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Affordable-home-loans-to-witness-strong-growth:-Moody's-
Jul 26, 2016
The underwriting practices of lenders are vital to controlling credit risk in India's affordable housing loans segment, which is set to grow strongly over the next few years as the government tries to increase home ownership among underprivileged groups, says Moody's Investors Service.
Fullerton-India-to-float-housing-finance-company
Sep 15, 2015
Leading non-banking financial company (NBFC) Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Fullerton Financial Holdings, has decided to float a housing finance company by November this year.
State-Bank-of-India-ties-up-with-Bankbazaar.com-for-home-loans
Jul 14, 2015
PUNE: State Bank of India (SBI) has entered into a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) with online financial product aggregator bankbazaar.com and the bank's subsidiary SBI CAP Securities Ltd. (SSL) to display its housing loan products on the bankbazar website.
Housing-Loans-to-Grow-22%-This-Fiscal-Year:-Icra
Apr 17, 2015
New Delhi: The Centre's focus on affordable housing for all could push overall home loan growth to 20-22 per cent this fiscal year
‘Reduce-housing-loan-interest-rates’
Mar 13, 2015
PANAJI: Housing loan interest rates need to ease in order for the real estate market in Goa and in the country to improve
Housing-gets-priority
Jan 25, 2015
Kerala: The Central government’s focus on housing has found a new dimension in this week’s announcement
For banks, home loan portfolio is losing sheen
Jan 13, 2015
MUMBAI: The retail loan portfolio of banks is seeing a marginal shift away from housing and towards unsecured and consumption-based lending
Number of housing loan accounts dips 2.7%
Jan 03, 2015
CHENNAI: Number of housing? loan accounts with commercial banks dropped by 2.7% between 2012 and 2013
Un'real' estate? Buying houses still a distant dream for many
Oct 22, 2014
The burgeoning price of real estate continues to keep Indian realty far from reality for many
Muthoot Finance launches housing loan down payment product
Oct 09, 2014
Gold loan company Muthoot Finance has launched a product 'Home Down Payment Loan' to finance margin money needed to avail of home loans
RBI concerned about banks’ exposure to real estate, infrastructure
Oct 09, 2014
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is concerned about the extent of banks’ exposure to the real estate and infrastructure sectors, deputy governor R. Gandhi said
Builders lap up loans despite a slowing real estate markets
Oct 04, 2014
Even as the demand for loans from corporates is slumping to a decade low, commercial real estate and construction are outperforming at nearly triple the average despite slowing real estate market which is raising concerns
Tata Capital Housing Fin eyes Rs 4,000-cr affordable loan book
Sep 19, 2014
Tata Capital Housing Finance is planning to grow its affordable housing loan portfolio to Rs 4,000 crore over the next three years from its present base of Rs 1,800 crore
RBI Deputy Governor R Gandhi asks bankers to be innovative on home loans
Aug 21, 2014
The Reserve Bank of India will encourage banks and individuals to be actively involved in home loan deposits, a savings product that will help showcase the repaying ability of customers seeking to borrow money to buy a house
Realty, infra gain as RBI signals cheaper loans to priority sector
Jul 16, 2014
Shares of real estate and infrastructure companies are trading higher by up to 6% after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said banks would not have to maintain cash reserve ratio (CRR) or statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) and will not have to meet priority-sector lending targets for funds raised through bonds for extending credit to these sectors.
Real Estate: Boost for property buyers
Jul 12, 2014
MUMBAI: The proposals announced in Budget 2014-15 for the realty sector are expected to improve liquidity for cash-short real estate companies, improve demand for housing and increase the supply of affordable houses.
Couple arrested for cheating banks
May 11, 2014
VISAKHAPATNAM: While many people find it very difficult to get a home loan for constructing their dream house, a couple allegedly managed to deceive two different banks and secure two different home loans.
SBI to start special scheme for children's accounts
May 09, 2014
MUMBAI: Following the Reserve Bank's move to allow minors to open and operate accounts, the State Bank of IndiaBSE 1.04 %, the nation's largest lender, today said it will start a special scheme for children shortly.
Promoters of Sundaram Home Finance infused Rs 80 crore
Apr 30, 2014
CHENNAI: Sundaram Finance and BNP Paribas, the two main shareholders of Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance, have infused Rs 80 crore into the company. Sundaram Home is also planning to enter builders financing by the end of this year.
Single women’s home ownership on the rise
Mar 08, 2014
BHOPAL: Gone are the days when investing in real estate was exclusively for men. There is now emergence of single women in the residential space and they constitute the second biggest group of home buyers in India.
Deccan Chronicle: Lenders with low exposure seek faster action
Jan 31, 2014
CHENNAI: While big lenders to the debt-ridden Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd (DCHL) are keeping their fingers crossed, a few banks that have relatively low exposure seem to be moving fast to secure their loans.
Raghuram Rajan may hold rates; EMIs to stay unchanged
Jan 27, 2014
DELHI: Supported by falling inflation rates, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is widely expected to keep its key lending rate, the repo rate, unchanged at 7.75% in its monetary policy review on Tuesday, temporarily warding off fears of an immediate hike in consumer and home loan EMIs.
Commit to savings through real estate
Jan 09, 2014
MUMBAI: Is real estate a good investment? Or is real estate good for you? The former focuses on returns from real estate, while the latter focuses on what real estate ownership can do to your emotional state of being. After observing the almost-compulsive urge among individuals to own a house, we realized that real estate ownership can do more good to your mental well-being than it can do to your portfolio.
SBH rolls out housing, car loan campaign
Jan 03, 2014
HYDERABAD: State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) has launched a new campaign for housing and car loans.
Realty firms seek priority sector status for low-cost housing
Dec 20, 2013
DELHI: After exporters, real estate companies are demanding a priority sector tag for loans to the low-cost housing sector.

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