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About OneHome

OneHome is a cost efficient living experience. You can get access to tailor-made residential solutions without all the extra baggage. Whether you are renting, taking out a mortgage or investing in real-estate, we will give you realistic solutions for your peculiar needs.

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Types Of Offerings

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Rent Finance

Rent Finance Scheme – have you found a great apartment you would like to rent but you don’t have all the funds readily available? ‘Pay rent small small’ can help with that, you have the option of paying rent in sums that are more agreeable to your pocket! Start now

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Landlords
  • Tenants (“Salaried earners, Professionals/Self-employed Individuals”.)

Salaried individuals with a regular source of income can apply for Pay rent small small through our approved list of Rental/Development properties. In a case the applicant wants a non-listed property, there must be evidence showing that the claimed landlord is the owner of the property.

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Mortgage

Mortgage- Mortgage loans are long term borrowing instruments with a maximum tenure of 10 years. The tenure offered to customers depends on the loan amount along with other eligibility criteria. (Qualification, Age of applicant and others).

Frequently Asked Questions

OneHome Business is a business under the Propositions and Partnership Group of the Retail and Consumer Banking Directorate. The Business was created from the need of the bank to provide tailor made offerings addressing the huge housing deficit in Nigeria with the aim to provide affordable housing solutions for the average Nigerian. These offerings are centered around Rent and Mortgage.

• Rent Finance Scheme
• Home Acquisition Finance Facility
• Diaspora Home Acquisition Finance Facility

 

About The Rent Finance Scheme

Rent Finance was birthed out of the need to help renters meet up with their rent payment and provide them the opportunity to rent properties of their choice by taking away budget constrain. This product makes it possible for renters to pay rent at their
convenience using a repayment model best suited to them.

Applicants can choose from the following.
• Monthly/Quarterly Rent Repayment – Renters pay on a monthly/quarterly basis
depending on cashflow and pre-determined eligibility criteria.
• Bullet Rent Repayment – Renters pay a bullet repayment based on expected
inflow; mostly an upfront salary payment or receivables; and pre-determined
eligibility criteria.

• Salaried Individuals
• Professionals/Self Employed Individuals

Applicants can access up to N5,000,000 to pay the rent for their property.

• Residential Properties
• Commercial Properties such as offices, retail store building and warehouses.

Yes, there are.
• 1% Insurance Fee (Security Cover)
• 1% Management Fee

• The Monthly/Quarterly rent payment is for a maximum period of 12 months at 2%
flat per month.
• The Bullet Rent payment is for a maximum period of 3 month at a rate of 1.5% flat
per month for a one-month tenor facility, 2.0% flat per month for a two-month
facility and 2.5% flat per month for a three-month facility.

Funds are paid directly to the landlord on behalf of the applicant for the rent payment.

Commencement of banking relationship with opening of current/salary account is a requirement during the application process, provided the applicant does not already have an existing Sterling Bank Current account.

No, the Landlord is not required to open a Sterling Bank account. The funds will be disbursed into any account of their choosing. However, should the Landlord be interested in opening one, that can be done.

PRE-APPROVAL DOCUMENTS
• Evidence of Previous Rent Payment or Rent Agreement (For sit-in tenants)
OR
Notification of apartment allotment (for new tenants)
• Last 6 months Salary/Business Account Statement
PRE-DISBURSEMENT DOCUMENTS
• Duly signed Offer Letter
• Duly signed Credit Facility Agreement
• Duly signed Tripartite Agreement between the Bank, Applicant and the
Landlord/Property Manager
• Execution of REMITA (For other Bank’s account holders)
Q14. How Can one Apply?
• Apply on the OneHome platform sterling.ng/OneHome
• Send a mail to OneHome@Sterling.ngontent

Three to Five Working Days upon provision of all required documents.

• Rental Listing Companies
• Property Mangers
• House owners/Landlords
• Tenants
• Other service providers within the housing ecosystem

Home Acquisition Finance Facility (HAFF) FAQ

The Home Acquisition Finance Facility (HAFF) is a mortgage product that avails mortgage-backed facilities to customers for a defined tenor. The borrower (mortgagor) receives financing from the lender (Sterling Bank i.e., the mortgagee) to purchase a choice property and lien is placed on financed or pledged property as collateral for
the loan.

