Home Loan Tips: Repaying home loan early is a loss-making deal, these benefits are not available after repayment..


A home loan is a long-term loan. It is often seen that people take home loans in the initial days of their careers. With time the income increases and the person taking the loan gets so much money that he can easily repay his entire home loan. But before taking any decision on repaying the home loan, some things should be kept in mind, because there are many such benefits that are available only on home loan.

Tax Benefit
Many types of tax benefits are given by the government on home loans. If you repay a home loan, you get an income tax exemption of Rs 1.50 under Section 80C of Income Tax. Apart from this, you can also avail tax exemption on interest paid on a home loan under Section 24(b) of Income Tax. In such a situation, if you repay the loan, you will not get any tax benefit.

Investment Opportunity
A home loan is a loan on which the interest rate is very low. In such a situation, you can invest the extra funds in such a place. Where you get more interest. At the same time, if you repay the loan with additional funds, this opportunity will be lost from your hands.


Emergency fund shortage
If you repay a home loan with additional funds. This affects your emergency fund. In such a situation, if you want to use an emergency fund to repay a home loan, then you should avoid it. Otherwise, you may have to resort to a personal loan or some other loan in times of need.

PC Social media

From around the web