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There is no Early Repayment Charge.
Overpayments may be made at any time and interest will be recalculated from the day following receipt.
If an overpayment of £500 or more is made, we'll recalculate the monthly payment the following month.
As well as proof of Disability Living Allowance, the borrower must be able to pay at least a 5% deposit on their share of the property and the mortgage fees in advance.
This mortgage is available on an interest only basis with the sale of the property used as the repayment vehicle.
Payments must be made monthly by direct debit.
Maximum LTS 90% including fees.
This mortgage is available on a shared ownership basis with the property landlord, normally a housing authority. The mortgage can be taken out on a share of the property of between 25% and 75%, with rent payable to the landlord on the remaining share.
We will carry out electronic verification to prove the applicant's identity, but we may also ask for documentary evidence of identity. This can include certified proof of residency or other loan or card statements.
References may be taken up and credit searches will be made. Cases may be declined due to previous adverse credit or information that is not disclosed on the application form.
The borrower will be responsible for paying all the monthly mortgage payments and the rent, should a situation arise which affects the amount of benefits received by the borrower.
Minimum age 18. There is no maximum age limit. Cases are considered on individual circumstances.
Minimum loan size £50,000.
Maximum loan size £200,000.
Minimum property value is £56,000.
The maximum mortgage term is 40 years dependent on individual circumstances.
We recommend that the applicant has buildings insurance on the property. It is not a requirement to buy any insurance through Buckinghamshire Building Society.
This product is not portable.
Standard construction houses or flats. For leasehold properties the Society requires a minimum unexpired period of 85 years at the time of purchase and at least 55 years unexpired lease remaining after the expected redemption date. Flats over 4 storeys may be considered on an individual basis but are not acceptable if they are local authority or ex-local authority.
Interest is calculated daily on the balance outstanding and added to the account the following month.
The interest rate will not fall below 3.00% during the term of the loan.