Buy To Let in negative equity. What are my options?
Posted on 10 June 2013 by Gerry
I currently have a residential £97k mortgage on a property that that is now only worth £81K. I want to remortgage (due to my current lender charging me large yearly fees for permission to let) to a BTL and have an extra £40K to put in the deal, what are my best options?
If you pay down the mortgage using the £40,000 then that would bring the loan to value dowen to just over 70% which will give you the option of remortgaging to a standard Buy To Let lender. The loan amount granted is dependent on the level of rental income likely to be generated by the property, and many Buy To Let lenders do require to have a minimum level of earned income.
I'd need more information regarding the property and your personal financial situation before I could really say anything more definite.
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