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No. An agent can only charge a fee when the contract is finalized.
Ejari is an online portal created by Dubai's Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) to formalize all the tenancy contracts. This portal has legal value and it is a required by the law to register every contract with Ejari.
Ejari online registration fee is AED 370 for all properties whether apartments or villas.
Yes. You will have to pay a total of AED 585 in following fees:
Ejari website can be accessed here.
In order to register with Ejari, you are required to submit 1) A copy of tenant's Passport and Visa 2) Copy of Emirates ID 3) Scanned copy of the Tenancy Contract 4) DEWA Bill/ Connection Receipt and 5) Tittle Deed or Affection plan or Plot Number.
Yes. The buyer must be 21 years of age to buy a property in Dubai.
You will have to provide copy of Passport and Residence visa.
Yes, you can mortgage a home in Dubai. There are approximately 30 major local lenders in UAE and a few international lenders like HSBC.
The Central Bank restricts the mortgage payment to be no more than 50% of your monthly income.
It is a market trend to pay advance annual rent in Dubai. Some landlords expect payment via single cheque while others expect 2, 3, 4 or more cheques. It is very rare to find a landlord who permits monthly rental payments.
The local law permits landlords to ask the tenants for a maintenance deposit; the amount used to restore the property back to its original form when it was rented. This is usually 5% of the total rental amount. The law also guides the landlord to refund this unused amount when the contract expires.
Yes, all tenants are required to set up an account with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) by paying a refundable amount of Dh1000-2000 for apartments and Dh2000-4000 for independent units (i.e. townhouses and villas). You also have to pay a non-refundable connection fee of approximately Dh110.
Unlike other countries, landlords cannot dictate the increase in rental payments on their own. A standard Rental Increase Calculator is designed by the Government of Dubai to calculate the rental increase every year.
The landlord must notify the tenant 90 days prior to the increase.
Landlords can demand eviction based on genuine reasons like
The local law permits the landlord to demand eviction before the rental contract's expiry if the tenant