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Shared Ownership mortgages with Share to Buy
Share to Buy can help you find a Shared Ownership mortgage
Our team has huge experience of assisting Shared Ownership clients arrange their first mortgage. We have access to the whole of the market and a wide range of lenders offering mortgages for Shared Ownership, and our specialist Shared Ownership mortgage team can guide you through the whole process.
We charge competitive broker fees compared to many intermediaries who specialise in this field and for every mortgage we arrange, we donate £10 to St. Mungo’s homelessness charity; to date we have raised thousands of pounds for those with no home at all.
- To assess your agreement in principle application against lenders specific criteria and affordability calculations: No FEE
- To check bank statement and payslip against lenders requirements and submit an agreement in principle application to a mortgage lender: FEE £50
- To check full application, all supporting paperwork and submit a full application to the lender and then liaise with the lender as necessary: Fee £199
- Please note that these fees are not refundable.
The mortgage process with Share to Buy
There are three main options for getting your staircasing journey underway with Share to Buy:
If you just beginning your research, you are likely to want have some understanding of how much you can afford to borrow, and our easy to use Shared Ownership Mortgage Calculator (coming soon). This will give you an indication of whether the figure you wish to borrow is deemed as affordable.
If you have found a property you are interested in, then we would recommend using our Mortgage Comparison tool, which let’s you search the market and compare the various mortgage offers which may be available to you. When you have found a mortgage you would like to apply for, you can start the process of applying for an agreement in principle.
Finally, if you have already made an offer for a property, then you should contact our mortgage team and they will assist you through the process.
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