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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has issued Resolution No. (30) for 2013, regarding the Dubai Land Fees.
The Resolution regulates the fees collection and evaluation; the fees defined in the Resolution are the fees implicated due to real-estate transactions registrations and other services provided by the Department.
Pursuant to the Resolution, the registration fees indicated are the fees for transaction registration for accomplished, under construction or on map. Moreover, the Resolution details the fees of the Department’s services subject to the applied rules and regulation.
The Resolution stated that the fee applied on property selling is divided equally between both parties of the contract. Moreover, the Resolution defines the fees implied on usufruct and long lease, as prescribed in Law No. (7) for 2006 regarding Real-Estate Registration, to be 2 per cent of the property value on the owner, beneficiary or leaser in addition to equal amount on the beneficiary or the leaser, unless otherwise agreed.
Additionally, the lease-to-own contracts are subject to registration fees, amounts 2 per cent of the property value to be paid by the owner, 2 per cent of the property value and 0.25 per cent of the lease finance to be paid by leaser, unless agreed otherwise. As for the common real property, the Department may collect from the partners the fees implied on the registration of the joint ownership of the property based on the value of the common share owned by each partner prior to the sup sharing.