Residential mortgages

Self-build

We specialise in mortgages for self-build projects which meet specific Energy Standard ratings or help promote sustainable living and we welcome non-standard construction types.

Please note: we're currently focusing on self-build properties that are aiming for Passivhaus or EPC B (SAP rating 85+) or above.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Standard Variable Rate is 4.65%
The overall cost for comparison is 4.80% APRC
Up to 80% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment


Renovation

We specialise in mortgages for renovation projects where you are extensively improving the energy efficiency of the property.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Standard Variable Rate is 4.65%
The overall cost for comparison is 4.80% APRC
Up to 90% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment

 
 

Conversion

We specialise in mortgages for conversion projects which meet specific Energy Standard ratings.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Standard Variable Rate is 4.65%
The overall cost for comparison is 4.80% APRC
Up to 80% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment


Energy Improvements

We specialise in mortgages for funds used for specified energy saving measures or renewable energy systems to your property.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Standard Variable Rate is 4.65%
The overall cost for comparison is 4.80% APRC
Up to 90% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment


Moorings

A mortgage available to support the purchase of land with planning consent for mooring a houseboat.

YOUR LAND MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Variable Rate is 6.50%
Up to 70% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment


Woodlands

A mortgage for the purchase of a small woodland specifically for protection and conservation purposes.

YOUR LAND MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Variable Rate is 6.50%
Up to 70% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment


Buy-to-let

We specialise in mortgages for buy-to-let projects which meet specific Energy Standard ratings, where you are looking to self-build a property to let or improving the energy performance of an existing property to let.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Variable Rate is 4.90%
Up to 70% loan-to-value
To assess affordability the rental income derived from the property must be at least 35% more than the mortgage repayment due. We also need to evidence you have sufficient personal income to maintain your personal expenditure.


Shared Ownership

We specialise in mortgages for energy efficient, affordable housing for borrowers looking to purchase a shared ownership property.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

An early repayment charge may be payable if you repay all or part of your mortgage within the first two years

 

Key details

Standard Variable Rate is 4.65%
The overall cost for comparison is 4.80% APRC
Up to 95% loan-to-value
We’ll consider lending up to four times joint or sole income subject to loan-to-value and an affordability assessment


  

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Our mortgages are available for community-led housing, housing developers community groups and charities, sustainable businesses, and part-residential.

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