Tenant Guide

From government registration to the proximity of your child’s school, there are many factors that you need to take into account when renting a home. Use this handy guide before you sign the lease on your new home.

Set a budget.

Set a budget.

Set a budget and choose an area by doing research online – beach or boulevard? Tower or terrace?

Size up.

Size up.

Decide how many rooms you need, if your furniture will fit and what facilities you require including balconies, a view, a pool etc – be prepared to compromise

Meet our experts.

Meet our experts.

Meet our experts and get out to do some viewings. Inspect each property carefully including air conditioning, wiring and plumbing

Found it.

Found it.

Now it’s time for the admin stuff – we’ll tell you what you need, but prepare your Emirates ID, passport and visa

Secure your property.

Secure your property.

Be prepared to pay a security deposit. Get your cheque book ready and read your contract carefully before signing

Register your Ejari.

Register your Ejari.

This is the registration of your rental agreement – don’t worry, your agent will tell you how to do this

Connect you DEWA.

Connect you DEWA.

Connect your DEAW (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) and choose an internet provider – some buildings only have one provider so check before you commit

Move-in day!

Move-in day!

Relax…the place is yours!