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IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Sun Jan 09, 2011 7:11 am

DEAR OWNERS,

We are the JBR Interim Owners Association (commonly known as the JBRA). We are writing to let you know what has been happening within the JBR Community – and what will be happening very soon as JBR becomes an officially approved Strata development with RERA.

What and Who is JBRA?
JBRA is a non-profit group of approximately 20 JBR owners who are actively working in the best interest of all JBR property owners. Most of JBRA’s team actually live in JBR which means that we have daily contact with all aspects of our community.

Our goals are simple. JBRA has been working towards:

An improved standard of living and quality of life for owners and residents at JBR
Getting a fair say in the community’s operation by the owners of JBR properties
Minimising/reducing service charges and wasted monies for owners of JBR apartments
A formal, legal Owners Association so that owners to have legal control of JBR (not the Developer).

A Short History of the “Interim Owners Association” (JBRA)

Dubai Law 27 of 2007 detailed the Jointly Owned Property (“Strata”) laws and gave owners certain rights and required developers of properties (including JBR) to form Owners Associations immediately after they began to hand over properties to owners.

In 2007, many people began to take possession of their apartments in JBR as the first phases completed. Eager owners moved into their new apartments with an expectation of a standard of living that had been much publicised by the Dubai Properties’ sales team, in the press and even in the Sales Agreements that owners had signed.

As time passed, it became clear that Dubai Properties Group and Salwan (appointed as the property management company by Dubai Properties Group themselves with no mandate from owners of JBR properties) were not addressing many of basic problems within JBR. Faults were not being repaired. Design errors were being ignored. Gymnasiums never appeared and the Beach Park was put on hold.

Under Dubai’s new property laws, owners were expecting the formation of Owners Associations in order to represent owners of JBR apartments. Owners began petitioning Dubai Properties as the developer to form legal owners associations.

Forming an Interim Owners Association became necessary when it became apparent that the despite it being part of Law 27/2007, Dubai Properties Group did not act to create the formal Owners Associations.

JBRA’s activities in 2007 through 2009
The Interim Owners Association (calling itself the “JBRA” or Jumeirah Beach Residence Association) began to lobby Dubai Properties Group to comply with their sales agreements, to fix snags and faults in JBR apartments, common areas and landscaping as well as to supply the Gymnasiums and features such as the Beach Park and other community items promised to purchasers of JBR properties.

In the absence of any information being provided by Dubai Properties and Salwan, JBRA also setup a community website (http://www.jbrcommunity.com) to allow owners of JBR properties to exchange information and voice their concerns. It also kept important information such as fault reports, letters to and from RERA and Dubai Properties and other pieces of important information which owners could access and stay up to date on what was happening within JBR as a community.

In 2008, Salwan raised the JBR service charges from the “per square foot” rate of AED 9.50 to something closer to AED 21.75, sparking outrage among JBR owners. Amazingly, Salwan even decided to “retrospectively” apply the charge increase by some 3 months. Not surprisingly, Salwan were also quoted in the local media as being on target to increase their company profits “by 130% in the year”. Clearly, Salwan had targeted JBR as a prime source of their profits whilst paying little attention to their obligations as owner’s association manager of JBR. Salwan’s goal was transparently simple – maximise their profits.

JBRA lobbied RERA to review the budget of the proposed AED 21.75 rate which Salwan had already begun to demand of JBR owners. Under pressure from JBRA and with RERA’s backing, Salwan were forced to reduce the service charges to AED 15.32. As well as the reduction, RERA imposed conditions on Dubai Properties in order to justify any rate increase from the original (lower) rate of AED 9.50

In October 2009, JBRA signalled its intention to RERA that it was interested in forming a formal Interim Owners Association by holding the annual general meeting (which the Developer had never done). Dubai Properties refused to provide contact details for JBR owners as well as refused to call an annual general meeting on its own.

Therefore, JBRA invited as many JBR owners as they could contact to a general meeting of owners of JBR properties. Several hundred people attended and of those present, a formal Interim Owners Association was voted into being by the owners themselves, with representatives of the majority of buildings completed in JBR included.

JBRA in 2010 up until Today

Throughout this past year, JBRA has continued to work on behalf of owners.

