Real Estate Laws

Is Sale of Property Through Power of Attorney Legal?

August 5, 2022

There have been numerous cases in Pakistan where the property owner is in a foreign country, and someone in Pakistan has bought their property. This is possible in the case the foreign residing property owner has given someone the power of attorney to make the sale on their behalf. Graana.com,[...]

Transfer of Property Under the Laws of Pakistan

July 26, 2022

A recent report by the World Bank made headlines as it noted that real estate holds a major portion of asset allocation in Pakistan. Therefore, it is important to conceptualise the transfer of property under the laws of Pakistan.   Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, takes a look at the laws[...]

Transferring Property in DHA Lahore: A Brief Guide

July 22, 2022

Defence Housing Authority (DHA) is one of the most well-liked neighbourhoods in Lahore for both investors and regular home buyers alike because of its cutting-edge infrastructure, opulent amenities, and high-quality lifestyle. You should start preparing for the transfer process if you have recently signed a sales agreement for a home[...]

Rental Laws in Sindh: A Brief Guide

July 21, 2022

The formation of rental laws in Pakistan dates back to the late 1950s. It was to safeguard the rights and define the responsibilities of both renters and landlords. The laws are more or less the same for each of the provinces of the country, with a few additional clauses, usually[...]

Benami Properties in Pakistan

July 21, 2022

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently enacted the benami law to address and combat the threat of tax evasion. It ensured transparency in property transactions. The law significantly impacts Pakistan's financial system by increasing credibility and accountability. In this blog, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, gives a comprehensive overview[...]

Property Ownership Laws in Pakistan: An Overview

June 28, 2022

Real estate in Pakistan is a highly sought-after asset; Pakistanis have invested an estimated 420.9 billion rupees in urban real estate, while investment in rural residential areas is estimated to be around 305 billion rupees. Given the amount of capital that is being invested in real estate, it is important[...]

Property Buying and Selling Laws in Pakistan

June 22, 2022

Real estate, whether residential, commercial, industrial, or agricultural, is highly sought after in Pakistan. However, due to a lack of regulations, the sector is often in the limelight because of the number of related frauds being committed. It is therefore necessary that those who either own property or are looking[...]

Amenity Plots in Pakistan: Features, Functions, and More

June 19, 2022

Many people in Pakistan are alien to the concept of amenity plots and their role in city development. As per the law, these plots are only to be used for the welfare of the public, and any other activity on these plots is termed illegal. Graana.com, Pakistan's smartest property portal,[...]

Foreclosure Laws in Pakistan

June 17, 2022

Foreclosure laws are concerned with the legal process by which a lender seeks to recover the amount owing on a defaulted debt by seizing and selling the mortgaged property. Default is typically caused when a borrower fails to make a certain amount of monthly payments, but it can also occur[...]

An Overview of CDA Bylaws for the Protection of Islamabad’s Zone III

June 13, 2022

Islamabad has been rated as the second most beautiful capital in the world, largely due to the picturesque Margalla Hills and lush green localities that surround the city. However, a lack of checks on the National Park has led to encroachment, which has led to wildfires and poaching of wildlife.[...]