The most recent numbers from the American Customer Satisfaction Index show credit unions received their lowest scores since 2010. For loans, interest rates are based on loan tenures, base rates and bank rates considering the borrower’s creditworthiness. Banks like Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, State of Bank of India, Axis Bank etc. As long as you pay your credit card bill in time, you don’t have to pay any interest. If you miss your credit card bill payment on the due date, you need to pay interest on the outstanding amount.
As buyers new to buying a home from a bank , we knew we would experience some unexpected and hidden costs. As seasoned home buyers, we decided to use our credit union to get a loan to finance the purchase of our home. We had a history of on-time payments with the credit union, and as established customers had enjoyed low interest rates and terms of service on previous loans. We felt our relationship with the credit union as established customers with a borrowing history would help create a seamless borrowing experience.
We were prequalified, but preapproval was contingent upon not only OUR credit worthiness, but also the credit union’s acceptance of the property we bought. Our credit union was extremely leery of loaning us the money for the purchase of our home. The credit union added a costly private mortgage insurance policy to our loan that we could and should have avoided. And dealing with unexpected problems of borrowing from the credit union almost spoiled the deal for us not once or twice, but three times.
Get prequalified through a lender you trust so your offer will be accepted by the bank you want to buy from. Find out what special incentives the bank selling your home will offer if you use their preapproved lender. The previous occupants had removed these from the home and the bank did not offer an appliance allowance. Add to the mix bank employees who aren’t realtors, and a certain amount of confusion may be inevitable.
When we were shopping around for our bank owned home, we fell in love with houses in a neighborhood in another part of our city. Watching all the home decorating shows, you may be looking to turn your bank owned Cinderella into a princess of a place. Estimate about 1 and a half times over what you think things will cost, and you may get a more accurate idea.