• Lease cum sale and registration fee

i purchased a 30x45 site from a housing society on lease com sale basis in 1977 by paying Rs 4864 only.LCS deed and conditional sale deed were excecuted and registered.Ibuilt a house in 1983 fulfilling all the conditions and living there for the past 30 yrs.However i failed to get the absolute sale deed after 10 yrs.I got the same from the society in 2014.when i went for registration sub reg asked me that i should pay the reg fee at the current market price of my site which comes to Rs 49 lakhs.the reg fee is 1 % of this which comes to Rs 49000 only.I have already registersd LCS deed in 1977.Is the demand valid according to law?In addition the stamp duty will be 5% of the market value of the site in 1977.Sub reg says that the market value of my site in 1977 was Rs 150 per sq ft where as i have paid Rs 3 per sq ft to the society.As a retired person and senior citizen i am worried about this.What happens if i dont register the absolute saledeed?The property in s in my name and i am living in the house for the past 30 yrs paying the property tax.Please advice.
Dr HRKrishnamurthy
Asked 3 years ago in Property Law from Bangalore, Karnataka
register sale deed . it is in your interest . pay stamp duty and registration fees demanded . document which is not stamped nor registered is in admissible in evidence
Ajay Sethi
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Hi, in future it will become problem and it had  already delayed in getting sale deed.........
Pradeep Bharathipura
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If the sale deed is not registered then there would be a cloud on your title in the event of the property becoming the subject matter of a law suit.
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Get the property registered asap. Only then you can be absolute owner of that property.
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you should get your sale deed registered from the society. however, you have a bare chance of evading from payment of your stamp duty and registration fee provided the lease cum sale deed is perused.
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Better to get your sale deed registered. Otherwise you can not sell the property.
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