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UAE Mortgages with Holborn Assets

Acquiring a mortgage in the UAE is much easier when you have experienced hands to guide you. There are many peculiarities to the UAE property system, but we have over 15 years of experience in getting to grips with the ins and outs of it all. Our teams focus on supporting clients from start to finish. We check all paperwork before it is issued, we will represent you if required, as well as support you in person at key meetings.

Many of our clients are UK expats, and they often find it invaluable to have us explain the differences between the UAE and UK mortgage procedures. Bear in mind especially that buyers generally end up paying up to 8% on top of the property’s purchase fee for the assorted fees. Remember too that buyers need to secure financing before looking at properties because potential buyers who have arranged finance get precedence. When seeking advice, it is worth noting that land agents may take a commission from both parties involved in a property deal, and therefore are not independent.

Read Holborn Assets mortgage expert Jo Phillips’s Ten Ways to Ace your UAE Mortgage.

Get access to the best mortgage rates

      • Up to 75% lending for expats for a purchase price up to AED 5,000,000
      • Up to 65% lending for expats for a purchase price over AED 5,000,000
      • Mortgages are available for purchases, re-mortgage and equity release
      • Available for suitable villas and apartments with a title deed
      • Off-plan mortgages available
      • Non-resident mortgages available
      • Available in capital and interest repayment only
      • Up to 25 year term (maximum age 65 Employed, or 70 Self Employed)

Why choose Holborn Assets to help you invest?

  1. Certified Credentials

    Our investment professionals hold a variety of prestigious investment qualifications from recognised professional bodies such as the Chartered Insurance Institute, London Institute of Banking & Finance, Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment and CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute. We encourage all advisers to keep studying to keep their qualifications relevant and up to date.

  2. Registered and Regulated

    We benefit from appropriate regulation in all our geographical areas of operation and have been operating successfully in the field of investments since 1998.

  3. Strategic Credentials

    Our strategy is about advising our clients on the investments that are best for their individual needs. We appreciate that it is your money, that you have worked hard for it and want to keep it and see it growing. We don’t believe in taking unnecessary risks. That’s why the portfolios we offer are diversified and our advice is focused on ongoing management and a steady hand over the long term.

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Company Values


With Only the Client in Mind

At Holborn Assets we start with our core premise of 'only the client in mind' and apply this to all aspects of our business. It means more than just delivering excellent products and solutions, world class innovative service or best in class financial advisers; it's also about fixing things when they go wrong and ensuring you have total peace of mind.

Holistic Financial Planning

You've worked hard for your money and so is important for us to us to keep it safe and working hard for you. We do this by looking at the bigger financial picture and taking a holistic view of the financial issues faced by us all, from cradle to grave. When it comes to proper financial planning it's the only way to ensure we put the Right Money, in the Right Place at the Right Time.

Qualified and Experienced Financial Advisers

It may seem an obvious thing to say but our clients are our business, so naturally when selecting advisers to work with only the most qualified and experienced need apply. The majority originate from the tough regulatory regime of the UK where excellence in all areas is the gold standard. However, we also have specialist financial planners from Ireland, South Africa, America and India to cater to all your wealth management needs, whether it be sourcing you that low cost mortgage for a UK property, protecting your family with a robust life insurance package or ensuring you have saved enough money for retirement.

History and heritage

Holborn Assets was established in 1998 and is widely considered to be the financial services company of choice in the expatriate market it serves. No other independent company can match our expertise or depth of proposition. We have therefore always felt at home headquartered in Dubai, the world’s fastest growing City State and one of the economic wonders of the world.

Holborn Assets has regulated operations in the UK, Europe, Asia and South Africa. The corporate DNA that has underpinned our growth is simple: we are passionate about helping people put the right money, in the right place, at the right time.

We are a friendly, family company with British values of integrity and respect for all.

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