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Abu Dhabi Property

Abu Dhabi Property

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Abu Dhabi Property

Abu Dhabi Property Guide

Here we take a look at the different areas to live in Abu Dhabi, we've got interviews with expats like you about their life in Abu Dhabi and loads of handy features and articles about your home in Abu Dhbai. They cover everything from how to pay your electicity bill to how to protect you home over the summer months. There's alos a link to out Classifieds section- really handy for buying and selling second hand items for your home.

  • Property Guide

    Property Guide

    Visit here for our full, in depth guide on where to live in Abu Dhabi- from choosing a villa or flat to what area to live in.

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  • Classifieds: Buy & Sell

    Classifieds: Buy & Sell

    Looking to furnish your new home? Sell that unwanted furniture? Buy a car? Visit our busy classifieds section to get results.

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  • Readers' Properties to Let

    Readers' Properties to Let

    Who better to rent your holiday property from than a fellow expat who uses their villa or apartment for their own family holidays?

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  • Living in Abu Dhabi

    Living in Abu Dhabi

    What is it like to live in Abu Dhabi? That's a question that is often googled! So here we have a series of interviews with our readers...

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Property & Relocation Advice

  • Khalifa Park

    Khalifa Park

    Situated between Al Bateen airport and the Eastern Mangroves, off Shiekh Zayed Bin Sultan Road ( Al Salam St to many of us) there are a range of compounds and villas ranging from 3 to 6 bedroom. The main compounds are Al Qurm, Al Dhabi, Al Qurm Gardens, Mangrove One, Oryx, Al Bustan, Al Maqta Village, Bloom Gardens and Al Seef, with smaller ones dotted in between. Al Maqta has a mixture of villas and apartments.

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  • Make That Move Easy

    Make That Move Easy

    Moving house is one of the top 3 stressful life events and you can double that stress if you're actually relocating abroad.... but don't panic yet with some advance planning and help you can make that move as smooth as possible! Here's some hints and tips on trying to make your move as smooth and stress free as possible- whether you're moving in to Abu Dhabi or out of Abu Dhabi our guide will help you.A few weeks before moving day, start getting things in order. Create a move file using an organiser folder with interior pockets, this makes it easier to store important information and collect receipts for related expenses.

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  • Pack Up The Cat!

    Pack Up The Cat!

    With so many people in the UAE arriving or moving into A villa or flat, the impact on your pet cat is an important consideration. Moving house is always a busy and stressful time for people, so you need to try to minimise that effect on your cat. Here are a few hints for making your cat’s move a safe one from the Cat Protection Society.Cats like routine. Changes in their daily routine can cause behaviour changes due to stress. Minimise the impact on your cat by packing your belongings slowly over a period of time. If this isn’t possible ensure your cat’s belongings are the last to be packed to help minimise stress.

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  • How To Pay Your Electricity Bill

    How To Pay Your Electricity Bill

    A question we often get asked on our forum is how to pay your electricity and water bills in Abu Dhabi. We've got a handy guide for you here to enable you to do just that. There's lots of options including online, in banks and payment machines as well as a few other places. It's really not that hard! You can find out all about it here.For customers of Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) It is very easy to pay your utility bills here in Abu Dhabi. You can either use your Emirates ID card to register to use the e-Service, and payment can be made directly there.

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  • Budgetting For Life In Abu Dhabi

    Budgetting For Life In Abu Dhabi”

    Most of us become expats for various reasons, but two of the most common are to experience a different culture and to have tax-free living in Abu Dhabi.However, despite no longer having to pay taxes and generally having a higher income than back home, some expats may find that they haven’t really saved all that much money after their expatriate assignment is over. It is easy to get caught up in bling lifestyle and simply spending more because we have a bigger paycheque. To ensure that you don’t fall into that trap, here are some basic budgeting tips.

