Some frequently asked questions
Question 1: What is Substitution?
Answer: Substitution of Property is the name given to the process of conversion of Leasehold Property into Freehold in the case of GPA Holder/ Agreement to Sell’s Death.
Question 2: Who can apply for Substitution?
Answer: GPA Holder/ Agreement to Sell can apply for Substitution of the property after their Death.
Question 3: What is the difference between Substitution and Mutation?
Answer: Mutation of Property is done in the case of Allottee’s Death whereas Substitution of Property is done in the case of GPA Holder/ Agreement to Sell’s Death.
In Mutation case DDA issue the Mutation Letter whereas in Substitution case DDA directly Freehold the property.
Question 4: Whether the Government Dues like Ground rent /service charge etc. can be demanded before processing the substitution?
Answer: No, Outstanding Dues can only be demanded after settling the issue of substitution.
Question 5: Whether substitution in case of freehold property is required?
Answer: No, substitution is not required in the case of freehold property from DDA.