Why Diwali might be the best time to buy a house

Why Diwali might be the best time to buy a house

The greatest banks and developers in India are banking on you for a revival. On offer are credits with 10-year-low loan costs, deferred payments, discounts. Some banks are even foregoing charges.

A flush of cash from Mint Street helps the autumn in rates, letting lenders go all bent woo a comparatively safe set of borrowers to cushion a Covid blow to asset quality.

Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bank of Baroda, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, are among the banks who have slashed home loan rates by around 15-60 basis points to 6.5-6.7% – the lowest in a decade.

SBI is offering home loans at 6.7% independent of amount or the profession of the borrower, which is the thing that concessional loan fees are normally attached to. The bank has also waived processing fees on home loans.

Kotak Bank reduced rates to six .5% – rock bottom within the industry – on all loan amounts, fresh loans, and balance transfer cases from September 10 to November 8, because the bank looks to expand market share and increase the book size.

A greater part of prospective homebuyers are hoping to get a property within the next three months with self-use as a primary reason, a recent JLL-RoofandFloor survey shows.

India's biggest private bank HDFC Bank is cooperating with fintech organizations to speed up its charge card reach during this three-month time frame.

The rate cuts are built up by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's recent directive to state-run banks to accelerate lending and hold credit outreach programmes across India from October.

Latest research shows that the very best demand is currently within the premium segment, where properties are priced Rs 80 lakh and above, he added.

With outreach programmes returning, credit flow to productive sectors is likely to swell. Some experts believe that developers may post record sales booking numbers in the second half of FY22.

By LNN (Liyaans News Network)