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Forum: Middle East
Jun 19th 2016, 6:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Where to place ads?

Thanks - how do we go about finding out handymen? Carpenters, electricians and the likes to get our paintings hung etc?
Forum: Middle East
Jun 16th 2016, 10:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Where to place ads?

I meant for a live in full time position nanny/maid. How do we find one? Where do we advertise?
Forum: Middle East
Jun 16th 2016, 10:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Where to place ads?

Its a villa in Jumeira at the moment.
Would love recommendations.


Also, is there an alternate to Dubizzle?
Where do we advertise for hiring a maid?
Forum: Middle East
Jun 16th 2016, 9:49 am
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By WowEyes

Where to place ads?

:unsure:
DH has just moved, and found a place to stay. However, I'm guessing its in the middle of the desert (sarcasm) because there are not many stores around where he can just walk down and ask...
Jun 7th 2016, 5:56 am
May 30th 2016, 7:58 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By WowEyes

Question Dubai: Sponsor Nanny or Hire from Agency?

Hi,

As we will be moving to Dubai soon with 2 small kids, we wanted to start the process of hiring a nanny.
We would like to have someone live with us.

How do folk normally go about it? Is...
Forum: Middle East
May 10th 2016, 9:42 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By WowEyes

Re: PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

Agreed.

But one would've hoped that emerging economies skip the transition cycle (they will get there eventually) and just adopt good practices. Its not as if the UK is middle-of-nowhere solomon...
Forum: Middle East
May 10th 2016, 5:24 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By WowEyes

Re: PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

I am used to the norm where the buyer and seller each pay the same fixed percentage of the sale value to one agent- it is then upto that agent to split fees or not depending on number of middlemen...
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2016, 12:49 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By WowEyes

Re: PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

Looks like the market there is tilted against the renters.

That would be very strange in a supposedly low market like now.

How easy is it to still give the agent the commission but talk to...
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2016, 11:50 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By WowEyes

Re: PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

I have been tracking the websites as we reach there soon, however, there are mostly agents on these websites and it is not in their interest to lower the rentals as they get a lower commission.
...
Forum: Middle East
May 5th 2016, 7:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Business Bay triangulation ok?

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I've been looking up Executive Towers on the net to get a better feel of what the property is like.

Found this site and it looks like noise and bad plumbing are...
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2016, 11:16 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Business Bay triangulation ok?

Hi, I'm not sure what you mean by Old Town. Could you please elaborate which parts are called OLD Town as nothing comes up on google maps - the atlas of our times. :lol:
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2016, 10:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By WowEyes

Business Bay triangulation ok?

Hi,

We will be moving to Dubai soon.

Based on the map, we are trying to triangulate our house location between Oud Mehta, Deira city centre and DIFC.

We came up with the idea of Business...
Forum: Middle East
May 2nd 2016, 12:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,801
Posted By WowEyes

Re: UAE Consumer Rights

Great stuff - the kind of stories that warms your hearts and well... other body parts too
:)
Forum: Middle East
Apr 24th 2016, 10:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By WowEyes

Re: PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

Rookie question, but what are the rules regarding property agents? What are normal commissions like and is there some sort of agreement signed with them so that they act in our best interest (as...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 17th 2016, 11:54 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Staying in Dubai- Buying vs Renting

Hmmm..... property prices in central London are becoming un-affordable. Maybe time to buy a cottage on the southern coast of France or Italy.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 12th 2016, 5:23 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Staying in Dubai- Buying vs Renting

:( :( The thought of all that rent money is just making me cry.....

DH's company offers an all in cash package - no housing there.

Maybe I can search for a job with one of these lovely...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 11th 2016, 8:43 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Staying in Dubai- Buying vs Renting

Thanks - I would love to hear more about your experiences.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 11th 2016, 7:52 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By WowEyes

Staying in Dubai- Buying vs Renting

Hi, Moving to Dubai with 2 kids soon and the plan is to spend 2-3 years there before returning.

We would definitely need a 3 bed, and since I hope to find work, I would like to have a full time...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 7th 2016, 11:51 am
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By WowEyes

Theatre Troups in Dubai?

Coming over to Dubai and haven't found a job yet. They tell me the finance industry is down with several lay-offs.

Just wondering if there are any theatre (stage) drama groups that I could...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 6th 2016, 5:46 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Which Car Question

Thanks guys for the lowdown and detailed discussions on the SUVs and the sports cars.

Just in terms of after sales service quality, is there a specific ranking you're willing to put out? Toyota...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2016, 8:44 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Which Car Question

I have been driving for over a decade but never in an aggressive environment.

I was a bit worried about Asian vehicles as I have heard (maybe not true) that they are not as sturdy as their...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2016, 8:15 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Which Car Question

Thanks TGFKASE - I dont want to sound like a wimp but the Dodge has always looked very intimidating to me.... Kinda like a tank. But I guess its a good option to take it offroading in Oman (in my...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2016, 7:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By WowEyes

Re: Short term rentals?

Any short term fully furnished 3-beds in the downtown/satwa / WTC Areas?
Apart from airbnb, any other sites to check?
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2016, 7:53 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By WowEyes

Which Car Question

Hi,

Hubby insisting on buying a showy car (BMW/Merc/Audi/Lexus/ Other) whereas I would personally like something that can comfortably accommodate 4 adults and 3 kids and more practical for...
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