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Government Housing Loan

A public boost for your private dreams

Home ownership empowers you and your family to stop paying rent and start investing in your own future. The Government Housing Loan from Byblos Bank is designed to help you get there faster, partnering with the Public Housing Corporation to offer financing of up to 100% of the purchase price. 

  • Financing

    Up to LBP 270 million

  • Repayment Period

    10-30 years

  • INTEREST RATE

    Preferential

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Distinctive Features

  • Special Benefits

  • No down-payment required for finished homes
    Free registration fees, mortgage fees, and stamp fees on loan contracts
    Zero filing fees

    Reduced commission on file

    Application can be made individually or as a couple
    Detailed checklist that helps protect you against common pitfalls such as buying ...
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    No down-payment required for finished homes
    Free registration fees, mortgage fees, and stamp fees on loan contracts
    Zero filing fees

    Reduced commission on file

    Application can be made individually or as a couple
    Detailed checklist that helps protect you against common pitfalls such as buying non-registered real estate or paying an inflated purchase price 
    Principal paid to Bank in Phase I, interest paid to Public Housing Corporation in Phase II 

     
  • Financing Percentage

  • Successful applicants receive financing of up to:

    100% for finished apartments

    70% for homes in which the buyer is already a tenant 
    70% (land plus construction) for construction of a home 
    100% of renovation costs (not exceeding 50% of the home’s value after renovation) 
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    Successful applicants receive financing of up to:

    100% for finished apartments

    70% for homes in which the buyer is already a tenant 
    70% (land plus construction) for construction of a home 
    100% of renovation costs (not exceeding 50% of the home’s value after renovation) 
    In all cases, 10% is deducted from loan amount and deposited in Public Housing Corporation account for benefit of the client 

     
Eligibility
You must be a Lebanese citizen residing in Lebanon for at least 10 years, with a net monthly family income that does not exceed LBP 6,750,000  
You should be less than 67 years old at the end of the loan period
You should have at least two years of work experience in the same field
Your net monthly income should be at least LBP 750,000 (or equivalent in USD)
Monthly payment should not exceed one-third of your salary 
Total surface area (living space) should not exceed 200 square meters
 
Required Documents

On Personal Profile
1.  Copy of Valid Photo ID or Passport
2.  Proof of income
3.  Individual Civil Status showing the applicant has held Lebanese citizenship for at least 10 years
4.  Family Civil Status
5.  Certificate of residence

On Employment (for Employees)
1. Most recent salary slip
2. Certificate of salary as per Public Housing Corporation specimen issued within past 30 days 
3. Syndicate membership card

 

For Self Employed
1. Declaration of income for the past 2 years as per Byblos Bank specimen 
2. Statement of income for the past 12 months 
3. Audited Financial Statements for the past 2 years 
4. Copy of company’s circular, certificate from the commercial court, and copy of company’s bylaws (if any)
5. Extract of Register of Commerce
6. Documents proving place of work (Copy of leasing or investment contract, etc.)

 

On The Property
1. Copy of seller’s ID
2. Copy of authenticated allotment plan
3. Copy of the title deed of the plot
4. Real estate certificate of the plot to be purchased with the loan and for the common sections (issued within past 30 days)
5. Zoning and planning certificate (if notes exist on the real estate certificate)
6. Copy of habitation permit authenticated by legal authorities (or construction certificate if constructed before 1971)
7. Sale contract or sales promise and receipts
8. For apartments, copy of rules of co-property authenticated by a notary public

Notes
Submit all original documents with application
Byblos Bank reserves the right to request additional documents if need be, and to accept or reject any application

 
Conditions and Guarantees

Available only in LBP 
Life insurance contracted through ADIR, a member of the Byblos Bank Group, paid exclusively during Phase I of the loan period
Fire insurance on the home
First degree mortgage on the home
Home to be purchased must be applicant’s main residence

 

The Bank has the right to request additional guarantees in certain cases

 
Example of Annual Percentage Rate (APR)
APR calculation includes life insurance fees, stamp fees, expert fees, and filing fees
Currency: LBP
Client: 35 years old and in good health (based on the Bank’s medical questionnaire) 
Loan amount: LBP 270 million
Loan period in years: 15
Variable interest rate based on 10% yield on TBs for one year +2.75%: 3.28%
APR: 4.320%*
*Excluding fire insurance fees and mortgage fees
 

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