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Moving back from Oz - getting a mortgage

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Zermatt Thu 19-Jan-17 04:29:25

We will be moving home from Australia soon after living away for almost 7 years (gulp). Just wondered if anyone here has managed to get a mortgage approved fairly soon after moving back to the UK and who with?

Scotinoz Thu 19-Jan-17 13:55:07

We have just been in this exact situation (out of the country even longer actually), and it was freakishly straight forward!

We went through a broker and had a Halifax mortgage within about 12weeks.

PM me if you want to chat more.

Zermatt Sat 21-Jan-17 00:05:30

That is good to hear thankyou

IndigoSister Wed 01-Feb-17 19:55:13

I moved back from the USA to U.K. about 10 years ago after 9 years abroad. We rented for the first 6 months (had to pay all the rent upfront as very little credit history). We did secure a mortgage with Santander, we went through a mortgage broker to help.

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