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Aldermore Mortgages

Mortgage Type

Residential

Property Value (min)

£60,000

Advance (min)

£25,000

Advance (max)

£500,000 to 95% LTV
£400,000 to 85% LTV
£1,000,000 to 75% LTV
Maximum 75% LTV for Interest Only (refer to product guide for full details) Capital raising up to product maximum LTV accepted New Build flats accepted

Term (Max)

40 years

Minimum Age

21 year old

Maximum Age

70 years

Family Cash Gift Deposit

Yes Aunt/uncle, foster parent or legal guardian now also accepted.

Family Gift of Equity Deposit

Yes, but 5% has to come from the applicant(s)

Income (min)

£10,000 pa for residential.
100% of basic salary, shift allowance, car allowance and London weighting. 50% of guaranteed/ regular overtime/
bonus/ commission and profit related pay. FTB accepted. 1 Years self- employed.

(Can only accept a maximum of two sources of income per applicant.)

£10,000 pa for residential.
100% of basic salary, shift allowance, car allowance and London weighting. 50% of guaranteed/ regular overtime/
bonus/ commission and profit related pay. FTB accepted.

1 Years self- employed.

(Can only accept a maximum of two sources of income per applicant.)

Income from employment and benefit: -

Benefit income Up to 50% of benefit income:
Universal Credit
Working Tax Credits (WTC)
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Income-related Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)

Contribution-based Employment & Support Allowance if in the ‘Support Group’

Incapacity Benefit
Severe Disability Allowance
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Carer’s Allowance
Constant Attendance Allowance

Aldermore will not accept any income derived from other forms of state benefit that are not listed above.

Other income accepted: -

Income from trust funds
Occupational pension income
Guaranteed income payments under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
War widows or widowers pension
War disablement pension

State pension (not acceptable where state pension is the only source of income)

Investment income

Rental income (where supported by accounts or SA302s)

Maintenance Payments (if CSA/court order enforceable and supported by 6 months bank statements)

Foster Care Income

5.5 x LTI ratio: for individuals or joint applicants with a total allowable income of at least £50,000

For Debt Consolidation: -

For property related purposes can be considered up to a maximum LTV of 90% (excluding fees)
For non-property related purposes can be considered, up to a maximum LTV of 80% (excluding fees)
Capital raising for payment of taxes and consolidation of debts that have not been maintained satisfactorily is not permitted

Ex-Local Authority Properties

Houses: - Accepted up to product maximum LTV, subject to the following conditions:
No outstanding pre-emption requirement to repay a proportion of the discount
Valuer indicating that there is evidence of a meaningful level of private ownership within the estate
The property being of standard construction
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Flats: -
Minimum property value of £100,000 (£200,000 in Greater London)
Maximum of 3 floors above the ground floor. Secure communal access with no balcony access arrangements

Minimum Ownership

Remortgages within the first six months of the original purchase date are not normally acceptable. Remortgage from bridging - Remortgaging out of bridging finance will be subject to the length of ownership. Less than 6 months: restricted to the amount required to repay existing facility plus 100% of documented improvement cost, subject to ownership period of at least 1 month. Greater than 6 months: capital raising allowed over and above the sum required to redeem the bridging loan, based on any enhanced value of the property

Permanent rights to reside and remain

Yes

Ex-Patriates

No

New Builds

Houses and flats accepted

Credit Score

No

Historic CCJ’s & Defaults

Level 1 - CCJ's - 0 in last 36 months - outside of 36 months, does not need to be satisfied if total combined value is up to £500.
Over 36 months, needs to be satisfied for 36 months if total combined value is over £500.

Defaults - 0 in last 12 - Max 1 recorded (up to £300) in last 36 months


Level 2 - CCJ's - 0 in last 12 months - max 2 record (total combined value £3,000) in last 36 months

Defaults - 0 in last 12 - Max 2 recorded (up to a total combined value £5,000) in last 24 months


Level 3 - CCJ's - 0 in last 6 months - Max 3 recorded (no limit on value) in last 36 months

Defaults - 0 in last 6 months - Max 4 recorded (total combined value £5,000) in last 24 months.

Valuation Fees

Paid direct to lender at the lender fee scales.

Maximum number of applicants

2

Countries

England, Scotland and Wales.

Access

Access to Aldermore Mortgages is direct to lender with 3mc selected as your payment route

Missed mortgage payments

Level 1 - 0 in last 3 months 1 in last 12 months (max 2 in last 24) Level 2 - 0 in last 3 months 1 in last 12 months (max 2 in last 24) Level 3 - 0 in last 3 months (Max 3 in last 24 months) Based on status.

Shared Ownership

No

Right to Buy (RTB)

No

Debt Management Plan

Consider an applicant on a Debt Management plan as long as there is no default attached to the plan in the last 3 years

Help To Buy (Shared Equity)

Yes
Capital Repayment Only
Maximum loan amount of £450,000 and maximum property value of £600,000
Minimum customer deposit of 5%
Maximum equity loan of 20% for Help to Buy: equity loan is available in England (including the Isle of Wight)
Maximum equity loan of 40% London Help to Buy: scheme and the property must be located within the 32 London Boroughs or the city of London

Ex-Bankrupts

Product range dependent - Level 1 - Discharged for 6 years. Level 2 - Discharged for 3 years, no missed payments or any other adverse information on any credit account in last 3 years. Level 3 - Must have been discharged for at least 2 years. No adverse since

IVAs

Product range dependent - Level 1 - Discharged for 6 years. Level 2 - Discharged for 3 years, no missed payments or any other adverse information on any credit account in last 3 years. Level 3 - Must have been satisfied for at least 2 years. No adverse since.

Repossessions

Product range dependent - Level 1 - Not accepted. Level 2 - None in last 6 years. Level 3 - None in last 3 years. High LTV - Not accepted.

Payday Loans

Product range dependent - Applicants can be considered where the loan was in place over 6 months ago.

Repayment Types

Capital and repayment. Help to Buy scheme is only Capital and repayment. Interest only - Maximum 75% LTV. Note: Proof of repayment plan required. Downsizing / sale of main residence – a minimum £175,000 equity (£300,000 in London and the South East) is required at the start of the mortgage

Lenders completion fee

Can be added

Affordability

Affordability based

Employment

Minimum 3 months employed in the same line of work with 12 months continuous.

Self Employed

1 years figures/ SA302's/ Accounts is accepted - however, they must meet the below: -
2 years is normally required, although an applicant with 1 year’s accounting information can be considered if the applicant:

- Has no history of payment arrears, defaults, CCJs or other adverse information in the last 3 years on personal and business
credit search; and

- Has a track record in the trade; or is
- Able to demonstrate guaranteed income within the next accounting period; or
- The business is an ongoing concern and sustainable; or is
- Able to provide management accounts for at least the first 6 months of the current financial year
- If appropriate, VAT returns for the two previous quarters are to be supplied
- Personal and business bank statements for at least the previous 3 months
- Income will be based on the profit or salary/dividends for the first year of trading
- Will consider salary and % of net profit for the most recent year. In summary they will use the best option, so salary and dividends or net profit adding back in salary for limited company

Over 85% LTV:
- For applications over 85% LTV at least 2 years’ accounting information is required