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If you have recently moved to Dubai or are moving home within Dubai one of the questions you should be asking your prospective landlord is proof that they have paid their service fees.  If not you may soon find out that those lovely swimming pools and tennis courts you thought were free to use with your home are no longer available or even worse your garbage is no longer collected and is forming a nice pile outside your front door.

Recently anyone driving around the Emaar development of Arabian Ranches will have been greeted at the barrier to each compound by the sign ‘Community Service Payments Due’ then each villa that had not paid their service fees named for everyone to see.  What Read more

Hi. I need to car boot some stuff… Having looked online there seems to be 2 options in Dubai: Safa park and the autodrome. The later seems more interesting as it’s inside but I can’t find out how to book a place (their face book page is inactive and so is their website). Do you know how to get hold of them or if they still exist? Thanks Read more

Looking for poppy seeds to make some poppy seed cake but can’t find them anywhere? Read more

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