Home Search

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Finding a new home in Dubai can be a daunting task.  Equate Relocations (ER) can assist in every step from finding the perfect home in an area that is most suitable to completion of contracts and handover


Mix and Match

Bespoke packages can be created by selecting elements from each of the ER services and building them into a programme based to suit your time available


Equate Relocations know how important it is to find the right home for each family or individual.  Therefore much care is taken to understand the requirements and to make recommendations based on the information given.


Examples of the type of housing available in various areas will be sent by email in advance to our clients for their approval.


Appointments will be made to view selected properties with Dubai Land Department registered agents.  ER clients will be accompanied at all times by a ER consultant.


ER strive to only liaise with reputable real estate companies to find accommodation as identified in your needs analysis questionnaire.



Included in Home Search Services:


Collection of clients for a short orientation of workplace, local schools and shopping areas


Accompaniment of clients to the pre-arranged viewing appointments


Assist and help maintain timelines with lease contract formalities


Assist with utility connections



Assist with registration of the tenancy contract with Dubai Land Department (a legal requirement)


Oversee the handover of keys and complete a final inspection


Arrange gas delivery and connection (additional cost will apply)


Arrange for accommodation to be cleaned the day before occupation if required (additional cost may apply)


Purchase requested e.g. bottles of water, kettle and other general household items (additional costs will apply)




Please note Dubai regulations insist on conforming to the following:


All properties must be registered with Ejari. This is a process of registering the tenancy contract with Dubai Land Department. The Ejari registration is required to be able to sponsor family members residency visas.


A Housing Fee is payable to Dubai Municipality which is calculated at 5% of the yearly rental charges.  For convenience and ease of payment, the housing fees are added to the monthly DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water) bills.


All real estate agents charge a one-off Agency Fee of 5% of the first years rental payable by the ingoing tenant

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