Free legal and valuation feesOur buy-to-let remortgage deals come with a free basic valuation and standard legal costs included.
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.
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Our lending criteria
We define a portfolio landlord as someone with four or more mortgaged buy-to-let properties.
For joint applications, we'll take into account the total individual and joint-mortgaged properties that you own, either in your personal name, or in the name of a limited company or other legal entity.
|Criteria||Purchase||Remortgage no additional borrowing||Remortgage with additional borrowing|
|Maximum of 5 BTL mortgages / £3m lending with Virgin Money||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Minimum 24 months landlord experience required?||Yes||No||Yes|
|Maximum number of mortgaged BTL properties (across all lenders)||10||N/A||10|
|Maximum number of BTL properties within the same postcode||5||N/A||5|
|Maximum LTV across the portfolio (aggregate)||75%||N/A||75%|
|Minimum rental calculation of 135% ICR stressed at 5% across the portfolio (aggregate)||Yes||N/A||Yes|
|Personal income accepted?||Yes||No||Yes|
|Business plan, cashflow & property schedule required||Yes||No||Yes|
Please note: our standard buy-to-let lending criteria also applies.Our standard buy-to-let lending criteria explained
- Minimum rental calculation of 145% interest coverage ratio (ICR) stressed at the product rate +2%, a nominal rate of 5.5% or the BTL Variable Rate, whichever is higher. For five year fixed rate products it’s the product rate + 1% or a nominal rate of 4.5%, whichever is higher.
- If you’re remortgaging and don’t require additional borrowing, the rental income must cover at least 125% ICR, stressed at the product rate +1% or a nominal rate of 5%, whichever is higher.
- Where personal income is used for affordability we require a minimum personal income of £50,000 (excluding income received from BTL properties).
What we'll need from you
In addition to the normal documents you need to submit as part of your mortgage application, i.e. identity and income verification, we also need portfolio landlords to provide us with some supporting information.
Our mortgage advisors will explain what we need, when we need it and how to send it to us. You can download copies of these documents here:
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