October 9, 2018

Importance of registration of rent deed

Importance of registration of rent agreement

Gurdip Kaur, a middle-aged woman, residing in the UK had rented out her house here in Punjab. Last year she approached us due to a dispute between her & her tenant in India. Although she did have her rent agreement duly signed by both the parties and authenticated by independent witnesses, the agreement was not […]

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November 21, 2017

Rent Control Act India

Rent Control Act India

The Rent Control Act was passed by the Indian Government in 1948. This Act was passed so as to regulate the various norms of tenancy and land ownership and to curb the exploitation of either the landlord or the tenant due to rent or occupancy. The following are the various provisions of the act in […]

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November 15, 2017

Can a Tenant be Evicted Without a Lease?

Can A Tenant Be Evicted Without A Lease?

A contract through which property, land or services etc, are provided to another party, in return for periodic payments, is called a lease. If a person becomes a tenant without a lease, it is called a tenancy-at-will. Every state in India has their own tenancy laws, like the West Bengal Premises Tenancy Act 1977, and […]

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September 29, 2017


Tenant Rights

Property disputes are one of the most common disputes in India. Even more common among and some of the complex disputes is between tenants and landlords. You must have often heard about incidents of owners harassing their tenants and thus it is beneficial for them to know their rights so that they can save themselves […]

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September 12, 2017

The powers and rights of landlords in India

Rights of landlords in India

According to the Black’s Law Dictionary – A landlord is one who, being the owner of an estate in land, has leased the same for a term of years, on a rent reserved, to another person, called the “tenant.”The Rent Control Act passed by the government of India in 1948, though pro-tenant, also talks about […]

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March 11, 2017

Landlord Tenant laws – Step by Step Understanding

Landlord Tenant laws

Landlord and tenant laws become the focus in many NRI property disputes. Being the owner of any property and ensuring that all matters stay sorted out is not easy for an overseas citizen primarily because they do not manage to come to India as frequently as would be required for such cases.If we are to […]

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November 23, 2016

Landlord-Tenant Dispute- Tales that Never End!

Landlord Tenant Dispute

Eviction of tenants is one of the most frequently queries that we handle from NRIs. Landlord-Tenant disputes are not limited to local levels only. In the case of NRI properties, the matter always becomes worse because people can take undue advantage of the absence of overseas citizens. Most NRIs have no option but to give […]

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