flagFounded: 1986

businessOwned by: Arab Bank

monetization_onFunded by: Retail deposits and wholesale capital markets

securityLMI Provider: Genworth

account_balanceLender type: International bank


Arab Bank Australia (ABAL) is not an available lender on our panel. This is a review only.

Arab Bank Australia Limited, also known as ABAL, has been operating since 1986. It is a foreign-owned subsidiary bank of Arab Bank. ABAL offers a range of banking services, home loans and international trading services.

How Do Arab Bank Australia’s Home Loans Compare?


  • Branches are limited to Sydney and Melbourne
  • Does not offer much for bad-credit borrowers
  • Offers only principal-and-interest repayments
  • Fixed rates are not so competitive

What Home Loans Does ABAL Offer?

Arab Bank Australia offers home loans for owner-occupiers and investors.
  • Fixed-rate home loans: You can borrow up to 95% of the property value. You can choose to fix your home loan interest rate for up to five years. Once the fixed period is over, your mortgage will revert to a lower, variable rate.
  • Basic home loan: This is a basic variable-rate home loan. You can borrow up to 95% of the property value.
  • Essentials home loan: This is a variable-rate home loan that offers the flexibility to pay off your home loan sooner.
  • Bridging loan: A loan that offers fast approval so you can settle by a stipulated date. There are no monthly account-keeping fees or ongoing annual fees.

Tips For Applying With Arab Bank Australia

You can apply for a home loan by visiting branches or have a Retail Relationship Manager visit you at home or work.

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