Most lenders will use the discount as a deposit for your mortgage. However, some lenders will require you to put down a deposit in addition to the discount. This is sometimes the case if you have credit problems. Our Mortgage Advisors in Birmingham will be able to help answer all of your right to buy deposit questions.
Your free mortgage consultation in Birmingham will last approximately one hour. We will then recommend a mortgage for you with no obligation for you to proceed and you can decide whether or not you wish to go ahead.
As your Mortgage Broker in Birmingham, we carry out a Fact Find to establish your needs prior to recommending the most suitable mortgage for you. A credit check is then required for an Agreement in Principle and then once you have provided all the relevant documentation and a valuation of the property has been carried out a formal mortgage offer can be issued
Our Mortgage Advisors in Birmingham recommend that you try and get your Agreement in Principle before you take up the decision of starting to view properties in Birmingham, to avoid disappointment. At the very latest you should obtain one prior to making an offer to assist your bargaining position with the seller.
An Agreement in Principle typically lasts for between 30 and 90 days depending on the lender. If your Agreement in Principle expires it can always be refreshed. If you need help obtaining one, our Mortgage Advisors in Birmingham can usually get one sorted for you within 24 hours of your application.
It can be possible to get a second mortgage on your home in Birmingham for debt consolidation or home improvements. It may also be possible to take out a mortgage on a second property if it is for your own use, the use of a family member, a holiday home or a Buy to Let.
If you have had credit problems you may still be able to get a mortgage but you will likely need to put down a higher deposit than usual, perhaps 15% of the purchase price.
You can get a mortgage in Birmingham once you have submitted at least one year’s accounts. Most lenders use your salary + dividend to calculate the maximum mortgage whereas others go off your net profit.
To prove income it’s usually three payslips for an employee and the latest 2 years’ accounts for Self Employed. In addition, you will need to produce proof of ID, address and 3 months’ bank statements.
Our free consultation in Birmingham typically lasts up to an hour or so. We can turn round an agreement in principle within 24 hours and a formal mortgage offer takes about three weeks on average. Before you know it, you will be moving into your new property in Birmingham!