March, 5, 2021
Sri Lanka’s most customer-friendly bank HNB PLC partners with Havelock City the premier mixed-use development project to offer prospective homeowners of state-ofthe-art luxury apartments in Stratford and Melford Towers (Phase 3 – COC certified) and Peterson and Edmonton Towers (Phase 4) with the exclusive Ezy Pay Home Loans facility.
The partnership is set to offer customers the unprecedented opportunity to make a payment of only 20% and immediately occupy the limited units available in Phase 3 of the project or invest in apartments available in Phase 4, scheduled to be completed by May 2021. Further, Havelock City will take on the customer’s interest payment for one year.
“We have witnessed an increase in the demand for apartments and are aware that there is a limited stock of units available in the heart of Colombo. Therefore, we hope that this partnership with Havelock City will offer our customers looking to invest in a home of their own the facility to either move into an apartment immediately or invest in a home of their dreams,” HNB Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama said.
Prospective homeowners can make use the bank’s flexible repayment options, such as the Step-up facility, which offers a repayment option in line with the customers evolving income. Customers can also obtain a maximum repayment period of 25 years for the loan facility for an attractive interest rate starting from just 7%.
Additionally, HNB will offer customers a five-year grace period for the capital payment of their mortgage, in addition to a seamless loan approval process supported by its state-of-the-art backend systems.
Built on 18 acres of prime land in the heart of Colombo, Havelock City consists of both residential and commercial components. It offers its residents a range of facilities at the largest clubhouse of its kind and an exclusive 7-acre landscape garden. Meanwhile, the 50-storey office building within Havelock City, Mireka Tower, offers unique workspaces, while the upcoming Havelock City Shopping Mall will provide premium F&B and entertainment experiences from both local and international brands.
With 252 customer centres across the country, HNB is one of Sri Lanka’s largest, most technologically innovative banks, having won local and global recognition for its efforts to drive forward a new paradigm in digital banking. Over the recent past, the bank was ranked among the World Top 1,000 Banks list compiled by the prestigious UK-based Banker Magazine. HNB has a national rating of AA- (lka) by Fitch Ratings (Lanka) Ltd.
HNB was also declared Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Sri Lanka at the Global Finance Awards 2020. The bank further won the Award for the Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for the 11th time at the Asian Banker Awards 2020, in recognition of its sustainable growth and continuous improvements in processes, products and services amidst a challenging macroeconomic environment.
Caption: (from Left) Havelock City, Head of Legal, Shiromi Balasuriya. Havelock City, General Manager Sales, Nirupa Peiris, Havelock City Director, Ralph De Lanerolle, Havelock City Group CEO / Director, Pravir Samarasinghe, HNB Deputy General Manager, Retail & SME Banking Sanjay Wijemanne, HNB Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama and HNB Assistant Manager – Personal Financial Services, Sampath Dodanwela.