Indian Foreclosures / Bank Auctions activity is transparent and emerging – Canara Bank’s new Trend in resolving NPA’s with Mega e auctions

Foreclosureindia.com was established in 2009 and it is a market place for Foreclosure / Bank Auction listings in India and also providing e-Auction services to 18 Banks, i.e. Central Bank of India, UBI, OBC, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, State Bank of Hyderabad, IDBI Bank, Corporation Bank, IOB, Karnataka Bank, ING Vysya Bank, CUB, Religare ARC, IARC etc. for selling non-performing assets though BankAuctions.IN.

 

HYDERABAD, IndiaNov. 11, 2015PRLogForeclosureindia.com was established in 2009 and it is a market place for Foreclosure / Bank Auction listings in India and also providing e-Auction services to 18 Banks, i.e. Central Bank of India, Union Bank of India, Oriental Bank of commerce, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, State Bank of Hyderabad, IDBI Bank, Corporation Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Karnataka Bank, ING Vysya Bank, City Union Bank, Religare ARC, International ARC, etc. for selling non-performing assets though BankAuctions.IN. Indian Foreclosures / Bank Auctions Market is transparent and emerging.

Foreclosureindia.com is a market place for BankAuction properties in India since Nov 2009. It is the first of its kind internet portal that helps the buyers of property in getting the free access to all Auction property details / free foreclosure listings information of banks and financial institutions happening in and around 34 major cities of the country. It also gives people a cheaper alternative to the conventional properties from builders and individuals.

Gross non-performing assets of banks in India as on March 2015 stood at 5.17 per cent, while the stressed assets ratio stood at 13.2 per cent, which is nearly 230 bps more than that for the system. Going through the details of annual financial results of public and private sector banks (including old private banks) for 2014-15, it may be noted that the gross non-performing assets (GNPA) of 26 public sector banks (including 19 nationalised banks, State Bank of India and its associates and IDBI) have risen by 22.5 per cent to Rs.2.78 lakh crore against Rs.2.27 lakh crore in the previous financial year.

According to Ministry of Finance, Government of India directives issued during March 2013, all auctions of immovable properties, under SARFAESI Act, 2002, may be carried out through E-Auctions to ensure a free, fair and transparent process. All DRT’s are conducting E-Auctions to sell NPAs.

E-auctions of non-performing assets under SAFAESI act 2002 were started by 27 Banks & Financial Institutions in Nov 2013 with 1301 live properties.

In a span of two years, another 47 Banks started conducting e-auctions of non-performing assets and the number of live e-auctions increased to 3325 in Nov 2015 from 1301 during Nov 2013.

Banks and Financial Institutions are conducting these time based e-auctions through third party e-auction service providers. There are seven e-Auction service providers available in India. “E-publicity” / Digital publicity for foreclosure properties / Bank Auction properties is being done throughforeclosureindia.com for selling properties.

Recently, as a special drive, some of the Banks like State Bank of India, State Bank of Hyderabad and its associates have conducted Mega E-auctions duly making wide publicity. Mega e-auction means all the regional offices and zonal offices etc of that Bank are issuing e-auction notices at a time and conducting the e-auction on one particular day duly following rules.

Similarly, now Canara Bank, is conducting Mega e-auction for selling of 1178 properties across India. All these properties details are available at foreclosureindia.com.

Canara Bank
Mega E-Auction
City wise No of NPA’s being Auctioned on 21.11.2015
City No of NPA’s City No of NPA’s
Patna 39 Mumbai 12
Pune 25 Mysuru 16
Ahmedabad 10 Nashik 4
Bangalore 53 New Delhi 195
Bhubaneswar 25 Ranchi 16
Chandigarh 25 Shimla 14
Chennai 122 Shillong 28
Coimbatore 72 Surat 30
Goa 12 Thiruvananthapuram 3
Hyderabad 74 Visakhapatnam 4
Indore 20 Vijayawada 39
Jaipur 8 Bhopal 13
Kochi 73 Nagpur 7
Kolkata 1 Raipur 34
Lucknow 100
Total
1178
Ludhiana 25
Madurai 24
Mangalore 55 Foreclosureindia.com’s data

