The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has announced that it has signed a MoU with GFH Properties, a subsidiary of the GFH Financial Group to offer special rates on the developer’s residential properties across the kingdom.
It is a market leader in the real estate sector currently managing up to $1 billion worth of end project value. GFH Properties has a rich portfolio of multiple landmark projects known for excellence and innovation.
The MoU comes as part of NBB’s commitment towards providing its customers with the latest housing solutions, aimed towards fulfilling its national responsibility and enriching the lives of generations, said the statement from the bank.
The agreement offers up to 90% mortgage financing on selected GFH Properties apartments, as well as extremely competitive interest rates starting from 4.75%, for up to 25 years. Furthermore, NBB customers can also enjoy faster and more convenient processing times for their loan request applications, it stated.
Commenting on the deal, Subah Al Zayani, CEO (Retail Banking) said: "It is our pleasure at NBB to continue to serve the needs of our customers and put their requirements first, as part of our promise to remain closer to them. This agreement falls under our ongoing efforts to support the kingdom’s vision by providing Bahrainis with facilitated housing solutions, allowing them to own their dream homes."
"We remain committed to our role as a national bank of choice to enhance the community in which we operate by providing easier, more accessible options and services to our customers," he stated.
Salah Sharif, Vice Chairman of GFH Properties, said: "The mortgage scheme for new investors will make their financing requirements effortless. The programme is available for new homes at one of the most desirable destinations in the city including the Harbour Row and Harbour Heights, which are conveniently located in Bahrain Financial Harbour and have world-class amenities that add to the quality of life of the residents."
"We are confident that this partnership will also go a long way in positively contributing to the future growth of the Real Estate sector in Bahrain," he added.-TradeArabia News Service