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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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