Inheritance laws in Pakistan depend on religious affinities, Muslim Personal Laws for the Muslims and persons other than Muslims their personal laws.
Yes, foreigners can buy property in Pakistan but after completing all legal formalities.
It is illegal to put residential properties to commercial use. However, service-based industries are allowed to operate from residential areas.
Among the laws, which deal with real estate in Pakistan, are The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Land Revenue Act, 1967, Stamp Act, 1899, and Registration Act, 1908.
Mutation is a document containing an order by a revenue officer; who must be at least an Assistant Collector of grade III, whereby an entry in the record of rights is to be altered, changed or mutated in revenue record.
Fard Malkiat also known as (Record of Rights/ Jama Bandi/Misal Haquiat/ Register Haqdaran-e-Estate Circle) maintained for determination/record of various types of rights in the immovable property.
Aks-Shajra means image of a specific piece of land/specific khasra number from the map/plan of an estate or village defining its boundaries.
Tattima means “supplementary” and Tattima Registry means supplementary sale deed in a specified area.
A drawing or map showing the precise legal boundaries of a property, the location of improvements, easements, rights of way, encroachments, and other physical features.
You can obtain your house documents or title deed documents from the office/department by which the title of the house was conferred or transferred.