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Old Jun 29th 2009, 2:17 pm
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Hi all,

I am moving to Dubai in the next week or so and am being out up by my company for a short period. So have given myself a short period of time to start looking for an apartment before I start work.

Firstly, does anyone know of a good estate agent? I seem to find them a little wishy washy.........

Also, am I being unreasonable in looking for a 2 Br furnished apart in the marina for 100k AED?

I am not a particularly flash person and just need something modest for the first year.

Any comments welcome.

Many Thanks
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 3:17 pm
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Hi all,

I am moving to Dubai in the next week or so and am being out up by my company for a short period. So have given myself a short period of time to start looking for an apartment before I start work.

Firstly, does anyone know of a good estate agent? I seem to find them a little wishy washy.........

Also, am I being unreasonable in looking for a 2 Br furnished apart in the marina for 100k AED?

I am not a particularly flash person and just need something modest for the first year.

Any comments welcome.

Many Thanks
It is very hit and miss...we just used Dubizzle website to find a place.

I'm not sure on current prices, they were still coming down last time I looked.
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 3:24 pm
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Thanks, I am already using that.

Hoping to get lucky with some responses this week
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Thanks, I am already using that.

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Mate, its easier when you're out here, it wont take too long to find a place, infact I know loads going on the marina walk for 2 b/r 100 square foot for 115K AED, sure this can be haggled down.

Look at Habtoor Tower Dubai Marina, agents name is Tim. I did the searches before coming out but my bro wwas able to view the places for me.

dubizzle is the best option for finding a place, but like I said easier when you're out in Dubai.
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Hi all,

I am moving to Dubai in the next week or so and am being out up by my company for a short period. So have given myself a short period of time to start looking for an apartment before I start work.

Firstly, does anyone know of a good estate agent? I seem to find them a little wishy washy.........

Also, am I being unreasonable in looking for a 2 Br furnished apart in the marina for 100k AED?

I am not a particularly flash person and just need something modest for the first year.

Any comments welcome.

Many Thanks

Here, more than anywhere else I have been, this is defo the biggest oxymoron going.....
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Here, more than anywhere else I have been, this is defo the biggest oxymoron going.....
To be fair there are some very good agents out there - probably comprising around 10% of the total number of agents though.

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To be fair there are some very good agents out there - probably comprising around 10% of the total number of agents though.

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Hmmm, think I Have contacted 9 between the 2 villas I have rented...

Last one was an Aussie lass that was so up her own arse it was unbelievable...
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try this one, Sachin 050 2512128
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try this one, Sachin 050 2512128
What, has Mr Tendulkar given up cricket????
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I have a 3-bedroom villa to rent in Springs. It has a side lake view and a large mature garden. The rent is Dhs 155,000 pa. There are no agent fees to pay. Please call 0097150 8123304 if interested.
how much was it last year?
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how much was it last year?
3E, by the sounds of it, would have been 250'ish plus this last time last year...
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I have a 3-bedroom villa to rent in Springs. It has a side lake view and a large mature garden. The rent is Dhs 155,000 pa. There are no agent fees to pay. Please call 0097150 8123304 if interested.
155 your having a laugh mate there are plenty on dubizzle for 135k
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155 your having a laugh mate there are plenty on dubizzle for 135k
Just how many has this guy got? 3 posts, 3 places to rent out..

Or is it an agent ????
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Far prefer the line..

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