Housing finance
Cabinet approves creation of Rs60,000-cr National Urban Housing Fund
20 February 2018
Helion invets in PremjiInvest portfolio housing financier Shubham Housing
24 January 2018
HDFC to raise Rs13,200 cr via QIP and preferential issue
13 January 2018
Larger houses made eligible for credit-linked subsidy
17 November 2017
ICICI Bank offers cashback on home loan EMIs
28 September 2017
Centre extends interest subsidy on MIG home loans till March 2019
23 September 2017
Centre announces new PPP policy to make housing affordable
22 September 2017
Unitech’s Chandra brothers denied bail, face police grilling
16 September 2017
DDA to launch mega sale of 12,000 flats in June
26 May 2017
Hudco’s Rs1,220-cr IPO fully subscribed
09 May 2017
SBI slashes affordable home loan rate to 8.35% for women
08 May 2017
India to chair UN’s human settlement mission UN-Habitat
08 May 2017
HUDCO initial public offer targets Rs1,220 crore
28 April 2017
EPFO allows subscribers to withdraw up to 90% of funds for home buying
25 April 2017
Builders body to float 352 schemes to build 203,851 affordable houses
10 April 2017
EPFO may allow withdrawals for down payments on home loans
16 March 2017
Centre may pay rent for urban poor in 100 smart cities: report
09 March 2017
EPFO to launch payment scheme for house buyers in March
25 February 2017
SBI offers home loans at 9.1% under special festival scheme
02 November 2016
EPFO to facilitate pledging of PF for buying low-cost homes by next year
03 October 2016
Sebi allows debt mutual funds to invest up to 35% in housing finance companies
11 August 2016
SBI tailors home loans to suit 7th Pay Commission beneficiaries
02 August 2016
PNB Housing Finance files prospectus for Rs2,500-cr IPO
06 July 2016
Realtors urge RBI to allow bank funding, ease norms
30 June 2016
Govt to sell 10 per cent equity in Hudco
15 June 2016
Sanctioning of building permits to go online in 13 more cities
16 May 2016
EU investment arm to lend UK £1 bn for social housing
26 April 2016
PNB Housing raises Rs500 crore from IFC to finance green residential projects
06 April 2016
HDFC to raise Rs1,000 cr via private NCD placement
04 March 2016
Over 10,000 EWS houses in TN to get roof-mounted solar panels under PMAY
25 January 2016
ICICI Bank offers home loan sanctions in 8 hours flat
16 January 2016
Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary accused of discrimination
31 December 2015
Cabinet approves bill to regulate real estate business
10 December 2015
Twenty-five per cent of JNNRUM houses lying unoccupied: minister
04 December 2015
RBI revision of loan-to-value ratio seen easing home loan rates by 25-30 bps
10 October 2015
ICICI Bank unveils first guarantee-backed home loan product
26 August 2015
Five charts that demystify the Chinese housing market
25 August 2015
Focus on quality, durability in rural housing scheme
20 June 2015
Home, auto loans will come down further, says FM
13 June 2015
Housing market bearish as budget fails to enthuse buyers
09 April 2015
RBI eases valuation norms for home loans of up to Rs10 lakh
07 March 2015
Housing industry seeks infra status
25 February 2015
India permits 100% FDI in construction sector
29 October 2014
Sundaram BNP Paribas launches cheap rural home loan scheme
28 August 2014
Modi to revamp rural housing scheme Indira Awaas Yojana
11 August 2014
Tata Housing inks JV with Keventer for Bengal housing deal
30 July 2014
Number of first-time UK home buyers at highest level: Survey
19 July 2014
Indian housing finance market to grow at 19 - 21% in 2015: Icra
03 July 2014
Bank of England to cap mortgages from October
28 June 2014
Taking a chance with better bankruptcy protection
24 June 2014
Venkaiah Naidu promises cheaper home loans
29 May 2014
BoE considering new measures to control mortgage lending: Mark Carney, BoE governor
19 May 2014
New bench to hear Sahara case as judge seeks to opt out
16 May 2014
Controversial UK scheme for cheaper mortgages to be reined in
07 May 2014
One “villain” of the housing crisis played only a small role
04 March 2014
HDFC raises $300 mn through FCB under new RBI plan
