Recent Blogs

Discover insightful articles and expert advice on Islamic finance, wealth management, and financial empowerment for Australian Muslims. Explore Afiyah's blog for valuable tips and inspiration to take control of your finances and build a prosperous future aligned with your faith.

January 19, 2024

The Role of Sharia in Guiding Islamic Finance Practices

Introduction Islamic finance, a unique financial system that operates in compliance with the principles of Sharia, or Islamic law, has significantly marked its presence in the global finance arena. This article aims to explore how Sharia principles intricately guide Islamic financial practices, differentiating them from their conventional counterparts and highlighting their relevance in today's economic […]

January 17, 2024

Islamic Schools in Melbourne: Nurturing Education and Community Engagement

In the bustling city of Melbourne, known for its diverse cultural tapestry, Islamic schools have transcended their traditional roles. No longer just centers for academic learning, these institutions have morphed into vibrant hubs for community engagement, offering a plethora of services that benefit not just students but also their families and the broader community. The […]

January 2, 2024

Understanding Ijarah Finance in Australia: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction to Ijarah Finance Ijarah, a term deeply rooted in Islamic jurisprudence, translates to 'leasing' in the conventional financial world. In Australia, a multicultural and economically diverse nation, Ijarah Finance is emerging as an ethical and viable alternative to traditional leasing methods. This comprehensive guide aims to demystify Ijarah, elucidate its principles, and explore its […]

December 17, 2023

Navigating Property Equity

In the Australian financial landscape, the strategic use of property equity stands as a pivotal approach to wealth augmentation. At Afiyah Islamic Finance, we are attuned to the nuances and potential of this strategy within the framework of Islamic finance. This blog delves into the use of property equity for investment, enriched with the principles […]

October 4, 2023

Unlocking the Power of Offset Accounts in Islamic Home Loans

In the journey to homeownership, financial acumen plays a vital role in determining how smoothly you can navigate the labyrinth of loan repayments. Among the financial tools that can potentially speed up this journey, and save you money, is offset accounts in Islamic Home loans. But what exactly is an offset account? How does it […]

September 27, 2023

NAB Islamic Finance Secures Islamic Bank of the Year 2023

National Australia Bank (NAB), guided by  Dr. Imran Lum, has been honoured with the Islamic Bank of the Year award at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2023. Though not primarily an Islamic bank, this recognition serves as an unequivocal endorsement of the strides NAB Islamic Finance has made in the sector, both within […]

September 21, 2023

Investment Property through an Islamic Home Loan Ijarah Finance in 2023

Investing in property through an Islamic home loan is a valuable means to secure an asset that could bring substantial returns. This guide aims to walk you through the process of investing in a property through Ijarah finance, a Sharia-compliant financing option. The Foundation: Financial Planning Prior to diving into a property investment, establish a […]

September 3, 2023

Sydney Housing Market Update: A Sturdy Rise in Prices Despite a Surge in Listings

As mortgage brokers specialising in the Sydney property market, understanding the intricacies of Sydney house prices is pivotal for both our practice and our clients. Recent data suggests that Sydney house prices are set for a robust 10% growth this year, despite a surge in listings. Sydney House Prices: Diminishing Fears of Market Instability Early […]

August 23, 2023

Islamic Home Loans with Ijarah: Understanding Rules Governing Lease Rentals

Islamic Home Loans with Ijarah: Understanding Rules Governing Lease Rentals In the realm of Islamic finance, one financial instrument has gained prominence in facilitating homeownership: the Ijarah lease contract. As interest-based transactions are prohibited in Islam, Islamic financial institutions have developed Shari'ah-compliant tools for lending and leasing, such as the Islamic Home Loans with Ijarah […]

July 25, 2023

Is Islamic Home Finance in Australia the Right Option for You? An In-depth Guide

Introduction Have you ever wondered about the Islamic home financing option while shopping for your dream house? Especially in Australia, where we observe an increasing trend in the acceptance of Islamic finance products, it's essential to understand this model. The aim of this article is to help you comprehend what Islamic home finance is and […]

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Naaziem Gaffoor
Naaziem Gaffoor
Extremely professional. Good communication.
Sam R
Sam R
Aamir is one of the nicest people to deal with, highly recommend working with him.
Sameer Mohd
Sameer Mohd
Thank you for all your assistance!
Riaz Baseer
Riaz Baseer
I used Afiyah for my home loan and they were really easy to deal with. I highly recommend them for your loans.
Fareed Uddin
Fareed Uddin
I'm grateful to Aamir for his excellent support in buying our new home. His professional approach and quick response in securing our home loan made a usually stressful process quite manageable.