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Old Feb 18th 2009, 5:35 am
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We're trying to get some prices for rentals in Dubai before going back to our landlord, and there is a huge disparity between the larger Estate Agents (I've actually seen a 2 bed + study in The Springs for 280k ) and some of the smaller agents.

I had a conversation with one bloke last night who was fairly straight talking. Told me prices are coming down all of the time, they do not have any idea when they will bottom out. He also said that because of the state of the property market a lot of owners are having to rent quickly, the fewer cheques the better the price (although a lot of new tenants are now only agreeing on 12 cheques).

Anyway, does anyone have any recommendations of agents/companies to use?
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Old Feb 18th 2009, 8:54 am
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Lianne Welford at Parkvale who is a good friend of mine, as well as a decent honest woman who has been here some time and isn't fooled by the hype.

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Lianne Welford at Parkvale who is a good friend of mine, as well as a decent honest woman who has been here some time and isn't fooled by the hype.
..best to delete and PM this info...else spam email and SMSs could result

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..best to delete and PM this info...else spam email and SMSs could result
well you have just quoted it so youd better delete it also.
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well you have just quoted it so youd better delete it also.
haha...very good point...done
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I used Choueri Real Estate after being let down badly by Parkvale when I arrived
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NL the real rental prices are on gulf news classifieds, cheapest to be seen on their. All the other sites like Better Homes etc are not printing true rentals, 100% sure of it.
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NL the real rental prices are on gulf news classifieds, cheapest to be seen on their. All the other sites like Better Homes etc are not printing true rentals, 100% sure of it.
http://www.better-english.com/easier/theyre.htm
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and I scored 100%
You simply can't have.
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You simply can't have.
I did, because I thought before I wrote, whereas on here I sometime just bang it out and don't check it.
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NL the real rental prices are on gulf news classifieds, cheapest to be seen on their. All the other sites like Better Homes etc are not printing true rentals, 100% sure of it.
is Gulf News accurate though?
is it not a bit like Loot where they advertise any old rubbish to get the calls in?
conveniently anytime someone calls up one of those adverts it has just been let
or are there private ads on there as well?
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Default Re: Estate Agents in Dubai

Originally Posted by NorthernLad View Post
We're trying to get some prices for rentals in Dubai before going back to our landlord, and there is a huge disparity between the larger Estate Agents (I've actually seen a 2 bed + study in The Springs for 280k ) and some of the smaller agents.

I had a conversation with one bloke last night who was fairly straight talking. Told me prices are coming down all of the time, they do not have any idea when they will bottom out. He also said that because of the state of the property market a lot of owners are having to rent quickly, the fewer cheques the better the price (although a lot of new tenants are now only agreeing on 12 cheques).

Anyway, does anyone have any recommendations of agents/companies to use?
As i mentioned on an earlier thread. There is a 2 bed in the springs for 85k on Dubizzle just now direct from landlord.
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