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There are so many charges applicable when you take a home loan. Can any one explain me them?
asked Sep 12, 2017 in Home Loan by Khalil (74 points) | 66 views

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Hi Khalil,
The followings are the charges, as far  as my knowledge is concerned.

1. Processing Fee- When applying for a loan, a fee is paid to the lender known as processing fee. The amount paid could be either a percentage of the loan amount or a fixed amount that is paid in lieu of carrying out the loan sanction formalities.

2. Commitment Fee- It is essential to avail the loan within a stipulated time period after it is processed and sanctioned otherwise some financial institutions levy a commitment fee. By paying the commitment fee, you are assured that you can access the loan at the interest rate and for the tenure that was initially agreed on. Most banks no longer charge this fee.   

3. Pre-payment Charges- Banks/ financial institutions might charge a penalty if the entire loan amount is paid off before completion of the loan tenure. The penalty amount also known as foreclosure/pre-payment charges could be a maximum of 5% of the loan amount that is paid off before the completion of loan tenure.

4. Miscellaneous charges- Documentation, stamp duty, credit bureau report issuance charges and consultant charges are   generally considered as miscellaneous charges by few lenders.
answered Sep 12, 2017 by Mahadev (164 points)
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