National

HDFC Hikes Home Loan Rate Upto 20 BPS For The First Time Since 2013

Now, loans for upto Rs.30 lakh, the new rate will be 8.4%, up 5 bps, while for those between Rs.30 lakh and Rs.75 lakh, the new rate will be 8.60%, up 20 bps.

Advertisement

HDFC Hikes Home Loan Rate Upto 20 BPS For The First Time Since 2013
info_icon

India's largest finance mortgage financier-- HDFC on Monday hiked it’s home loan rate by upto 20 bps across various maturities. Now, loans for upto Rs.30 lakh, the new rate will be 8.4%, up 5 bps, while for those between Rs.30 lakh and Rs.75 lakh, the new rate will be 8.60%, up 20 bps.

The increase in the Retail Prime Lending Rate (RPLR), on which it benchmarks the Adjustable Rate Home Loans (ARHL), is effective from April 1, an official statement said.

A company spokesperson said the rate hike is progressive, between 0.05 per cent to 0.20 per cent, with the lowest hike applicable to the low-ticket size loan.

Advertisement

A loan for under Rs 30 lakh by a woman borrower, which is the lowest rate offered by the lender, will now be available at 8.40 per cent, the spokesperson said, adding for others it will be 8.45 per cent.

Loans between Rs 30 lakh to Rs 75 lakh will be available at 8.55 per cent for women borrowers and 8.60 per cent for others, while those above Rs 75 lakh will be for 8.65 per cent for women and 8.70 per cent for others.

Despite no rate hikes by the Reserve bank, the liquidity squeeze has resulted in several banks hiking interest rate offerings since late 2017.

Advertisement

It started with the private sector lenders like Axis Bank, Yes Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank hiking their marginal cost of funding-based lending rates, and gradually percolated down to all the banks in the system including the largest lender SBI.

PTI

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement