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Buy to let mortgages on residential properties

Residential buy to let mortgages.

  • Non homeowners accepted
  • Surplus personal income considered
  • Loans from £30,000
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0161 956 3224

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  • Non homeowners accepted
  • Surplus personal income considered
  • Loans from £30,000
Call and get a quote in 10 mins
0161 956 3224

We're open Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

or

  • Non homeowners accepted
  • Surplus personal income considered
  • Loans from £30,000
Call and get a quote in 10 mins
0161 956 3224

We're open Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

or

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What makes us different

Our Buy to Let mortgage key facts
  • £2.5m

    Borrow up to £2.5m
  • 7.59%

    Rates from 7.59%/annum
  • 75%

    Borrow up to 75%* of the property's value

Consolidating unsecured debts with secured lending may increase the amount repaid overall.



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Buy to let mortgages on residential properties

Whether you are an accidental or first time landlord, or a seasoned property professional with a prospering portfolio, our common sense approach to residential buy to let mortgages is designed to get you renting out in no time.

We've helped thousands of landlords over the last 50 years so we've seen every type of property and dealt with every scenario. We are specialists in dealing with non-standard properties, from those missing a kitchen or bathroom, all the way up to listed buildings.

If your rental income on the property doesn't quite cover the full Buy to Let mortgage repayment, top slicing will be considered. This allows applicants to top up the amount paid from rental income with surplus personal income. Additionally, we do not require applicants to own a personal residential property to qualify for a residential Buy to Let mortgage.


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Property has long been viewed as a solid investment

With house prices outstripping wage growth, 20% of all households in England now rent in the private sector – double the proportion recorded in the 1990s. This means there’s a lot more landlords than there used to be. If you’re hoping to join their ranks – whether to top up your pension, or give up your day job – our Buy to Let mortgages are made to match.

Sometimes the best buy-to-let properties are those that are a little unusual in their position, condition, or construction. We'll consider residential properties of all kinds.

We won't specify that you need a certain amount of experience as a landlord before we’ll consider you, or restrict the size or value of your portfolio. We welcome applications for everyone from private individuals and sole traders, to partnerships, limited companies and others.

If your rental income sufficiently covers your mortgage payments, we won't conduct any further affordability assessments. But if we have to, we'll take all of your income into account – including rent from other properties, or wages from your day job.

We can often lend when others won’t. We can consider your application, even if:

  • It’s an ex-council property, and/or made of non-standard materials (e.g. concrete).
  • It’s a flat in a high-rise block.
  • You’re a first-time landlord.
  • You’re clubbing in with friends to buy.
  • You’re self-employed, work several jobs, or have already retired.
  • You’ve got less-than-perfect credit.

Common questions about residential buy to let mortgages

What are your Buy to Let mortgage rates?

Please contact us on 0371 705 1518 or book an appointment here to discuss our current rates.

How quickly can I get a Buy to Let mortgage?

It all depends on the legal process with your solicitors. We will get the offer in principle out to you on the same day of your application and your offer to your solicitor within a week if we have everything we need.

What does the application journey look like for Buy to Let mortgages?

Once you’ve submitted your application to your relationship manager, your case will be submitted to our underwriting team for approval. Once approved the legal pack will be issued to your solicitor to complete the legal paperwork. Your solicitor will return this to our completions team, who will submit the case for final approval and funding.

In some scenarios, we may be able to utilise our in-house legal team to help speed up the application process.

What documents do you need for a Buy to Let mortgage?

We like to make your application as straight forward as possible. Not everyone’s circumstances will be the same and so we don’t ask for the same documents from everyone. Some standard documents we ask for are:

  • Application Form
  • Income information (Payslips, Tax Returns, etc)
  • Company Structure form (if applying in a company name)

Your relationship manager will talk you through exactly what you will need for your application.

Will I need a valuation for a Buy to Let mortgage?

In most cases we can run a desktop valuation, meaning there will be no valuation costs involved. If we can’t run this for any reason, or doesn’t return as expected, that’s when we would need a full valuation.

Do you offer Buy to Let mortgages to start-up companies?

Yes – we will just need some information about how you will be in a position to make the monthly instalments or discuss alternative products with you.

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