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Basic Landlord Guidelines

What Documents
are Required?
 

Landlord is an Individual:
 
  • Passports for all Owners

  • Visa copy

  • Title Deed / Affection Plan
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Landlord is a Company:
 
  • Trade License of the company

  • Passport of the authorize signatory

  • Power of Attorney

  • Title Deed / Affection Plan
 

What are the payments
to be received?

 

Refundable Security Deposit:

Cheque should be current dated 
with 5% refundable security deposit for unfurnished and 10% for furnished properties.

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Rent:

It depends on the mode of payment whether it is one cheque or more (max. 4 cheques), 
however the first cheque should always be currently dated and the rest of the cheques are post dated.

The cheque shall be under the name
of the owner or the representative. If the property is under Contract & Property Management the cheque can be also under the company or broker’s name.

What is the Procedure
of Renting a Home?

 

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  1. Allow the agent to view the property with the prospective tenant or arrange access to the unit.

  2. The agent shall handover the 5% security deposit to hold the property on behalf of the tenant.

  3. Handover the requirements to the agent for the tenant's record.

  4. Assess the draft contract given by the agent and confirm to the agent if there are changes or not and if the Landlord does have a preferred contract to be use.

  5. Signing of contract (upon signing handover the rental payment from the agent on behalf of the tenant).

  6. Handing over of property before or on the date of the start of contract.

  7. Connection of Utility Service Provider

How to Connect
the Utility Service Provider?
 

 
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EMPOWER / EMICOOL / PALM DISTRICT COOLING
(A/C chiller):
 
  • Fill in the application form with the premise number
     
  • Passport, Visa and EID copy
     
  • Visit the nearest DEWA office and pay the fee for:
   
Empower: AED 2,000 refundable deposit
   
Emicool:  
Studio & 1BR: AED 1,500 refundable deposit
2 BR & 3 BR: AED 2,000 refundable deposit
TH & Bungalow: AED 3,000 refundable deposit 
Retail Shop: AED 5,000 refundable deposit
  AED    200 processing fee each
   
Palm District Cooling: AED 1,000 refundable deposit 
  AED 1,500 meter set-up fee
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