By Chaitali Dutta
My house mortgage began in January 2020. Since then I’ve acquired two installments from Pradhan Mantra Awas Yojana (PMAY) subsidy, amounting to Rs 1 lakh. The whole subsidy is Rs 2.6 lakh. (A) When will they launch the remaining subsidy? (B) While rates of interest have come down to six.8%, my house mortgage which was sanctioned at 8.6 % has not been decreased to that extent. It was decreased to 7.9% and that too after paying charges of Rs 5,900. What will occur to my PMAY subsidy balance if I alter my house mortgage to a different lender?
—R S Ghuman
There isn’t any established timeline for the discharge of the PMAY subsidy. You must wait it out. Check if the floating curiosity rate relevant to you (sanction letter) is linked to the repo rate. If not, the curiosity rate reductions usually are not handed on to the buyer in a clear manner. If you do a balance transfer, you’ll lose the advantage of subsidy for the remaining unexpired interval of the mortgage. Evaluate whether or not the loss in subsidy is decrease than the gain within the curiosity rate discount, wherein case chances are you’ll shift your mortgage to the brand new organisation.
I’m the nominee of the coverage holder. I shouldn’t have the unique coverage and have solely the photocopy. Will or not it’s accepted by LIC?
—N M Ahuja
I presume that you just need to declare the pay-out on the coverage holder’s life. In such a scenario, the unique coverage must be produced together with the declare kind, loss of life certificates, type of discharge and your identification proof and financial institution particulars. Only then the coverage pay-out will occur.
Will a financial institution give me and my brother a joint mortgage to assemble a home?
Yes, it’s potential. Siblings could collectively apply for such a mortgage. The paperwork—proof of possession of land, estimate of the price of development by an authorised architect, each your earnings proofs and talent to repay—must be established.
Will the financial institution assess market value of a flat when finalising its worth?
For a brand new flat, banks don’t go for an unbiased valuation. Loan is granted on the settlement worth. For a second sale, the place the customer is availing a house mortgage, the financial institution asks for property valuation certificates by their authorized valuer.
The author is founder, AZUKE Personal Finance Advisory (www.azukefinance. com). Send your queries to [email protected]