In April 2010, the final regulations of Jointly Owner Property laws came into force, requiring some major changes by many developers who had thus far failed to comply with Law 27/2007 – or face serious consequences. Notably, the regulations;

Stated that Jointly Owned Properties developments (like JBR) could no longer be managed by “Facilities Management” companies (such as Salwan).
Instead, they must have an Owners Association Manager appointed who in turn assist owners (represented by Owners Associations) in the management, care and financial matters for their buildings.
The new regulations also recognised the concept of an Interim Owners Association where properties were already completed but no formal Owners Association had yet been formed.

In mid 2010, Dubai Properties informed JBRA that it intended to replace Salwan with a new company which Dubai Properties had created, in order to comply with the recently released regulations. This new company was named “Dubai Asset Management” or “DAM” for short.

JBRA met with representatives and management of Dubai Asset Management and continued to press for the various issues in JBR to be addressed. Throughout the past 6 months, JBRA has been working with DAM to obtain information on such issues which JBR owners are entitled to, such as;

The financials and amounts of money in the reserve accounts for each building in JBR
Proof of monies spent by Salwan on behalf of JBR owners on maintenance and expenses
Budget information going forward
Copies of the proposed subdivision and Jointly Owned Property plans for JBR
Information on the missing community features such as Gymnasiums and Beach Park
Information on traffic management schemes for JBR
Evidence of fault repairs and design defect repairs
Correction of garbage disposal problems and ventilation contamination issues
Various other items

JBRA continues to press Dubai Asset Management as the Interim Property Manager to provide this information and perform to a suitable standard, prior to the first Annual General Meeting of owners - which we are told will finally be called during January/February of 2011.

What’s Important For You To Know As A JBR Property Owner?
As an owner in JBR, you will have seen communications from Dubai Asset Management and their new appointment as interim manager. The Developer, Dubai Properties Group, have the right to appoint the property manager up until the Owners Associations have been registered and decide upon their own choice for Owners Association Management company, of which there are quite a number now licensed and operating throughout Dubai.

We expect that the Developer (via Dubai Asset Management) will call Annual General Meetings (AGM’s) for owners as early as mid-January of 2011.


It is important that you know your rights within the new laws - and important that you attend the AGM


JBRA will be working to provide as much information to owners as possible so that owners can make their own informed decisions about the some of the key issues which are likely to be raised by the Developer at the AGM:

(a) Who will represent the owners as part of an Owners Association committee:


JBRA understand that each tower will have its own separate “Jointly Owned Property Plan” and therefore each building will need an Owners Association committee of between 5 and 7 members. As an owner, you need to decide (and vote) at the AGM on who will represent you on your board.

(b) Your choice for the Owners Association manager:


JBRA has been told by independent legal advisors that this decision can be deferred if the owners who attend the AGM feel that they have not had adequate time to understand the choices and costs involved. It is important that you do not feel pressured into voting on this issue too quickly as the Owners Association Manager is very much involved in delivering services to you and your building and keeping track of finances.

JBRA strongly advises that you read information that we circulate to all owners over the coming weeks so that you are fully informed and aware of your rights (and your obligations) as owners of property in JBR.

We will do our best to provide you with information as it comes to hand from DAM as well as an overview of the important aspects of the laws that you need to know before you vote at the AGM.s

If you want to be part of JBRA, please let us know by e-mail and we will make sure to include you on our meeting schedule.

The JBR Residents Association TEAM (JBRA)

Email: jbr_residence_association@hotmail.com

Web:
http://www.jbr hood.me
http://www.jbrcommunity.com
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:26 pm

Dear Owners,
Many mails are asking for the information meeting and the AGM schedules an. Please find below the dates and some information.
For AGM there is a need for 15% QUORUM only. This could have a big impact on your tower decisions. Please do come to information sessions and send proxy's to JBRIOA if you live outside or cannot be present the AGM day to select your Tower Association.
DAM will send out a 21 days notice after holding the information sessions

A) INFO SESSION
MURJAN
1- 9-Jan-11
2- 9-Jan-11
3- 9-Jan-11
5- 9-Jan-11
6- 9-Jan-11
SADAF
1- 10-Jan-11
2- 10-Jan-11
4- 10-Jan-11
5- 10-Jan-11
6- 10-Jan-11
7 -10-Jan-11
8- 10-Jan-11
BAHAR
1- 11-Jan-11
4- 11-Jan-11
5-11-Jan-11
6- 11-Jan-11
RIMAL
1- 12-Jan-11
2- 12-Jan-11
3- 12-Jan-11
4- 12-Jan-11
5- 12-Jan-11
6- 12-Jan-11
AMWAJ
4- 13-Jan-11
SHAMS
2- 13-Jan-11
4- 13-Jan-11
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:35 pm

AGM dates to elect Tower Interim Associations who will be voting budgets, expenses, FM activities as well as decisions that will impact your daily life and property value.

