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Taking out a mortgage loan

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Q: I would like to have complete fatwa on getting mortgage for personal home. Especially if your wife is more or less like a new Muslim and don’t understand Islam very well. Can you go for a mortgage option or not?


A: This is impermissible and it involves interest.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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