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Refinanced Mortgage Loans for Acquisition, Repair or Construction of Residential Real Estate

The loan is provided by Converse Bank CJSC (hereinafter Bank) on the following terms:

Purpose

Loans to individuals - resident and citizens of the Republic of Armenia (the main source of income is in the Republic of Armenia) for the purpose of purchasing, repairing or building residential real estate.

Term

Acquisition or development - 120 - 240 months

Repairs: 60 - 240 months

Currency

AMD

Amount

Funding Source A. 1,000,000 - 35,000,000 AMD

Funding Source B. 1,000,000 - 60,000,000 AMD

Annual nominal interest rate:

A. 10.5%

B. 11.5%

Annual effective* interest rate

A. ≤12.13%

B. ≤13.26%

Actual annual interest rate*

A. ≤14.24%

B. ≤ 15.42%

 * The effective interest rate covers only payments defined by the Bank, such as loan application review, loan provision and service charges. And the actual annual interest rate, in addition to the fees specified by the Bank, includes other fees required to obtain the loan: collateral valuation, insurance, single statement, notarial and pledge registration fees.

  General terms and conditions

Payment list

One-time fee for loan application review

3,000 AMD

One-time fee for loan disbursement

0.5% of the loan amount, minimum 50,000 AMD

Loan account service fee

0

Collateral insurance

0.13% - 0.15% annually on loan balance

Accident insurance

0.14% - 0.16% annually on loan balance

 Pledge costs

Costs for collateral valuation

18,000 - 25,000 AMD

Registration of the right of pledge in the State Committee of Real Estate Cadastre of RA

27,000 AMD

Notary validation

20,000 AMD

Single reference

10,000 AMD

 Consideration time

At least 7 days prior to the conclusion of the loan agreement, the Bank will provide you by hand or by mail a loan agreement proposal and a draft loan agreement. The proposal to conclude a loan agreement is valid for 7 business days from the day following the date of its submission to the borrower.

Early repayment of the loan

The borrower has the right to repay the loan in whole or in part in advance, including through refinancing.
In case of early repayment of the loan amount or part of it, the Bank will reduce the total cost of lending, including the total interest payable under the loan agreement and service charges.
At the borrower's discretion, the Bank will reduce the amount of monthly payments in proportion to the amount repaid in advance, leaving the loan repayment period unchanged, or reduce the loan repayment period, leaving the amount of monthly payments unchanged.

Fines and penalties

In case of breach of the repayment terms stipulated in the contract, the Borrower shall pay a fine to the Bank at the rate of 0.13% for each day of default.
Repayments of overdue liabilities are repaid in the following order: fine/penalty, interest, principal amount.
No fines or penalties are envsiaged for early repayment of the loan.

Restrictions

  1. The amount of the monthly repayment of the principal amount and the accrued interest on all existing credit obligations of the borrower and, if any, the co-borrowers shall not exceed A. 45% , B. 60%of the monthly net income of the said persons (depending on funding source).
  2. At the time of applying for a loan, the borrower / co-borrowers should have no overdue loans, as well as existing loan obligations classified stricter than "standard" class.
  3. The total number of overdue days for all current and repaid loans of borrower /co- borrowers during the last 12 months should not exceed 30 calendar days (for each individually).
  4. The seller and the buyer should not be members of the same family.
  5. Construction loans are provided in installments, the last portion of which should not exceed 20% of the loan amount, and the maximum loan amount should not exceed 80% of the amount of the construction budget estimate submitted by client.
  6. Construction / improvement works must be fully completed within one year of the loan's last installment.

Collateral type, loan / collateral ratio

In case of acquisition

The acquired real estate is pledged as collateral, and in case of acquiring real estate in development - the constructed real estate or other residential real estate shall be pledged as collateral. Loan / collateral ratio - up to 70%. Additional residential real estate may be pledged, in which case the loan / collateral ratio should be up to 70% and the loan / acquired or constructed real estate ratio - up to 90%. The lower of the estimated market value of the collateral and the purchase price is taken as a basis.
Real estate (s) should be a primary collateral.

In case of repair

The renovated real estate is pledged as collateral. Loan / collateral ratio - up to 70% of estimated market value.
Real estate should be a primary collateral. Renovated real estate can only be a consecutive pledge, if it is a primary collateral under a loan refinanced by NMC for acquisition of residential real estate.


In case of construction

The collateral under pledge is the land on which the residential real estate is being built; as well as other additional residential real estate should be pledged. Loan / total collateral ratio - up to 70% of estimated total market value.
Real estate (s) should be a primary collateral.

Frequency and method of repayment of principal and interest

  • "Annuity" (Equal monthly repayment), with principal and interest accrued in variable portions.
  • "Spring" (decreasing monthly repayment), in which the principal amount is included in equal portions, and accumulated interest is variable.

Example of calculating interest rates

In case of loan with the following terms and conditions:

Loan amount:

AMD 10,000,000

Nominal interest rate

10.5%

Repayment period

10 years

Repayment type

Annuity

 Interest composition

Monthly repayment (principal amount+ interest)

134,935.00

Total interest

6,192,200

Total of repayments

16,192,200

Loan interest is calculated based on the nominal interest rate applied to the deductible balance, and the actual annual interest rate shows how much the loan will cost you when you make timely interest payments and all the related mandatory fees and payments related to loan disbursement.

Valuation of collateral

The pledged real estate is subject to appraisal by one of the evaluation companies cooperating with the Bank. The evaluation company is selected by the Customer. The evaluation report is usually valid within 2 (two) months from the date of the report. An additional re-evaluation may be required if necessary (eg price changes).

List of valuation companies

Valuation Company

Address

Phone number

" Amintas Group " LLC

c . Yerevan ,Artsakh street. 23/6, " Tun Depot " Complex

(010) 432 276, (094) 432 276, (096) 432 276

" Oliver Group " LLC

c . Yerevan , Tumanyan 8, Room 215-216

(010) 542 740, (077) 542 750, (010) 542 760, (055) 542 750, (010) 542 770, (091) 542 750

" VM - RP " LLC

c . Yerevan , Vardanants Alley , 8/3 Building , Room 209

(010) 588 797, (099) 588 797

"TT Group" LLC

c . Yerevan , Arshakunyats 2 a , Room . 111:

(010) 545 175, (098) 015 059, (096) 015 059

"RVM Consult" LLC

c . Yerevan , Nalbandyan 48/1 Building , 2 nd floor

(010) 546 490, (077) 944 449, (098) 944 449, (093) 944 449


"Uptime" LLC

c . Yerevan Ekmalyan St. , 6 Building , 3rd Floor , Room 5 ( Business Palei " building )

(060) 535 371, (094) 713 710, (098) 535 314

"Bildap" LLC

c . Yerevan, Zakyan St. , 5 Building , No. 1 office

(010) 547 160, (091) 177 300

 Pledge insurance and borrower / co-borrower insurance

 

Insurance of pledged property from accidents as well as insurance of borrowers and co-borrowers from accidents and death are carried out annually (in proportion to income) for the balance of the loan, by one of the insurance companies cooperating with the Bank. Furthermore, the Bank acts as the beneficiary.

 

 List of insurance companies

Insurance Company

Address

Phone number

"Ingo Armenia" ICJSC

c . Yerevan , Hanrapetutyan St. , 51, 53, Areas 47, 48, 50

(010) 592 121

"RESO" ICJSC

c . Yerevan , Komitas Ave. , 62 Building

(060) 275 757, (098) 560 797

Rosgosstrakh-Armenia CJSC

c . Yerevan , Northern Avenue 1

(010) 591 010 

"Nairi Insurance" LTD

c . Yerevan , Vazgen Sargsyan St. , 10 Building , Piazza Grande " Business Center , 110 area

(010) 536 494, (060) 500 060

Communication with the Bank

You have the right to communicate with Converse Bank CJSC in any format at your discretion - by postal mail or by electronic communication methods. It is most convenient to receive information electronically, as it is available 24/7, free from the risk of loss of paper-based information and ensures confidentiality.

