Loan Against Property News - Dec 2016
06th Dec 16 Mortgage loan firms may seek margin money on LAP if realty prices crash
Mortgage firms may start seeking margin money on loan against property as they expect a slowdown in real estate market and fall in property prices. LAP segment is vulnerable to defaults in the existing market, given prevailing high Loan to Value (LTV) ratios, large ticket size lending and presence of loan products that calculate borrower loan eligibility based on the estimated cash flows of borrowers. Lenders are expected to reduce LTV ratio for new LAP loan by 5 to 10 per cent to address the additional risks in the segment.
05th Dec 16 NBFCs faces rough phase in its LAP segment
Loan against property (LAP) segment of NBFCs has been facing growth crises post demonetisation. The growth rate of business is expected to fall to 15 to 20 percent in this financial year as compared to 22 to 24 percent two years ago. CRISIL, leading credit rating company prospects an increase in loan delinquencies to 2.7 percent in March, 2017 as compared to 1.9 percent a year ago.
18th Nov 16 Loan against property likely to badly hit due to cash ban
Loan against property is expected to be adversely hit in the short term, due to the current demonetisation drive. Demonetisation has led to disruptions in loan collection cycles, which is expected to result in a rise in overdues. Loan against property has emerged as a profitable segment for banks and NBFCs, whose loan books have grown remarkably in recent financial year.
11th Nov 16 Loan against property will see asset quality pressure in near future, said CRISIL
CRISIL, in its sector analysis, has said that loan against property will see more pressure in future. The numbers of delinquencies were already rising but due to an elongation of time to liquidate the property and fall in resale prices of property, the stress for the financers will increase further in coming time.
04th Nov 16 Citibank loan against property rates reduced from 1st November, 2016
Citibank has reduced its loan against property rates for self employed customers with capital invested of upto Rs. 5 crores. The revised loan against property interest rate ranges from 9.50 percent to 10.25 percent depending upon loan amount. The floating rates are benchmarked to 3 month MCLR Base rate of Citibank. The borrower can also avail flexi overdraft facility with this loan. The new rates will be effective from 1st November, 2016.
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