Exclusive Links: Offering Unmatched Property Management Services in Dubai

Sarah Watmore & Paul Birley,Property ManagerThe real estate business is growing rapidly and more so when it comes to leasing, renting, and buying. Landlords and owners are in immediate need of assistance to get the right tenant, buyer, and most importantly, the right value for their property. Catering to this need, Exclusive Links, founded in 2005, has been offering top notch property management services in Dubai. Exclusive Links have been leaders in the Dubai property market for the past 16 years, providing a complete property service including Sales, Leasing, and Property Management. It has two offices in Dubai strategically positioned to service both the villa and apartment sectors of the market. Since 2009, Exclusive Links has been the preferred Leasing and Property Management company for 12 towers of the Select Group the largest property developer in Dubai Marina. "We have been the sole leasing and management company over the past nine years for a privately owned small residential block in the Marina called Al Husn which has 30 individually tenanted apartments," says Sarah Watmore, Property Manager, Exclusive Links.

The Unique Selling Point of Exclusive Links
Exclusive Links has a full property management trade license which includes the `Leasing & Management of other people's property.'Having this activity on its trade license enables it to offer the landlords a comprehensive full property management
service, including legal approval for collection and disbursement of rental funds. To support this license and landlords, the company also has a substantial government bond paid which is held with the bank offering further protection to its managed customers.

With its property management division, the company has dedicated teams catering to the tenants, owners, and properties.Its property management division can draw on the experience of its extensive Sales & Leasing teams, who are up to date on all MI, trends, and products. The company also shares monthly Comparative Market Analysis Reports produced by Property Monitor who is the region's leading real estate intelligence platform with realtime reporting. The company also shares information and market knowledge through its monthly Podcast Property Talk from Louise's Lounge.

Enjoying an Edge Over its Competitors
As Exclusive Links has a full management license, it is legally named and recognized as the `appointed management company.' This enables it to represent the landlords at the Rental Dispute Centre or in any legal capacity in the case of evictions, bounced cheques, or other management matters. As many of its owners are often based overseas, this level of management gives the landlords peace of mind that they do not have to travel to Dubai should any problem with payment or dispute arise, which ultimately also saves them costs in the long run.

Property owners can enlist in its basic package 'the Landlords only service,' which covers the initial setup of a new tenancy or Ejari agreement, handover inspection and rental payment transfers or its full management services package, which gives the company the full control to act on the owner's behalf including leasing & payment purposes, representation at government and legal departments if and should it be required. The company tailors its management services to suit any owner's budget and their property, including the services each landlord may require.

'Trust is built through communication and our property management department are commended on this time and time again although we are 'managing' a property it is vital to keep an owner informed and in the loop. We have been required to listen more and offer more empathy to owners over the past 18 months offering work around solutions during the pandemic. Our property management division looks after their clients properties as if they were their own and our clients know and trust that,'Paul Birley, Property Manager, Exclusive Links conclude.