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Taking A Home Loan? There's More To Pay Than Just Interest Rate

Dec 06, 2021 Harsh Kumar

Taking a home loan has costs beyond just the interest rates. One also needs to look at the processing fee, conversion charges and stamp duty. Some of these are negotiable.

Pay Off Your Old Debt To Increase Your Home Loan Eligibility

Nov 23, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Paying off existing debt and showing more sources of income increase your chances of getting a bigger home loan. Adding a co-applicant who’s working, boosts your home loan eligibility.


RBI Rates Unchanged: Should You Take That Home Loan Now?

Experts say interest rates seem to have bottomed out so if buying assets such as a home or car is on your cards, borrowers should go ahead.

Festive Home Loan Offers Abound: Should You Go For It?

Oct 01, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Almost every bank is trying to lure customers with attractive offers, from low interest rates to zero processing fees.


LIC To Offer Home Loans Upto Rs 2 Crore At 6.66%

LIC HFL joins the league of HDFC, Bank of Baroda, Kotak Mahindra and Punjab National Bank, with its decision to slash home loan rates.

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17 September, 2021

IIFL Home Finance Signs Pact With PNB For Co-Lending

Outlook Business Team

The financial services firm has had co-lending pacts with ICICI Bank, Central Bank of India and Standard Chartered Bank


07 May, 2020

SBI Cuts Benchmark Lending Rate By 0.15%, Loans Likely To Get Cheaper

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SBI also introduced special deposit scheme for senior citizens with higher interest rate.


09 October, 2019

SBI Cuts Lending, Deposits Rate

Outlook Web Bureau

While the MCLR reduction is effective October 10, the revision in savings bank deposits rates will be from November 1, the bank said in a statement.


13 September, 2019

Couple Allegedly Stabbed To Death In Gurugram Over Unpaid Loans

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the police, the incident occurred late on Thursday in Dundehera. The victims -- 31-year-old Vikram Singh lived in a rented accommodation along with his wife -- and their son.


05 July, 2019

Budget 2019: Govt Proposes Reduction Of Rs 1.50 Lakh On Interest On Home Loan Up To March 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also proposed that 25 per cent corporate tax will apply on companies with up to Rs 400 crore turnover; covering 99.3 pc of corporate India.


08 August, 2018

Give Flats To Buyers Or We Will Make You 'Homeless': Supreme Court Warns Amrapali Group

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court also asked the real estate company to file a detailed proposal on selling of its assets to raise Rs 4,000 crore to ensure completing the housing projects.


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06 June, 2018

RBI Revises Affordable Housing Loan Limits, Big Boost For First Time Home Buyers

Outlook Web Bureau

In another development, the President has promulgated an ordinance recognising home-buyers as financial creditors, thus giving them greater say in insolvency of defaulting builders.


16 April, 2018

Supreme Court Asks Jaypee Group To Deposit Rs 100 Crore By May 10

Outlook Web Bureau

The bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also directed the Insolvency Resolution Professional (IRP) to consider the representation of JAL on revival plans as per law.


10 April, 2018

HDFC Hikes Home Loan Rate Upto 20 BPS For The First Time Since 2013

Outlook Web Bureau

Now, loans for upto Rs.30 lakh, the new rate will be 8.4%, up 5 bps, while for those between Rs.30 lakh and Rs.75 lakh, the new rate will be 8.60%, up 20 bps.


02 March, 2018

Your Home, Auto Loan EMIs To Go Up As Banks Hike Lending Rates

Outlook Web Bureau

While the SBI raised its one-year MCLR (marginal cost of fund-based lending rate) by 20 basis points (bps) to 8.15%, PNB increased its loan prices by 15 bps to 8.30%.


10 November, 2017

Central Govt Employees Can Now Take Advance Upto Rs 25 Lakh For Purchase Of New Home

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, the maximum borrowing limit was Rs 7.50 lakh with interest rate slabs ranging from 6 per cent to 9.50 per cent.


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Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan and TMC MP Sushmita Dev as they join the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs' protest demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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People try to contain the fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

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Smoke rises from fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

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AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases 'Women's Manifesto' for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections in Lucknow.

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NCP MP Supriya Sule serves lunch to suspended Rajya Sabha MP's, who have been staging a protest near Mahatma Gandhi's statue demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New...

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