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All You Need To Know About Process Involved in Property Registration

Posted by Sasi Kumar on January 20, 2023

A Comprehensive Look at the Property Registration Process

Property registration!!! The last and final step in buying the property. It is as tedious as it sounds exciting. The process of changing ownership is challenging. Prospective buyers of real estate must be aware that there are fees associated with the transfer of ownership, including stamp duty and registration fees. Before registering or when executing the deed for which the stamp duty is due, you must pay the applicable stamp duty. So, generally speaking, you either pay the stamp duty before the day on which the deed is executed or on that day.

A person of Indian origin, an NRI, or a citizen of India may buy immovable property. According to section 17 of the Registration Act, of 1908, property or land registration in India is governed. The main goals of the law are to maintain accurate property/land records and ensure that all transactional information is accurate.

The property registration process involves making a stamp duty and paying the requisite registration fee for the sale deed and having the documents legally recorded with the sub-registrar of your area. The process varies based on whether the property is directly purchased from a developer or whether it is a secondary sale of the property. In the latter case, the process may involve stamp duty and registration of the transfer deed.

Before knowing the property registration process, we will see


What Are Stamp Duty Charges?

Stamp duty is a type of tax assessed on every transaction through which people acquire or release any right or obligation. Documents on which stamp duty is due include sale deeds, gift deeds, partition deeds, conveyance deeds, powers of attorneys, and lease deeds. Stamp duty is a significant portion of the costs associated with registering property in real estate.

Stamp duty is governed by the Indian Stamp Act and the Registration Act. When transferring ownership of a property, the buyer must pay the state government stamp duty and registration fees. As a state tax, rates differ from one state to the next. Most states calculate stamp duty and registration fees as a percentage of the total transaction value. States frequently charge higher stamp duties for urban areas and provide refunds to female homeowners to encourage their possession of the family’s holdings.


Property Registration Procedure

Verification of the property’s title

Estimation of the value of the property

The process of making the stamp papers

Preparing the sale deed

The payment of the registration fees and stamp duty

Approach the Sub-Registrar

Submit your registration documents.

Only after the document is registered does it acquire legal status and, if applicable, transfer ownership to the appropriate owner. Simply put, only if an agreement between the lender and the loan applicant has not been registered will a notice of intimation be filed. Within 30 days of purchasing the property, this intimation notice must be sent.


Stamp Duty & Property Registration Charges In Bangalore

The cost of stamp duty, which is assessed when buying real estate in the State, has once again been reduced by the Karnataka government. As a result of this announcement, properties in Bangalore priced between Rs 35 lakh and Rs 45 lakh will now be subject to a three per cent stamp duty. Properties costing more than Rs 45 lakh will continue to be assessed at a five per cent rate. Registration fees won’t be changing, according to the announcement.


We provide you with some helpful advice that will enable you to complete the property registration process without difficulty

  1. Prepare in Advance – Prepare by sitting down the day before and gathering all the paperwork needed for the registry. Do not continually mess with them. If you are not careful, you run the risk of losing the papers. Make sure you have all of your documents gathered
  2. Be On Time – The Sub-Registration Magistrate’s office typically is open from 9.30 am to 5 pm every working day. Make sure to be on time to get your property registered.
  3. Payment- Stamp duty and registration fees are paid long before you show up in the sub-office registrar’s to register your property because everything is now done digitally. To handle this portion of the transaction, you should also seek legal representation. An appointment for property registration is only taken once stamp duty and registration fees have been paid.
  4. KYC and ID Card Details- Keep your Aadhaar and PAN Card close by at all times, along with the property document. You could present your voter ID card, driver’s license, or passport instead of Aadhaar. When the Teller, Reader, and Sub-Magistrate call your name, these are the first things you must flash.
  5. Witnesses- Your testimonies are extremely important for the process to proceed. They must accompany you during the entire process and carry identification that is currently valid. People you know well should preferably be your witnesses.
  6. Your documents will typically take 15 days to register. Only after you present the receipt that was given to you at the time of registration will your documents be returned to you.



Well, the above mentioned details are the basic info regarding the property registration. one key tip is, always check for the documents personally, and congratulations on your new property registration .


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