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Force Majeure Clause and How To Use It

A force majeure clause in some real estate contracts allows relief for one or both parties in the event of a major unexpected event....

Deadline for Property Registration Nears; The Fine is 8% Fee

Only one working week is left for property owners to complete their real estate registration with the Dubai Land Department (DLD). Many of the...

Abu Dhabi forms committees to settle rent disputes

The government of Abu Dhabi said that the emirate will set up committees to rule on rent disputes between landlords and tenants, which will...

DIFC Courts have Limited Jurisdiction over Property Disputs

Judge Sir Anthony Colman has thrown out a case brought by an investor against Damac Properties because the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts...

Fine of AED 50 000 for sharing villa

Starting August, landlords will be fined AEF 50 000 for sharing villa, whcih is violation of municipal law. Starting August 1st, the fine of AED...

Property Contracts Simplified

A standard property contract will be soon implemented in the real estate market in Dubai, according The Gulf News. The new basic unified contract would...

Multiple-entry visas for property owners to start from June

The General Directorate of Naturalisation and Residency will start the implementation of the new rule for issuing multiple entry visas for property owners starting...

Owners of built-in properties granted six months multi-trip entry visa

Owners of properties in the UAE can enter the country and stay up to six months as per entry permit ( a multi-trip entry...

Dubai property authorities to clarify default rules

A new real estate law amendment is to be introduced in Dubai to clarify what happens when a property buyers defaults on payments. At present...

U-turn in car parking legislation

The Dubai Land Department has revised legislation that was to force residents to pay for a car parking space with newly acquired property following...

Escrow (Trust) Account – Explained

Escrow Account explained by consultant from Vispiron Properties Escrow or Trust Accounts are Bank Accounts set up in the name of the project, a client...

New Federal Law will grant residency visas to property owners

New federal law granting residency visas to owners of freehold property, regardless of their nationality or the size and value of the property, will...

Unified Real Estate Regulatory Authorities in the pipeline

As Dubai Real Estate Regulator Authority (RERA) continues introducing new laws and regulations aiming to streamline the emirate's real estate sector and protect all...

FNC recommends to reduce the dependence on the foreign labour

Introduction of quota for non-Arab Labour Implementation of Federal Law for property ownership Changes in regulations and fees for family and domestic help sponsorship The Federal National...

New law will regulate Abu Dhabi’s real estate market

Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs is preparing a new draft law to regulate the real estate market in the emirate, according to Dr...

Land Department says developers entitled to 30% of paid amount if...

The Land Department in Dubai established an interpretation for article no (11) of law no. (13) for the year 2008 in regards to...

The deadline for Dubai developers to register with the Land Department...

In August the Government introduced Law No 13, which regulates initial property registration in Dubai. It aims is to create further consumer ease and...