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24 October 2018 at 15:24

Promoter's compliances and obligations under MahaRERA

  POSTED BY ADV. SANKET S. BORA

All provisions of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (Act) have come in force in Maharashtra on 1st May 20

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03 October 2018 at 10:37

When license in an immovable property acquires irrevocability

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

License defined According to Section-52 of the Indian Easement Act, 1882 (Easement Act), where one person grants to another a right to do in or upon the immovable property of the grantor, something which would in the absence of such right, be unlawfu

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24 September 2018 at 17:30

Will: Its legalities in a nutshell

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

IntroductionWill is a legal declaration in the form of a document, expressing the intention of a testator, about how his property would be devolved on whom after his death. It is a personal document of a testator of sound mind, in regard to the dispo

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19 September 2018 at 17:31

Law on recovery of advance or earnest money

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

IntroductionThe �advance deposit�, which is being paid as part of a contract for transfer of an immovable property, has in the past been treated conceptually quite different from the �earnest money�, similarly paid.However the

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12 September 2018 at 11:52

Mortgage: The Legal Provisions governing it

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Mortgage definedMortgage is transfer of an interest in a specific immovable property, for securing an advance payment of money by way of loan. It creates a pecuniary liability. It is in the form of a debt. The liability cannot be defeated by any sub

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06 September 2018 at 11:32

Role of an attesting witness in a Will

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Attesting witnessAn attesting witness is a person who puts his sign or mark on a deed or will at the request of its creator, immediately after its execution, for the purpose of proving and identifying that it is executed by the maker of it. Unless t

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27 August 2018 at 16:29

Servitudes and Rights of Way

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

A servitude is a right that a person has over the immovable property of another. It allows holder of the servitude to do something with the other person�s property, which may infringe upon the rights of the owner of the property. An example is

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26 June 2018 at 13:00

Family Settlement - Nuts and Bolts

  POSTED BY Prashanti

One of the Deeds which seems to escape the axe of section 17(2) of the Registration Act is the Family Settlement.

  5 comments |   971 Views


05 June 2018 at 10:23

Whether plea of adverse possession is only a shield and not a sword?

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

IntroductionUnder Indian Limitation Act, 1963 a suit instituted after the period prescribed, is not maintainable and shall be dismissed.[1]Article 65 of the Limitation Act prescribes the period of limitation for suits for possession of immovable prop

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04 June 2018 at 11:12

The Right to Coparcenary property of Women - Settled yet Unsettled?

  POSTED BY Prashanti

The Right to Property of a woman witnessed unprecedented changes from the days of uncodified Hindu Law till date. A woman was entitled to only a Limited Estate before 1956 but w

  3 comments |   475 Views


29 May 2018 at 10:12

Whether all lis pendens transactions are invalid?

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Understanding doctrine of lis pendensSection 52 of Transfer of Property Act, 1882 (TP Act) embodies the doctrine of lis pendens. The doctrine provides that during the pendency of a litigation in which any right to immovable property is in question, s

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26 April 2018 at 10:54

Indian Real Property: Rights of NRI Spouse and LTV Holder

  POSTED BY Harsh Shah

Real estate industry being largest employment generator is considered to be a major contributor in economy growth of developing country. Considering India to be an attractive foreign investment destination, Reserve Bank of India is empowered under Fo

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06 April 2018 at 12:38

Nomination, Wills and Succession

  POSTED BY SURIN USGAONKAR

Reason for writing this article is that , recently a message on 'WhatsApp' became 'viral' claiming that the Honourable Supreme Court of India has ruled that Nomination to the Co-operative Society Shares is enough and no more

  9 comments |   1408 Views


26 February 2018 at 11:12

Property's Document(s) Verification

  POSTED BY Subash M R

It is very necessary to verify property documents before going to purchase any immovable property anywhere in India including Bengaluru. Both the title deeds and the subsidiary documents in respect of the title of each and every immovable property ar

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15 February 2018 at 11:01

Hindu woman's right in ancestral property: An endless saga of twists and turns

  POSTED BY Suresh Patil

In our great nation, often while one issue is resolved, yet another is born. We have such a situation in the very beginning of 2018 -- thanks to latest Apex

  9 comments |   784 Views


06 February 2018 at 14:01

What To Check Before Buying A Property In India?

  POSTED BY Namita Shah

"Ignorance is no excuse, especially when you are buying a property in India!"Buying a property is very different from buying a stock. Finding a property worth buying is only about 40% of the total work involved, 60% of it is all the other t

  4 comments |   606 Views


09 December 2017 at 10:11

Remedies available to the borrower or aggrieved person against the proceedings

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

INTRODUCTION TO THE SARFAESI ACT, 2002India is the world�s third largest economy. In order to keep pace with the fast evolving economies of the developed countries and to secure its position amongst the fastest developing countries, it is of ut

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08 December 2017 at 10:24

Fate of simultaneous agreements to sale

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

What is agreement to sale ?An agreement to sale always precedes the process of actual execution of the sale deed. An agreement to sale is a very important stage of the whole process. An agreement to sell is an important document in the process of sal

  2 comments |   378 Views


12 October 2017 at 12:03

Can I use my Residential place as Registered Office Address?

  POSTED BY Shrijay Sheth

When we talk about commencement and registration of the Business, the place of business is always an associated question. The procurement of commercial space during Business Registration with Government is always an add-on cost for small businesses a

  4 comments |   3127 Views


03 October 2017 at 12:10

Are you a Hindu or Muslim? Does it affect your rights on ancestral property?

  POSTED BY Sidharth Arora

IF YOU CONVERT FROM HINDU TO A MUSLIM... WILL YOU LOSE YOUR RIGHTS OVER THE ANCESTRAL PROPERTY THROUGH SUCCESSION UNDER HINDU SUCCESSION ACT ?Read on: Does the Hindu Succession Act apply to Muslims also? Factual Matrix Of The Case The

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