Mom’s ‘crazily whole lot’ for one-bedroom house on metropolis outskirts

Mom’s ‘crazily whole lot’ for one-bedroom house on metropolis outskirts

Mom’s ‘crazily whole lot’ for one-bedroom house on metropolis outskirts

My Dubai Hire takes you inside a reader’s dwelling to take a look at what they pay every month, see who they dwell with and ask what they like and don’t love

Indian mom of 1 Alison Rego moved to her one-bedroom house in Dubailand final yr as a result of she bought a deal she felt was too good to show down.

Ms Rego, 42, who works within the recruitment sector, pays Dh33,000 a yr to dwell in a house that she describes as the right location for her and her daughter.

She had beforehand lived in Sharjah however felt the time was proper to maneuver to Dubai, having lived within the UAE on and off for a number of years.

She invited The Nationwide into her dwelling to indicate us simply why it’s so particular to her and her 10-year-old daughter.

How a lot do you pay in hire?

After I first moved right here in March final yr I used to be paying solely Dh25,000. It was a crazily whole lot.

Now I pay Dh33,000, however that’s nonetheless good worth. I’m very comfy on this group and so is my daughter.

What are the advantages of dwelling the place you do?

It has an amazing park space and there’s a giant Asian group. Quite a lot of my pals from college dwell right here too and it’s like my technology is rising up collectively.

It is vitally near most areas too. You will get to most locations in Dubai inside 20 minutes, which is improbable, particularly for work.

I used to dwell in Sharjah throughout the pandemic, which was OK when you possibly can earn a living from home, however as soon as we had to return to the workplace I wanted to be nearer.

Having the park is necessary too as a result of my daughter can exit and play together with her pals and I don’t have to fret an excessive amount of about vehicles zipping out and in of the roads.

We positively really feel protected right here.

Do you see your self staying right here for lengthy?

I plan to purchase a property right here quickly. That’s positively on the to-do record as a result of I’ll want extra space as my daughter grows older.

I positively plan to purchase no less than a two-bedroom house within the close to future.

We’re going to be within the nation for no less than the subsequent 5 years. Even when I’ve to maneuver away I can nonetheless hire it out.

Did you have a look at many different areas earlier than deciding on right here?

Sure, I checked out fairly a number of, together with City Sq., which felt just a bit bit too far out for us.

As I stated, we’re fairly near most locations in order that was positively a think about why we ended up right here.

What have you ever achieved to the house to make it really feel like your house?

Aside from my daughter’s work on the wall, I haven’t achieved a lot. I don’t really need to spend so much furnishing a spot that I’m solely renting.

What would you alter about your house for those who may?

Effectively, like I stated, I’m hoping to improve to a two-bedroom house so my daughter can have extra of her personal area.

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