How To Be A Landlord In Dubai While Living Overseas
In an age where everything’s the click of a button away, it is possible to nearly get anything done without physically being there. This is true especially when you’re a landlord.
Things to consider before managing your own property:
Although it is entirely possible to manage your own property and cutting out the middle man does come with its own perks, there’s still a truckload of responsibilities to keep track of. For starters, as a landlord be prepared to keep track of any maintenance issues involved.
Local Rules and Regulations
Being a holiday home owner in Dubai requires adhering to several local regulations such as registering as a holiday home operator with the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). The DTCM also requires a small tourism fee when the property is let out.
Before renting a home out as a holiday home, the owner must also ensure that the home is fully furnished with access to Wifi and DEWA connection. The DTCM provides an extensive guide to registering your property as a holiday home.
Once these specifications and conditions are met, and the DTCM license is acquired, the landlord is free to let their property out on a short-term basis. The request is usually reviewed with 24 hours and is granted for a year with costs ranging from AED 1,000 to 2,000.
Lastly but most importantly, once your home is ready to be let out – you must ensure that the home gains the visibility and reach required to maintain a full calendar. This includes registering your property in booking sites, consistently managing your bookings and revenue.
Perks of working with Deluxe Holiday Homes
Dubai’s rich real estate market also makes room for leading local experts and property management companies. Chances are hiring an expert, will relieve you of the constant stress while also ensuring you haven’t missed out on important details.
Property management companies in Dubai such as us, offer an A-Z approach to holiday home management services which involves all the tools required to make your life, as a landlord abroad, easier. Our in-house team covers all your property needs including marketing, acquiring permits, maintenance, furnishing and setting up utilities. As a leading Airbnb and Vacation rental management service in Dubai, some of our top-tier features include:
Our owner’s portal allows owners to review the state of their property, upcoming and current bookings and any revenues and information about bills. This is, especially, if you happen to own a couple of properties in Dubai, an undeniable life-saver.
Interior Design Service
Deluxe Holiday Homes offers several modes of communication and channels to ensure you’re kept well-informed about any concerns. As a landlord, you will have a point of contact to reach out to, and get assistance within moments.
Accelerate Guest Experience
One of the reasons for our wide satisfaction among guests is our dedication to providing satisfying guest experiences from the initial check-in process to the final check-out. Moreover, our support team offer 24/7 on-call assistance to cater to all our guests. A satisfied guest also ensures that you are able to keep the property consistently booked with a full calendar.
360 Marketing support
Apart from setting the property up, we also ensure that each property receives the extensive marketing required to reach both the expatriate and tourist markets. Our marketing efforts include professional property shoots, virtual tours, registering your property on booking sites such as Airbnb, and Booking.com as well as local portals such as Dubizzle.com and Propertyfinder. Additionally, all listing and revenue management is also handled by our in-house team.