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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
One of the Deeds which seems to escape the axe of section 17(2) of the Registration Act is the Family Settlement. ..
IntroductionUnder Indian Limitation Act, 1963 a suit instituted after the period prescribed, is not maintainable and shall be dismissed.Article 65 of the Limitation Act prescribes the period of limitation for suits for possession of immovable prop ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..