Section 9 : Registration of real estate agents - The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

What is Registration of real estate agents under section 9 of The Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016). Registration of real estate agents is defined under Section 9 of the Act. Provisions under Section 9 are:

Section 9 "Registration of real estate agents" - The Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016)


(1) No real estate agent shall facilitate the sale or purchase of or act on behalf of any person to facilitate the sale or purchase of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be, in a real estate project or part of it, being the part of the real estate project registered under section 3, being sold by the promoter in any planning area, without obtaining registration under this section.

(2) Every real estate agent shall make an application to the Authority for registration in such form, manner, within such time and accompanied by such fee and documents as may be prescribed.

(3) The Authority shall, within such period, in such manner and upon satisfying itself of the fulfillment of such conditions, as may be prescribed-

(a) grant a single registration to the real estate agent for the entire State of Union territory, as the case may be;

(b) reject the application for reasons to be recorded in writing, if such application
does not conform to the provisions of the Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder:

Provided that no application shall be rejected unless the applicant has been given an opportunity of being heard in the matter.

(4) Whereon the completion of the period specified under sub-section (3), if the applicant does not receive any communication about the deficiencies in his application or the rejection of his application, he shall be deemed to have been registered.

(5) Every real estate agent who is registered as per the provisions of this Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder, shall be granted a registration number by the Authority, which shall be quoted by the real estate agent in every sale facilitated by him under this Act.

(6) Every registration shall be valid for such period as may be prescribed, and shall be renewable for a period in such manner and on payment of such fee as may be prescribed.

(7) Where any real estate agent who has been granted registration under this Act commits breach of any of the conditions thereof or any other terms and conditions specified under this Act or any rules or regulations made thereunder, or where the Authority is satisfied that such registration has been secured by the real estate agent through misrepresentation or fraud, the Authority may, without prejudice to any other provisions under this Act, revoke the registration or suspend the same for such period as it thinks fit:

Provided that no such revocation or suspension shall be made by the Authority unless an opportunity of being heard has been given to the real estate agent.

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

Section 2 : Definitions



Section 3 : Prior registration of real estate project with Real Estate Regulatory Authority

Section 4 : Application for registration of real estate projects

Section 5 : Grant of registration



Section 6 : Extension of registration

Section 7 : Revocation of registration

Section 8 : Obligation of Authority consequent upon lapse of or on revocation of registration

Section 9 : Registration of real estate agents

Section 10 : Functions of real estate agents




Section 11 : Functions and duties of promoter

Section 12 : Obligations of promoter regarding veracity of the advertisement or prospectus

Section 13 : No deposit or advance to be taken by promoter without first entering into agreement for sale

Section 14 : Adherence to sanctioned plans and project specifications by the promoter

Section 15 : Obligations of promoter in case of transfer of a real estate project to a third party



Section 16 : Obligations of promoter regarding insurance of real estate project

Section 17 : Transfer of title

Section 18 : Return of amount and compensation


Section 19 : Rights and duties of allottees


Section 20 : Establishment and incorporation of Real Estate Regulatory Authority

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