£1.6 million offset mortgage on £2.7 million property at 2.5%

Proposition

Our client, a partner of a well-established law firm, was looking to buy a property in Fulham for £2.7 million. His existing home was worth £1.7 million and he did not wish to sell it. The property in mind needed £900,000 spending on it to realise its full potential.

Solution

We were able to attract the services of a private bank which undercut the market and offered an offset facility. Two loans were negotiated as follows:

Lending facility on the new property

A £1.6 million offset mortgage, based on a £2.7 million valuation, was negotiated at Bank of England Bank Rate plus 2%, giving a payment rate of 2.5% (APR1 2.7 %* - the overall cost for comparison). There were no early repayment charges. The client paid a 0.25% (£4,000) arrangement fee for this loan.

Lending facility on the existing property

A £1.55 million mortgage, based on a £1.7 million valuation, was also negotiated at Bank of England Bank Rate plus 2%, giving a payment rate of 2.5% % (APR2 2.8%** - the overall cost for comparison). Again, there were no early repayment charges. The client paid a 0.5% (£7,750) arrangement fee for this loan.

 

 *APR1 (the overall cost for comparison) calculation based on a 5 year term, interest only mortgage with £4,000 arrangement fee, legal and valuation fees of £5,000. The actual rate available will depend on your circumstances. Ask for a personalised illustration.

**APR2 (the overall cost for comparison) calculation based on a 5 year term, interest only mortgage with £7,750 arrangement fee, legal and valuation fees of £5,000. The actual rate available will depend on your circumstances. Ask for a personalised illustration.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE.

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