1. Agricultural Land Limit:
In Maharashtra, agricultural land is limited in terms of the area that can be purchased by an individual. Generally, in rural areas of the state, individuals cannot purchase more than 4 hectares or 10 acres of land, while in urban areas they are limited to purchasing 2 hectares or 5 acres. It is important to take into consideration these limits when considering purchasing agricultural land in Maharashtra.
2. Land Revenue Tax Receipts
The revenue tax receipts are proof of the payment of revenue tax on the land being purchased. It is important to make sure that all the records, including copies of receipts, are up to date and have been verified before making any purchase decisions.
3. Village Map and Block Plan
When purchasing agricultural land in Maharashtra, it is important to review both the village map and block plan of the area where you intend to purchase your land. The map should be certified by a surveyor or engineer and should include details such as boundaries, contours, changes in elevation, etc., which will help you determine if there are any potential issues with the land before you make your purchase.
4. Access Roads
Prior to purchasing agricultural land, it is vital to determine if there are any driveways that can provide easy access. This will allow you to manage your crops and livestock more. This will help ensure that the land can be properly utilized in order to maximize its potential and reduce any inconvenience created by the lack of access routes.
5. Original Title Deeds
Prior to the completion of any transaction involving agricultural land, it is imperative that all historical title deeds related to the property are obtained. As part of this process, it is also important to take into consideration factors such as encumbrances on the land, litigations against the owner, etc., which could have an effect on the legal status of the land.
6. Public Notice
When purchasing agricultural land in Maharashtra, it is important to make sure that a public notice has been issued regarding the sale of the property. This will help ensure transparency and protect any potential buyers from unforeseen risks involved with their purchase.
It is essential to check for any encumbrances on the land prior to making any purchase decisions. Encumbrances can include mortgages, liens, unpaid taxes, etc., which could affect your ability to use or sell the purchased land in future.
Before buying agricultural land it is essential that you review all litigations that have been filed against the owner of the land. This will help you ascertain if there are any legal issues that could arise after purchasing the property and impact your future plans for it.
9. Cultivators Land
When purchasing agricultural land in Maharashtra, it is important to check if it falls under cultivators’ land or not. If so, additional regulations may be applicable which should be taken into consideration when making a decision on whether to purchase the land or not.
10. Boundary Disputes
It is essential to conduct an extensive survey of the area prior to making any purchase decisions as boundary disputes can arise due to inaccurate mapping of boundaries or incorrect demarcation markers set up by the owner. It is important to ensure that all boundaries are properly marked and recorded with the relevant authorities in order to avoid any disputes in future.