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Four Things Expatriates Need to Consider When Buying a Property in Dubai
By Zina Adjal, Corporate/ Commercial Associate of Motei & Associates
February 7, 2017

With the incomparable lifestyle Dubai has to offer, the city’s real estate market continues to attract individuals who wish to own a home in Dubai. Before deciding to invest in a property, expatriates must take into consideration the following ... read more

What You Need to Know Before Owning a Unit in a Jointly Owned Property in Dubai
By Zina Adjal, Corporate/ Commercial Associate of Motei & Associates
January 24, 2017

The concept of jointly owned property was introduced by Law no. 27 of 2007 “concerning ownership of jointly owned real property in the Emirate of Dubai”. This law came into effect on April 1st, 2008. Additional regulations, known as ... read more

Buy Freehold Property in Dubai

The basics of buying freehold property in Dubai are the same as anywhere else in the world: One needs to be very careful and exercise due diligence.
Owning a property in Dubai as a foreigner
In order to purchase property in Dubai, ... read more

What Do you Need to Know Before Renting in Dubai

Q. What are the laws which govern the relationship between landlords and tenants in the Emirate of Dubai?
A. (1) Law No. 26 of 2007 regulating relationship between landlords and tenants in the Emirate of Dubai; (2) Law No. 33 of 2008 ... read more

Is Lack of Electricity Considered an Event of “Force Majeure” for Non Performance of Developer’s Contractual Obligations?

The Fact that a government authority has refrained from supplying electricity to a project under construction, doesn’t constitute an event of “Force Majeure” for exempting the developer from their contractual obligations, as ... read more

Things You Need to Know Before Buying Property in Dubai – General Guide

The endless opportunities that Dubai is bringing back to its real estate sector and the influx of new people relocating to Dubai have substantially increased the Dubai property demand. The basics of buying a property in Dubai are the same as ... read more

Know your Tenancy Rights and Obligaions Before Renting in Dubai

After finally selecting the desirable property, tenants are so excited about their new home and usually don’t pay enough attention at what they are signing with landlords. Inquiries and questions tenancy relationship are often raised at ... read more

Canceled Real Estate Projects in Dubai – Overview

Background
On July 23 2013, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. (21) of 2013 concerning the formation of a special judicial ... read more

An Overview of the Special Judicial Committee established for the liquidation of cancelled real estate projects in Dubai

A. Background
On July 23 2013, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. (21) of 2013 concerning the formation of a special ... read more

Registering Real Property in the Name of an Offshore Company in Dubai

In this article we discuss the guidelines issued by the Dubai Land Department (“DLD“) applicable from 1 January 2011 in relation to companies incorporated outside the United Arab Emirates (“UAE“) or otherwise treated as ... read more

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