AGM SCHEDULED DATE
MURJAN
1 30-Jan-11
2 31-Jan-11
3 1-Feb-11
5 2-Feb-11
6 3-Feb-11
SADAF
1 6-Feb-11
2 7-Feb-11
4 8-Feb-11
5 9-Feb-11
6 10-Feb-11
7 13-Feb-11
8 14-Feb-11
BAHAR
1 15-Feb-11
4 16-Feb-11
5 17-Feb-11
6 20-Feb-11
RIMAL
1 21-Feb-11
2 22-Feb-11
3 23-Feb-11
4 24-Feb-11
5 27-Feb-11
6 28-Feb-11
AMWAJ
4 1-Mar-11
[b]SHAMS[/b]
2 2-Mar-11
4 3-Mar-11
In case 15% quorum is not met during the first AGM, another meeting will be called 7 days after and then only 3 owners could create the Interim Association.
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby britpak1 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:24 am

Hotchillipepper wrote:Dear Owners,
Many mails are asking for the information meeting and the AGM schedules an. Please find below the dates and some information.
For AGM there is a need for 15% QUORUM only. This could have a big impact on your tower decisions. Please do come to information sessions and send proxy's to JBRIOA if you live outside or cannot be present the AGM day to select your Tower Association.
DAM will send out a 21 days notice after holding the information sessions

A) INFO SESSION
MURJAN
1- 9-Jan-11
2- 9-Jan-11
3- 9-Jan-11
5- 9-Jan-11
6- 9-Jan-11
SADAF
1- 10-Jan-11
2- 10-Jan-11
4- 10-Jan-11
5- 10-Jan-11
6- 10-Jan-11
7 -10-Jan-11
8- 10-Jan-11
BAHAR
1- 11-Jan-11
4- 11-Jan-11
5-11-Jan-11
6- 11-Jan-11
RIMAL
1- 12-Jan-11
2- 12-Jan-11
3- 12-Jan-11
4- 12-Jan-11
5- 12-Jan-11
6- 12-Jan-11
AMWAJ
4- 13-Jan-11
SHAMS
2- 13-Jan-11
4- 13-Jan-11





SORRY WHATS JBRIOA, CAN WE HAVE ANY EMAIL ADDRESS TO SEND OUR PROXY VOTES TO?
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:37 pm

All Proxy's can be made in the name of friends, neighbours or a JBRIOA Tower rep. They need to be registered 30 minutes before the AGM.

Rememeber: All Tower Reps are owners doing this for the benefit of all. Our purpose is the make JBR a better place for all of residents. To make sure what ever we are charged is fair and that services we are asked to pay for are delivered.

PROXY FORM – FOR OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION INTERIM GENERAL ASSEMBLY

TO :THE ASSOCIATION MANAGER - C/o – Dubai Asset Management, PO Box 500272, Dubai.
Email : JBR.Admin@dubaiassetmanagement.ae

* I/We (full name/s)....................owner(s) of Unit/s..............................in..................appoint (full name) .....................................................as * my / our proxy to vote on * my / our behalf at the General Assembly to be held on.........../..............., 2011, or if adjourned, the date of the adjourned General Assembly.
* Delete alternatives not applicable.

