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    MAS Amends Notices Related to Residential Property Loans

    May 05, 2020

    MAS published amendments to Notices 632B, 645A, 825B, 831A, 1106B, and 1115A related to the residential property loans in Singapore. Additionally, MAS published amendments to Notices 642 and 1113 related to motor vehicle loans, along with amendments to Notices 635, 827, and 1109 related to unsecured credit facilities to individuals. The amendments shall take effect on May 06, 2020. Notices 825B, 827, and 831A apply to all finance companies in Singapore; Notices 632B, 635, 642, and 645A apply to all banks in Singapore; and Notices 1106B, 1109, 1113, and 1115A apply to all merchant banks in Singapore.

    Notice 632B sets out the rules for banks when granting residential property loans, including limits on loan amount, conditions for loans, and tenure of credit and refinancing facilities. Notice 825B sets out the requirements for finance companies to comply with when granting new and refinanced residential property loans, including loan-to-value (LTV) limits and loan tenure rules. Notice 1106B sets out rules for merchant banks when granting residential property loans to individuals and non-individuals. Notices 645A, 831A, and 1115A set out requirements on computing the total debt servicing ratio (TDSR) for property loans for banks, finance companies, and merchant banks, respectively. Notices 642 and 1113 set out rules for banks and merchant banks, respectively, when granting motor vehicle loans to individuals, including loan tenure and LTV limits. Notices 635, 827, and 1109 set out requirements on granting an unsecured non-card credit facility to an individual for banks, finance companies, and merchant banks, respectively.

     

    Effective Date: May 06, 2020

    Keywords: Asia Pacific, Singapore, Banking, Securities, Residential Property Loans, Merchant Banks, Debt Service Ratio, LTV, MAS

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