Legal questions on Property Law

Sale of property

My father bought a land measuring 4974 sqft in 1967.he executed a mortgage deed in favour of railways for a construction loan. He died in 1970.In 1973 with consent of all legal heirs the property was transfered to my mother by a Reconveyance deed by Railways. My mother was in possession of the property. In 1984 my mother made one settlement deed in my favour 1/2 Uds of 2810 sqft with right to c...

Survey number to be cancelled from land tax

Sir, My father brought property during 2002 and Sale deed was done. I got property transferred from my father around three years (2019) back as GIFT deed. Total actual land area is 10 cents, but we were paying land tax for 8.5 cents from day one (2002 onwards), so during GIFT deed registration(2019) we rectify this irregularity and added remaining 1.5 cents survey number in our Land tax...

Possession of my property

I inherited a house in Hyderabad. My brother & I got equal share of the house. I migrated to US. I am a US citizen. I have been visiting father who lived in same house with my brother. My brother used his portion to demolish and construct a new three story building. During this process he took all the common area and also annexed some portion of my to construct his building. My portion of the h...

Same plot sold twice by seller to two different people. Who is the rightful owner ?

Dear Sirs, I purchased a plot of land from Mr X and the sale deed was duly registered on 25.06.2008. My advocate carried out a detailed document check and confirmed that the title of the plot was clear and in the name of the seller. Thereafter we applied for mutation and the mutation of land was duly completed and sale was recorded in ROR on 14.08.2008. The plot was lying vacant since that ...

Fed up of harassment by your stepmother & her claims on father's money & property?

Dear Sir/Madam, My name is (undisclosed) aged 35 years old and I’m an NRI living outside the country from last 8 years. I am writing this to seek further right legal guidance to take necessary action against my stepmother. My father (67yrs) is a retired Range officer of the forest. We are three brothers and sisters, elder one is a sister (37yr) who is married and living with her husband, I’m m...

Land bought in 1967, however, mutation of land is still not done

My grandfather purchased land in 1967. we have the original copy of sale deed. However, mutation is not done. In revenue records land is still on the name of old owner. I went to pathwari for the process of mutation in 2022, showed him the original sale deed. He said sale deed is old and referred me to Tehsildar. Tehsildar looked at the case and asked to procure the certified copy of the sale...

Seller not returning advance

Hello all, Seller agreed for price of property 3.15 crore and we paid 15 Lakhs as advance. He asked us to prepare 2 document one on stamp paper with 3 Cr and not to mention about advance and another plain paper 3.15 and 15 lakhs paid by Net banking. He signed only one document with 3cr which he asked us to use for Bank purpose and did not sign other one. After asking many times in whatsapp he...

Dispute between building developer and promoter of building

We have booked a flat in one of the scheme by giving cheque of Rs. 2 Lacs and 27% amount of flat in cash. Said cheque and said 27% amount of flat in cash was handedover to the developer in the site office. The Developer has also provided us the receipt of cash and further informed us that within few days Banakhath shall get ready for registration. The cheque was deposited in RERA account of the...

My grand father purchased a property in 1932 and part of that given to his younger brother

My grand father purchased a property of 10 decimal in 1942 and a small part of that, 3 decimal given to his younger brother without any documents. My grand father and his younger brother are no more . My grand father's younger brother managed 5 decimal which is more than what he owned which got entered in register 2 in his name. This is learnt recently. In 1999 my grand father's younger brothe...

Is unregistered sale deed validated by district registrar valid??

I have entered the agreement of sale for the newly Constructed House in Hyderabad and gave advance of 1/4 th of the sale consideration. Here the problem is Mr.A Converted the agriculture land into NALA in 1984 by layout of plots . Mr.B purchased the plot from Mr.A in 1985 and executed the sale deed ,but the same sale deed was not registered in SRO. In 2007 Mr.B sold the plot to Mr.C throug...

Owner refusing to give security deposit and advance rent back. Help!

