Land Sale Agreement Sample (2 samples)

What is a land sale agreement?

Land sale agreement refers to the legally binding contract between two parties i.e seller and buyer set-outs terms and conditions of selling and buying the landed property.

A land contract is a written agreement between a buyer and a seller for the acquisition of land.

Contents of land sale agreement

The land sale agreement must contain;

  1. Title of the document i.e LAND SALE AGREEMENT
  2. Date of agreement
  3. the names and addresses of the seller
  4. the names and addresses of the buyer
  5. Description of the land (property) i.e plot and block no. location etc.
  6. selling price.
  7. signatures of the buyer and seller
  8. witnesses.

Read here to learn how to land contract works.

land sale agreement template

Sample 1

LAND SALE  AGREEMENT

This Land sale AGREEMENT made this ……….. day of……., 20…

BETWEEN

NAME OF THE SELLER of ADRESS OF THE SELLER (hereinafter called “the Vendor”) of the one part

AND

NAME OF THE BUYER of ADRESS OF THE BUYER (hereinafter called “the Purchaser”) of the other part:

WHEREBY IT IS WITNESSED as follows:

The Vendor being the owner of ALL THAT piece or parcel of land comprising Plot No. INSERT PARTICULARS OF THE PLOT (hereinafter referred to as “the Property”) hereby sells the said property to the Purchaser who buys the same on the terms hereinafter stated

The purchase price of the Property is USD………………….

At the time of signing this Agreement the agreed purchase price money had already been fully paid to the Vendor who hereby acknowledges having received the same.

Simultaneous with the signing of this Agreement the parties shall also sign the respective Transfer Deed duly accompanied by Land Forms No…..and……. issuable under the provisions of the……………. Act, of…..  The Transfer Deed shall have passport size photographic images of the parties affixed to it.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have set their hands hereunto and respectively signed these presents the day, month, and year hereinafter appearing.

SIGNED and DELIVERED by the)
said NAME OF THE SELLER     )
who is known to me                       )
personally/identified to me by ..… )
……………….………..……………..  )       ________________
the latter being known to me         )
personally in my presence this      )
….…….day of……… 20..                )

Signature: ……………………………

Postal Address: …………………..…

Qualification: COMMISSIONER  FOR  OATHS

SIGNED and DELIVERED by       )
the said NAME OF THE BUYER  )
who is known to me                        )
personally/identified to me by       )
….……………………..……………..  )       ________________
the latter being known to me         )
personally in my presence this      )
….……. day of ……., 20..                )

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Signature:……………………………

Postal Address: …………………..…

Qualification: COMMISSIONER  FOR  OATHS

Sample 2

AGREEMENT FOR SALE OF LAND

This Agreement is made at Dar es Salaam this 20 day of December 2021

By and Between

Michael James Godwin, a natural person living and working for gain in Dar es Salaam of Postal Office Box 11111, Dar es Salaam, hereinafter called the Vendor, (which expression shall include wherever applicable, his legal representatives and assigns) of the ONE PART.

AND

John Nasson Raphael, a natural person living and working for gain in Dar es Salaam of Postal Office Box 22222, Dar es Salaam, hereinafter called the Purchaser, (which expression shall include wherever applicable, his legal representatives and assigns) of the ON THE OTHER PART.

WHEREAS the Vendor, in 1994, has purchased the land and all that other property and developments situated on Plot Number 5, Buguruni Service Trade Area, Ilala Municipality within the city of Dar es Salaam from Jumanne Ramadhani Mvuwoni, Mohamed Mshamu Salum and Denis who were the joint occupiers of the land;

AND WHEREAS the Vendor has agreed with his wife namely Mrs. Veneranda John Nasson to sell the said land to the Purchaser and the wife has agreed that the land be sold to the Purchaser;

AND WHEREAS the Vendor is in the process of transferring the property unto himself and is going to lodge the relevant documents with the Ministry of Lands as soon as practicable;

AND WHEREAS the Vendor has offered to sell the land to the Purchaser together with all exhausted and unexhausted improvements made, carried, and undertaken on the plot where the said land is situated, subject to the terms and conditions hereinafter appearing, and the purchaser has agreed to buy the said land as it is more particularly described in the Certificate of Title referred above;

NOW THIS AGREEMENT WITNESSETH AS UNDER:

That subject to the Vendor’s agreement with his wife namely Mrs. Veneranda Qulwi Akonaay, the Vendor shall sell and the Purchaser shall buy the said property free from any encumbrances, lien, or third party notice for consideration of Tanzania Shillings Eighty-Five Million Only (Tshs. 85,000,000.00 Only), (hereinafter called the purchase price) subject to the terms and agreement of payments in accordance to the installments agreed under this agreement.

