the popular property portal, Dubizzle, with floor plans, images, and contact details of the agencies; when you rent an apartment in Dubai you can also explore property websites themselves, newspapers, and word of mouth. Accessibility is a key element to consider when looking for an apartment to rent in Dubai so be sure to speak to residents who already live in the area. In addition, access to a local grocery is important as an added convenience for residents living in apartments for rent in Dubai.

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