Get a decent accommodation in Dubai


Written on 13/Nov/2013: 

Rental property guide:


Recently I was looking to find a one bedroom house to shift from my studio house in International city. So finding suitable and your dream house is not as easy as we think. I realized that. 

The current situation in Dubai is getting a rocket hike in the rental properties will not be affordable to normal employees like me. Also rumors are spreading that if Dubai will the elected city for Expo 2020 rent will increase further to 20%!.

Currently if you categorized based on cost, the following category will help you to plan
High Costly : JBR, Discovery Gardens, Al khail road, Al Barsha, Tecom, Greens...
Medium Costly: Al Qusais, Al Nahda, Air port Free zone, Deira etc.
Cheap : International city, Motor city, Sports city, Sharjah area which is adjacent to Dubai...

Search house online

The immediate option available is online search for the suitable houses in online websites like dubizzle. These websites contain the advertisement listed by landlords and agents. When you find the suitable house you can have a look by calling the agent or landlord who listed the ad. You have to see the house then only take it. Dont take by seeing only photos.

By calling prominent builders.

We can find the dream house from the builders like al wasl, nakheel, Dubai properties etc. by visiting their website directly. Because these houses are not being listed in the online property search you need to make the call to these proprieties offices and find out the one. If the houses available you can book the house by visiting their premises. Following are the few builders and websites you can contact for the houses.


Get the cheapest house through UAE government.

You can get amazingly cheap houses if you are lucky, There are awqaf building in Al Khail Road and other few places in Dubai. You will get one bed room near about 25,000AED/Yr and 2 Brd room house for 40,000AED/year. Contact details of the awqaf given below. Normally houses won't available and if any vacant who is calling first they will get it. You can try your luck !

AWQAF - http://www.amaf.gov.ae/
fone 04280 8888

Villa Sharing

Expatriates also opting for cheap accommodation like Villa sharing where a group of people take the villa and share among them selves. This will be very economical but as Dubai mandated the rule for Ejari attestation for the propertise for the new visa villa residents is a worrying now to get the new visa.

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