Housing.com to offer legal assistance services for home buyers
India’s leading full-stack online real estate platform Housing.com has announced the launch of legal assistance services for its customers. Adding another important service to its full-stack service model, the Gurgaon-headquartered company would now offer its users legal advice and assistance from among the country’s top-rated legal experts through its Housing Edge platform.
To offer these specialised services, REA India-owned Housing.com has partnered with leading online legal assistance startups LegalKart, Lawrato, Vidhikarya and Vakil Search, to assist buyers or investors in their property-buying journey. Consumer surveys have shown that this is a major pain point for consumers and this offering will go a long way in addressing that need.
“Besides requiring a substantial financial outlay, property purchases could also involve legal complexities that need to be handled with the help of experts. This can be extremely overwhelming for home buyers, who may not be completely familiar with the multiple legal and financial procedures involved in property purchases. The decision to launch our new service has been made by the company, to address yet another task a home buyer has to undertake while buying a home in a very affordable way,” said Dhruv Agarwala, group CEO, Housing.com, Makaan.com and PropTiger.com.
The company will provide the legal services to its clients in a large number of cities across the country.
Using the services offered by the Housing Edge platform, home buyers would not only get all their legal queries answered but also get assistance to draft and execute property-related documents like sale deed and agreement for sale. The company will also offer guidance to buyers / investors with respect to property titles and its registration.
“It has been our constant endeavour to make the home-buying journey hassle free for our customers. With that as the guiding principle, we have brought on board our new partners who will help our customers to handle any legal requirements they may have through their journey. All a user has to do, to avail of these services, is to simply drop a request on any of our platforms. Our partners will immediately connect with users and help them find all the answers they need,” said Sangeet Aggarwal, head of product and design, Housing.com, Makaan.com and PropTiger.com.