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    8.6% - 8.95% Floating
    Up to 0.5% (min. ₹5900) One time fee
    5L Min
    1-30 Years
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    Rs.5,000 Amazon voucher free
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    8.40% - 8.85% Floating
    0.5% (max. ₹11,800) One time fee
    5L - 10Crs
    3-30 Years
    Response Time Within 30 minutes
    Rs.5,000 Amazon voucher free Paperless Approval Option Available
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    8.35% - 8.60% Floating
    Up to 0.5% (max. ₹11,800) One time fee
    5L - 10Crs
    1-30 Years
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    8.40% - 10.05% Floating
    Up to 0.5% One time fee
    2L - 3Crs
    1-30 Years
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    8.35% - 9.25% Floating
    0.50% (min. ₹10,000) + applicable tax
    12L - 5Crs
    1-20 Years (10 yrs plot loan)
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    8.35% - 11.75% Fixed/Floating
    0.50% (min. ₹10000) One time fee
    5L - 10Crs
    1-30 Years
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    8.25% Floating
    5,000 + applicable tax One time fee
    40L - 5Crs
    1 - 25 Years
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    11.5% - 13% Floating
    2% One time fee
    25L - 3Cr
    1-20 Years
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    8.55% - 8.99% Floating
    ₹5,000 to ₹10,000 + applicable tax One time fee
    20L - 10Crs
    1-30 Years
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    Rs.5,000 Amazon voucher free
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    10.67% Floating
    1% One time fee
    5L - 5Crs
    1-30 Years
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    8.55% - 8.65% Floating
    0.5%
    20L - 10Crs
    1-30 Years
    Response Time Within 30 minutes
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    8.6% - 8.95% FIXED:3 years,FLOATING Thereafter
    Up to 0.5% (min. ₹5900) One time fee
    5L Min
    1-30 Years
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    Rural Home Loan

    Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The future of India lies in its villages”. Majorly an agricultural country, with over 7 lakh villages, India can see a development of real sense only when she sees her villages growing. The Government of India, sensing the need of the hour to develop housing in rural areas thus fueling development, came up with a multi-pronged approach to achieve “Affordable Housing to all”. Several private and public banks now offer exclusively crafted loan deals for people in rural areas and farmers. People who want to build a house or purchase a plot in their native place can also avail a rural home loan. Special features of rural housing loan include less or no processing fee, minimum documentation requirements and flexible income criteria.

    Eligibility and Documentation for Rural Home Loan:

    • Generally, Indian residents aged at least 21 years are eligible to apply for a rural housing loan.
    • Please note that different banks have different income requirements for rural home loans. However, the applicant must be earning a steady and regular income.
    • Individuals can apply for this loan either singly or jointly with immediate family members like father, mother, spouse or children.
    • Rural home loans can be availed by different sections of people like agriculturalists, entrepreneurs, businessmen, self-employed people and also salaried professionals.

    Documentation:

    • Applicants must submit a proof of income and a proof of identity. Valid passport, voter ID, Aadhar card, PAN Card and other KYC documents can be submitted.
    • Agriculturalists applying for a rural home loan must submit the last 6 months’ bank statements, copy of title documents of agricultural land as a proof of land holding and copies of title documents of agricultural land as a proof of crops being cultivated as income proof.
    • Salaried applicants must submit income proof like PAN card, last 3 months salary slips, latest IT returns, form 16 and also the last 6 months bank statement.
    • Self-employed applicants must submit PAN Card, IT assessment for the last 3 years, Profit and loss statement for the business, account statements for business and self as income proof.

    Documents required may vary depending on the applicant’s nature of income and type of employment. Do enquire with the bank offering the rural home loan about a comprehensive list of documents required before applying.

    Features and Benefits of Rural Home Loan:

    • Rural housing loan products that is designed specially to cater to the needs of farmers and other members of rural community come with no processing fee and an interest rate concession.
    • Some banks like SBI also offer free personal accident insurance cover along with rural home loans.
    • The margin requirements are comparatively low when compared to other loan products in the market. The loan margin requirements vary from 10% to 20% depending on the type of project and the cost.
    • Banks offering rural home loans also offer longer tenures and flexible repayment options.
    • For the benefit of weaker section, the banks also offer other services like personalized documentation assistance and door-to-door servicing.
    • There is no penalty for prepaying the loan.
    • Certain banks also offer a moratorium period of up to 18 months for rural home loans.