Pg owner is refusing to give 1 month advance rent and security deposit as he claims I didn't give him 30 days notice. The reason I had to leave the pg is that they locked me out twice when I returned from work around 3 am. This was despite informing the caretaker beforehand to open the gates around the said time or to leave it unlocked. This caused grave pain and to me as I was left out alone i...

Maintainance Charge in Apartment after formation RWA(Committe)

I have question, I am staying in Apartment condominium. In this apartment there are 3 wings (Wing A, Wing B and Wing C). Wing A and B contain 24 number 1BHK and 24 number 2 BHK. Wing C contain only 2 number 1BHK. In short 1bhk and 2bhk are almost equal quantity. (1BHK 50 Nos and 2 BHK 48 Nos). So, maintainance will be charge as per area of flat or it is equal for all as per apartment act? Th...

UDS is inconsistent with carpet area

We are a total of 22 flats of 6 different sizes. We bought these flats about 35 years ago and wish to go for redevelopment. The flats are on 10.5 grounds property. We have all been paying property taxes, expending on maintenance and repairs for our flats. Until about 2015 we have been paying same common maintenance irrespective of flat sizes. When we approached different builders, we ca...

Builder approved OC / CC in 2018 and not registered in RERA Rajasthan

I am a resident of a 50 Acres Private Builder Township in Bhiwadi Rajasthan. My concern is that RERA act came into to force on 2017 in Rajasthan and basis of corruption / fake document's our developer sanctioned OC/CC by the nominated Architecture on July 2018. Our 1200 family are still waiting for STP, Solid Waste Management Facility, Solar Water Heater system, Boundary Wall, Roads and Rain Wa...

Flat Transfer Through Settlement Deed

Dear Sir, My father & Mother (Aged 88 & 72) have flat in chennai, it is registered in both of their name. I am younger daughter, working in delhi. My father & Mother stayed along with me last 20 years in delhi, My Elder sister is living chennai, In the year 2016 my mother gone to chennai from Delhi for medical treatment (suffering from Dementia (Mentally unsound and diabetics, & cancer). Dur...

Lease Given on Agriculture Land

I am from Karnataka My Grandfathers who have given our Agriculture land to Lease to a Person called Krishnappa in the year 1982-83 and a Mutation Record is showed as Lease to Krishnappa with MR [deleted] in the RTC We don't have the Lease agreement copy with us and we got to know that Lessee Krishnappa is no longer alive We tried to get the Certified Copy from Sub Registrar Office, but...

Nomination in Post office and Bank

Hi Devajyoti , I have a situation and seeking your guidance: Does nomination in post office or Bank means the nominee can withdraw the entire amount in account or in MIS / FD? Reason why I am asking is : My father has made me nominee in his pension account (Bank account) but for the MIS and FD he made in the post office has my brother as nominee. Can my brother withdraw the enti...

Tamil Nadu Rent Court controller or appellate authority powers to recover arrears of rent

The Tamil Nadu Buildings (Lease and Rent Control) Act, 1960 Act No. 18 of 1960 2. Definitions. [(3) "Controller" means any person appointed by the Government by notification, to exercise the powers of a controller under this Act for such area as may be specified in the notification;] Since the rent court passed eviction based on TN Buildings (Lease and Rent Control) Act, 1960, Appeal file...

Brother expired without writing a will. How to divide his self acquired proerty?

I, C.Sridhara, aged 74 years, residing in Bangalore, would like to bring the following lines for your kind attention and request your guidance. My brother, C.Shashidara ,when he was 67 years old, without writing a will, expired 4 years back , at Mysuru. His wife was not staying with him for more than 30 years and divorce was not permitted and they do not have any children. His mother, aged...

Share certificate

My father lived in a chawl. We used to give rent to BMC. In 1995, we formed Society & gave property for development to private builder by doing tri party agreement with BMC, Builder & Tenants. In our chaal, there were two sized rooms i.e. having area of 120 sq ft & 330 sq ft. We lived in 330 sq ft room. As per agreement builder agreed to give 220 sq ft area for small(120 sf) rooms & 440 sq ft a...