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Urgent... need a mortgage lender or broker who can act fast please!

(19 Posts)
ks Tue 22-Feb-05 14:04:34

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SenoraPostrophe Tue 22-Feb-05 14:06:42

have you found a house ks?

iota Tue 22-Feb-05 14:07:40

and is it in London or Surrey?

ks Tue 22-Feb-05 14:08:29

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jampots Tue 22-Feb-05 14:08:39

Woolwich Building Society did our remortgage very fast using fastrak system - initial application over the phone and altogether excellent quick service

littlemissbossy Tue 22-Feb-05 14:12:46

you can apply on line at Northern Rock

ks Tue 22-Feb-05 14:20:09

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noddyholder Tue 22-Feb-05 14:21:06

The chelsea bs do a self cert mortgage very quick

littlemissbossy Tue 22-Feb-05 14:21:50

ok ks, who does he have his business account with? try them, they'd be keen to have your mortgage account too

ks Tue 22-Feb-05 14:22:58

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Prufrock Tue 22-Feb-05 14:28:10

Savlls Private Finance. YOu will pay (0.5% of loan - though dh got them down to 0.3% on ours) but they are v. quick and good at getting deals for larger sums/special circs.

Good luck

(We had our offer on beautiful house accepted on Sunday so going through it as well)

ks Tue 22-Feb-05 14:31:30

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Prufrock Tue 22-Feb-05 14:41:54

Everything I hope. I spoke to tehm a while ago and they told us the max we could borrow over teh phone after a 5 min chat. Now we have a house, they are coming round next week (could have been today but I wanted DH to be here as well) to go through all the details. They see no problem with being able to exchange (ie having a written offer) within 21 days.

They have found us 4.99 fix for 2 years (with Halifax I think) but crucially for us the income multiple is huge (dh has lowish basic but huge non guaranteed bonus, and lots of our assets are tied up in investments/his company)

ks Tue 22-Feb-05 14:57:07

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ks Tue 22-Feb-05 16:19:10

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Bagpuss30 Tue 22-Feb-05 16:49:33

Check out Scottish Widows. They do professional mortgages. You can apply online. HTH

milge Tue 22-Feb-05 17:01:06

try or Savills Private Finance. Use to check out if the deal you are being offered is competitive. I believe recent FSA regulation of mortgages mean that offers generally are taking longer these days. When i was working, we could get an application to offer in less than a week, provided survey is ok. check out fsa website.Good luck, moving is a nightmare but worth it.

SofiaAmes Tue 22-Feb-05 21:11:36

ks, didn't I give you my broker's info.. ages ago? Call him up. He can do it quickly even if you aren't in london. And if you remind him that you're my friend he'll do it even more quickly for fear of the wrath of sofia.

ks Wed 23-Feb-05 09:37:04

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