Definitely. With a promise of protecting the right of consumers and ushering the transparency The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, provides a legislation to protect home buyers and encourage genuine private players. Passed in March last year the long awaited RERA Act has finally coming into effect from May 1 where consumer is the king.
It will change one’s home-buying experience as the primary aim of the Act is to bring transparency and accountability from all stakeholders. Violation of orders of regulatory authorities may cause imprisonment of up to three years for developers and up to one year in case of agents and buyers . it will make mandatory for the builder to disclose details like approvals received, layout plans, court cases against them,registration etc.
Demand will improve as buyers will have increased confidence about investing in the property market. The real estate prices will remain stable now but rates could rise in the next six months. RERA will boost the confidence of investors. It will protect buyers who have purchased flats in the past. the RERA will provide relief to home buyers. It will help buyers get well-defined product typology and interior specifications. Therefore, Buyers will be able to make informed decision on a well laid-down information.
The amendment in Benami Transaction Act is a step in right direction to improve the overall confidence of the real estate buyers. All real estate transactions shall be in the name of the actual owner who is paying the amount.
It would make real estate operations easier and establish professionalism increase transparency and clarity in ownership of the property
. It would also put the restrictions on black money into the reality market. It will bring the much needed confidence in investors
. We may face an increase in real estate transactions prices. The realtors entering into Benami Transactions
may have to face punishment and pay the hefty amount as penalty. The act should impact the real estate transaction volume especially land
transactions and real estate prices adversely.
Benamidar, or the beneficial owner or any other person who abets any person to enter into such a transaction, will face rigorous punishment ranging from a year to seven years in jail. These persons will be liable for a fine of up to 25 per cent of the fair market value of the property. And, Those giving false information may face Imprisonment from six months to five years. Up to 10 per cent of the fair market value of the property. This act would be applicable on any kind of assets movable, immovable, tangible, intangible, corporeal or incorporeal.