List of Documents to Check Before Buying Property

The following are the some important documents to be checked before buying property :

  • Absolute Sale Deed / Title Deed / Conveyance Deed (like gift, an exchange, mortgage, lease, Trust, Partnership)
  • Title Search & Report
  • Mother Deed
  • Property Link Documents (Previous Sale Deeds)
  • RTC ( Record of Rights, Tenancy and Crop) of Property / Phani (if required)
  • Mutation Register (MR) Extracts
  • Building Approval Plan by Statutory Authority
  • Approved Layout Plan by Statutory Authority
  • Commencement Certificate
  • DC Conversion Certificate & Betterment Charges Paid Receipt
  • Khata Certificate & Khata Extract
  • Latest Encumbrance Certificate (EC from 1988 to till Date)
  • Latest Tax Paid Receipt (Till agreement of Sale)
  • Completion Certicate (Constructed Property)
  • Occupation Certificate  (Constructed Property)
  • Statement from Bank if Loan Outstanding / NOC Letter from Bank if Loan is closed
  • Non-Objection Certificates from Various Departments like Sewage Board, Pollution etc.,
  • General Power of Attornety's (if any)
  • Supplementary Agreement / Ratification Deed (if any)
  • Latest Electricity Bill, Water BIll (Latest Utility BIlls)
  • Allotment Letter from the Builder / Co-Operative Society / Housing Board / BDA
  • Agreement of Sale / Purchase Agreement (To Apply for Home Loan)