registry of property in Pakistan

Registry of Property in Pakistan

Registry of property in Pakistan can be a complicated process that usually takes several months to complete, and requires visits to several of the concerned authorities.  Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, provides a detailed overview of the property registration process in Pakistan, along with the various steps involved, as well as a list of the required documents.   Why Is the Registration of Immovable Property Important in Pakistan?     The registration of an immovable property helps protect the rights of the owner and it is a crucial part of property rights in Pakistan. Secondly, it ensures the smooth transfer of property ownership in the event of a sale or inheritance. Thirdly, it helps protect the property from potential encroachers. Lastly, it serves as an official record of the property that you can use for tax purposes. Thus, the registration of an immovable asset is an important part of Pakistan’s legal and property system.    Documents Required for Property Registration in Pakistan In Pakistan, properties are registered through the Board of Revenue. It was established in 1855 for the maintenance[...]

Floods in Mohenjo Daro

Mohenjo Daro Flood – The Need for Climate-Resilient Site Preservation

Floods in Pakistan have ravaged ¼ of the country, inundating villages and crop fields. While it has rid 33 million people of their households and livelihood, it has also damaged the 4500-years old archaeological site – Mohenjo Daro. Mohenjo Daro was first discovered in the[...]

Climate Justice and Pakistan

Climate Justice – The Effectiveness of International Climate Change Conventions

Pakistan is one of the worst affected countries by climate change in the past 20 years due to its geographic vulnerability (German Watch). Global Climate Change Risk has ranked Pakistan as the 8th worst affected country even though it has one of the lowest carbon[...]

Role of CSR for Flood Relief Campaigns

Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Flood Relief and Rehabilitation

In the deadly wave of flash floods across Pakistan, more than 33 million people have been displaced. The floods have destroyed more than 218k houses and more than 452k houses have sustained damage. From 2mn acres of the crop to 494k livestock, the destruction has[...]

What Does Contingent Mean in Real Estate?

While looking for a house for sale, you must have come across various property listings with various sale statuses, for instance, for sale, closed, pending, and contingent. All of these sales statuses indicate at what stage the property’s sale process is currently at. For a[...]

How to Check Property Ownership in Pakistan

How to Check Property Ownership in Pakistan

Having a systematic process in place for checking a property’s ownership can, in turn, ease the process of property transfers and real estate transactions. Thanks to technological enhancements in the real estate sector, checking property ownership has become even quicker and easier.  These advancements include electronic portals, websites, and mobile applications verifying listings and offering detailed insight into properties’ information. The Pakistani government has also launched an online land record verification system and digitised the urban land records of Punjab and Sindh. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, walks you through a step-by-step procedure on how to check property ownership in Pakistan.   Land Record Management Information System (LRMIS) LRIMS in Sindh and Punjab is an advanced electronic portal that is maintained by the respective revenue authorities. These platforms have addressed some of the most prevalent issues in real estate dealings. They serve thousands of people every day, who are looking to invest or purchase land. It has also eradicated problems related to the land mafia, fraudulent agents in the country, and other common malpractices in real estate.   How to[...]

How to Help During Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are a threat to human life, safety, and infrastructure. In most cases, they are predictable, some natural disasters can take you by surprise. In the past few years, natural disasters such as war, wildfires, or weather events (floods, storms, hurricanes) have destroyed infrastructure,[...]

NEON: The Future of Sustainable Living

NEOM: The Future of Sustainable Living

NEOM is a proposed megacity in Saudi Arabia that will be built on the kingdom’s northwestern coast. It is intended to be a hub of technology and innovation and will be powered entirely by renewable energy. Construction is expected to be completed by 2025, with[...]

What Is Short Sale in Real Estate?

Have you ever wondered that what is a ‘short sale’ in real estate? A short sale in real estate is when a homeowner needs to put up their home for sale, but they are short the money required to pay the mortgage and the fee[...]

Tokyo Bay eSG Project: A Sustainable Mini City

Tokyo Bay eSG Project: A Sustainable Mini-City

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is planning to build a high-tech and sustainable city in the bay area of Japan’s capital city. Called the Tokyo Bay eSG Project, the aim of the project is to build a futuristic mini-city on the reclaimed land. The concerned[...]