First Time Buyer (FTB) borrowing £1.2 million on a base income of £85,000, plus a bonus of £325,000

Proposition

Our client wished to purchase a £1.8 million property, requiring a £1.2 million mortgage to do so (a loan to value ratio of 67%). He had been offered a loan of just £275,000 by his own high street bank, owing to his reliance on bonus as part of his overall income.

Client profile

A first time buyer aged 32, our client is a pension fund manager with an income of £85,000 base, plus a bonus of £325,000. He has investments of £800,000 after making the deposit of £600,000 on the property to be purchased.

Solution

Private Finance used its extensive range of contacts at private banks to negotiate a mortgage of £1.2 million at 2.5% variable rate (APR 2.9%* - the overall cost for comparison), this being a 2% discount below the lender’s standard variable rate (SVR) for a 5 year term. The loan was interest only – with the loan to be repaid via investments and bonus.

Fees

The client paid £6,000 arrangement fees (0.5% of the £1.2 million loan amount)

 

*APR (the overall cost for comparison) calculation based on a 5 year term, interest only mortgage with £6,000 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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Private Finance Ltd is rated 4.94 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 542 merchant reviews

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I would highly recommend Private Finance Ltd. Alex Weldon in particular helped us secure our first mortgage. He answered all our queries in record timing (usually within 15-30mins!) and nothing was ever too much trouble. Alex was always on the other end of the phone if needed and he made the process as smooth as possible.
Ed and Donovan are brilliant at what they do. I have used them many times now and each time they have been able to find me a great deal and handle all the complexities of my case. I would always recommend them to anyone.
Great and professional team, especially Elizabeth O'Connor, who guided me through the purchase, which was successfully completed! Highly recommended.
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