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RBI unchanged repo rate
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RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged – Advantage Housing

As widely anticipated, the RBI has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.5%. India continues to outperform other countries in terms of consumption and with the festive season coming up, the RBI will not risk denting it. This is nothing but good news for aspiring homebuyers on the market for a purchase in

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Interest rates effect on home buyer segments
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Impact of High Interest Rates on Home Buyers Across Segments

As we await the RBI’s monetary policy decision on the repo rate, let us examine the factors involved, and their implications on the Indian housing market across different home buyers segments. There can be various reasons for a hike in the repo rate, including inflationary pressure, rising food and fuel prices, excessive growth in the

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Unchanged repo rates boon Indian housing market
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Unchanged Repo Rates A Boon for the Housing Market

Much against general expectations, the RBI decided to keep the repo rates unchanged at 6.5% today. This is indeed good for the residential real estate market, which faces a tough road ahead amid massive layoffs by large corporates the world over. India is not decoupled from global economic dynamics and their invariable impact on the

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Refinancing home loan
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Refinancing Your Home Loan: How To Reduce Your Monthly EMI Payments

Most banks have raised their home loan interest rates after RBI raised its repo rate by 25 basis points two weeks ago. The RBI raised the repo rate by 250 basis points between May 2022 and February 2023. The banks have transmitted almost all of the rate hikes or will do so soon. It means

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Listed Developers’ Cost of Debt Dips to 8.14% in Q2 FY23 from 9.64% in Q4 FY20

Mumbai 19 December 2022: Despite the back-to-back repo rate hikes in 2022, the average cost of debt for the top eight listed realty developers is at its lowest since the pandemic. Analysing the financial data of the top listed players reveals that with the rise in sales revenue, their average cost of debt has reduced from

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RBI's Bps repo rate hike
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RBI’s 35 Bps Rate Hike Won’t Rock Housing Boat

The 35 BPS rate hike by the RBI – the fifth consecutive rate hike this year – comes as no surprise. With repo rates now at 6.25%, there may be some repercussions on housing uptake. This hike will undoubtedly push up home loan interest rates, which had already crept up after four consecutive bps rate

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RBI Interest rates hike housing
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RBI Monetary Policy – Can the Housing Market Absorb Another Hike?

With the inflationary pressures evident across the world, many countries have seen back-to-back interest rates hikes in the recent past. India is closely knit to the global economy and had to take remedial actions to control inflation, which is driven by domestic as well as global factors. In the wake of a surge in crude

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RBI Rate Hike Impact on housing sales
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RBI Rate Hike Can Have A Moderate Impact On Housing Sales

A rate hike was expected, but the expectation was for a maximum of 35 bps. The hike by 50 bps is definitely on the higher side, and home loan lending rates will now edge further into the red zone. This is the third consecutive rate hike in the last two months and finally marks the

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forthcoming monetary policy
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Real Estate Wary of Forthcoming Monetary Policy

The forthcoming monetary policy announcement will be a decisive event for the Indian housing sector. If another repo rate hike takes place, home loan interest rates will enter the red zone, and we can expect at least short-term repercussions on overall housing demand. Inflation is now one of the significant risks in real estate, and

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hike in repo rate might affect real estate sector
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Hike in Repo Rate might affect Real-estate and Auto Sector say experts

Current inflation in India is not due to surge in demand exceeding supplies. On the contrary, consumption demand is subdued and the production capacity is underutilized. In such circumstances,recent hikes in repo rate from 4.0% to 4.9%, almost by 25%, might be counter-productive. It shall increase lending rate hiking EMI of Housing and Auto loan. 

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