The best thing about our job as a Mortgage Broker in Grimsby is helping our clients navigate through the often stressful experience of buying a home or remortgaging. It can be a complicated process and our clients love having someone on their side from start to finish to ensure they get the right advice.
We do pride ourselves on providing a highly responsive service, communication is everything in this job. We work from a large panel of well-known high street banks and building Societies to ensure our clients get the best deal available to them but we also work with smaller, more specialist Lenders too for when we come across clients who don’t “tick all the boxes”.
The free mortgage consultation will last approximately an hour. When your Mortgage Advisor in Grimsby has evaluated the situation, they will advise a mortgage for you with no obligation for you to begin the process. From this, you can decide if you want to proceed with us or not.
An agreement in principle usually lasts between 30 and 90 days but this can change depending on your lender. You can renew your agreement in principle if it expires.
Before you start viewing a property in Grimsby, we always suggest that you obtain an agreement in principle. If you want to be prepared ahead of time, you need to get one before making an offer.
The process of a trusted Mortgage Broker in Grimsby starts by conducting a fact find to support your needs before recommending a mortgage deal. When a Mortgage Advisor has evaluated your situation, they will carry out a credit check on you, this is needed for an agreement in principle. A formal mortgage offer can be provided when you have evidenced all of the relevant documentation and a valuation of the property has been completed.
You can get a second mortgage even if this is for debt consolidation or home improvements. You may have the choice to take out a second mortgage on a second property for your own use or a family member’s use, a holiday home or a Buy To Let.
The minimum deposit that you will need to buy a property with high street lenders is usually 5%. If you have previous credit problems, this percentage can be higher.
Due to having previous credit problems, it may be harder, however it isn’t impossible. To show you can afford a mortgage, you will need to put down a higher deposit, probably 10% or 15% of the purchase price.
If you are self employed, you can still get a mortgage however you must provide at least one years’ accounts. To calculate the maximum mortgage, the majority of lenders would use your salary + dividend, whilst other lenders could base it of your net profit.
If you are an employee, you will need to provide three payslips to prove your income. If you are self employed, you will have to prove for the latest 2 years’ accounts. Along with this, you must produce proof of ID, address and 3 months’ bank statements.
You will need to provide three payslips if you are an employee to prove your income, though you will have to provide the latest 2 years’ accounts if you are self employed. As well as this, you must provide a proof of ID, address and 3 months’ bank statements.
The process of our free consultation can last up to an hour and when it comes to an Agreement in Principle, we can have this ready for you within 24 hours. A formal mortgage offer has been known to take about three weeks on average.
Our Managing Director Malcolm founded the company with his wife Amy in 2009. He still loves seeing customers to this day and he eats, sleeps and breathes Mortgages!
His real passion is to help customers get the best mortgage deal available to them and guiding First Time Buyers safely through the daunting process of getting onto the property ladder.
His most embarrassing moment came some years ago when he accidentally got locked in a customer's bathroom - don't ask!