Fatwaa ID: 1136
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I have a house in NYC and in Upstate NY.
My watne asli is NYC and all my family live together here. I have nobody there upstate so it’s just our property.
My family only goes upstate when we have off or there are errands of the house to take care of. I will be moving there permanently in the future.
But for now until I move, will that house upstate still count as my watne asli or no ? According to the hanafi mazhab.
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
We take note of the details of your query. We understand that you live in NYC. The property you own in Upstate is like a vacation home, although you plan to move there permanently in the future. Accordingly, you will be musaafir in Upstate as long as you stay there for less than 15 days.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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