03 March 2014
Fannie Mae posts record net income of $84 bn; pays back taxpayers' money
22 February 2014
Wells Fargo resolves $591-mn repurchase agreement Fannie Mae
31 December 2013
SBI, HDFC cut home loan rates as RBI keeps policy rates steady
20 December 2013
HDFC hikes home loan rates; sees them coming down later
04 December 2013
Sahara ordered to submit Rs20,000-cr worth title deeds to SEBI as guarantee
29 October 2013
Canara Bank launches housing loan schemes for NRIs, HNIs
24 September 2013
RBI bans upfront disbursal of individual housing loans
04 September 2013
Sahara case: SEBI asks SC to throw book at directors
07 August 2013
Parekh warns against conversion of realty loans into home loans
22 June 2013
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders sue US government
13 June 2013
Home repossessions in US rise 11 per cent
13 June 2013
JPMorgan Chase to cut 1,800 jobs at US mortgage servicing unit
13 June 2013
HSBC to be sued by New York state over home loans
05 June 2013
Fidelity to buy mortgage service provider LPS for $2.9 bn
28 May 2013
Fidelity National, Thomas H Lee in talks to buy LPS for $2.9 bn
23 May 2013
SBI says RBI should be regulator for all home loans
20 May 2013
Fannie Mae to pay $59.4 bn to US Treasury as profit surges
10 May 2013
Mortgage approvals rise 5 per cent in UK
02 May 2013
SBI ends free accident insurance perk on home, car loans
08 April 2013
US regulators probe mortgage insurance kickbacks
08 April 2013
Once-bankrupt Fannie Mae reports record $17.2 bn profit for 2012
03 April 2013
RBI panel seeks more liberal norms for home loans
23 January 2013
HDFC Q3 net rises over 16% to Rs.1,537 crore
21 January 2013
HUDCO may use local bodies to finance 100 projects
07 January 2013
SEBI hikes mutual funds’ exposure limit to housing finance companies
19 November 2012
ICICI Bank cuts home loan rates for festive season
12 October 2012
Sebi relaxes investment limit by housing finance companies in debt mutual funds
08 October 2012
Bank of Baroda cuts home loan rates
10 September 2012
Axis Bank's new home loan comes with built-in EMI waiver
06 September 2012
Mortgage approvals in UK rise but recovery not in sight
31 August 2012
HUDCO restarts lending for home purchases
29 August 2012
Home loan interest subsidy scheme to run the whole fiscal
04 July 2012
Macquarie downgrades HDFC to ‘underperform’
15 June 2012
RBI ends penalty on prepayment of home loans
18 April 2012
SBI offers cheaper rates to old home loan customers
21 March 2012
Citigroup to sell entire stake in HDFC for around Rs10,353 crore: report
23 February 2012
Documents reveal Fed failed to read the coming mortgage finance bust
13 January 2012
RBI raises housing loan limit for urban co-op banks
31 October 2011
Government to hike limit on 1-% home loan waiver
25 October 2011
NHB moves bars loan prepayment charges
21 October 2011
SBI extends discount on home loans till December; doubles overseas borrowing target to $10 billon
22 September 2011
Lenders rush in with dual-rate home loans as rates peak in India
10 September 2011
HDFC launches fixed rate scheme, others may follow suit
06 September 2011
HDFC hikes home loan rates by 50 basis points
03 August 2011
Housing loans down on higher interest, property prices: National Housing Bank
03 June 2011
Bankers panel recommends hike in housing grant for rural poor to Rs75,000
25 May 2011
RBI hikes housing loan limit for priority lending to Rs25 lakh
09 May 2011
Fannie Mae to seek $8.5 billion from US Treasury
07 May 2011
Dewan Housing buys 67.56 per cent in Deutsche Postbank Home Finance for Rs1,079-crore
29 March 2011
CBI nets haul of gold from Money Matters office premises
02 December 2010
Dewan Housing signs Deutsche Postbank Home Finance deal for Rs1,079 crore
02 December 2010
HDFC, ICICI Bank end ‘teaser’ home loan rates
02 December 2010
CBI arrests senior bankers in Rs1,000-crore loan scam
24 November 2010
Home, auto loans to get costlier soon: SBI chief
16 November 2010
SBI won't end 'teaser rates' despite RBI's disapproval
12 November 2010
Home loans to become dearer following tightening of norms by RBI
02 November 2010