    Loan Tenure and Quantum:

    • For rural housing loans, most of the private and public sector offer a flexible tenure option where the borrower can choose to repay the loan in 3 to 20 years.
    • The quantum of rural home loan is between Rs.5 lakh and Rs.15 lakh depending on the income and repayment capacity of the applicant and also the project cost.

    Rural Home Loan Interest Rate:

    • Currently, banks like ICICI are offering loans up to Rs.15 lakh for rural community people at the base rate.
    • The base rate currently stands at 9.70% and generally, banks and home financing companies offer a floating interest rate of 9.75% for rural home loans.

    Interest rates may differ from bank to bank, depending on the housing loan scheme.

    Rural home loans comes as a boon for weaker sections of the society in rural areas. Rural borrowers can make use of this scheme to purchase, renovate or construct their homes.

    Rural Home Loan MCLR Rate:

    Currently, banks like ICICI are offering loans up to Rs. 15 lakh for the rural community at floating rates. The rate of interest is based on the Marginal Cost of Funds-based Lending Rate (MCLR) from April 1, 2016. ICICI’s MCLR is 9.2% for 1 year. Most banks have set a MCLR of around 9.2-9.5%.

    Interest rates may differ from bank to bank, depending on the housing loan scheme.

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  • Rural Home Loan Reviews

    • LIC Housing Home Loan
      "Low responsibility "
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      From LIC, I had taken RS 23 lakhs as a home loan with a fixed rate 11.25%, LIC service initially was good and then they responded like GOVT staffs not like a corporate staff, the response from LIC staff was not good.
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      , visakhapatnam
      Reviewed on Aug 18, 2017
    • Bank Bazaar Customer Support
      "Loan Application with Axis Bank"
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      The way application is presented is quite easier to fill in the details. The details to be filled in was quite general which includes the bank details and Aadhar offcourse PAN card also but the good thing is even if one document is not ready it can be produced later
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Aug 18, 2017
    • SBI Home Loan
      "Needs improvement when it comes to service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      Everything is fine, however they have a very lenghty process I was made to visit the branch for each and every thing. Otherwise I am happy with the customer service however they are not doing good when it comes to overall service
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Aug 18, 2017
    • LIC Housing Home Loan
      "Looking for a better interest rate and customer service"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      LIC Housing Finance has sanctioned the home loan for the residential property based on my salary, they offered me the loan amount of Rs.15 lakhs for the tenure of 20 years. Interest was on the higher side than SBI and Hdfc, LIC housing provided me 10.5%, I hope they will revise and apply the new rate of interest from September onwards. Their customer service is not upto the mark, I would like to suggest them to improve on it. I am planning to do balance transfer shortly.
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      , kolkata
      Reviewed on Aug 18, 2017
    • Punjab National Bank Home Loan
      "PNBHFL Review"
      0.5 1.5/5 "Bad"
      Not a good experience. No proper communication once loan agreement is signed. One of the disbursement got 1 month late for which late payment charges was applied to me. I have got sanctioned loan of 34 lacs and policy was included with 1.5 lacs amount saying that its free of cost. But this amount got added to total loan amount ie 34 + 1.5 total 35.5 lacs. So I will be paying return on 35.5 lacs.
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      , thane
      Reviewed on Aug 17, 2017
    • LIC Housing Home Loan
      "Very good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have got the Housing loan from LIC housing loan. They have disbursed my loan within 15 to 20 days. The response they gave was very good in regards to my home loan application. The rate of interest was comparatively equal with the other banks with LIC HOUSING FINANCE.
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      , kota
      Reviewed on Aug 17, 2017
    • LIC Housing Home Loan
      "Very good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have got the Housing loan from LIC housing loan. They have disbursed my loan within 15 to 20 days. The response they gave was very good in regards to my home loan application. The rate of interest was comparatively equal with the other banks with LIC HOUSING FINANCE.
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      , kota
      Reviewed on Aug 17, 2017
    • Citibank Home Loan
      "Good overall"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Citibank has been good in the home loan services and to get this loan through, it was a easy task. I never faced any inconvenience to get the disbursement and even after the loan was disbursed. The interest rate and charges are also normal. Services are good in all.
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      , pune
      Reviewed on Aug 16, 2017
    • SBI Home Loan
      "Home loan"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      Thankfully SBI has offered this housing loan to me. Being a joint account holder, I am very much happy in taking the housing loan, my income was very less but they some how helped us which is the best part. Special efforts were actually taken by them they suggested stating that they can offer the loan by clubbing wife and husband's income so that we can take the loan easily . I am happy with the rates offered as it was floating . To conclude, I am completely happy with their service.
