Property Registration

Property registration is the process of logging or recording the properly executed documents with the Registrar. The documents are the ones relating to the transfer of property for assurance of title and to establish evidence of such transfer. The law relating to property registration in India is laid down under the Registration Act, 108.

It is mandatory to register the documents relating to sale/purchase or transfer of any immovable property in India. These documents include the Sale Deed, Relinquishment Deed, Gift Deed, etc. Property registration acts as a guarantee that the title of the property is valid and as an evidence in case of property disputes relating to ownership of the property.

Get Property Registration Done
At INR 8999

What You'll Get In The Package

Inclusion

  • Lawyer consultation over a telephone call for 30 minutes.
  • Verification of documents.
  • Drafting and filing of documents.
  • Registration of property.

Exclusion

  • Court Fees
  • Stamp Duty to be paid for execution.
  • Registration fees.
  • Additional tasks for property registration.

Documents required for Property Registration

  1. Copy of parent documents such as the Sale Deed, Title Deed, Conveyance Deed, Gift Deed, Sale/Purchase Agreement, Lease Deed, etc.
  2. Copy of additional documents like the building plan approval, property tax receipts, etc.
  3. Identity proof such as Aadhar card, voter ID card, driving license, passport, etc.
  4. Power of Attorney

Procedure for Property Registration

Once the documents relating to the property are submitted, the documents along with the relevant details are submitted to the Sub-Registrar which has jurisdiction over the area where the property is situated. The registration fee is submitted and the document is signed by 2 witnesses. Once the prescribed stamp fee is paid, property registration is completed.

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FAQs

When should the property registration be done?
Property registration must be done within 4 months from the date on which the document was executed.
Where is the property registration done?
Property registration is done in the office of Registrar or Sub-Registrar having jurisdiction over the area where the property is situated.
What is Stamp Duty?
Stamp duty is the paid for registration of a property document. It is mandatory to pay stamp duty for property registration under the Indian Stamp Act, 1899. Stamp duty is paid to validate the property document.
How is Stamp Duty calculated?
The factor considered to calculate stamp duty include the gender and age of the owner, age, location and amenities available on the property and the purpose of property document.
What happens if wrong stamp duty is paid?
In case wrong stamp duty is paid on purpose, the person can be subjected to huge penalties and even imprisonment.
How much does property registration costs?
Property registration costs only Rs. 9999 if done through Legistify.
What happens in case of non-registration of property?
It is mandatory to register any immovable property. Failure in doing so not only attracts risk, but may also subject the owner to penalties.
How much time does property registration take?
Property registration done through Legistify takes only 8-10 days.