Home Saver Mortgage Loan is a type of mortgage, which allows you to link your current account held with ADCB to the loan and earn interest on the balance maintained. The balance that you maintain in the account accrues interest is not credited to your account but is directly utilized every month as additional repayment towards your mortgage home saver loan outstanding on top of your regular equated monthly instalments. With this additional repayment, you benefit by repaying your loan faster and make significant savings on the interest cost incurred over the entire tenor of the loan.
ADCB Mortgage Services are open to all eligible UAE residents (Nationals and Expatriates). All UAE residents (Nationals & Expatriates) aged 21 or older, can apply for a Home Saver Mortgage Loan. The Home Saver Mortgage Loan is also not applicable as an Islamic Loan, or on Under Construction Properties. For more details, please refer to ADCB standard Mortgage Policy.
A Home Saver Linked Benefit Account, is the term that is given to your current account that is linked to your Home Saver Mortgage Loan. This is the same account in which interest will accrue each month, based on your account’s daily cash balance. The interest that gets accrued will not be credited to your current account, but will instead directly be applied as an additional repayment on top of your regular equated monthly instalments towards your Mortgage Home Saver Loan.
There is no difference between the two accounts; all the terms and conditions applying to a Current Account, also apply to a Home Saver Linked Benefit Account other than the accrual of interest on the balance maintained in the account and crediting and application of interest on the Mortgage Home Saver Loan as an additional monthly repayment.
Yes, you can use your Home Saver Linked Account in the same manner as a Current Account including in relation to deposits and withdrawals.
Minimum Balance (if any) applicable to your Home Saver Linked Account, will be the same as those applying to a Current Account as set out in the Schedule of Fees.
No, your existing current account can be linked as your Home Saver Linked Benefit Account. However, the interest that is accrued on the outstanding daily balance will only be paid towards a single Mortgage Home Saver Loan. So should you be having multiple Home Saver Mortgage Loans, you will need to open or link equivalent number of current accounts as your Home Saver Linked Benefit Account. You are only able to link one Home Saver Linked Benefit Account to a single Home Saver Mortgage Loan and vice versa.
Yes, you may convert your existing mortgage loan to a Home Saver Mortgage Loan for a nominal fee (Kindly refer to the published Standard Mortgage Schedule of Fee & Charges for more details). Your existing current repayment account will then be linked as a Home Saver Linked Benefit Account, and will start to accrue interest based on the daily available cash balance, to make the additional repayments towards your Home Saver Mortgage Loan.
The interest rate that gets accrued on your Home Saver Linked Account will be specified in your Approval Letter. The Bank may increase or decrease the interest rate applicable to your Home Saver Linked Account from time to time (in its absolute discretion).
Yes, you may apply for more than one Home Saver Mortgage. Please refer to the standard mortgage policy for more details.
If you are in default of making your monthly payment obligations on home saver mortgage loan, then the interest will no longer accrue on your Home Saver Linked Benefit Account, or if your principle outstanding on your loan has fully been paid.
If your daily closing balance in your Home Saver Benefit Linked Account exceeds the principle loan outstanding, then the interest that gets accrued will only be based on the principle outstanding of your Home Saver Mortgage Loan.
The accrued interest (if any) on your Home Saver Benefit Linked Account will, on each Loan Due Date, be applied automatically by the Bank against the principle amount outstanding of your Home Saver Mortgage Loan. The interest earned on the current account balance will be applied as a prepayment on the next occurring Loan Due Date to reduce the principle amount, this will be In addition to any monthly repayment instalment due on that Loan Due Date.
No, only one Home Saver Linked Benefit Account can be linked to one Home Saver Mortgage Loan and only one Home Saver Mortgage Loan can be linked to one Home Saver Linked Benefit Account.
Home Saver Mortgage Loan can be taken only for regular residential mortgages and for completed properties only.
The home saver benefit summary table will be a part of your monthly statement and will also be updated on internet banking as a table that will include – Benefit for the month (AED), Benefit till date (AED) (this will show the benefit from the time loan was booked till date), original maturity date, revised maturity date, Tenor Reduction (in months). The benefits and savings at the date of statement will start getting published once they exceed a value of AED 100. The revised maturity date in this table will be on account of the combined effect of prepayments made as a part of the home saver option or otherwise and interest rate changes.
|Home Loan - Variant Comparison||Standard Home Loan||Home Saver|
|On 25 Years Tenor
||Scenario 1||Scenario 2||Scenario 3||Scenario 4|
|Loan Amount (AED)||1,000,000
|Interest Rate Charged on Loan||4.75%||4.99%||4.99%||4.99%||4.99%|
|Original Loan Tenure (Years)||25||25||25||25||25|
|Interest Rate Paid on Account Balance||0.00%||4.99%||4.99%||4.99%||4.99%|
|Average Account Balance Maintained (% of Loan Amount)||-||30%||50%||75%||100%|
|Regular Monthly Installment||5,701||5,840||5,840||5,840||5,840|
|Actual Installments required to be Paid||300||213||192||176||172|
|Total Payment towards Loan||1,710,352||1,243,936||1,121,295||1,027,853||1,004,493|
|Total Interest paid towards Loan||710,352||243,936||121,295||27,853||4,493|
|Effective Savings in Interest Cost (Even on Higher Loan Rate)||466,416||589,058||682,499||705,859|
|Effective Savings in Interest Cost (In % as compared to Standard Home Loan)||65.66%||82.92%||96.08%||99.37%|
|Effective Savings in Tenor (In Months) - How early you Own the home||87||108||124||128|
*The above table is based on indicative interest rates used for illustrative purposes only and do not apply to your loan, actual rates are subject to change. The computation of the benefits and savings is based on simulated figures and a number of underlying assumptions. Please consult your Relationship Manager/or visit the nearest branch/or send “HOMESAVER” as an SMS to 2626 for a call back to ensure that you receive complete information about the home saver product.