Non-Resident Indians and People of Indian Origin with Foreign Passport Holder can purchase residential property in Goa/India. They are treated wholly as Indian Citizens and therefore don't require permission to purchase from the Reserve Bank of India.
A foreign passport holder is deemed to be of Indian Origin if: 1) he held an Indian Passport at any time or ii) he or his father or paternal grandfather was a citizen of India by virtue of the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act, 1955. However, this does not apply to citizens of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Sri Lanka or Nepal.
The purchase consideration should be met either out of inward remittance in foreign exchange through normal banking channels, or out of funds from NRE/FCNR accounts maintained with banks in India.
Yes. Reserve Bank has granted general permission for sale of such property. However, where the property is purchased by another NRI, funds towards the purchase consideration should either be remitted to India or paid out of balances in NRE/FCNR accounts.
They are required to file a declaration in form IPI 7 with the Central Office of Reserve Bank at Mumbai within a period of 90 days from the date of purchase of immovable property (Sale Deed) or final payment of purchase consideration along with a certified copy of the documentary evidence for the transaction and bank certificate for the money paid.
On an eventual sale of property, there will be tax implications on profit gains in case of an individual. The individual will be charged up to 30% tax on the gain. Also in case of short term gain, the charge will be taxed at 30% if within three years. And above 3 years, i.e. Long Term gain will be taxed at much lesser rate i.e. approx. 15%. The Net amount, after deducting the necessary taxes and charges, can be taken back in any currency outside India.
You can purchase an Apartment/Villa directly with the Rio Sales Team or from the appointed agents. A Web site is hoisted which provides information regarding the various projects, site plans, etc. You can use the Contact Us page to send us an inquiry to initiate a purchase.
The price will differ depending on the size, location and view of the Apartment, so only on enquiry one will know the exact price at the stipulated time, besides the cost of the apartment, there will be other incidental costs such as Maintenance charges, Registration charges, Local Taxes as applicable, etc. Details will be provided on request.
All Agents will see you through the entire Sales Process and will be responsible from the initial contact to the final stage that is receiving your keys to the Apartment. For all this he will be paid or will charge a fee at a percentage of the basic price depending on the work load undertaken. We have appointed Agents outside India. Details will be provided upon request.
Besides been impressed with the work of the Builder, the Purchaser must check all the title documents of the said property that the Builder is the sole owner of the same. Ensure that the Construction plans have been approved by the concerned authorities and that the all necessary Government Approvals have been obtained to build and sell the same.