English
  • English
  • हिन्दी
  • বাংলা
  • తెలుగు
  • தமிழ்
  • ಕನ್ನಡ
  • मराठी
  • മലയാളം
  • ଓଡିଆ
  • ગુજરાતી
  • ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
  • অসমীয়া
  • اردو

How you can apply for a home loan in 6 easy steps

Due to the increase in the housing rate, buying a house or flat can involve a lot of money and this money is not possible for a middle-class person to pay in one go. So to buy a home or a flat you can take financial help from the bank, where the bank will give you a financial aid in the form of a loan and you can pay the money to the bank in the form of installments that are calculated by the banks by looking at the applicant’s banking history and job stability. These EMI’s are to be paid by the individual for a period that is decided by the individual. There are steps which can be followed to get your Home Loan approved.

Select the right property:

Buying a home can cost you a lot and if you choose the property that is beyond your budget and you manage to get the loan approved you might end up defaulting on your payments.

Manage the cost:

The cost that you are for the house should be in your budget. The cost of the house is one of the important factors while applying for the loan. The amount has to be paid by you in the long run so choose wisely while investing in a property, do not fall for a property with a high rate looking at the luxury they have to offer. And while  applying for a Land Purchase Loan you must also keep a check on the rate of interest that you are being charged; the interest rate can prove a massive burden when you choose it wrong. It can make a big difference on the loan amount while you repay the loan amount to the bank.

Check Credit report:

The credit score should be checked while applying for a loan, the credit points should be 750 points and above while applying for a loan

Crack a deal with the agent:

The agent who shows you the land or the house, you must make a deal that fits your budget and saves you money and checks for different Home Loan offers.

Find a Surveyor and Solicitor:

The solicitor will help you with the paperwork and the legal aspects of the property which will help you stay away from any false property seller who can cheat you in the course of selling you the property. The solicitor can check with the government authorities and make sure that there no upcoming projects of the government that can cause you problems in the future.

The surveyor will survey the property and the area around the property and tell you if there are any problems in the area that can cause you inconvenience. This can affect the cost of the home and make sure that you have no problems in the long run.

Offer and loan amount to be finalized:

After the survey and soliciting of the property, you can finalize the property on an agreeable amount that you will be paying to the bank. This amount will be paid by you in the long run so you have to make sure that the monthly installments should fit your budget and not cause you to default on the payments and ruin your credit score. You can also apply for Joint Home Loans so that your increase your chances for the approval of the loan.

The approval of the Home Loans can keep you waiting for a long time. While applying for a Home Loan you must carefully look into every detail that can get your loan rejected. And you must also beware of any hidden cost that the banks or money lenders may charge you.

This is a YourStory community post, written by one of our readers.The images and content in this post belong to their respective owners. If you feel that any content posted here is a violation of your copyright, please write to us at mystory@yourstory.com and we will take it down. There has been no commercial exchange by YourStory for the publication of this article.
Richa Sharma is an experienced financial advisor who is well known for his ability to foretell the market trends as well as for his financial astuteness. He has worked extensively in the finance sector and has been dealing with the entire range of loans. He has written numerous pieces on home loans, business loans, doctor loans, EMI loans etc. and how they affect the customer in the present market scenario. He has been dealing with a host of reputed clients associated with the financial industry.

Related Stories

Stories by Richa Sharma