How To Protect Your Dubai Real Estate Through Gifting
Have you ever thought what would happen to your Dubai real estate in case something unfortunate occurs? When a UAE property owner passes away, his or her assets, including real estate, will be divided between the legal heirs by the court in accordance with applicable laws. UAE courts usually apply principles of Sharia law, unless[…]
RAK Offshore Companies Qualified To Buy Property In Dubai
Now RAK Offshore Companies are qualified to purchase and own real estate properties in Dubai. Effective from January 2011, all offshore companies were not allowed to own properties in Dubai, except for companies registered in Jebel Ali Free Zone. This has changed now. One major real estate news story stood out last month in Dubai.[…]
Case Study: Why a Foreign Company Was Not Able to Get a Title Deed
A foreign company (the “company”) acquired an off-plan property in Dubai before January 2011 when it was allowed for overseas companies to own real estate. The construction of the property was completed only in 2019 and the company needed to take possession of the property and obtain a Title Deed. Issue Faced Effective from January[…]
Whom You Can Gift Your Property To In Dubai?
Technically speaking you can gift your assets including your real estate to whoever you wish, whether the beneficiary is your relative or not. However, officially, not all property gift transfers are qualified as property gifting in the eyes of regulatory authorities, i.e. Dubai Land Department (DLD). One of the main reasons is that the gift[…]