UAE Property: ‘Can my landlord evict me if the home fails to sell?’
The owner first tried raising the rent but then served the tenant a 12-month notice to vacate
September 21, 2023, 4:15 AM
UAE property: 'How soon can I evict a tenant on a two-year lease?'
Landlords are required to send a notarised 12-month eviction notice to tenants stating the reason they are asking them to vacate the unit
September 14, 2023, 3:30 AM
UAE Property: ‘Can landlords legally turn off air conditioning?’
The Dubai tenant is disputing a rent increase but the property owner now wants them to move out
September 07, 2023, 4:00 AM
London landlords 'nearing crisis point' amid remortgage crunch
Property owners 'riding a unicycle on a tightrope over a pit of sharks' as buy-to-let fixed-rate loans expire
September 04, 2023, 9:41 AM
My Sharjah Rent: Couple moved to villa after Dubai Hills landlord wanted 67% increase
Entrepreneur and her family now live in a larger home for Dh10,000 less than they were paying for a two-bedroom apartment
September 03, 2023, 3:30 AM
UAE property: 'Do tenants have to pay rent before signing a lease?'
The rent can be deposited with an escrow agency that would hand it over to the landlord once the contract is signed
August 31, 2023, 4:00 AM
Global prime residential rents soar in 'remarkable' spurt
Survey finds rents in big cities are growing at three times their pre-pandemic rate
August 30, 2023, 10:15 AM
UAE Property: ‘Is a rent increase valid when I take over as landlord?'
New homeowner intends to issue a 12-month eviction notice but wants the tenant to be well-informed
August 24, 2023, 4:00 AM
UAE Property: ‘Can the building management deny access to my apartment?’
The tenant has been asked to provide copies of the new rent contract, Ejari and IDs
August 17, 2023, 4:00 AM
UAE Property: ‘Can my landlord raise the rent with 15 days' notice?’
When a lease needs to be amended, the time frame to inform any party is a minimum of 90 days from renewal
August 10, 2023, 4:00 AM
UK housing demand plunges after mortgage rate increases
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says agreed sales now at weakest level since early stages of pandemic
August 09, 2023, 11:01 PM
UAE property: ‘Can my lease be terminated if I partition the unit?’
Any alteration to a rented property must be approved by the landlord in writing
August 03, 2023, 4:00 AM
How to rent an apartment in the UAE: A guide to suit every budget in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Planning ahead can take the pain out of finding that perfect place to live
August 02, 2023, 7:59 AM
Best areas to rent in Dubai for middle income earners
The emirate has plenty of rental options for singles, couples and families
July 29, 2023, 10:05 AM
Best areas to rent in Abu Dhabi for middle income earners
The UAE capital is one of the most family-friendly emirates, with plenty of top schools, restaurants and attractions
July 29, 2023, 9:20 AM
UAE Property: ‘My lease expired but the landlord is silent on renewal’
The tenant is worried she will be evicted after receiving no response to her emails
July 20, 2023, 4:00 AM
UK surveyors report drop in house prices and inquiries in June
Rental market continued to perform strongly throughout month, but new instructions from landlords fell
July 12, 2023, 11:01 PM
UAE Property: ‘Can I avoid serving an eviction notice if my tenant agrees to vacate?’
The tenant is willing to notarise a document that states he will vacate at the end of the current rental contract
June 29, 2023, 4:00 AM
UAE property: ‘My new landlord won't renew my lease’
The tenant wants to know if the new owner should issue an updated eviction notice
June 08, 2023, 4:00 AM
UAE property: ‘My landlord overcharged me for property damage’
The refundable deposit can be used to repair any damage that occurred during the tenancy period
June 01, 2023, 4:00 AM