Joining the rate cut war, biggest mortgage firm HDFC and private sector lender ICICI Bank on Thursday cut home loan rates by 0.15 per cent, a move that may be followed by other lenders.
Home loans up to Rs 75 lakh for women borrowers will now attract an interest of 9.15 per cent and for others it will be 9.20 per cent, HDFC Ltd said in a statement.
“Over the past couple of months, we have seen a drop in our marginal costs of funds and as always, HDFC has ensured that benefit is passed on to its customers,” HDFC Ltd Managing Director Renu Sud Karnad said.
For loans beyond Rs 75 lakh, the interest rate has been revised downwards to 9.25 per cent for women borrower and 9.30 per cent for others.
Earlier in the day, ICICI Bank lowered rates by 0.15 per cent.
Following which home loans up to Rs 75 lakh for women borrowers will attract an interest of 9.15 per cent from the earlier rate of 9.30 per cent.
At the same time, the new rate for the salaried has been reduced to 9.20 per cent, as against 9.35 per cent earlier.
The new rate is effective from November 2.