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Old Feb 13th 2006, 2:36 am
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Hi People,

New to this group so apologies if this covers old ground.

Am moving to Dubai next month and have no contacts there.

Am not sure yet what i'm going to do about accomodation, i am given a (smallish) allowance but may prefer the old house-share route (if this exists in Dubai?)

Where would i find ads for places to rent, local newspapers? Are there any websites with these sort of adverts i could look at in advance?

Typically, how much would rent be for a nice 1bed / 2bed apartment if i went into one on my own and how available are they?

Ultimately, if i decide to buy there, any pros / cons? How much to buy the same sort of apartment mentioned above?

Finally, whats the life like out there
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Old Feb 13th 2006, 4:24 am
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Where would i find ads for places to rent, local newspapers? Are there any websites with these sort of adverts i could look at in advance?
Gulf news on line...google it and go to classifieds.

Typically, how much would rent be for a nice 1bed / 2bed apartment if i went into one on my own and how available are they?
Check out the gulf news.

Ultimately, if i decide to buy there, any pros / cons? How much to buy the same sort of apartment mentioned above?
cons... build quality isn't too hot. Pros , there are too many and so they r coming down in value.

Finally, whats the life like out there
The good the bad and the ugly.

Good luck

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Old Feb 13th 2006, 5:23 am
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Welcome to the site, and check out the faq's plenty of info and links for you to check out...
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Default Re: Accomodation in Dubai - Info wanted

Originally Posted by huskydogs
Hi People,

New to this group so apologies if this covers old ground.

Am moving to Dubai next month and have no contacts there.

Am not sure yet what i'm going to do about accomodation, i am given a (smallish) allowance but may prefer the old house-share route (if this exists in Dubai?)

Where would i find ads for places to rent, local newspapers? Are there any websites with these sort of adverts i could look at in advance?

Typically, how much would rent be for a nice 1bed / 2bed apartment if i went into one on my own and how available are they?

Ultimately, if i decide to buy there, any pros / cons? How much to buy the same sort of apartment mentioned above?

Finally, whats the life like out there

Hello huskydogs,

Welcome to the forum!

I tried to send you a PM answering your q's and directing you to some websites, but i accidentally e-mailed it, so i resent the message as a PM (private message). Sorry for the confusion!

Let is know if you have any more q's and like Bob and TS said, the FAQ's can be a great source of info.

Enjoy the site and let us know if we can help any more.
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