Deutsche Postbank puts its Indian housing finance business on block: Reports
19 October 2010
SBI likely to extend ‘teaser’ home loan scheme
07 September 2010
NHB and Credit Information Bureau establish central registry of mortgaged houses
03 September 2010
Home, car loans get dearer as lenders up rates
01 September 2010
IDBI bank to merge home loan arm with itself
23 July 2010
HDFC reintroduces property mortgage loan
04 June 2010
ICICI Bank to re-launch teaser home loan
23 April 2010
HDFC revives teaser home loan rates
16 April 2010
Dewan Housing to set up joint venture with IFC for low cost housing loans
14 April 2010
Banks end cut-rate car, home loans spree
05 March 2010
Private lender ICICI Bank raises rates on home, auto loans
04 March 2010
RBI asks banks to extend lower rates on loans to existing borrowers
11 February 2010
SBI to continue with limited periodrates on home loans till end-fiscal
10 February 2010
HDFC posts 23 per cent net profit growth in third quarter
21 January 2010
Dewan Housing Finance too cuts loan rate to 8 per cent
15 December 2009
PNB nets Rs216 crore through housing finance arm stake sale
10 December 2009
SKS Microfinance ties with HDFC for home loans to poor
04 December 2009
After SBI, HDFC offers floating rate for home loans
02 December 2009
IDBI Bank scraps IDBI Home Finance sale, looks at acquisitions
26 November 2009
Freddie Mac reports $6.3 billion Q3 net loss
07 November 2009
Bank of Rajasthan slashes home loan rates to 7.50 per cent
05 November 2009
DCB to offer home loans below 8 per cent
01 October 2009
Government launches interest subsidy scheme for housing loans
30 September 2009
US home foreclosures remain at record levels in August
10 September 2009
Delinquency rate for US mortgage loans rises to a record high in Q2
21 August 2009
NAB acquires Challenger’s mortgage management business
18 August 2009
HSBC to step up home loan activity in India
14 August 2009
LIC HF cuts home loan rates by 0.5 percentage points
14 August 2009
RBI permits co-op banks to give bigger home loans
14 August 2009
SBI further sweetens 8 per cent home loan offer
01 July 2009
SBI sees revival in home loan demand with low-interest schemes
29 June 2009
Urban development minister seeks more I-T relief for home-buyers
17 June 2009
HDFC to raise Rs4000 crore through QIP route
10 June 2009
Ex HBOS chief Andy Hornby, appointed chief executive of Alliance Boots
09 June 2009
US pending home sales on road to recovery
03 June 2009
Tata Capital Housing Finance targets Rs400 crore loans in 2009-10
20 May 2009
PNB to sell 26 per cent in housing finance arm to US firm
20 May 2009
Dewan Housing to raise Rs3,500 crore; plans debenture issue
12 May 2009
Germany moves to nationalise troubled property lender Hypo
09 April 2009
US home sales rebound in February
26 March 2009
HDFC cuts retail prime lending rate by 50 basis points
24 March 2009
LIC cuts home loan rate by 0.75 per cent for existing customers
17 March 2009
Central Bank joins rate war; offers home loans up to Rs20 lakh at 8 per cent
12 March 2009
ICICI Bank cuts new home loan rates by 25-50 bps
06 March 2009
UK home loans slump; manufacturing troubled
03 March 2009
Few takers for ‘cheap’ home loans
03 March 2009
Brown defends under-fire mortgage plan
21 February 2009
Major banks support Obama’s foreclosure plan
20 February 2009
Obama unveils $75-billion plan to avoid home foreclosures
19 February 2009
Retail loans may get cheaper on push from finance ministry, banks
09 February 2009
HDFC reduces its lending rate for loans up to Rs30 lakh
17 January 2009
Dewan Housing likely to take over IDBI Home Finance
14 January 2009
Private investors buy failed mortgage lender IndyMac for $13.9 billion
05 January 2009
Home loans to get chepaer in 2009
31 December 2008
CII bats for affordable housing
29 December 2008
Half a million people in the UK to fall behind on their mortgages during 2009
20 December 2008
HDFC announces half per cent interest rates for all customers
19 December 2008
Over half of rescued US borrowers default again on home loans
09 December 2008
ICICI Bank cuts home loan rates by 150 bps to 11.5 per cent