This product is accessible to confirmed Sterling Bank employees and employees of preapproved private-sector entities with a minimum Obligor Risk Rating (ORR) of BB for private sector employers (SPECTA BASIC CUSTOMERS). Obligors must be active PFA
holders.

Maximum of N50million subject to DSCR of 33.3% (salaried individual) and 80% of biannual housing allowance for Sterling staff, not exceeding 10 times the annual housing
allowance {The determination of financial capacity shall be based on the applicant’s
net monthly salaries and/or bi-annual housing allowances (i.e., taking existing
indebtedness, if any, into account).

Yes. This is a condition to apply for the facility.

DSCR refers to Debt Service Coverage Ratio. This is the percentage of your monthly net
income (after tax & other deductions/indebtedness) which we would permit you to use
to service your mortgage facility

Maximum tenor of 10 years shall apply, and the obligor’s age shall not exceed 55 years
through-out the tenor of the facility.

30% of the cost of the asset shall be made available by the customer.

  • Equal monthly instalment (EMI) through direct debit from borrower’s salary
    account. The monthly payments cover interest and principal.
  • Bi-annual repayment from housing allowance for Sterling Staff (Not more than
    80% of bi-annual housing allowance shall be for the purpose of loan servicing).

• Registered Deed of Assignment
• Certificate of Occupancy

HAFF currently caters to the purchase of already completed residential properties

Completed residential properties in prime locations with associated basic amenities such
as motorable roads, drainage systems, sewage systems, running water, power, etc.

Interest rate of 18% per annum applies

• Commitment fee: 1% upfront
• Insurance premium – Credit Life& Job loss: 1% p.a of mortgage loan exposures
• Fire Insurance: 0.2% p.a

No, there is no penal charge for part or full liquidation of facility

• Duly completed OneHome Mortgage application form
• Domiciliation of salary with the Bank
• Last 3-months payslips
• 12 months duly stamped statement of salary account with other Banks
• Letter of Introduction from employer and undertaking by the employer to notify
the Bank prior to the exit of the organization’s obligors
• Obligor’s employment confirmation letter and/or HR verification of employment
status
• Documentary evidence of active PFA contributions for employees i.e. PENCOM
compliance letter OR PFA statement
• Copy of title held on the property
• Offer letter from property vendor & offer acceptance by obligor

Perfection fees are the fees paid to the government for the transfer of ownership of title from the original owner to the customer and then the registration of Legal Mortgage to note the Bank’s interest. Yes, you would be required to pay these fees. We advise client
to set aside about 10% of the cost of the asset for perfection cost and same must be in a dedicated account prior to disbursement of facility

A married couple may serve as co-borrowers on the loan to support repayment. In this case, the income and debt obligation of both individuals will apply in determining whether the couple is eligible for the loan.

• Valuation cost
• Perfection cost
• Insurance fee (Credit Life & Property Insurance)
• Legal search
• Management fee

Types Of Offerings

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Rent Finance

Rent Finance Scheme – have you found a great apartment you would like to rent but you don’t have all the funds readily available? ‘Pay rent small small’ can help with that, you have the option of paying rent in sums that are more agreeable to your pocket! Start now

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Landlords
  • Tenants (“Salaried earners, Professionals/Self-employed Individuals”)

Salaried individuals with a regular source of income can apply for Pay rent small small through our approved list of Rental/Development properties. In a case the applicant wants a non-listed property, there must be evidence showing that the claimed landlord is the owner of the property.

Rent Finance FAQ

OneHome Business is a business under the Propositions and Partnership Group of the Retail and Consumer Banking Directorate. The Business was created from the need of
the bank to provide tailor made offerings addressing the huge housing deficit in Nigeria
with the aim to provide affordable housing solutions for the average Nigerian. These
offerings are centered around Rent and Mortgage.

• Rent Finance Scheme
• Home Acquisition Finance Facility
• Diaspora Home Acquisition Finance Facility

About The Rent Finance Scheme

Rent Finance was birthed out of the need to help renters meet up with their rent payment and provide them the opportunity to rent properties of their choice by taking away budget constrain. This product makes it possible for renters to pay rent at their
convenience using a repayment model best suited to them.

Applicants can choose from the following.
• Monthly/Quarterly Rent Repayment – Renters pay on a monthly/quarterly basis
depending on cashflow and pre-determined eligibility criteria.
• Bullet Rent Repayment – Renters pay a bullet repayment based on expected
inflow; mostly an upfront salary payment or receivables; and pre-determined
eligibility criteria.