That the Purchaser has already paid the Vendor the sum of Tshs. Seven Million Three Hundred Thousand Only (Tshs. 7,300,000.00) which was used by the Vendor to clear the outstanding debts in respect of the said plot which was left by the previous joint occupiers as pointed out above.

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That the sum of Tshs. Fifty Million (Tshs. 50,000,000.00) will be paid by the Purchaser to the Vendor by way of a Banker’s Cheque Number 018110 [A copy of which is attached to this agreement] which will be handed to the Vendor at the time of executing this agreement.

That the Purchaser shall pay the Vendor the sum of Tshs. Three Million Seven Hundred Thousand Only (Tshs. 3,700,000.00) within a period of one (1)  month from the date of signing this agreement (that is the 20 day of December 2021) as part payment of the purchase price agreed and hence making the remaining payment to be Tshs. Twenty Four Million Only (Tshs. 24,000,000.00)

That is the said remaining balance of Tshs. Twenty Four Million (Tshs. 24,000,000.00) will be paid in three installments of Tshs. Eight Million (Tshs. 8,000,000.00) whereby the 1st installment will be paid on the 15th day of January 2022, the 2nd installment on the 15th day of March 20022, and the third and last installment on the 15th day of July 2022. Provided that if the Purchaser is capable to pay the remaining balance in full at any time he may do sum upon consultation with the Vendor provided that the transfer has already been effected from the previous joint occupiers to the Vendor.

That the Vendor undertakes to effect the transfer of the said property as soon as practicable so as to enable the Purchaser to effect the transfer of the property unto himself as soon as practicable.

That the Vendor undertakes to make the premises available for use by the Purchaser free from any interference from any person after a period of Forty-Five (45) days from the date of execution of this agreement (which is on the 20 days of December 2021) and the Purchaser shall be entitled to enter and occupy the said premises on the said date.

That the Vendor shall hand over all the original documents pertaining to the land including the Certificate of Title on the date within the last installment will be paid, and the Parties hereto shall execute the relevant documents for the transfer of the said property to the Purchaser on the date on which the last installment is paid.

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That the Vendor hereby covenants with the Purchaser that the property is his, being the Purchaser thereof from the Three previous joint occupiers and that should the Purchaser lose ownership of the property due to the fact that the Vendor has no right to the property then the Vendor shall be entitled to refund all the money paid to him by the Purchaser.

That by signing this agreement, the Vendors declare and acknowledge that out of the purchase price of Tshs. Eighty-Five Million Only (Tshs. 85,000,000.00), he has partly received a total of Tshs. Fifty-Seven Million Three Hundred Thousand Only (Tshs. 57,300,000.00) and that the remaining amount is Tshs. Twenty-Seven Million Seven Hundred Thousand Only (Tshs. 27,700,000.00) will be paid as stipulated under paragraphs four (4) and five (5) hereinabove.

The Purchaser hereby covenants with the Vendor that he will pay the remainder of the Purchase Price in accordance to the agreed installments as stipulated above on the dates which have been pointed out above and in case the Purchaser fails to honor the said payments, then the Vendor shall be entitled to refund the money which has already been paid to him by the Purchaser and shall claim back his land.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have duly executed these presents in the manner and on the date hereinafter appearing.

Signed and delivered at Dar es Salaam by the said      }

Michael James Godwin who has been identified to        }
me by Anthony John, who known to me     }            ………………………
personally this 20 day of December 2021 within the          }                  VENDOR
above named Vendor                                               }

Before Me:-

Signature:              ……………………………….……..
Qualification:          ADVOCATE/NOTARY PUBLIC

Signed and delivered at Dar es Salaam by the said Mrs. }
Veneranda John Nasson who has been identified }
to me by Anthony John, who known to me    }     ………………………
personally this 20 day of December 202 within the }              WITNESS
above named Witness                                                 }

Before Me:-

Signature:              ……………………………….……..
Qualification:          ADVOCATE/NOTARY PUBLIC

Signed and delivered at Dar es Salaam by the said      }
John Nasson Raphael who is known to me             }        ……………………
personally this 20 day of December 202 within the         }           PURCHASER
above named Purchaser                                           }

Before Me:-

Signature:              ……………………………….……..
Qualification:          ADVOCATE/NOTARY PUBLIC

 

DRAWN BY:-

GEOFFREY GEORGE, ADVOCATE
ZZ LAW CHAMBERS, ADVOCATES
ZZ HOUSE
PLOT NO. 23, OCEAN ROAD
SEA VIEW
P. O. BOX 0000
DAR ES SALAAM

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