06th Dec 16 Home loan securitization market to remain robust despite demonetization
CRISIL, a leading credit rating agency, has kept a positive outlook on home loan securitization in the post demonetisation market scenario. Mortgage backed securities with their long tenures and low delinquency rates are expected to continue attracting long term investors. Volumes in mortgage backed securities have already touched Rs. 19,000 crore in first half of 2016-17, significantly higher than the annual volumes of Rs. 15,000 crore registered in 2014-15.
06th Dec 16 JM Financial Products completes stake buy in India Home Loan
JM Financial Products, a subsidiary of JM Financial Limited, has completed an acquisition of 24.5 percent stake in India Home Loan Limited. The company has acquired 1,500,000 shares through preferential allotment route. India Home Loan provides home loan to individuals and families in the affordable housing segment.
05th Dec 16 IDFC Bank reduces its home loan rates by 10 basis points
IDFC Bank has reduced its simple home loan rate by 10 bps to 9.15 percent from 9.25 percent earlier. Revised short and sweet home loan rate has been reduced to 9.30 percent from 9.40 percent earlier. Home loan rate of IDFC Bank depends on six month MCLR rate which currently stands at 9 percent. The rates are effective from 1st December, 2016.
01st Dec 16 Government plans to launch a home loan scheme for first time borrowers in the upcoming Union Budget 2017
Government and RBI are working jointly to launch a new home loan scheme for first time borrowers. Under the proposed scheme, first time borrowers availing home loan of up to Rs 50 lacs might be able to avail home loan at low interest rates in the range of 6 to 7 percent. The scheme is proposed to be announced in the upcoming Union Budget 2017 scheduled on 1st February, 2017.
27th Nov 16 Demonetisation raises hope of cheaper home loans
Even as the secondary market for houses and developer-built small properties has come to a standstill, banks expect stability to be restored in the property market once home loan interest rates get reduced. Demonetisation is expected to bring in more deposits to banks and give them flexibility in reducing interest rates on various loan products.
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