• Salaried Individuals
• Professionals/Self Employed Individuals

Applicants can access up to N5,000,000 to pay the rent for their property.

• Residential Properties
• Commercial Properties such as offices, retail store building and warehouses.

• The Monthly/Quarterly rent payment is for a maximum period of 12 months at 2%
flat per month.
• The Bullet Rent payment is for a maximum period of 3 month at a rate of 1.5% flat
per month for a one-month tenor facility, 2.0% flat per month for a two-month
facility and 2.5% flat per month for a three-month facility.

Yes, there are.
• 1% Insurance Fee (Security Cover)
• 1% Management Fee

Funds are paid directly to the landlord on behalf of the applicant for the rent payment.

Commencement of banking relationship with opening of current/salary account is a requirement during the application process, provided the applicant does not already have an existing Sterling Bank Current account.

No, the Landlord is not required to open a Sterling Bank account. The funds will be disbursed into any account of their choosing. However, should the Landlord be interested in opening one, that can be done.

PRE-APPROVAL DOCUMENTS
• Evidence of Previous Rent Payment or Rent Agreement (For sit-in tenants)
OR
Notification of apartment allotment (for new tenants)
• Last 6 months Salary/Business Account Statement
PRE-DISBURSEMENT DOCUMENTS
• Duly signed Offer Letter
• Duly signed Credit Facility Agreement
• Duly signed Tripartite Agreement between the Bank, Applicant and the
Landlord/Property Manager
• Execution of REMITA (For other Bank’s account holders)
Q14. How Can one Apply?
• Apply on the OneHome platform sterling.ng/OneHome
• Send a mail to OneHome@Sterling.ngontent

Three to Five Working Days upon provision of all required documents.

• Rental Listing Companies
• Property Mangers
• House owners/Landlords
• Tenants
• Other service providers within the housing ecosystem

shutterstock 1577767708

Mortgage

Mortgage- Mortgage loans are long term borrowing instruments with  a maximum tenure of 10 years. The tenure offered to customers depends on the loan amount along with other eligibility criteria. (Qualification, Age of applicant and others).

Home Acquisition Finance Facility (HAFF) FAQ

OneHome Business is a business under the Propositions and Partnership Group of the Retail and Consumer Banking Directorate. The Business was created from the need of the bank to provide tailor made offerings addressing the huge housing deficit in Nigeria with the aim to provide affordable housing solutions for the average Nigerian. These offerings are centered around Rent and Mortgage.

• Rent Finance Scheme
• Home Acquisition Finance Facility
• Diaspora Home Acquisition Finance Facility

ABOUT THE RENT FINANCE SCHEME – PART 1

 

About The Home Acquisition Finance Facility

The Home Acquisition Finance Facility (HAFF) is a mortgage product that avails mortgage-backed facilities to customers for a defined tenor. The borrower (mortgagor) receives financing from the lender (Sterling Bank i.e., the mortgagee) to purchase a choice property and lien is placed on financed or pledged property as collateral for
the loan.

This product is accessible to confirmed Sterling Bank employees and employees of preapproved private-sector entities with a minimum Obligor Risk Rating (ORR) of BB for private sector employers (SPECTA BASIC CUSTOMERS). Obligors must be active PFA
holders.

Maximum of N50million subject to DSCR of 33.3% (salaried individual) and 80% of biannual housing allowance for Sterling staff, not exceeding 10 times the annual housing
allowance {The determination of financial capacity shall be based on the applicant’s
net monthly salaries and/or bi-annual housing allowances (i.e., taking existing
indebtedness, if any, into account).

DSCR refers to Debt Service Coverage Ratio. This is the percentage of your monthly net
income (after tax & other deductions/indebtedness) which we would permit you to use
to service your mortgage facility

Yes. This is a condition to apply for the facility.

Maximum tenor of 10 years shall apply, and the obligor’s age shall not exceed 55 years
through-out the tenor of the facility.

30% of the cost of the asset shall be made available by the customer.

Interest rate of 18% per annum applies

• Commitment fee: 1% upfront
• Insurance premium – Credit Life& Job loss: 1% p.a of mortgage loan exposures
• Fire Insurance: 0.2% p.a

  • Equal monthly instalment (EMI) through direct debit from borrower’s salary
    account. The monthly payments cover interest and principal.
  • Bi-annual repayment from housing allowance for Sterling Staff (Not more than
    80% of bi-annual housing allowance shall be for the purpose of loan servicing).

