Everything You Need to Know about the New Joint Property Law

Background and introduction Just recently, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE issued Law No. (6) of 2019 pertaining to the Joint Ownership of Properties (Joint…

Will insurance cover damages by rain? UAE law firm clarifies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Residents have questions whether these damages are covered under the insurance as rains are caused by "intentional act" of cloud seeding. Damages to vehicles and properties caused by the ongoing record-breaking rain spell are…

Property Disposition: Exemptions from Fines

Exemption from fines for non-registration of real estate dispositions and non-payment of the prescribed fees at the Dubai Land Department We have always seen changes made in the Dubai Real Estate Law which had attracted…

Property Ownership through Corporate Vehicles

The Dubai government has continually made changes to its real estate regulations, granting further flexibility for foreigners to own property in Dubai. Although there are still restrictions for foreign companies, there have been some developments…

8 Essential Issues to Consider Before Signing your Sale and Purchase Agreement – Dubai Property Laws

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Purchasing off-plan property has become the new norm, with affordable prices and the increase in incentives being offered, purchasers are quick to jump on the bandwagon. The Dubai Law No. (8) of 2007 On…

News Update: FTA Publishes Real Estate Guide to VAT Law

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has published a number of guides on its website to further assist taxpayers to understand the VAT Law for Real Estate, and the Regulations. There have been a few legal issues…

New MoU between Dubai Land Department and Dubai International Financial Centre

[vc_row][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]The Dubai Land Department (DLD) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on May 4th 2017, allowing DIFC registered entities to purchase properties and register their properties…

Real Estate Property Rights and Musataha in the UAE

The real estate market in the UAE has boomed in the past couple of years and has become known for the developments of some of the largest projects in the world. Despite the property market…

Navigating Lease Disputes in Dubai

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From rental prices to maintenance matters, renting a unit in Dubai continues to be a hot topic. Dubai’s lease system attempts to strike a balance between the rights, responsibilities, and interests of tenants and landlords.…

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