The actual buying and registration of the property must be preceded by a visit to the registration office and revenue office. The buyer must verify all the related documents such as the sale deed, encumbrance certificate, patta, chitta, adangal and FMB. These formalities would save you any trouble in the future. The encumbrance certificate carries all the past and present registration details related to the property. Patta holds the details of land, the owner and location. Chitta is a record of all properties owned by a single person. The detailed diagram shows the property’s shapes and dimensions is called FMB.