• Registered Deed of Assignment
• Certificate of Occupancy

HAFF currently caters to the purchase of already completed residential properties

Completed residential properties in prime locations with associated basic amenities such
as motorable roads, drainage systems, sewage systems, running water, power, etc.

No, there is no penal charge for part or full liquidation of facility

• Duly completed OneHome Mortgage application form
• Domiciliation of salary with the Bank
• Last 3-months payslips
• 12 months duly stamped statement of salary account with other Banks
• Letter of Introduction from employer and undertaking by the employer to notify
the Bank prior to the exit of the organization’s obligors
• Obligor’s employment confirmation letter and/or HR verification of employment
status
• Documentary evidence of active PFA contributions for employees i.e. PENCOM
compliance letter OR PFA statement
• Copy of title held on the property
• Offer letter from property vendor & offer acceptance by obligor

Perfection fees are the fees paid to the government for the transfer of ownership of title from the original owner to the customer and then the registration of Legal Mortgage to note the Bank’s interest. Yes, you would be required to pay these fees. We advise client
to set aside about 10% of the cost of the asset for perfection cost and same must be in a dedicated account prior to disbursement of facility

A married couple may serve as co-borrowers on the loan to support repayment. In this case, the income and debt obligation of both individuals will apply in determining whether the couple is eligible for the loan.

• Valuation cost
• Perfection cost
• Insurance fee (Credit Life & Property Insurance)
• Legal search
• Management fee

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Why OneHome

We understand the need for you to have the kind of home you think you deserve; this is why Onehome was created. You can take on this responsibility without breaking the bank or draining your savings in its entirety. The process is seamless and there are no hidden charges.

Rent Finance Fees

Interest rate on Loan: 2% flat per month

One off payment for Insurance: 1%
One off fee: 1%
Repayment Period: 1-12months
Maximum obligor limit of N5.0million

Representative Example:

Let’s take a look at IKECHUKWU’S request for a Rent Finance of N2,500,000.00 from OneHome for a period of 12 months. At an interest rate of 2% month, he will be paying back N236, 398. 99 monthly for 12 months. This is exclusive of management fees (1%) and Credit life & Job loss Insurance fees of (1%) which are one off fees.

Apply Here

▪️I authorize Sterling Bank Plc to debit my salary/current account for all fees and payments required in respect of the loan granted.

▪️ I also hereby authorize the bank to carry out credit search on my accounts for the purpose of my loan request.

Rent Finance Fees

Interest rate on Loan: 2% flat per month

One off payment for Insurance: 1%
One off fee: 1%
Repayment Period: 1-12months
Maximum obligor limit of N5.0million

Representative Example:

Let’s take a look at IKECHUKWU’S request for a Rent Finance of N2,500,000.00 from OneHome for a period of 12 months. At an interest rate of 2% month, he will be paying back N236, 398. 99 monthly for 12 months. This is exclusive of management fees (1%) and Credit life & Job loss Insurance fees of (1%) which are one off fees.

Apply Here

▪️I authorize Sterling Bank Plc to debit my salary/current account for all fees and payments required in respect of the loan granted.

▪️ I also hereby authorize the bank to carry out credit search on my accounts for the purpose of my loan request.

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The facility will be available to customers for Monthly repayment, Quarterly repayment and Bi-annual repayment for a maximum period of 12 months while bullet repayment shall be for a maximum period of 3 months.

The interest rate is 2% flat per month will be charged on the loan and customer will also fund his account with other fees before disbursement.

Management fee- 1% (upfront)

Credit Life Insurance - 1%

For Bullet repayment;

◾1.5% flat will be charged on a 1 month bullet rent repayment and other associated fees above

  • 2.0% flat per month will be charged on 2 months rent repayment and other associated fees above
  • 2.5% flat per month will be charged on 3 months rent repayment and other associated fees above

  • Customer must be a Salary Earner
  • Execution of loan application form
  • Employment Letter or last promotion letter supported with pay slip for the last 3months
  • Customer to provide Previous Rent Receipt and utility bill (if you are presently living in the house)
  • Account Statement evidencing receipts of salary in the last 6 months
  • Copy of Agreement with the landlord
  • Customer to execute Landlord and Property details form
  • Customer must fund his/her account for all upfront fees before disbursement