SIGNATURE (S) OF OWNER(S) / (ALL CO-OWNERS TO SIGN
DATE:................../........../2011(DD)(MM)(YYYY)

SIGNATURE (S) OF PROXY HOLDER
DATE:.............../.........../2011(DD)(MM)(YYYY)

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
EMAIL ADDRESS
POSTAL ADDRESS

USE OF PROXY
1. An Owner (“Owner A”) who is the proxy for another Owner (“Owner B”) may vote both in Owner A’s own right and also as proxy of Owner B.
2. Where a Unit is owned by more than one person, the Co-owners must appoint by proxy a person to act as their representative. The representative can be either a Co-owner or another person.
3. Where a Unit is owned by a company, a person must be appointed by proxy to act as the company’s representative.
4. Where an owner is deceased, the vote may be exercised by their legal representative, provided the Association Manager is reasonably satisfied as to the status of such a representative.
5. A vote by proxy must not be exercised at a General Assembly :
a. If the person who appointed the proxy is personally present at the assembly & is exercising the power to vote on a matter, OR
b. If the person who appointed the proxy has exercised a written or electronic vote on a particular motion.
6. Persons signing under a Power of Attorney must forward a copy of the Power of Attorney with the proxy.
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:38 pm

Many owners reported after DAM information sesion DP's intention to remove the beach side (what was supposed to be "our " Beach Parks & Clubs" from JBR.In your JBR SPA's (Sales & Purchase agreements) there is a sections pursuant to master plans, where there are clauses saying that developer may vary the plans and the master plan but only on the condition that it doesn't substantially affect the property ,obviously removing beach parks and clubs from the project does impact substantially the value of the property. Who can say what will happen in the future to those areas?
There is probably a need to seek legal advice in relation to DPG’s intentions to separate these lots of land from the project.

There is probably a need to appoint a Strata Specialist to work for all owners and make sure nothing is harming owners interest is accepted by IOA's AGM that will take place from 31st January onwards.

In that aspect, do come to your tower AGM in big numbers or do send proxy's to your tower representative.
Not showing up or not sending a proxy is every owner responsibility.

As reminder, please see the project you bought in:
Beach park.jpg
What we bought
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What we got confirmation for Gyms and Beach parks:
1, Promised Beach Park & Beach Clubs, May 18, 2008 .jpg
Gyms at the end of the letter (From 7 to 2 Gyms) even these 2 gyms are no delivered yet
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2, Promised Beach Park & Beach Clubs, May 18, 2008 .jpg
What we still gotofficial letters for in May 18, 2008
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and what about beach clubs and beach parks?
And we got so far:
Carpark.jpg
what was delivered so far
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:05 pm

What is JBRIOA position on service charges and voting rights?
See letter you can send to RERA below,

Dear Sir,

We write to you to bring your attention to the concern of many owners of Jumeirah Beach Residence in respect to the issue concerning an owner’s right to vote under the regulations as released in April 2010 concerning Jointly Owned Property.

The Background
Given the complexity of the situation, we believe a basic explanation of the background would assist you in your investigations of this matter. Herein follows a synopsis of key relevant events that have transpired at Jumeirah Beach Residence to date the relevant references for your consideration.

Voting Rights for Unit Owners
The Direction for Association Constitution 2010 issued in accordance with Law No (27) of 2007 states the following;

Part 5: Voting at a General Assembly
“34. If Service Charges are owning and overdue with respect to a Unit, no vote may be cast in respect of that Unit at a General Assembly.”

We understand that the intention of the regulation is to ensure that the Owners Association is given strong remedies to require Unit owners to pay Service Charges as they fall due. While we support this goal, we draw your attention to the situation at Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai.

According to Law (27) 2007, Article 17.1
“An Owners Association shall be legally formed upon the registration of the first sale of a Unit in a Jointly Owned property in the Register”.

Each owner, on taking possession of their unit, were required to pay Service Charges up to 6 months in advance prior to being provided access. Therefore, each owner was fully paid up in respect to Service Charges for at least 6 months following possession of their property.

Had the Developer complied with Law (27) 2007 and conducted the Annual General Meeting in the appropriate time, each Unit would have been fully paid in respect of Service Charges and therefore each Owner would have had voting rights for the Annual General Meeting.


Dispute over Service Charges in the Intervening Period

Units in Jumeirah Beach Residence were subject to service charges pursuant to the original Sale and Purchase Agreements between the Developer (Dubai Properties) and purchasers at a rate of AED 9.5 per square foot. This was the prevailing rate from the point of handover to each purchaser during the period 2007-2008.

The Developer appointed Salwan (a related entity) as Facilities Manager to Jumeirah Beach Residence as well as Property Manager to the same without any form of consent from Owners or Owners Associations as contemplated by Law (27) 2007.

During the course of 2008, Salwan sought to increase the Service Charges from the prevailing rate of AED 9.5 to AED 21.75 without RERA approval. Salwan also sought to make the increase retrospective by 4 months without showing cause nor contractual basis for this increase.

