Home loan News
Home Loan Interest Rate, EMI Calculator 2022-2023: The Reserve Bank of India has recently hiked its repo rate by 35 basis points. If this is taken along with all the previous rate hikes in this year, the total hike stands at 2.25%. The RBI had gone for a 40 bps hike in May this year, then 50 bps each in June, August and September and now 35 bps in December. The current repo rate now stood at 6.25%. The home loan rates used to be around 6.9% to 7% around April. However, with the central bank raising the repo rate, the public sector and private sector lenders have also hiked the home loan interest rate which is affecting the middle class the most.
Many people dream of buying their own homes. When it comes to finalizing and buying a home, people often took ample time to take decisions as it marks one of the biggest achievements in one's life. Nowadays, more women are having a say in selecting a home. They are not only acquiring their rightful place in society but are also equally shouldering the responsibility of decision-making. And thanks to this, real estate firms and home loan lenders often create special schemes/discounts for women to enable them to get their own homes. Women applicant stands a higher chance of getting a home loan because as per data, loan default among women applicants is traditionally lower. Here are five benefits women get when taking a home loan: