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Mortgage & Equity Release - Call Us 0117 403 4474

0.94% APR 

  • Fixed for 28 months
  • 60% LTV - Interest only option
  • Overall cost for comparison 3.20%

Representative Example: 

Mortgage of £100,000 on property valued at £200,000 over term of 25 years.

Rate fixed for 2 years after which reverts to NatWest variable rate of 3.59%.

Call RBS on 0800 068 7706

1.13% APR

  • Fixed for 64 Months
  • 60% LTV - Interest Only
  • Overall cost for comparison 2.70%

Representative Example: 

Mortgage of £180,000 on property valued at £300,000 over term of 25 years.

Rate fixed for 5 years after which reverts to NatWest variable rate of 3.59%.

Call NatWest FREE on 0800 068 8567

3.64% APR 

  • Fixed for 26 months
  • 95% LTV - £500 CASHBACK Offer!
  • Overall cost for comparison 3.30%

Representative Example: 

Mortgage of £100,000 on property valued at £200,000. Term of 25 years.

Rate fixed for 26 months then reverts to variable rate of 4.34%.

Call Virgin Money FREE on 0330 057 1528

Details sort by initial rateLenderInitial rate Rate type Overall cost for comparisonMax LTVProduct feeMonthly cost Enquire
Initial rate: 0.94%
Rate type: Fixed 24 months
Monthly cost: £561.24 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £999
Overall cost for comparison: 3.3% APRC
Nationwide BS logo 0.94% Fixed 24 months 3.3% APRC 60% £999 £561.24 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details Broker Only Deal
Initial rate: 0.95%
Rate type: Fixed 26 months
Monthly cost: £561.92 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £1,499
Overall cost for comparison: 3.9% APRC
Platform logo 0.95% Fixed 26 months 3.9% APRC 60% £1,499 £250 cashback £561.92 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details
Initial rate: 0.98%
Rate type: Fixed 26 months
Monthly cost: £563.95 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £1,999
Overall cost for comparison: 3.7% APRC
Cumberland BS logo 0.98% Fixed 26 months 3.7% APRC 60% £1,999 £563.95 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474
Initial rate: 0.98%
Rate type: Fixed 26 months
Monthly cost: £563.95 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £1,999
Overall cost for comparison: 3.7% APRC
Cumberland BS logo 0.98% Fixed 26 months 3.7% APRC 60% £1,999 £563.95 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474
Initial rate: 0.99%
Rate type: Fixed 24 months
Monthly cost: £564.63 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £995
Overall cost for comparison: 3.9% APRC
Progressive BS logo 0.99% Fixed 24 months 3.9% APRC 60% £995 £564.63 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details Broker Only Deal
Initial rate: 1.00%
Rate type: Fixed 27 months
Monthly cost: £565.31 per month
Max LTV: 70%
Product fee: £999
Overall cost for comparison: 3.0% APRC
Santander logo 1.00% Fixed 27 months 3.0% APRC 70% £999 £565.31 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details
Initial rate: 1.00%
Rate type: Fixed 27 months
Monthly cost: £565.31 per month
Max LTV: 70%
Product fee: £999
Overall cost for comparison: 3.0% APRC
Santander logo 1.00% Fixed 27 months 3.0% APRC 70% £999 £565.31 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details Broker Only Deal
Initial rate: 1.02%
Rate type: Fixed 26 months
Monthly cost: £566.67 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £995
Overall cost for comparison: 3.9% APRC
Skipton BS logo 1.02% Fixed 26 months 3.9% APRC 60% £995 £566.67 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details Broker Only Deal
Initial rate: 1.05%
Rate type: Fixed 25 months
Monthly cost: £568.71 per month
Max LTV: 60%
Product fee: £999
Overall cost for comparison: 3.3% APRC
Barclays Mortgage logo 1.05% Fixed 25 months 3.3% APRC 60% £999 £568.71 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details Broker Only Deal
Initial rate: 1.05%
Rate type: Fixed 27 months
Monthly cost: £568.71 per month
Max LTV: 65%
Product fee: £999
Overall cost for comparison: 4.3% APRC
Leeds BS logo 1.05% Fixed 27 months 4.3% APRC 65% £999 £568.71 per month get quotes Call us0117 403 4474 More details Broker Only Deal
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Representative Example:

A repayment mortgage of £120,000 payable over 28 years and 1 month initially on a fixed rate for 2 years at 1.99% and then on the lender current variable rate of 3.69% (variable) for the remaining 26 years and 1 month would require 24 monthly payments of £465.20 and 312 monthly payments of £565.39 and one final payment of £565.19.

