Is it legal to buy shop in ready SRA building.


I want to buy a shop in a ready SRA building. Is it legal to buy SRA shop or does it have legal restrictions (like we have for buying SRA homes). Please advise.

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usually two buildings come up in a SRA project - one for the existing beneficiaries, as they get a place on an ownership basis in lieu of surrendering their homes. The balance portion goes to the builder for ‘free-sale’. Free-sale means that the developer can sell these housing units to people looking for a house. The free-sale flat is like any other flat in the realty market.
However, there is a catch! Although the beneficiaries get the property as soon as the construction is finished, they cannot sell as there is a lock-in period of 10 years. The same rule applies to the builders.


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