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Home improvement, renovation and construction loans

Home improvement loans.

  • Non standard properties accepted
  • Available without ERCs
  • Flexible on income and credit status

What makes us different

Key facts
  • 8.99%

    Fixed rates from 8.99%/annum*
  • 10.65%

    Variable rates from 10.65%/annum*
  • 75%

    Borrow up to 75% of your property's value*
  • 3 – 30yrs

    Terms available from 3 – 30yrs

*Subject to application, status and lending criteria. You may be offered a higher rate.


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Free up cash for home improvements

Raise additional funds to make improvements around your house, secured against your home, without needing to remortgage. Our secured homeowner loans allow you to borrow the funds you need as a 2nd charge loan, completely separate to your current mortgage.

Our common sense approach to lending means that we can be more flexible when it comes to your income and credit status, taking into account your personal circumstances rather than a credit score.

Also, many of our products come without early repayment charges (ERC) so you can repay your loan quicker, and be more cost effective, without being penalised.


Revitalise your home with a home improvement loan

If you already have a mortgage and want to borrow again, there are several options. A secured loan may be worth considering if your circumstances have changed, and remortgaging out of your existing deal isn’t the best option. Perhaps your employment status or credit rating has changed. Or perhaps the property needs significant repairs, and its valuation has slipped as a result.

Known as a 'second-charge mortgage', this loan is secured against your home and will run alongside – but independent of – your existing mortgage. It has its own rate and terms, so you could borrow over a shorter period than remains on your current mortgage. Which means you may pay back less in the long term, compared to remortgaging.

We know you’re more than just a credit report, that's why we get to know the person behind the numbers, so our underwriters make their decision based on your individual circumstances, every time. It’s not rocket science, but it means we can often lend when others won’t.

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We can give you an idea of the monthly costs with just a few details like the property value, your deposit amount and how long you need the loan to last.

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Common questions about home improvement loans

What is a home improvement loan?

If you already have a mortgage and want to borrow more money to do some renovations, a home improvement loan may be for you. This 'second-charge mortgage' runs alongside your current mortgage and is secured against your home.

How do home improvement loans work?

A home improvement loan has its own rate and terms, which means you could borrow over a shorter period than what’s left on your current mortgage.

When you compare this to remortgaging, you may end up paying back less in the long term.

How much can I borrow for a home improvement loan?

Typically, you can borrow up to 250k for home renovations. Larger loan sizes can be considered on a referral basis.


Smaller Loans Cost for Comparison Larger Loans Cost for Comparison

For example: A mortgage of £30,000 payable over 18 years, initially on a fixed rate for 5 years at 10.35% (and then on a tracker rate for the remaining 13 years at 2.00% above the Together Homeowner Managed Rate (THMR)) would require 60 instalments of £323.05 followed by 155 monthly payments of £342.22 plus a redemption administration fee of £100. Read more information on THMR.

The total amount payable would be £72,869.32 made up of the loan amount (£30,000) plus interest on the loan (£39,245.38), arrangement fee (£995) plus interest on this fee (£1,203.32), the broker fee (600) plus interest on this fee (£725.62) and the redemption administration fee (£100.00).

The overall cost for comparison is 12.3% APRC representative.

The actual rate available will depend upon your circumstances. Ask us for a personalised illustration.

For example: A mortgage of £92,000 payable over 18.5 years, initially on a fixed rate for 5 years at 8.99% (and then on a tracker rate for the remaining 13.5 years at 2% above the Together Homeowner Managed Rate (THMR)) would require 60 instalments of £889.47 followed by 162 monthly payments of £1,014.63 plus a redemption administration fee of £100. Read more information on THMR.

The total amount payable would be £217,838.26 made up of the loan amount (£92,000) plus interest on the loan (£118,521.31), arrangement fee (£1,495) plus interest on this fee (£1,576.95), broker fee £2,589 plus interest on this fee £2,730.92) and the redemption administration fee (£100.00).

The overall cost for comparison is 11.3% APRC representative.

The actual rate available will depend upon your circumstances. Ask us for a personalised illustration.

Smaller Loans Cost for Comparison

For example: A mortgage of £30,000 payable over 18 years, initially on a fixed rate for 5 years at 10.35% (and then on a tracker rate for the remaining 13 years at 2.00% above the Together Homeowner Managed Rate (THMR)) would require 60 instalments of £323.05 followed by 155 monthly payments of £342.22 plus a redemption administration fee of £110.00. Read more information on THMR.

The total amount payable would be £72,869.32 made up of the loan amount (£30,000) plus interest on the loan (£39,345.38), arrangement fee (£995) plus interest on this fee (£1,203.32), the broker fee (600) plus interest on this fee (£725.62) and the redemption administration fee (£110.00).

The overall cost for comparison is 12.3% APRC representative.

The actual rate available will depend upon your circumstances. Ask us for a personalised illustration.

Larger Loans Cost for Comparison

For example: A mortgage of £85,000 payable over 21 years, initially on a fixed rate for 2 years at 10.55% (and then on a tracker rate for the remaining 19 years at 2.0% above the Together Homeowner Managed Rate (THMR)) would require 24 instalments of £854.58 followed by 228 monthly payments of £865.74 plus a redemption administration fee of £110. Read more information on THMR.

The total amount payable would be £218,008.64 made up of the loan amount (£85,000) plus interest on the loan (£209,286.94), arrangement fee (£1,495) plus interest on this fee (£2,226.70) and the redemption administration fee (£110.00).

The overall cost for comparison is 11.5% APRC representative.

The actual rate available will depend upon your circumstances. Ask us for a personalised illustration.


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