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Licence to Occupy - Domestic / Airbnb Agreement


This Licence to Occupy/Lodger Agreement gives the licensee the right to occupy a domestic property for a defined length of time. This is a short term (Airbnb type) arrangement drafted in Neutral form.

The Licensor shall let and the Licensee shall occupy the Premises for the Term of Licence with furniture, fixtures, fittings and equipment therein (as per Schedule, if any) in clean and tenantable condition to the Licensee for residential purpose.

The Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee personal permission to use the Premises and the furniture, fixtures, fittings and equipment therein (as per Schedule, if any) as the Licensor shall from time to time designate for a term of X days. A licensee has only a personal interest and this interest can be revoked by the landowner at any time.

The Check-in time on commencement date shall be the commencement time. In order for the cleaners to have adequate time to prepare the Premises for the next guests, any Licensee not checked out by check out time will be charged a late fee equivalent to half of the daily Licence Fee below. A Check-in and Check-out inspection shall be conducted by an agent of the Licensor subsequent to the stay.

If Licensee breaches any part of this contract, Licensor has the right to retain part of or all of the Deposit as compensation, upon providing the actual evidence by Licensor.

If the said deposit is insufficient to cover Licensor’s costs, Licensee should pay the extra amount to Licensor within ten working days of receipt of Licensor’s invoice notice.

Provided that there is no antecedent breach of any of the terms and conditions herein contained and the Licence will not be renewed, the Licensor shall refund the Deposit to the Licensee without interest within 7 days from the date of vacating the Premises or settlement of any outstanding payment owed by the Licensee to the Licensor.

The Licence Fee includes the right to occupy the Premises (as designated by the Licensor), the right to use of the toilets and kitchen facilities within the Premises, cleaning, and insurance (for the premises but not for the Licensee's own property).

The Licence Fee is the amount per day, the Licence Fee includes furniture, fixtures, fittings and equipment, and other items and fees as listed in the Schedule.


How to use this Document?


This document should be carefully read by the Licensor and the Licensee.

Upon occupation of a domestic property, this license to occupy / lodger agreement template may be used to detail the right to occupy the domestic property and provide the licensee with the right to do so for a short term. 

Both parties should sign and return a copy, and once signed, both parties should get a copy. To avoid any future disputes, both parties may wish to have their signatures witnessed.

The License fee, commencement and end date of the license, etc. should all be clearly stated in the agreement.

If either party wishes to amend the agreement in the future, both parties should agree to do so, and the original agreement and amendments should be recorded in writing and signed by both parties.  

How to Tailor the Document for Your Need?


1. Click the “Create Document” button and fill in the details of the parties. You can click the “Fill with Member’s Information” button to complete the party’s information with your personal or business information saved to your account.

2. Please fill in any additional information by following the step-by-step guide on the left-hand side of the preview document and click the “Next” button.

3. When you are done, click the “Get Document” button and you can download the document in Word or PDF format.

4. Please get all parties to review the document carefully and make any final modifications to ensure that the details are correct before signing the document. Each party should have a copy of the executed document.

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