You have the option to Remortgage in London, as a means of increasing the size of your mortgage to pay off any unsecured debts that you may have. Bear in mind though, there are some downsides so do not to rush this. We recommend that Mortgage Advice in London is always obtained prior to consolidating debts.
When opting to take advantage of our initial free remortgage consultation in London, your appointment will normally last around one hour. During this time one of our Mortgage Advisors in London will work to compare new deals against your current mortgage, using this to recommend the most appropriate deal going forward, with no obligation to proceed. From this point, you’ll be able to decide whether or not you wish to accept and proceed with the mortgage or take a step back and re-evaluate your options some more.
The fees involved for your Remortgage will be similar to those involved when you started your current mortgage. Your dedicated Mortgage Advisor in London will be able to run through the fees with you, taking them into consideration when comparing the savings of the new deal versus your existing mortgage.
If you choose us as your Mortgage Broker in London, then our process will work as the following; One of our Mortgage Advisors in London will carry out a Fact Find to determine your, needs before recommending the most suitable mortgage available for you. A credit check will then be required for an Agreement In Principle. Once all the relevant documentation has been gathered and the valuation of the property has been undertaken, a formal mortgage offer can be issued.
If you are looking to achieve something like debt consolidation or home improvements, you may be able to get a second mortgage. The option for a second mortgage can also be used on a second property if you are looking at using it for yourself, a family member, a holiday home or a Buy to Let.
Obtaining a mortgage if you have had previous credit problems isn’t completely impossible, but you may face certain hurdles, such as some lenders requiring that you put down a higher deposit than usual, perhaps 15% of the property purchase price.
Three payslips are generally what is required for an employee to prove their income and if you are Self-Employed, it’s usually the latest 2 years’ accounts. You will also need to produce some proof of ID, your address and the latest 3 months’ bank statements.
If you are on your Lenders Standard Variable Rate (SVR) of Interest, taking out a Remortgage will allow you to potentially save some money. Your dedicated mortgage advisor will be able to compare the new products available against the mortgage deal you’re currently on, in order to figure out what these savings may be. If you have some amount of equity in your property, a Remortgage would also allow you to release a portion of this money, if you need it. We often find that home improvements is a popular reason for this.