SBI hikes home loan rate to 6.95% effective from April 1

SBI hikes home loan rate to 6.95% effective from April 1
Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has revised its home loan rate to 6.95 per cent effective April 1. With the revision, the lowest rate of 6.70 per cent regime for limited period ended in March 31. During the limited period, the bank offered home loan starting from 6.70 per cent for loans up to ₹75 lakh and 6.75 per cent for loans in the range of ₹75 lakh-₹5 crore.

As per information posted on its website, the new rate effective April 1 is 6.95 percent. Compared to teaser rate for the limited period, the new rate is 25 basis points higher at 6.95 per cent. The hike in minimum home loan rate by SBI is likely to prompt other lenders to follow suit.

The bank will also levy a consolidated processing fee on home loans. This will be 0.40 per cent of the loan amount and goods and services tax (GST) subject to a minimum of ₹10,000 and maximum of ₹30,000 plus GST.


Last month, SBI had in waived off home loan processing fees till March 31 to cash in on festive fervor.

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