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      , ernakulam
      Reviewed on Aug 16, 2017
    • HDFC Limited Home Loan
      "Not Good"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I had gone through some issues with HDFC limited when I was taking the home loan. Because, they made me to pay for 3 EMIs. Which is not at all required. I felt that I had paid some more charges as a processing fee and other irrelevant charges. Even I do not have any property insurance, but they had forced me to pay for insurance. I am not at all happy with HDFC Limited.
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      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Aug 16, 2017
    • SBI Home Loan
      "Need an improvement"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      In the market other banks are providing home loan to a gram panchyat property but SBI is not providing the home loan. My property located in Channanagar at Hyderabad but SBI have rejected my application, their loan norms are very strict and they asking lot of documents with heavy paper works.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Aug 16, 2017
    • ICICI Bank Home Loan
      "Very Good service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have applied Home loan with ICICI bank. They are fast in their process, they fixed an appointment to collect the documents after that they told the required documents were missing so that was the reason I haven't proceed with ICICI bank. The rate of interest is low when compared with others banks.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Aug 16, 2017
    • Bank Bazaar Customer Support
      "Good "
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      It was a good experience, I enjoyed it and I will let other customers also know more about bankbazaar and I will also refer the same process to others to get the loan . Hope further things will also be smooth and processing fees should be made less by Hdfc bank .
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      , kanpur
      Reviewed on Aug 14, 2017
    • Bajaj Finserv Home Loan
      "Very good services"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      My home loan was approved within minutes by Bajaj Finserv. The customer services are good and the overall experience was nice. I been a very long time customer of this company and I have always got the best of services. The interest and rate and charges are normal.
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      , ghaziabad
      Reviewed on Aug 14, 2017
    • Bank Bazaar Customer Support
      "For home loan"
      0.5 4.5/5 "Excellent!"
      It's very easy to process the home loan ,I am very satisfied with bank bazar app ,very good. Customer care service is very helpful and quick service was provided with in 24 hours ,it's really good and comfortable service that I received from bank bazar.com Thanku bankbazr
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      , kolkata
      Reviewed on Aug 13, 2017
    • HDFC Limited Home Loan
      "Poor Service"
      0.5 1.5/5 "Bad"
      Very poor service. They claim to be transparent on the process and commitment , however, have a very poor support. @Sector 62, Noida branch. Till the time processing fees is not encashed, all is good, after , complete turn around on the attitude and response. You can be even cheated after commitment done.
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      , gurgaon
      Reviewed on Aug 13, 2017
    • Bank Bazaar Customer Support
      "Excellent service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Bankbazaar provides complete service. The comparability option is very good in bank bazaar website, I would say it helps to choose the best product in the market. The website of bank bazaar is easy to use and user friendly, I am happy with bank bazaar service.
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      , pune
      Reviewed on Aug 12, 2017
    • SBI Home Loan
      "Excellent service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      The Overall process was very good from SBI home loans, The executives are really good and they were updating me the status on time to time. They have disbursed my loan within 2 weeks of time. I am happy with the loan amount . The rate of interest is nominal with SBI. I am satisfied with the SBI service.
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      , pune
      Reviewed on Aug 12, 2017
    • review Home Loan
      "Better service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      Got home loan from Equitas housing finance. They have approved the loan amount around Rs,10lakhs based on my documents, they have promised that they will release the documents to make the account as current account. The rate of interest is high when compared with others.
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      , dindigul
      Reviewed on Aug 12, 2017
    • Axis Bank Home Loan
      "Very worst service"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I have applied home loan with Axis bank , they told that I am eligible to get loan upto 12lakhs but I have asked only 10lakhs, Axis bank has sanctioned my loan, But they never released the loan amount, by saying that I had back log with ICICI bank.
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      , dindigul
      Reviewed on Aug 12, 2017
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