Provision of statements, references and other information (including VAT)

  • Provision of statement with periodicity prescribed by RA legislation (once) : 0,
  • Provision of additional statement 1 Except for periodicity prescribed by RA legislation:

- Dated back up to 3 years - AMD 1,000,
- Dated back to 3 years and more (in case it is available in the bank ) - AMD 3,000

  • Statement1 for submitting to different institutions

- In case of accounts opened within a month 2 AMD 5,000
- In case of accounts opened earlier - AMD 3,000

  • Reference to be provided to the RA State Revenue Committee on paid amount of interest : AMD 1,000
  • Reference based on the application submitted through the Bank's website - 3,000 AMD
  • References / Letters

On transactions made
- For transactions dated back up to one month - AMD 3,000
- For transactions dated back more than one month - AMD 5,000
Notice of agreement on consecutive pledge/alienation of property pledged in the Bank - AMD 6,000 for each pledged property

  • Transaction support documents and copies of other documents (for each document)

- Dated back up to 1 month - AMD 1,800
- Dated back up to 1 year - AMD 3,000
- Dated back more than one year - AMD 12,000

Tariffs for other services (including VAT)

  • Mail delivery of statements or other documents

In the Republic of Armenia and Artsakh - 0
International
- Tariff set by the shipping service provider, if established by law and contract.
- In other cases, the fee set by the shipment service provider + AMD 1,500

  • Delivery of references or other documents via Ordered mail shipping

- Within Armenia and Artsakh- AMD 3,000
- International - fee set by the shipment service provider + AMD 3,000

  • Provision of Bank consent for registration of family members at the address of pledged real estate (regardless of number of registered persons) - AMD 3,000
  • Granting consent for modification of documents on real estate property pledged with the Bank3: 0.5%, minimum AMD 12,000 , maximum AMD 60,000
  • Granting consent for the lease of pledged real estate property- AMD 12,000
  • Partial release of pledged property based on the application of the pledgor or the borrower (except for the pledge of cash as well as unallocated metal accounts) - AMD 20,000 (per property)
  • Loan terms revision4 - 0.5%, minimum AMD 12,000

1 In case of simultaneous provision of a statement and reference to the same Customer and charge envisaged for the reference, the charge will be collected for reference only.
2 In case of more than one active account, the opening date of account which has been opened earlier is taken into consideration irrespective of whether or not included in the statement.
3 The tariff shall be calculated on the basis of the estimated initial value of the collateral.
4 The tariff is calculated based on the amount of loan provided. The tariffs are set at the time of submission of the application by the customer for revision of the loan terms.

Required documents

1

Loan Application Form

2

Identity document of the borrower, co-borrowers, their family members, Public Service Number or a reference from the State Register of Population on not receiving PSN (not required if identification card is provided), marriage, divorce, birth, death certificates (if available).

3

A reference to the place of residence with the indication of family members living together.

Reference / Form 3/of the RA Police Passport Department (if needed).

4

Reference from the workplace indicating the position of the borrower / co-borrower and the amount of monthly income (gross or net, plus, if net income is indicated, a corresponding note should be made in the reference), which should not be older than 20 calendar days as of the date of filing with the Bank. If necessary, a statement from individual account for the past 1 year, approved by tax authorities.

4.1

Secondary income (if any) supporting documents.


4.2

In case of entrepreneurial activity:

- Taxpayer identification number (TIN),

- Certificate of incorporation (reference from state register), charter (if available),

- Identification documents of the shareholders and the director,

- Permission documents for conducting the given type of activity,

- Financial and tax reports approved by tax authorities,

- Income and Expense Records (if any) for the last 6 months,

- Bank account turnover (if available),

- Reference from the State Revenue Committee on obligations towards the State,

- Business Analysis Report.

5

Original of the Certificate of Ownership for the additional pledged property acquired/renovated/constructed, owners' Identification Documents and Purchase Basis (Purchase Agreement, Certificate of Inheritance, etc.), Marriage, Divorce, Birth, Death Certificates (if any).

6

Estimate (for renovation and construction).

