Paying house rent online to landlord? Get up to Rs 1000 cashback - Here is how

Prashant Singh | Feb 09, 2021, 01:21 PM IST

If you are staying in a house on rent and paying it online, you have an opportunity of availing a cask of up to Rs 1000! Yes, you read it right! Digital financial services platform Paytm has announced the expansion of its Rent Payments feature. 

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Cashback of up to Rs 1000

Cashback of up to Rs 1000

Now, the tenants can also transfer their monthly rent instantly to the bank account of their landlords through their credit cards. The company has also announced a cashback of up to Rs 1000 on such transactions. Besides earning cashback on every transaction, users will also be able to accumulate credit card points.

 

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What tenants need to do to avail up to Rs 1000 cashback?

What tenants need to do to avail up to Rs 1000 cashback?

- For paying to the landlord, the user simply needs to select "Rent Payment" from the "Recharge & Pay Bills" section on Paytm Home Screen.

- Users can transfer money directly from the credit card to the landlord's bank account.

- Paytm says it also gives the flexibility to make rent payments through other payment modes such as UPI, Debit Card, Net Banking.

- To make it hassle-free, the user only has to enter the landlord's bank account details and nothing more.

- The dashboard also helps to track all rent payments, reminds about payment due dates and sends instant payment confirmation to landlords.

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House rent is one the highest recurring expenses for tenants in our country

House rent is one the highest recurring expenses for tenants in our country

Commenting on the development, Narendra Yadav, Vice President - Paytm said, "House rent is one the highest recurring expenses for tenants in our country. Within few months of the launch, our Rent Payment feature is already enabling millions of users to maintain liquidity in these uncertain times and pay the rent as per their credit card cycle. With the expansion of this service, Paytm will continue its market leadership in rent payments and we are expecting to process rents worth Rs. 300 crores by March '21."

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Hassle-free for users across the country

Hassle-free for users across the country

Narendra Yadav, Vice President - Paytm, further says, "The company is committed to making all recurring payments such as utility bills, credit card bills, etc. hassle-free for users across the country. Soon, payments through credit cards will be enabled for other recurring expenses such as tuition fees, house-help's salary, etc."