Landlords & Tenant’s Guide

The process of leasing and renting a property in Dubai can seem difficult to deal with. Our landlords and tenants’ guide will help you explain so your renting and leasing will be as easy as feasible.

We Value Our Clients Needs

Acquiring or offering a property for rent is imperative but choosing the right real estate company to have that property is more immense. At Realty Bridges, we have specialized teams who are the champs in their own field, they asses your needs and come up with a valuable solution with respect to those needs.

If you are a landlord or a tenant, have to lease or rent a property in the UAE, as a property management company our objective is to provide exceptional services to guide you step by step to target the right clients matching your property’s features.

For more ease and reference, follow our step by step landlord’s and tenant’s guide.

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Contact Real Estate Broker

When you have to rent or lease a property, the very first step is to get in touch with a real estate company to discuss your requirements. The specialists at Realty Bridges assist you in the valuation of your property and getting the right client.

Follow Expert Guidelines

We have proficient teams at Realty Bridges who will guide you at the rental prices and how to promote your property. This will expedite the process of leasing and involve less hassle.

Renovate Your Property if Necessary

To lease your property in a faster time scale you should make sure that everything is flawless, any cracks or deficiencies should be dealt with. Realty Bridges strongly suggest you to maximize space, invest in a new coat of paint and a full cleaning of the property should be done.

Take Some Photos

If you inform anyone about your property through texts, it’s less attractive so it is strongly recommended to click some photos and promote through social media platforms. It will help you to reach more target audience hence increase the chance to lease your property faster.

Be Flexible

It’s good to be principled but there should be some flexibility. Your property is promoted through photos but for the final decision making your client will definitely asks for a visit, you should allow tenants to view your property even beyond working hours.

Offer Appliances & Furniture

Everybody offer property to the client but what’s unique about that offer? To have your deal at par you should offer appliances and furniture to your clients specially who are new in the UAE. It will increase the value of your property and will help your lease process to be expedited.

Negotiate & Accept an Offer

Once the client visits your property, he will make an offer in response to your demand. It is very immense to consider the offer which is different from your asking price. The tenant’s conditions might affect your choice so apart from the offer given, one should also consider the number of rental cheques, and start date of the agreement. If everything is win win, offer should be accepted.

After the acceptance of offer, the landlord and the tenant need to provide relevant documents including a copy of the title deeds and proof of the updated current community fee in order to devise a tenancy contract.

Signing Tenancy Contracts

Once the tenancy agreement is signed by both landlord and tenant; each party will get a copy with a real estate company holding a copy for filing, also rental cheques will be handed over to the landlord.

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Set Budget & Choose Location

The first and foremost thing before having a rented property you have to set a budget. You should know how much you have to spend. Another point of consideration is the location of the property; Realty Bridges recommend you the best properties matching your budget and needs, like a location closed to your work, child’s school or a metro station.

Know the Total Amount Involved

Apart from monthly rent, it involves a lot of cost when having a rented property. The tenants should have additional budget for such costs like security deposit (5-10% of the yearly rental amount), brokerage fees (usually 5% of yearly rental amount, but some companies charge a minimum of 5,000 AED per tenancy contract), moving/relocation expenses, deposits for gas, DEWA, Du or Etisalat connections etc.

View Homes

It is mandatory to visit the property you are opting for rent. It provides you the current condition of the property like paint or any maintenance requirement.

Make an Offer

After finding your dream home now it’s time to make an offer, at this stage, all parties will enter into a negotiation process. After those negotiations, you need to provide your ID and visa with three cheques for the deposit (First two check should be in the name of the landlord and third in the name of your broker’s company), respectively as rental payment and broker’s commission.

Ejari Registration

After the completion process of signing the contract, the broker will draft an agreement on the Unified Ejari Contract. Every tenancy has to be registered with Ejari. For that registration you need to have the copy of your landlord’s ID, tenancy contract and the title deed which your broker will provide you. You can register your Ejari at various centers across Dubai.

DEWA Connection

The former step is to have Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) connection. For that you need to provide DEWA number, copy of the landlord’s and tenant’s passport, copy of the title deed or affection plan. The cost involves in this is AED 110 for set-up charges and refundable deposit of AED 2,000 (for apartments) or AED 4,000 (for villas).

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