Category Archives: Property

Lease and Licence-Explained and distinguished

Lease and licence are legal modes in which right to enjoy or do something in an immovable property are granted by a person to another person. Both have many similarities and are used interchangeably in the normal course. However, there … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016

Real estate involves the sale, purchase and development of land, apartments, buildings, etc, for various purposes.  Different aspects of real estate are regulated by different levels of government.  Real estate projects are currently regulated by state governments under their respective … Continue reading

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Different types of transfer of property

In India, transactions for purchasing/selling/transferring/creating an interest in property and transmission of title in respect of a property are governed by several laws, rules and regulations made by Central and State Governments. Transfer of Property Act, 1882 (TP Act) is … Continue reading

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Mortgages-Simplified

What is a mortgage? A mortgage is the transfer of an interest in an immovable property for the purpose of securing the payment of loan advanced or to be advanced or the performance of an engagement which may give rise … Continue reading

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Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document by which one person (the principal) appoints another person to act as an agent on his or her behalf, thus conferring authority on the agent to perform certain acts or functions on behalf of the principal. Powers of attorney are routinely granted to allow the agent to take care of a variety of transactions for the principal. Continue reading

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Registration of Documents

The Registration of documents is made under the provisions of the Registration Act, 1908. The Registration Act 1908 is used for proper recording and registration of documents / instruments, which give them more authenticity. Registration refers to the recording of … Continue reading

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