7

Photos of the property to be built / renovated, both before performance of works and after disbursement of each portion

8

A construction design approved by the procedure established by the legislation, a construction permit, a contract with a developer (if any)

9

Unified reference from the State Committee of the Real Estate Cadastre of the Republic of Armenia on the limitations on pledged property (submitted after loan approval).

10

Mortgage assessment conclusion / act:

11

Other documents required by the Bank.


Attention

If you fail to fulfill or incompletely fulfill your obligation,  within three business days this information will be provided to the credit bureau  where your credit history is formed. Having a bad credit history can negatively affect your creditworthiness in the future. You have the right to receive your credit history report for free once a year from the credit bureau.

Your property may be confiscated by law if you fail to make your interest and loan repayments on time.

In case of insufficient funds to repay your credit liabilities, they may be repaid at the expense of your other property and/or that of the guarantor, as prescribed by the RA legislation.

In accordance with the RA Law on Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, on the basis of the Know Your Customer Principle, the Bank may require the Customer to provide additional documents or other information, as well as ask questions during verbal communication, for the purpose of conducting due diligence of the Customer.  

The Bank may collect additional information in accordance with the terms of an agreement with the US Government under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to determine your eligibility for being a US taxpayer.

The Bank is entitled to modify and supplement the tariffs for additional services provided by notifying the Customers in accordance with the contract, by posting a relevant message on its own website ( www.conversebank.am ), by posting announcements on the Bank's premises, by sending a notification by post, and by any other methods  proposed by the Bank selected at the Customer's preference, which is considered a due notification of the Customer.

 Factors for positive or negative decision on providing the loan

The Bank is inclined to provide the loan if:

  • The applicant complies with the terms and limiting conditions of the loan.
  • At the request of the bank, the applicant secures its credit liabilities with collateral.
  • The applicant is recognized as creditworthy as a result of the assessment.
  • The documents and references submitted by the applicant are reliable and include all necessary information;
  • The applicant's credit history is either positive or missing.

Failure to comply with any of the above conditions, as well as other requirements of the Bank's internal regulations, may result in refusal to provide the loan.

Time periods for notifying the customer of the decision to provide the loan and for the loan disbursement.

The decision takes up to 7 banking days, the Customer is informed within one day, the loan is disbursed within 7 banking days.

Venue for loan formalities and method of disbursement

Loan is provided at Head Office and Branches
The loan amount can be transferred directly to the seller / developer account or provided to the borrower by way of depositing into the account. If it is provided to the borrower, the borrower must submit proof that the loan amount has been fully transferred to the seller / developer (not required in the event of development or repair by own resources).

Your financial directory

Your financial directory at www.fininfo.am , is an electronic system combining services offered to individuals that makes it easy to search, compare and find the most effective option for you. https://www.fininfo.am/finhelper/index.php?type=mortgage.

Procedure for resolving disputes

Any disputes and disagreements between the Customer and the Bank shall be resolved first by mutual negotiation, and should the agreement not be reached by such methods, the disputes and disagreements shall be resolved in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the RA legislation both per court procedure, and through financial system obmudsman.

Notice on Financial System Mediator

Please be informed that according to the RA Law on Financial System Mediator, in case of property claims arising out of services rendered to you by Converse Bank CJSC, disputes and disagreements for not exceeding million AMD or equivalent foreign currency may be resolved through the Financial System Mediator.
According to an agreement between the Bank and the Office of the Financial System Mediator, the Bank waives the right to challenge the Financial System Mediator's decisions only in relation to property claims not exceeding 250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand) AMD or equivalent currency, and on transaction amounts not exceeding 500,000 (five hundred thousand) AMD or equivalent foreign currency.

Address: 0010 Yerevan, Khorenatsi str. 15,
"Elite Plaza" business center, 7th floor
Email: info@fsm.am
Telephone: (+37460) 70-11-11
Fax: (+37410) 58-24-21:

Contact with the Bank

For more details and more information you can:

  • visit the Bank's website at https://www.conversebank.am
  • visit the Bank's Customer Service at the Head Office or any branch
  • Call: 374 10 511211
  • Viber: 374 95 511211
  • Skype: conversebank-callcenter


Updated 04.03.2020 17:40