Loan against Property: Term Loan or Overdraft?

 A Loan against Property can take two forms — A Term Loan or an Overdraft Facility. What Is the Difference? In a term loan, the entire amount will be disbursed upfront. You will pay EMIs on the loan for the duration of the loan. You will have to pay interest on the disbursed amount even… Continue Reading

Which Is the Best External Benchmark Loan?

All the banks linked the new retail floating rate loans to an external benchmark from October 1, 2019. In my opinion, that makes the comparison between various home loan products easier. Most of the banks have chosen Repo rate for the external benchmark for home loans. Earlier, benchmark MCLR (Marginal cost of funds-based lending rate)… Continue Reading

SBI Loan against Sovereign Gold Bonds

A gold loan is a quick way to raise funds in times of need. In an earlier post, we had discussed gold loan products from the State Bank of India. With such gold loan products, you can take a loan against physical gold and jewellery. However, purchasing physical gold and gold jewellery is not the only… Continue Reading

Need a Super-Bike? Apply for a Loan

Recently, I checked into a bicycle store to purchase a bicycle for my daughter. I noticed there were a few bikes for adults whose cost were as high as Rs. 1.8 lacs. To be honest, I didn’t know that bicycles could be that expensive. I believe those were models for racers, endurance cyclers or those… Continue Reading

SBI Gold Loan Products — Our Analysis

A gold loan is a quick way to raise funds for short to medium term needs. You can pledge your gold jewellery with a bank or a gold loan company to get a short-term loan. When you repay the loan, you get your jewellery back. Since the gold loan is secured (backed by your jewellery), you… Continue Reading

Should You Opt for a Reverse Mortgage Loan?

A Reverse Mortgage Loan (RML) can provide a useful income stream for senior citizens during their retirement. You can monetize your residential property and generate income while continuing to retain the ownership so long as you are alive. I have discussed Reverse Mortgage loans in detail in another post. In this post, I will look… Continue Reading