Tamilnadu Property Registration
Owing a new home is dream for many of us, we spend days looking for the right home, searching for a place that will be perfect for us. When we find the home and make the decision to buy it, we think that the hard part is over. In fact, we’re not done yet, we need to get all our paperwork in order, and we need to register our homes. In Tamil Nadu, Registration is a necessary process, and it is not as difficult as it might seem. Here’s what you need to know about Tamil Nadu Registration.
The Tamil Nadu Government has made significant amendments to address the issue of fraudulent registrations. With an aim to prevent irregularities in land registrations, certain procedures have been made mandatory from August 01, 2020.
As per the amendments made, land registration and patta registration to be register at same day.
What is a Patta?
A Patta is a crucial document which tells about the ownership of a particular property. It indicates about the person who has the rights to the property. For this reason, it is also known as “Record Of Rights (ROR)”. The person who has his name registered in the Patta is considered to be the owner to be that property.
Which property types require land patta?
Land patta is essential for both vacant land as well as parcels with buildings and structures. It is a primary document affirming a lawful possession of the property. Besides, the name of the owner/s, it also includes land details such as the size and the type of the plot - commercial or residential.
In the case of apartments, land patta is not crucial as the land is owned in undivided shares, wherein, issuing a patta is not possible. However, if deemed fit, apartment owners can mutually file an application for it.
Documents Required for Property Registration
The Registrar receives the following documents for completing the property registration procedure:
• Duty stamped signed and executed document.
• Sales deed
• Pattadar passbook
• Patta and Chitta
• ID proof of the seller and buyer, and the witness
• PAN card
• Aadhar card
• Passport sized pictures
• NOC (No objection Certificate) if required
• POA (Power of Attorney) if a person is representing either party
• Encumbrance Certificate
Property registration fee in Tamilnadu
The registration fees in Tamil Nadu is based on the market value of the property that you are purchasing. It doesn’t matter if the property is in a rural or urban place, or new property or resale property, the charges will be 1% of the market value. Market value is the guideline value of the property that is the decided by the government.
Procedure for registering property
The documents that need to be registered, should be submitted to the office of the Sub-Registrar of Assurances within whose jurisdiction the property falls. The authorised signatories for the seller and the purchaser, have to be present along with two witnesses, for registration of the documents.
Here after, land registration and patta registration to be register at same day. Don’t need to regiter land and patta individually.
Impact of non-registration of property
It is pertinent to note here that unless you name is mentioned in the government records as the owner of a certain property, proving the ownership may not be possible. For this reason, property registration is a must for the buyer.
If it is your first time buying and registering property in Tamil Nadu, then keep in mind-
• You can pay for property registration online in Tamil Nadu, online through 11 approved banks
• You can call the TN toll free number 1800 102 5174 for any assistance. This toll-free number functions on all official working days from 10.00 AM to 5.45 PM
• Property registration needs to be completed within four months of executing the sale deed. If there is a delay you will have to pay a penalty.