You need not be present in India to avail of your Home Loan. In case you are posted aboard at the time of submission of the loan application and disbursement of the loan, you can avail the loan by appointing a Power of Attorney as per HDFC's format. Your Power of Attorney holder can apply and carry out the formalities on your behalf.
SHORT TERM BRIDGING LOAN
A photocopy of the PIO card or
A photocopy of current passport indicating birthplace as 'India'
A photocopy of Indian passport, if held by the individual earlier
A photocopy of parent’s / grandparent’s Indian passport / birth certificate/ marriage certificate.
How is my loan reassessed if there is a change in status from non-resident indian to resident indian?
In the event of you relocating back to India, HDFC reassesses the repayment capacity of the applicant(s) based on Resident status and a revised repayment schedule is worked out. The new rate of interest will be as per the prevailing applicable rate of Resident Indian loans (for that specific loan product). This revised rate of interest would be applicable on the outstanding balance being converted. A letter is given to the customer confirming the change of status.
You can apply for a Home Loan at any time once you have decided to purchase or construct a property, even if you have not selected the property or the construction has not commenced.
For your convenience, HDFC offers various modes for repayment of your house loan. You may issue standing instructions to your banker to pay the installments through ECS (Electronic Clearing System), opt for direct deduction of monthly installments by your employer or issue post-dated cheques from your salary account.
‘Own Contribution’ is the total cost of the property less HDFC’s home loan.
A person resident outside India who is a citizen of India or a person outside India who is of Indian origin is an NRI.
The definition of a person resident outside India is defined under section 2(w) of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 is as under:
Person resident outside India means, a person who is not resident in India.
A person shall be deemed to be a person not resident in India in the following cases:
When the person stays in India for less than or up to 182 days during the preceding financial year
You can apply for housing loans at any time once you have decided to purchase or construct a property, even if you have not selected the property or the construction has not commenced. You can even apply for a home loan whilst you are working abroad, to plan for your return to India in future.
EMI refers to the ‘Equated Monthly Installment’ which is the amount you will pay to us on a specific date each month till the loan is repaid in full. The EMI comprises of the principal and interest components which are structured in a way that in the initial years of your loan, the interest component is much larger than the principal component, while towards the latter half of the loan, the principal component is much larger.
HDFC will determine your Home Loan Eligibility largely by your income and repayment capacity. Other important factors include your age, qualification, number of dependants, your spouse's income (if any), assets & liabilities, savings history and the stability & continuity of occupation.