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Kenya Mortgages

A home of your own in Kenya

Benefit from competitive rates, high limits, and savings

Buy your dream home in Kenya or refinance an existing mortgage. Choose from homes located in select areas of Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, and Machakos counties.1 We specialize in understanding various UN contract terms, often enabling us to lend to more members at competitive rates.

Kenya mortgage details

Variable rate Fixed rate

Rate

Variable rate

As low as 5.90%–7.40%2

Fixed rate

As low as 7.99%–9.99%

Loan amount

Variable rate

$50,000 to $1,000,0003

Fixed rate

$50,000 to $1,000,0003

Term

Variable rate

15 years4, with an initial fixed period of three years or five years

Fixed rate

15 years4

Processing fee

Variable rate

1% of your approved mortgage amount

Fixed rate

1% of your approved mortgage amount

Pre-payment penalties

Variable rate

$0.00

Fixed rate

$0.00

Insurance requirements

Variable rate
  • Mortgage protection insurance (for loan amounts over $100,000)
  • Property insurance
Fixed rate
  • Mortgage protection insurance (for loan amounts over $100,000)
  • Property insurance

Other fees

Variable rate
  • Valuation fee
  • Legal fee
  • Stamp duty fee
Fixed rate
  • Valuation fee
  • Legal fee
  • Stamp duty fee

Member Loyalty Rewards

Variable rate

Fixed rate

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Check your eligibility

Kenya mortgages are available to qualified members who:5

  • Intend to occupy the property being financed (investment properties are not eligible); and 
  • Are not residents of the United States; and 
  • Are UN employees with current professional or field service contracts earning income in an eligible currency; or 
  • Are UN National Professional Officers or General Service staff members in an eligible country earning an eligible income currency, or 
  • Are UN retirees receiving pensions in an eligible currency. 

Get started today

Whether you want to apply or just have questions, we are happy to help. Contact us to discuss requirements, how much you can afford, your home buying timeline, and more.

Schedule an appointment 

  • Phone ringing.

    Call us

    Dial +254 20 7621044 (Nairobi local number).

  • Paper writing.

    Email us

    Reach our team at kenyamortgage@unfcu.com.

  • People.

    Visit in person

    View hours for our representative office in Nairobi. 

Top Kenya mortgage FAQs

All UNFCU loans are in US dollars (USD).

The following factors will determine the loan amount for each applicant: 

  • Income 
  • Existing loans 
  • Other expenses 
  • Loan payment history 
  • Country of employment 
  • Currency of income 
  • Property value and location 
  • Down payment amount 
  • Length of membership 

Once we receive your application with the required documents, we will provide you with a pre-approval. This will tell you how much you can borrow.

Your primary residence or second home would qualify as long as you plan to be in the home. You can also refinance an existing mortgage in Kenya with us. Properties under construction, investment properties, and purchases of land are not eligible.

The more money you put toward your down payment, the less you will need to borrow. The less you borrow, the less you need to pay back each month.

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