According to RERA guidelines issued publically in the period spanning 2008 to 2009, any Service Charges (issued or revised) for developments in Dubai are required to be approved by RERA prior to being levied upon owners of Jointly Owned Properties pursuant to Law (27) 2007.

Owners of units at Jumeirah Beach Residence vigorously opposed the increase on several grounds, including;
i. The Developer had failed in its obligation to form an Owners Association and subsequently to conduct an Annual General Meeting pursuant to Law (27) 2007 (see email from Salwan clearly stating that the Developer acknowledge that they had not conducted this exercise);
ii. The Developer had failed to separate owner’s contributions for Service Charges into separate bank accounts;
iii. The Developer had failed to disclose budget information and financial information to any owner since handover, exceeding a period of 2 years at this point;
iv. The Developer had failed to install separate metering for District Cooling in commercial and retail areas and common areas which were noted to be supplied by tower buildings’ common area supplies, vastly increasing the costs to be borne by Unit owners;
v. The Developer had failed to install separate metering for DEWA in commercial and retail areas and common areas which were also noted to be supplied by tower buildings’ common area suppliers, again vastly increasing the costs to be borne by Unit owners;
vi. No factual basis was provided to owners for the increase in Service Charges.

Subsequently, RERA reviewed the Service Charges for Jumeirah Beach Residence and (copy attached) issued a temporary approval at a cost of 15.32 per square foot PROVIDED THAT;
i. the Developer comply with Law (27) 2007 in respect to the formation of an Owners Association and the Annual General Meeting, required no later than 3 months following the formation of Owners Association;
ii. the Developer to collect and deposit fund collected into a special account, separately from the Developer’s funds and specifically for the use towards services towards the Development;
iii. the Developer must only spend funds for the purposes as represented within the budget, for maintenance and for reasons entirely pursuant to the primary purpose of Service Charges; namely, management and maintenance of the Development;
iv. the Developer must manage the Common Area until the Owners Association was formed and takes control of such; and
v. noting that RERA approval was temporary and conditional upon the Developer’s compliance with the conditions therein as well as, presumably, compliance with Law (27) 2007 as well as any subsequent regulations pursuant to that law.

It is factually apparent that the Developer and Salwan failed to meet one or more of the obligations placed upon them by the temporary RERA approval as well as the obligations within Law (27) 2007 itself.

Many Owners reject the basis that Salwan was (or is) entitled to collect Service Charges at a rate higher than the AED 9.5 per square based on their non-performance in respect to their obligations towards the Owners as well as RERA and, more generally, the Developer’s failure to conduct itself in accordance with Law (27) 2007.


Interim Proposal
Generally, Owners of units at Jumeirah Beach Residence support the collection of proper Service Charges pursuant with the Law. However, due to the dispute regarding payment of service charges because the conduct of Salwan’s and the Developer’s in this matternon-compliance with RERA’s directions, Owners find themselves now potentially “non-financial” in respect to the regulations as contemplated for Voting at the General Assembly.

We note the following;
i. Had the Developer formed an Owners Association and facilitated the Annual General Meeting pursuant to Law (27) 2007, each owner would have been in the position of being completely paid-up to date as Service Charges were paid 6 months in advance at point of handover of the properties.
ii. The Developer’s nominated Facilities Manager (Salwan, a related entity) and its non-performance and the continued breach of many aspects of Jointly Owned Property laws and regulations have provided valid cause for Owners’ to refute Service Charge payment in respect to services not being provided as proposed by Salwan themselves.
iii. The Developer and Salwan manifestly ignored Owner’s complaints to remedy the situation and thus Owners were left with few options to express their dissatisfaction other than non-payment in this extreme situation.

We proposed that the initial Annual General Meeting be treated as per regulations EXCEPT THAT for Units with Service Charges overdue or owing be granted special dispensation at this, the first Annual General Meeting, to vote and following this Annual General Meeting, the regulations shall apply forthwith.
This would prevent any dispute in level of Service Charges paid to date per unit and provide Owners with the rights which they would legally have possessed at point of handover of the Units excepting that the Developer failed in its obligations under the Law.

