home purchase

EPF withdrawal

EPF withdrawal for home purchase – Avoid if possible

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) recently relaxed its norms to allow subscribers to withdraw up to 90% of the total accumulated corpus for purchase of a home. But we must remember that EPF is long-term savings for retirement and it is not advisable to dig into the retirement funds unless and until there is …

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Rights home buyers will enjoy under RERA

From 1st May 2017, if you are a home buyer, you will be armed with several new rights specified under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) such as the follows: 1. The right to obtain information relating to sanctioned plans, layout plans along with the specifications, approved by the competent authority. 2. …

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