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How long does the process take?

Our free consultation will most likely last around an hour. A dedicated mortgage advisor in Halifax can turn round an agreement in principle within 24 hours of this consultation, with a formal mortgage offer taking about three weeks on average.

How does the mortgage process work?

A dedicated mortgage advisor in Halifax will carry out a Fact Find to work out what your personal needs are prior to recommending the most suitable mortgage for you. In order to get an Agreement in Principle, you’ll be required to have a credit check. Once you have provided all the relevant documentation and a valuation of the property has been undertaken, you can be formally issued a mortgage offer.

How Does The Free Initial Mortgage Consultation Work?

Your free mortgage consultation in Halifax with an advisor will last for roughly around one hour. Once this has been undertaken, they will then recommend a mortgage for you. You’re under no obligation to accept this and have the freedom to walk away still, should you feel that’s the better option.

When should I obtain an Agreement in Principle?

To avoid being disappointed down the line, we suggest that you obtain an Agreement in Principle prior to property viewings in Halifax. You should obtain one no later than the point before you start making an offer in order to assist your bargaining position.

How long does an Agreement in Principle last?

An Agreement in Principle will most likely last between 30 and 90 days depending on who you take one out with. If your Agreement in Principle expires, come back to us and we’ll get this refreshed for you.

Can I get a second mortgage in Halifax?

If you are looking at some future financial planning or home renovation like debt consolidation or Home Improvements, you may be eligible for a second mortgage. It can be possible to take out a mortgage on a second property for your own use, for a family member, for a holiday home or even for a Buy to Let.

How much deposit do I need?

The minimum deposit required for a home buyer purchasing a house in Halifax with a High Street Lender is generally 5%. If you have had credit problems in the past, this may be higher.

Can I get a mortgage with previous credit problems?

If you have had a recent history of credit problems a mortgage may still be within reach, though you may possibly be required to put down a higher deposit than usual. We find that this figure is commonly around 15% of the property purchase price.

I’m Self Employed in Halifax, can I get a mortgage?

Once you have submitted at least one year’s accounts to the mortgage lender, you are eligible to get a mortgage. Most Lenders will use a calculation of your salary plus your dividend to determine the maximum mortgage amount you can take out, whereas others may go off your net profit.

What documents will I need to send?

It will typically be the last three payslips for employees to prove their income to the lender and the latest 2 years’ accounts if you’re a Self-Employed applicant. You will also need to provide your mortgage lender with some proof of ID, address and 3 months’ bank statements.

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