NBD expands mortgage lending to UK customers

DUBAI — National Bank of Dubai (NBD) yesterday announced a tie up with the leading United Kingdom based mortgage adviser, John Charcol, to provide finance to UK residents interested in purchasing residential properties in the UAE.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 5 Jul 2007, 9:03 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 10:14 PM

NBD is one of Dubai's leading banks and among the top mortgage finance providers in the UAE. The mutually exclusive tie up with John Charcol will not only provide mortgage finance to UK residents investing in the UAE but will also provide re-financing to UK residents who have already invested in the Dubai residential property market. On offer are mortgages for residential properties, both completed and under construction, from 14 reputable developers who are approved by NBD.

"The announcement represents NBD's continuing commitment to the mortgage business in the UAE," said Suvo Sarkar, Group Head - Retail Banking, NBD. "As one of the leading retail banks in the country, this tie up with John Charcol is part of NBD's innovative approach to providing flexible products to a maturing home finance market, and to diversifying our customer base." continued Sarkar.

John Charcol was established in 1974 and is currently the leading UK independent mortgage adviser with a choice of 4,000 mortgages from over 100 UK lenders. Duncan Banks, Sales Director, John Charcol stated: "This is an exciting advance for us. We are delighted to be working with NBD on delivering another innovative and unique solution for UK residents and their financial needs. It's a great start to our new operation which will be opening in Dubai shortly and represents our first overseas expansion." Borrowers in UK will benefit from the consultation expertise of John Charcol and real estate market experience of NBD.

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