This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Buying a home. (Hanbali Fiqh)

Answered by HanbaliDisciples.com

Q: Salaam Shaykh. What is your opinion on buying a home with a mortgage? There is an opinion in the Hanafi fiqh that allows this but I wanted more information on that. Jazakullah Khair. A: Wa ‘alaykum al-salam. I would advise that you work with family and friends to personally finance the purchase of the… read more »

Working as an estate agent

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. Is it haram to be a real estate agent and/or to work in that industry? A. A real estate broker or real estate agent is a person who acts as an intermediary between sellers and buyers of real estate/real property and attempts to find sellers who wish to sell and buyers who wish to… read more »

Can a person invest in bonds, mortgages etc.?

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Assalamu Alaikum. I would like to know what some halal investments are in T&T. Is unit trust permissible? Also gov’t bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage funds and property and equity funds. I was approached in particular by someone from maritime life about these interns of an annuity plan. If these are not permitted can u recommend… read more »

Are Tax Saving Incentive Plans permissible?

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Assalaamu Alaikum Mufti Sahib, I’m in need of financial advice…in regards to those Tax Saving Incentive Plans (TSIP) whereby one can reclaim on one’s annual income tax, are there any halal ones available? If so, can you direct me to one? Also, even if there’s no halal ones available, is it permissible to partake in a… read more »

Are Mortgages Halaal?

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question: Assalaamu alaikum. Can you please clarify this matter as to whether mortgages are halaal or not? I saw one answer in your old site and a different answer in this new site. I’ll copy and paste below: OLD SITE: page 12. Mortgages. Q. What is the fatwa with regards to mortgages? A. Mortgages are… read more »

Ruling on home loan

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

We live in the USA and willing to buy a home. We want to get home loan since we don’t have any money on hand. My question is can we get the home loan from mortgage companies? We don’t have any Islamic banking available in the state where we live in. I have heard fatwas… read more »

Giving home for heavy deposit

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

My mother in law took 3 lakh rupees from the client and gave her house for 2 years period. After 2 years she will return the 3 lakh rupees and take back the house. Client is not paying any rent. Is this jayez for my mother in law. Please advise. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa:… read more »