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  • Debt-for-Debt Sale Is Impermissible Date: 23-2-2020

    In my country debts can be sold to debt agencies. These agencies are eager to recover anything. The customary way of dealing with them is to negotiate your debt if you’re in hardship. If I make them an offer and they accept it is this halal even if the offer I make it low? But they still accept? .. More

  • Dropshipping Business and Selling What One Does Not Own Date: 23-2-2020

    assalamu'alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Dear Scholar(s), I am currently joining Dropshipping Business with an Electronic Merchant. The Merchant sells a lot of Branded Products i.e. from ASUS, Lenovo, HP, DELL, and so on. as you know that the merchant is not the Brand(s) Owner (nor the Product Owner). The Merchant is One who is trusted by the.. More

  • Sold a Car He Did Not Own Date: 4-10-2018

    Assalamu alaykum sheikh,I and my father went to a store to buy a vehicle. The store owner sold us a vehicle and took money from us and gave us a receipt and told us that he would deliver the vehicle to us within few days. After coming home(vehicle was not delivered to me yet but we had made the payment and taken a receipt from him) i realised that he.. More

  • Buying an item by random selection from a box of items Date: 3-1-2018

    Asalaamu alaykum. My question is about a purchase scheme. In this scheme, a buyer is shown 10 game cd's in a box/bag. The person pays a fixed price, say 10 dollars, and then the seller randomly selects a gaming cd and the buyer takes it, no matter what it is. Is this allowed? Please note that the buyer may like all the cd's in the bag. .. More

  • Sale is invalid without mutual consent of buyer and seller Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. We used to grow crops on the land of landlords as labourers. In the meantime, the government issued an order that the labouers who used to grow crops shall pay a minimal amount to landlords and shall become owners of that land. This order was against the will of landlords. I want to know whether this land is halal for us or not. May.. More

  • Selling house on mortgage to a non-Muslim Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to ask whether it is permissible to sell a home in USA to a non-Muslim buyer who will buy it with a mortgage, knowing that the name of the bank and the type of loan is written in the selling contract. My husband asked a sheikh in the masji,d and he told him that we would thus be helping and encouraging the buyer to use.. More

  • Impermissible to sell jobs to job seekers Date: 19-7-2017

    Is it allowed for me to sell a job to a job seeker provided that the company gets the full amount of money provided by the job seeker? .. More

  • Purchasing separate warranty for commodity Date: 18-5-2017

    Suppose you bought a printer and it came with a manufacturer's warranty of two years. In addition, the store you bought the printer from offered to sell you printer coverage for two or more years where they would replace your printer with a new one if anything happened to it. What would be the Fiqhi ruling with regards to purchasing this additional.. More

  • Shopkeeper acting without shop owner's permission Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I bought an unstitched dress pack from a shop at night, but I did not like to have it after having bought it. I went to the shop in the afternoon and told the shopkeeper to change it, mentioning the reason to them, and the shopkeeper said, “We do not exchange, but you can do it.” I was with.. More

  • Transferring lease-to-own contract from lessee to another person Date: 30-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. How are you doing? I would like to ask you a basic question about a tricky situation. There is a car that I like which is under lease. The actual value of the car is QAR 110,000 on outright purchase, but a friend of mine bought it through installments over three years, wherein he will end up paying 130,000. Now, due to some difficulty,.. More

  • Selling animal blood impermissible Date: 23-1-2017

    We recently built a slaughterhouse in Ethiopia. The slaughtering process is halal. One of the by-products is blood. We normally discharge blood from the animals to a waste disposal plant, and procedures for treating blood are expensive, but it must be done. Recently, a buyer from South Asia came to us, and he wants to buy all the blood from the animals... More

  • Buying cars from insurance company auctions Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question was regarding buying cars from the insurance company. Once a car gets into a big crash, it gets cancelled and the insurance pays a certain amount of money to the first owner in return for the car. Then the insurance company puts these cancelled cars up for auction or a bid where they sell the cancelled cars. So is it permissible.. More

  • Selling human hair impermissible Date: 12-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. In our area, many women and girls collect and save their hair that has fallen while combing or after cutting and then sell it to a trader who buys hair in return for some money. Is one allowed to do so? .. More

  • Returning value of goods in invalid sale Date: 27-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allaah be with you. I read in the book Risaalah of Al-Qayrawaani that anybody that conducted an invalid sale and then later the price of the goods changed has to pay the price that the goods had on the day on which he took possession of the goods and does not return the goods. Please explain this statement. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Membership in email marketing and advertising sites Date: 18-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuhu. There are sites that offer email marketing advertising and earnings. They are free to use and advertise and earn a commission. They also have memberships that are designed to give advertisers better advertising results, but they also give higher commission on sales (buyers that we bring to the site).. More