Things to Check Before Purchasing a Property
If you are looking for an apartment or villa to reside in Dubai, there are some points that you should know before you decide to purchase a property. Whether you are an expat looking for a house first time in Dubai or you wish to shift from an existing residence, 75% of people look for a home to stay for a longer period and if that’s the case with you then you are at the right place.
Here we are going to guide you through the process. While checking a viewing without knowing the important aspects that you should look for can eventually lead to an awful mistake.
So, let’s start;
Check property portals:
It can be a tough time for you if you can’t find a property of your choice and that meets all your functional needs. With so many luxurious properties being launched every year, it’s not an easy task to hunt the best home. PropertyePortal will not only show you the best properties in the most popular areas of Dubai from your most preferred developer but also ensure that you have a smooth experience while your property search. You can fill in the Post Enquiry form to enquire about any property type and area of your choice and we’ll get back to you with all the details you might need as soon as possible.
Home from Outside:
If you have already decided on a property that you want to purchase, then you must first investigate the house from outside which will give you a rough idea if its worth to consider the property to reside in or not. The impression that you have for the house from the outside can be the same impression of your guests who visit your house in the future. However, don’t hurry to take your final decision.
It’s important to understand that apart from the beauty of the apartment from outside, the neighborhood also plays a significant role. Check if the neighborhood is safe and if there are any shared recreational centres. Moreover, ensure that there are schools nearby if you have school going kids. It’s also necessary to know the kind of quality of life you’ll have in the neighborhood.
While you enter the room, always ensure that there are no small or big cracks. Have a close look at the balcony, walls and extension joint areas. Also, check if the pipeline installations are not very old.
Search for your needs in the space:
This is the most important step, Afterall you’ll want to live in a home where all your needs are met. Anticipate how your house would look after all your stuff is placed at the time of the visit. Inspect all the rooms well including the kitchen and bathrooms and check if you have all the space that you need.
This is a step which will be very useful to check in advance as it will lead to terrible pain at the later stage. If there is any leaking issue in the house, you can ask to get it fixed and make sure it’s not a major issue or else the issue may get worse over time. However, if it’s just a minor issue before you move in the house the landlord will get it sorted out.
Meet the landlord of the property:
If everything else is okay with you then before taking the final decision its best to talk to the landlord once. After all, he or she is the one who is taking charge of the property and will be always involved in all ways. You can ask the landlord regarding the track record of the property including the repairs, renovations and the upgrades made.
Written by PropertyePortal media team.