Maybank is having a new financing facility called AHB Financing-i. It provides financing for the purchase of Amanah Hartanah Bumiputera (AHB) unit trusts. It is an Islamic loan based on the Shariah principles of Bai’ ‘Inah (sale with immediate repurchase).
Below are the details on AHB Financing-i,
- Individuals age 18 years up to 59 years old
- Malaysian Residents
As highlighted during 2011 Budget, Prime Minister of Malaysia recently launched Amanah Hartanah Bumiputera (AHB) investment fund. AHB is managed by Pelaburan Hartanah Bhd (PHB) and has the fund size of 1 billion units. The fund size will be increased by another 500 million units next year.
AHB is a syariah compliant unit trust scheme and it would enable Bumiputera investors to own real estate assets with a minimum investment of RM500 and maximum of RM200,000.
Subsequently, additional investment can be done in multiple of RM100. For withdrawal, investors are allowed to do it once a month with minimum amount of RM500. Minimum account balance is RM500.
It is open to Bumiputera above three months of age, with investors below the age of 18 requiring a Malaysian legal guardian signatory.
The unit trust is a fixed price fund and will be sold at RM1 a unit. Bumiputera who are interested to participate in the scheme can go to Maybank branches nationwide to buy the AHB units.