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Last updated: 21st February 2007
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I am renting and i dont have home. I like to buy house to borrow money money from bank to live in house. Is this haram if i want because i dont have cash to buy


Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance)

It will not be permissible to take out a mortgage from conventional banks. As muslims we should adopt permissible methods in purchasing properties and homes etc.

Alternatively, you can take out a loan which is in accordance to Shariah which have been approved and verified by scholars like Mufti Taqi Uthmani, Mufti Abdul Qadir Barkatulla and Sheikh Nizam Muhammed Saleh Yaqoobi.

Please refer to: http://www.muftisays.com/qa.php?viewpage=viewQA&question=942

And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.

Answer last updated on:
25th June 2008
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Ulamaa ID 04
Location: London