This chapter will review the background of Real Property Law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In order to lay the foundation for comparisons in subsequent chapters, the elements of the Saudi judicial system and real property law will be reviewed. The background information pertaining to Saudi Arabia will feature the judicial court system, the property rights and real property ownership. A review of the current mortgage law in Saudi Arabia will be analyzed as well as possible reform to include the application of anti-deficiency laws.
Saudi Arabia is governed by a monarchy. Its current legal system under the ...