 

The total amount payable would be £189,357.67 made up of the loan amount plus interest (£68,161.67), booking fee (£999), completion fee (£30) and valuation fee (£197).

 

In this example the overall cost for comparison is 3.7% APRC representative.

 

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Contractor Mortgages

Our Contractor Mortgage Service

Special features of what we offer include:

  • Contractor mortgage solutions - specialist mortgage advice on your options
  • Access to leading market mortgage rates for self employed contractors
  • Access to exclusive loan deals not available on high street
  • Fast turnaround - speak to us today if you need to move quickly
  • We have lenders who will take into account previous defaults and missed payments 
  • Looking to raise additional finance on top of your existing mortgage or buy to let mortgage? - we have access to a range of finance solutions

To investigate your mortgage options if you work as a contractor call our mortgage team on 0117 403 4474  or fill in our call back form.

"The essence of the Fair Mortgages service is professional independent mortgage and protection advice brought to you by a team of specialist advisers and experienced administration support. 

As your mortgage is such an important transaction, good advice is imperative.

Right Bullets

If you work on a contract basis you could find getting a mortgage more difficult than people in standard employment as you can’t offer the lender the reassurance of a guaranteed salary. However, there are ways for contractors to prove that they can afford to make mortgage repayments without needing the backing of a permanent employer.

What is a contractor mortgage?

Mortgage lenders can sometimes be a little more reluctant to offer mortgages to contractors and freelancers, as they don’t have the security of a guaranteed salary provided by an employer. However, there are ways for those who work as contractors to prove that they can afford to make mortgage repayments without needing the backing of a permanent employer.

In the past, many contractors have relied on self-certified mortgages, which can be expensive. However, there are lenders who will offer mortgages to contractors that have rates similar to those offered to traditional employees.

Can I still get a self-cert mortgage as a contractor?

Before the 2007 banking crisis, many contractors and other people with irregular incomes relied on self-certified mortgage. Self certification mortgages did not require proof of income, which meant that self-employed people were able to borrow large amounts without having to provide proof of earnings. This type of mortgage was banned several years ago by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as it was seen as encouraging irresponsible lending.

Therefore, if you are a contractor looking to get a mortgage for the first time, or looking to remortgage from a self-cert deal, you will need to choose a different mortgage type.

How are mortgages for contractors assessed?

A standard mortgage application will be assessed, among other things, on the basis of your salary. This means that in the absence of self-cert mortgages, contractors can face difficulty securing a competitive mortgage rate as they cannot always provide lenders with the security of a regular income. However, mortgage applications for self employed people are assessed differently from traditional mortgage applications.

Several mainstream mortgage providers will underwrite mortgages on a case-by-case basis, using the evidence you provide in the form of your accounts and business records to help them decide whether to offer you a mortgage.

Key points to remember when looking for mortgages for contractors include:

  • Make sure you have a recent copy of your contract – you will need an up-to-date copy of your most recent contract, indicating your payment rate for the work as well as its duration. This gives lenders a clearer picture of your income.
  • Get your accounts in order - Lenders will want to see around two years’ worth of accounts plus your most recent SA302 form. This is the tax calculation form that HMRC sends out annually and will show the lender how much tax you owe in a given tax year.
  • Save for a high deposit – the higher the deposit you can put into a property, the less risk the lender is taking on. This can mean lower interest rates– even if you work on a contract basis.
  • Make sure your credit history is clean – this is important for all mortgage borrowers, but it’s especially important for people seeking a contractor mortgage as it reassures the lender that you have a good history of making repayments.

To find the best contractor mortgage quotes call our mortgage team on 0117 403 4474  or complete our callback request form.

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