Free legal and valuation feesOur buy-to-let remortgage deals come with free basic valuation and standard legal costs included.
We really know our stuff9 in 10 customers* think we’re ‘very knowledgeable’ and felt that ‘information was clearly explained’.
Terms to suit youFixed rate deals for 2, 3, 5, 7, 10 and even 15 years.
Flexibility as standardYou can make overpayments of up to 10% per year without an Early Repayment Charge and take payment holidays subject to our agreement.
And just so you know, we’ll always check that our mortgages are right for you before we make you an offer.
*Virgin Money customer service survey carried out between January 2021 and March 2021.
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Our lending criteria
- We require a minimum combined income of £25,000 per year, or £50,000 where personal income is used for affordability.
- Rental income must cover 145% of mortgage repayments, or 125% if you’re remortgaging and don’t require additional borrowing. This is known as the interest coverage ratio (ICR), and is stressed at a product rate of 2% (5% for five year fixed) or a nominal rate of 5.5%, whichever is higher.
- We will accept personal income to cover rental shortfalls between 100% and 145% of ICR.
- Personal income is not considered for BTL portfolio landlords, LTVs greater than 75% or when the terms extends beyond 75 years of age.
- Usually you must own your home for 6 months before applying. This does not apply to Buy to Let portfolio landlords.
We support mortgage applications from landlords with four or more mortgages buy-to-let properties.Find out more
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Frequently asked questions
To make things as straightforward as possible, it would be great if you have the following to hand for all applicants:
- Income details
- If employed you will need: Gross annual salary, bonus & overtime
- If you are self-employed: last 2 years net profit/directors salary
- Last 2 years’ net profit/director’s salary.
- A completed Self-Employed Supplementary Form Link opens in a new window.
- UK address history for the last 3 years
- Details of your monthly expenditure (PDF, 80.05KB) (your bank statements will come in handy here)
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- Details of any credit commitments (including payments, balances and interest rates)
- Pension payments from your payslip
After you’ve applied for your mortgage, you just need to sign and return the application form and pay any applicable fees.
Once returned to us, your application will be assessed by an underwriter, and we'll keep you updated throughout the process.
Your first mortgage payment will be due on the 7th of the month following completion.
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