Criteria A-Z

As we manually underwrite our mortgages we're much more flexible with our criteria than most. Using our common sense approach (and our ears!) means we can cater for a wide spectrum of solutions for your clients, no matter their circumstances.

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Buy to Let Criteria
Back to Back (Remortgage - Bridging)

Our standard acceptability

Not Acceptable

Criteria definition:

Back to back is typically where the vendor has owned the property for less than six months, or remortgages where they've owned the property for less than six months.

Back to Back (Remortgage - Bridging) indicates if a Buy to Let lender will accept applications where the customer has funded the purchase from a bridging loan and now wish to mortgage the property.

Our policy notes:

We normally expect properties to have been owned at least 6 months.

Last updated:

31 May 2018

Back to back (Remortgage - Customer Funded)

Our standard acceptability

Not Acceptable

Criteria definition:

Back to back is typically where the vendor has owned the property for less than six months, or remortgages where they've owned the property for less than six months.

Back to back (Remortgage - Customer Funded) indicates if a Buy to Let lender will accept applications where the customer has funded the purchase from their own funds and now wish to mortgage the property with a Buy to Let mortgage typically within 6 months of ownership. 
For example Josh recently purchased a property at auction and now wants to remortgage the property to release funds.

Our policy notes:

The property must be owned at least six months in this situation.

Last updated:

31 May 2018

Back to back (Remortgage - Inherited)

Our standard acceptability

Acceptable

Criteria definition:

Back to back (Remortgage - Inherited) indicates if a Buy to Let lender will accept applications where the customer has inherited a property and now wish to mortgage it on a Buy to Let basis typically within 6 months of ownership.

Our policy notes:

We will consider remortgages where an inherited property has been owned for less than 6 months.

Last updated:

31 May 2018

Affordability Calculator

Find out how much your residential client may be able to borrow. To see affordability for a Buy to Let client, use our Buy to Let calculator

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Business Development Manager

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Arif Kara

Arif was previously a mortgage adviser, and focuses on North and West London. Contact Arif for help with your clients' mortgages.
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Michelle Parry-Bunter

Michelle has worked for the Society for over a decade and focuses on the South Coast. Contact Michelle for help with your clients' mortgages.
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Nathan Waller

Nathan, previously a mortgage broker, focuses on Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Kent. Contact Nathan for help with your clients' mortgages.
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Grace Bennett

Grace focuses around the West M25 area. Contact Grace for help with your clients' mortgages.
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Darren Deacon

Darren has over 28 years' Financial Services experience and focuses on both the East & West Midlands as well as the Southwest. Contact Darren for help with your clients' mortgages.
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Paul Roberts

Paul has over 30 years' experience and focuses on the North (inc. M62 corridor), Yorkshire & North East. Contact Paul for help with your clients' mortgages.
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