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  • How To Rent A PO Box

    How To Rent A PO Box

    Despite the increased use of emails and SMS, the traditional postal service is still in use as a preferred method of communication for many people. UAE post offices handle hundreds of 1000s of mail daily, delivered across the UAE. Currently, all mail goes to P.O. Boxes at various post office locations. Many residents have their mail delivered to their company's post office boxand collected daily by company representatives who deliver it to their employees. Your address is normally accepted with the company's P.O. Box in the UAE. UAE nationals and residents living in Abu Dhabi and Dubai can benefit from newly launched P.O. Box services which offer door-to-door mail delivery. The service will be expanded to other UAE emirates at a later stage.

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  • Home Security In Abu Dhabi

    Home Security In Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi is one of the safest places to live due to its relatively low crime rates, however residents tend to become complacent and the attitude that “it will never happen to me” seems to be the norm. No matter how safe the city it is good to important to remember that there are many workers here that do not make a lot of money and may turn to a life of petty crime to make a quick buck.There are opportunists living here that will take advantage of you and your property if given the chance. While it is difficult to deter a professional burglar, many of the people that make a habit of breaking in are amateurs who look for easy targets. These opportunists are easily deterred by simple security measures. Here are some security tips for you and your family to begin making habitual use of.

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  • Which Trees For Your Garden In Abu Dhabi?

    Which Trees For Your Garden In Abu Dhabi?

    Tree selection is one of the most important investment decisions a home owner makes when landscaping a new home or replacing a tree lost to damage or disease. Considering that most trees have the potential to outlive the people who plant them, the impact of this decision is one that can influence a lifetime. Match the tree to the site, and both lives will benefit.The question most frequently asked of tree care professionals is “Which kind of tree do you think I should plant?” Before this question can be answered, a number of factors need to be considered. Think about the following questions...

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  • Summer Home Security Tips

    Summer Home Security Tips

    Going Away For The Summer... here's some top tips on things to do before you go. Don't leave home without reading our vacation tips! It is very common for residents of Abu Dhabi and the UAE to go back to their home countries or take extended vacations during the hot summer period. Here are some top tips and advice on things to do before you go away that will help give you peace of mind whilst you are on holiday.Make sure you switch off all water taps before you go away and have any leaks fixed before you go - you do not want to come back from your vacation to be hit with a major utilities bill! Do the same for anything electrical - unplug from the wall sockets any unnecessary electrical equipment - don’t unplug the fridge though! Turn off anything on a timer especially alarm clocks - you don’t want to drive your neighbours crazy from 6am every day!

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  • What To Do During An Earthquake

    What To Do During An Earthquake

    The recent tremors in the UAE have highlighted that we should be prepared what to do in the event of a tremor or earthquake in the region. You may have come from a place that doesn't have earthquakes and have not a clue what to do- here are some great guidelines and safety tips for you to follow. In the UAE we are close to the active plates in Iran so there have been tremors felt in the region although they are quite rare- it's better to know what to do in advance!

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  • Living In Ruwais

    Living In Ruwais

    Al Ruwais is a town located 240 kilometers west of Abu Dhabi city in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi . Once a small fishing headland from which a handful of people earned a seasonal living, Ruwais today is one of the most modern industrial complexes in the Middle East. Industry needs people and so Ruwais has also been developed into a model 'new town' with a population of several thousand. There's more expats moving there now so here we take a look at what life is really like out of the hustle and bustle of the capital and what to expect if you are living there.

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  • Financial Scams In Abu Dhabi

    Financial Scams In Abu Dhabi

    There are various scams in the world and Abu Dhabi is not immune to them. The Dubai Financial Services Authority is a great resource and has a list of alerts for the latest scams as well as explanations of the scam in all of the Emirates. These explanations can help you understand the scam and help you to spot them and identify new attempts in the future. Take a read of the most common financial scams here and find out what you can do to avoid falling for them. Cold calling is a sales contact (phone, email or fax) which has not been asked for. The practice of cold calling itself is not a scam, but it is a common way in which scammers make initial contact with intended victims.

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