ADVANTAGES OF BUYING THESE PROPERTIES THROUGH BANK AUCTION ARE:

1.PRICE ADVANTAGE: At least 25% cheaper than market price.
2.LEGALLY SAFE: Since Banks / Financial Institutions have given loan after verification of all the legal aspects only, these are 95% legally safe.
3.CREDIBILITY OF SELLER: You are buying from a Bank / Financial institution, which is authorized by Govt. of India to sell such properties.
4.FIXED TIME FRAME: Entire transaction will be over in less than two months period.
5.TRANSPARENCY: 100 % transparent transaction. Any one can participate in e – auctions from anywhere in the world.
6.PROBABILITY: 90% chances of winning in the Bank Auction.
Buying properties in Bank Auctions is an intelligent financial decision. The following are the seven steps required to buy properties in Bank Auctions (https://bankauctions.in/) / Foreclosures (http://foreclosureindia.com/).
i. Read The Auction Notice Carefully,
ii. Verify Documents,
iii. Inspect property,
iv. Make Finances ready,
v. Submit tender,
vi. Participate in Auction,
vii. Get Sale certificate.
1. Read The Auction Notice / Sale Notice Carefully:
Advised to take a printout of Auction notice and read the details mentioned in the advertisement carefully and note down the important aspects like contact details, inspection date, reserve price, earnest money deposit ( EMD), cost of auction forms, tender submission time & date, auction date & time and finally e-auction website details.
2. Documents Verification: Enquire with the bank / financial institution about further information of the property. Visit the Bank and see all the documents such as registration documents of the present borrower, link documents, latest encumbrance certificate pertains to the property, approved layout for plot by the competent authority, approved plan for flats / houses by competent authority etc. If required, consult with a solicitor / advocate before the auction. Once this aspect is clear, you can proceed further.
3. Inspection of the Property: Visit the site of the property as per inspection schedule given in Sale notice. Consult people around the property to know the price prevailing in that area. While inspecting the property observe the present physical condition of the property, enquire about the pending property taxes, electricity dues, welfare associations maintenance dues. The property comes as is, as such any pending dues should be added to your consideration price before quoting.
4. Get your Finances Right: Please make sure that you are prepared for the price to be paid for the property. If you have ready cash, you can clinch the deal faster and possess the property fast. If you are thinking of availing a Bank Loan, you may approach some bank for sanction of pre-approval loan to complete the transaction in the specified time frame very smoothly.
5. Submission of Tender: Submit the bid at the specified branch before the due date and time, along with demand draft / Banker cheque as EMD ( earnest money deposit ), copies of purchasers PAN card, photo identity card and residence proof. In most of the cases the EMD amount is 10% of the reserve price.
6. Participating in Auction: Based on the data & statistics of the foreclosure properties / bank auction properties in India, around 60% of the Bank auction properties are unsold, due to various reasons. Around 30% properties are getting one bid only. Around 10% properties are getting two or more bids. In case of E-Auction, please take training from the E-Auction service provider at free of cost, the details of e-auction service provider are available in E-auction notice. Investor will be successful if he/ she is the highest bidder. Investor needs to pay another 15% on the same day of the auction.

7. Sale Certificate & Registration: After payment of the total amount either from own sources or through Bank loan, a sale confirmation certificate will be issued. Investor have to pay the stamp duty and get the property registered in their name. The authorized officer will register the property on behalf of the Bank. After completion of registration, the physical possession of the property will be handed over to the Investor.
All the real estate Investors / NRI investors are invited to utilize this opportunity to buy good properties at much discounted rate.
Bhargav, Managing Partner of Foreclosureindia.com says, “During the last 6 years we have created awareness about Bank Auctions and Transparency by disseminating the information of Bank Auctions.During the next couple of years, we will provide Excellent Experience to sellers & Buyers in Foreclosures market / Bank Auctions market.”