FOR THE USE OF MORTGAGE INTERMEDIARIES & OTHER PROFESSIONALS ONLY
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Yes. We will accept First Home Fund scheme loans on our range of Shared Equity products. Just follow the usual procedure for keying Shared Equity applications and select Housing Association/Local Authority when choosing the type of equity scheme.
We can use future income provided the new role
is due to start within 3 months of a full mortgage application being submitted.
For future income an employment contract can be provided as income verification.
Alternatively, we will contact the new employer for an employer’s reference.
cases fall outside of our standard policy. Please call your BDM or the office
based BDMs on 0345 307 355 (option 3) to discuss the case details before
Residential affordability calculations, 60% of any surplus rental income from
self-funding background BTL properties will be included. To be considered as
self-funding, 69% of the total rental income must be greater than the total
monthly payments of all background BTL mortgaged properties. This is based on
interest only at a stressed rate of interest of 5.5%.
but we will factor applicant(s) credit in to the overall credit score.
Yes. If we need an employment / accountant’s reference we will ask for this by email. So please include an email address for the employer, or accountant when you submit a mortgage application.
We also accept completed references by post or fax.
Our maximum loan to income multiples are below:
Income used in affordability calculation
More than £40,000
4.75 times income
4.50 times income
Less than or equal to £40,000
4.49 times income
4.26 times income
For example, on a joint application we would use 4.75 times income:
<90% Loan to Value
Employed, basic salary £20,000 and £10,000 shift allowance.
Income used in affordability calculation = £26,000
(100% of basic salary + 60% of shift allowance)
Total income used in affordability calculation= £41,000
Employed, basic salary £15,000
Income used in affordability calculation = £15,000
(100% of basic salary).