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Mortgages up to 95% LTV*Own your first home with just a 5% deposit. Apply to us directly or get a little extra help with our Shared Ownership options available from a mortgage broker.
We really know our stuff9 in 10 customers** think we’re ‘very knowledgeable’ and felt that ‘information was clearly explained’.
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.
*On mortgages available up to 95% LTV, you should consider that if house prices were to fall, you could owe more than the market value of your home, known as negative equity. This could restrict your ability to move home, remortgage to another lender or the products available.
**These results are from a Virgin Money customer service survey carried out between November 2021 and January 2022.
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Get help to create a personal plan that fits your circumstances and ambitions.
Meet your own digital coach
It expertly guides you through each step of the home buying maze.
Keep on track
It shows you exactly where you are on your journey and what you need to do next with a helpful checklist.
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Dive into the detailed guides on everything you need to know.
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Our mortgage specialists are here to help answer your questions, talk through your needs then help you apply by arranging an appointment with one of our mortgage and protection advisors.
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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/director’s salary.
- Last 3 months’ business bank statements.
- A completed Self-Employed Supplementary FormLink opens in a new window where the most recent accounts have a year-end date of 31.12.2020 or earlier. Where the latest accounts are from 2021 or later we do not need a completed Self-employed Supplementary Form.
- If employed you will need:
- 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
- Details of any existing Life Insurance policies and have these documents to hand
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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