Owners in Jumeirah Beach Residence have been long disenfranchised and any further dilution in their rights should be stayed until (at least) each owner has the ability to participate and vote in the first Annual General Meeting which would arguably have had 100% financial compliance had it been conducted in accordance with Law (27) 2007.

Your urgent consideration is sought on this matter as we have been advised that the first Annual General Meetings have been proposed for 30th January, 2011 in respect to Jumeirah Beach Residence Units.

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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby fc_KJV » Mon Aug 15, 2011 7:56 pm

Dear Hotchillipepper and fellow JBR organizers,

Where does this stand now? I want to be sure to be involved, and also to learn what the "new management company" really means. Will it make any difference? The latest email talking about "buy insurance since there are water leaks" was ridiculous.

I'm also interested in finding ways to create a better community in JBR, especially down where I am - Murjan.

Thanks,

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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:03 pm

To all Owners:

As you are probably all aware, JBR Owners have a long list of grievances concerning our present situation.
The main ones are:

A) Despite our best efforts, we are not treated as owners but rather as tenants in the buildings which we own.
B) There is very little consultation nor communication on major issues.
C) We have no control whatsoever on the money we pay via the Service Charges.

Recently, the Owners Association at the Shoreline Apartments was able to reduce their Service Charges from over AED 21 to 12.5 ft2.
They did this by getting involved.

It is high time for us to stand up for our rights, to move within the Law, and to act.

We have been solicited by several OA Management companies over the last weeks, and we've entered into initial discussions with a few of them.

And so we must now get together to decide our future. We shall hold a meeting to elect a few representatives from each Sector who will form a
Working Group. This group will explore options available to the JBR IOA in order to achieve what is rightfully ours.

Therefore all board members are strongly urged to take an hour of their time and attend this most important meeting:

Owners elected you to deal on their behalf and now is the time to protect your rights.
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Led Zeppelin » Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:36 pm

Hello all fellow JBR Residence
I would like to say that i am fully behind the cause. I to find the letters from the likes of empower idama and taziz both heavy handed and threating also the issue with service charges yet again we look as if we are going to have to suffer another rise. What i am struggling with is what are they doing with the money we already pay them its not maintaince its not building the clubs or gyms we were promised for all JBR Residence when purchasing the appt. I am also continuely taken aback by the way they seem to shift the blame and finaince issues on to us the residence instead of excepting the blame for there own short falls.And putting things right out of there pocket as for the developer issue they have broken there promise of allowing a tower association to take over at the moment.

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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby nmandic » Thu May 23, 2013 6:01 pm

Just got this e-mail .... anyone knows what it is all about?

Dear NENAD,

Are you a part of or know someone who is of a Dubai Property Owners Association?

Reason being, Smith & Ken Community Management has some important updates that are being introduced that they should be aware of for Owners Associations in Dubai.

Please contact our Customer Care Helpdesk on:

Phone: +971 4 4394300
SMS: +971 50 1155690
E-mail: support@smithandken.com
Fax: +971 4 4394399

Or register on-line www.smithandkencommunities.com

Kind Regards

Smith & Ken
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby Hotchillipepper » Sun May 26, 2013 2:21 pm

Hi Nenad, these guys are a legal firm that gives some inside on the laws.
It could be good to call them if you are interested and maybe pass to your HOA people
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby nmandic » Mon May 27, 2013 4:53 pm

Thanks, appreciate that. I see Taziz going around again with these letters to remove staff from corridors so perhaps it's a good time to check the legality of all this.
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby ahmad09 » Thu May 30, 2013 2:25 pm

nmandic wrote:Thanks, appreciate that. I see Taziz going around again with these letters to remove staff from corridors so perhaps it's a good time to check the legality of all this.

Hi Nenad,
I've checked this matter with my lawyer, Taziz cannot do that, however one more opinion will be good to know, I appreciate if you advice what's your lawyer says.
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Re: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO JBR OWNERS

Postby PMT » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:45 pm

ahmad09 wrote:
nmandic wrote:Thanks, appreciate that. I see Taziz going around again with these letters to remove staff from corridors so perhaps it's a good time to check the legality of all this.

Hi Nenad,
I've checked this matter with my lawyer, Taziz cannot do that, however one more opinion will be good to know, I appreciate if you advice what's your lawyer says.


Taziz can do that so it would be interesting to know how much money you have wasted.

What "STAFF" are they removing? Just the hot staff?
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