April 2, 2018

NBFCs and HFCs fear Rs 2.2-trn NPA mess owing to note ban, Rera, GST

Non-banking finance companies and mortgage lenders, which control the lion's share of developer loans, are using all the tricks in the marketing and finance trade books to help realtors still smarting from the pains inflicted by the note-ban, Rera and GST, to sell their inventory so that these lenders secure their monies.

According to a recent report, non-banking finance companies and pure-play mortgage lenders have an exposure of a whopping Rs 2.2 trillion of the Rs 4 trillion developer loans market, while commercial banks' exposure is much lower at Rs 1.8 trillion only.

These lenders fear that with so little demand in the market that is sitting on nearly 0.5 million units of unsold inventory, the chances of more and more developers going broke and their assets turning dud are higher in near future.

Read more at http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/fearing-spike-in-npas-nbfcs-hfcs-help-realtors-sell-better-118040100415_1.html

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