06 December 2008
Fund investors sue Countrywide over loan modifications
02 December 2008
Germany's Hypo Real gets $68 billion lifeline
06 October 2008
US government takes over control of Fanny Mae and Freddy Mac
08 September 2008
Government bail-out for US mortgage giants FannyMae and FreddyMac
06 September 2008
GM’s home financing arm to lay off 5,000 employees
04 September 2008
UK in the midst of the biggest-ever housing slump, HBOS study reveals
11 August 2008
Carl Icahn’s housing company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
05 August 2008
RBI eases norms for home loans up to Rs30 lakh
16 May 2008
Dewan Housing expands presence, opens 7 offices in India, 1 in London
16 April 2008
After UCO Bank, Allahabad Bank cuts home loan rates
18 March 2008
US Fed bails out Bear Sterns through JPMorgan Chase
15 March 2008
US regulators propose tough new rules for mortgage market
14 March 2008
Carlyle heads for liquidation as creditors refuse bailout
14 March 2008
Fannie Mae reports $3.55 billion Q4 loss
27 February 2008
HDFC drops its retail prime lending rate (RPLR) on home loans
01 February 2008
Supply of homes on US housing market at 22-year high
30 November 2007
US subprime mortgage losses may touch $300 billion: OECD
22 November 2007
Citigroup's subprime losses may vault to $15 billion: Goldman Sachs
19 November 2007
E*Trade CEO rules out bankruptcy: CNBC
16 November 2007
Germany's WestLB bank is the latest subprime victim; to make a loss in 2007
15 November 2007
E*Trade stock halves in a day following sub-prime shocks
15 November 2007
Mortgage woes propel California housing foreclosures to record high
27 October 2007
Bank of America to exit broker-led mortgage business, may lend directly
26 October 2007
Fourth-largest US homebuilder Centex makes Q3 loss as housing slump deepens
24 October 2007
IDBI cuts floating rate for home loans by 0.50 per cent
16 October 2007
Northern Rock finds a Virgin white knight
13 October 2007
ICICI Bank cuts floating rates on home loans by 0.5 per cent to 11 per cent
11 October 2007
HDFC increases stake in HDFC Asset Management Company from Standard Life Investments
09 October 2007
US subprime losses may reach $150 billion: S&P
09 October 2007
US housing market on a long, slippery slide
01 October 2007
US sub-prime exposure leads to UBS'' first loss in over two years
01 October 2007
HSBC to close US mortgage lending unit Decision One
22 September 2007
Two more firms fall prey to US mortgage lending crisis
20 September 2007
US sub-prime crisis may hit India''s economic growth: Dun & Broadstreet
18 September 2007
Countrywide says it has already addressed its funding needs
14 September 2007
Thornburg sells bonds worth $1.4 billion to finance loans
05 September 2007
RBI finally gives its views on sub-prime crisis
30 August 2007
Bear Stearns cuts 240 jobs at two home-lending units
17 August 2007
ICICI, HDFC loan disbursals down in April-June 2007-08
25 July 2007
NHB launches housing price index
11 July 2007
ICICI Bank cuts floating home loan rates by 0.5 per cent
07 July 2007
RBI plans statistics on housing development
30 June 2007
GIC Housing mulling foray into reverse mortgage segment
21 June 2007
ICICI Bank home loan growth slows down
15 June 2007
Home loan disbursals to grow by 20 per cent: CRISIL
25 April 2007
Risk weight on home loans reduced to 50 per cent
25 April 2007
$250 million FDI in DHFL venture capital fund approved
20 April 2007
Reverse mortgage to go overdrive
01 March 2007
Mortgage guarantee companies to ease housing sector fund woes
28 February 2007
HDFC commences UK operations from London
15 November 2006
LIC Housing Finance net falls 14 per cent
28 June 2005
HDFC to raise housing loan rates
09 November 2004
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27 October 2004
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18 October 2004
HDFC securitises Rs 2.34 billion home loans
10 May 2004
Housing finance excels in Dubai exhibition
17 June 2002
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15 May 2001
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