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Properties for Rent in Dubai

As one of the world’s most attractive cities, people of various nationalities move to Dubai to live, work, and invest. Nearly 90% of the UAE population are expatriates, making the rental properties in the UAE quite competitive. Fortunately, renting in the UAE, especially in Dubai, is straightforward through online and offline channels. At APIL Properties, we offer a wide selection of properties for rent in Dubai

Renting Process in Dubai

Check Rental Property Listings

Check Rental Property Listings

You may visit rental property listings from reputable companies. Having a booming economy, real estate firms surge in Dubai, marketing numerous properties from an array of globally renowned, Dubai-based developers and offering comprehensive real estate services. These rental property listings are available online and offline. When shortlisting, visit your prospective property and do all the necessary assessments, ensuring that it suits your requirements.

Reserve the Property and Finalize a Tenancy Agreement

When renting in the UAE, particularly in Dubai, proper documentation is a must. Opting to hire a real estate agent is advantageous at this stage. A refundable security deposit is necessary to reserve the property, along with copies of your passport and residence visa. Before signing a final tenancy contract, which is required for all properties for rent in Dubai, confirm if all the clauses are agreeable on your and the landlord’s ends and that all parts 

Register with EJARI

Even renting in the UAE should be law-abiding. All tenancy contracts should be registered through EJARI, as mandated by Dubai laws. EJARI registration requires the tenancy agreement, title deed from the property owner, copies of the tenant’s and landlord’s passport, and tenant’s Emirates ID. Once completed, you will receive an EJARI number, which you will also use to apply for utility connections, including water and electricity.

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You can explore properties for rent in Dubai through various methods, including real estate websites, property listings, real estate agents, or classified ads.

Rental costs vary significantly depending on the location, property type, size, and other amenities. On average, rents can range from AED 30,000 to AED 200,000 or more per year.

Yes, landlords usually require a security deposit, which is typically equivalent to 5% to 10% of the annual rent. This deposit is refundable at the end of the tenancy, provided there is no damage to the property.

Dubai offers a wide range of rental properties, including apartments, villas, townhouses, and even shared accommodations. You can choose from furnished or unfurnished options.

Most lease agreements in Dubai are for 12 months. However, shorter and longer-term leases are also available, depending on your preferences and the landlord's terms.

Early termination of a lease may be possible, but it usually involves penalties. These penalties are typically outlined in the lease agreement. Make sure to review the terms before signing.

Popular Communities for Renting Properties

Desirable Suburbs and Residential Communities for Rent

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Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Al Nahda, Bur Dubai, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Al Barsha, International City, Business Bay These are among the most appealing to renters looking for apartments for rent.

Jumeirah Village Circle, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Arabian Ranches, Jumeirah, The Springs, Dubai Hills tEstate, Umm Suqeim These neighborhoods are the best picks for expatriates with families and higher allocation, considering villas for rent.

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