NRI means a person who is a citizen of India and has not been residing in India for more than 182 days during preceding financial year, or has gone out of India for the purpose of employment/carrying on business or vocation outside India or stays abroad under circumstances indicating an intention for an uncertain duration.
A person of Indian origin means an individual (not being a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh or Sri Lanka or Afghanistan or China or Iran or Nepal or Bhutan) who has:
Yes, NRIs/PIOs can acquire immoveable property in India other than agricultural land/farm house/plantation property i.e. residential and commercial property.
Payments can be made in Indian Rupees from funds held in non-resident accounts maintained by the NRI/PIO by any of these methods:
Yes, the Reserve Bank has granted general permission to NRIs/PIOs to acquire or dispose off commercial or residential properties by way of gift from or to a person resident in India or NRI or PIO. However, agricultural land / plantation property / farm house in India cannot be acquired by way of gift.
Further, NRI / PIO can gift an agricultural land / a plantation property / a farm house in India only to a person resident in India who is a citizen of India
The Reserve Bank has granted general permission to certain financial institutions and authorized dealers for providing housing finance to NRIs/PIOs for acquisition of a house/flat subject to certain conditions. The criteria regarding quantum of loan, margin money and period of repayment will be at par with those applicable to resident Indians.
Documents with the following details need to be furnished:
These details need to be produced because this is a directive by the Government of India to all builders as a mandatory requirement. Failure to furnish the details called for is an offence punishable under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 2000.
Yes, definitely. Our projects are pre-approved by leading HFIs/Banks. We can help you acquire necessary approvals for your home loan from these HFIs and co-ordinate with them (as developers) to provide all necessary documents.
It is the sum of the Built-Up Area (Carpet Area + Wall Area) and the Common Area.
The loading average is approximately 25%
General Power of Attorney (GPA) is an authorization given by the customer to a person if he is, owing to his professional commitments, unable to personally attend to the purchase, negotiations, registration and completion of other formalities pertaining to the apartment that he has bought. He will appoint and constitute one person known to him as agent and attorney in his name. And on his behalf, this one person will do any of the following acts deeds and things; this is given in general to do all the activities on his behalf. Power of attorney given to a person only for a specific purpose, for example, possession or registration purposes is called Specific Power of Attorney.
Agreement to sell is a legal document which is executed between the builder and the customer, after the customer has paid 20% of the agreement value of the apartment. This document will have the terms and conditions of the seller and the buyer after the purchase of the property. This is a basic document on which bank or any financial institution will lend money to the customer. But this is not considered as the final document when it comes to the title of the property. Sale deed is the final and very important document which authenticates that the title of the property is conveyed to the buyer.
Any legal document which is not executed on a stamp paper has to be registered with the Government by paying the necessary judicial charges. This is called e-stamping/franking. Though printed on the stamp paper, some documents need to be authenticated by a legal person or an advocate who is called a notary and the process is called notarizing. Documents such Power of Attorney, Affidavit, etc. need to be notarized.
Stamp Duty is payable on ‘Government Market Value’ of property or the consideration agreed to be paid for purchase of the same, whichever is higher. In areas within the limits of the Municipal Corporation, the rate of Stamp Duty payable is 6% whereas for areas outside the Corporation Limits, the rate is 5%.
If the construction of the project in which the flat / commercial premises is situated is in progress, the agreed purchase price is to be paid to the promoter in instalments according to the progress of the construction of the building in which the flat / commercial premises is situated.
A duly registered Agreement for Sale coupled with possession effectively completes the de-facto title of such a purchaser to the unit agreed to be purchased by him / her. However, in case of a co-operative housing society being formed by all the purchasers in the project, the land and all the buildings thereon are conveyed to the co-operative housing society. The purchaser of every unit in the project will be admitted as a member of the society and share certificate of five shares will be allotted to each purchaser. In the event a Condominium of Apartment Owners of all the units in a project is to be formed, a Deed of Apartment will be executed in favour of the purchasers of each unit, thereby conveying the unit together with a pro-rata undivided share in the land covered by the project and in the common areas and facilities thereof.
All transactions are governed by the provisions of the Maharashtra Ownership Flats (Regulation of the Promotion of Construction, Sale, Management and Transfer) Act, 1963. Neither the promoter nor the purchaser can contract out of the said Act.
'Carpet area' is the entire area measured from wall-to-wall excluding the thickness of all walls.
'Carpet area' of a terrace is the entire area thereof measured from wall-to-wall excluding the thickness of all walls.
The saleable built-up area of any unit is the actual area including the thickness of the interior / exterior walls, the area of any balconies or sit-outs at eye-level and adjoining terraces and a certain percentage of the aggregate area of the common areas of the building in which such a unit is situated.
Capital Gain will accrue from the date of Sale Deed or possession or whichever is earlier and if the property is sold within 3 years of the above date, the same will be treated as Short Term Capital Gain if this period is more than 3 years from the above, the same will be treated as Long Term Capital Gain.