The next step after selecting the property you wish to buy is the sanction of a home loan which has an essential component named the interest rate. This is the additional sum of the amount which you are required to pay in exchange for availing a home loan either from a bank or from any other financial institution.
Being an aspiring home buyer or a current owner looking to buy a second home, you must be aware of the increase in the interest rate which takes place mainly due to two reasons. Firstly, the hike in an interest rate on a home loan is due to the change in Cash Reserve Ratio [CRR] set by the RBI [Reserve Bank of India] at a regular interval and the impact of the property market apart from the demand and supply of properties. This affects the budget of a family as there are other things to pay for such as the educational fees, bills and many other things. So, here we have listed the top things you must look when applying for a home loan: