Shared equity mortgages (including Help to Buy Equity Loan)
The maximum LTV we will currently consider lending on shared equity properties is 90% based on the full market value of the property, however the maximum loan within these parameters will be 95% of the value of their equity share.
Please note that if the property is a new build then we will restrict the loan to a maximum of 85% for houses and bungalows, and 80% for flats and maisonettes, of the full market value of the property. Available against property in England, Wales & in Scotland using the Affordable New Build Scheme Scotland.
The following rules apply to shared equity properties:
- TSB must have first charge. The seller secures their interest by way of a second charge.
- We will consider lending up to 95% of the value of the share that is being purchased.
- The maximum equity share a builder or private company can retain is 25%.
- Client must pay a 5% personal deposit towards the purchase of the share (excluding any deposit provided by a builder or housing association).
- The mortgage must be on a repayment basis
- We do not allow any remortgage applications, where there is any element of debt consolidation.
- The default term for the equity loan is 25 years however normal criteria applies for the mortgage
Help to Buy Equity Loan
- Available to all customers purchasing a new build property
- UK, EEA and citizens who have a right to reside are eligible
- Part Exchange is not acceptable
- Property value and purchase price must be the same
- Maximum value/purchase price of £600,000 in England, £300,000 in Wales, £200,000 in Scotland
- Only available on capital repayment mortgages
- The customer must provide a minimum deposit of 5% of the purchase price, by way of personal contribution. The Government lend up to 20% of the property value (15% in Scotland, 40% in London) through an equity loan, which can be repaid at any time or on the sale of the home
- The maximum LTV for product selection is 85% for houses and bungalows, and 80% for flats and maisonettes, and is based on the mortgage amount against the total property value.
- The customer must provide a minimum deposit of 5% of the value of the customer's equity share.