Advice From Sh. AbdulNasir to College Student Who Wants to Buy a House

Video starts at the 37:00 mark and the answer to the question runs until around the 44:00 mark [7 minutes].

Question submitted:

My question is about purchasing a home in the US. I am currently a college student and Insha’Allah I intend to purchase a home in two or three years. I’m saving up and everything, but I’d like to know what the religion says about purchasing a home in a country like the US where you can’t really get away from INTEREST!! The rulings on loans and so forth.

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