It is mandatory for a consumer to make timely payments to the real estate developer as per the agreement for sale. He will also have to pay his share of registration charges, municipal taxes, maintenance charges, ground rent, electricity charges, water supply charges, and any other services. As per Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Act, 2016, Once an occupancy certificate is issued by the real estate developer, the consumer is required to take possession within 2 months’ time. If the consumer is not able to make timely payments for his purchase, he is required to pay interest at a prescribed rate. It is compulsory for a consumer to exhibit active participation in the formation of an association, a cooperative society, or any federation of consumers. A consumer shall participate in the registration of the conveyance deed of the unit.