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There are many costs to consider for a holiday let property. At outset there are the initial purchase expenses and then once owned the ongoing costs. On this page we have provided 3 simple but helpful calculators to assist you.
Mortgage payment calculator
How much will the monthly mortgage payments be.
Stamp Duty calculator
Paid when you purchase your holiday let.
How much can I borrow?
This is a guide only. Please call us for an accurate figure.
On 08/07/2020 The Chancellor announced temporary reductions for Stamp Duty charged on residential property purchases. These reductions apply to first time buyers, home buyers and property investors including those using a SPV Limited Company. Our stamp duty calculator has been updated to use these reduced rates.
Reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will apply for residential properties purchased from 8 July 2020 until 31 March 2021 inclusive.
The calculation below will give you only an estimate of what you may be able to borrow based on your current monthly holiday lettings rent. There are many factors that contribute to the amount you may be lent and the figure below cannot be used as guaranteed amount.
These calculators are for illustrative purposes only.
How much can I borrow for a holiday let?
Usually the maximum you can borrow for a holiday let is 75% of the purchase price or value of a property. So if the property is valued at £300,000 you would need a deposit of £75,000 (25%) and a mortgage of £225,000 (75%). The maximum mortgage is based on the projected rent that your holiday let could produce, your income and the property value.
Mortgage rates for holiday lets will be slightly higher than those available for purchase of a main residence. However, the market is increasingly competitive and the holiday let mortgage rates being offered are at an historic low.
Holiday let mortgage lenders
As an authorised independent mortgage broker we deal with all of the lenders who offer mortgages for UK holiday lets. Some of these are well known high street lenders, some are smaller building societies and some are specialist lenders, banks and finance companies.
Occasionally a holiday does not not fit the criteria of the standard mainstream lenders. So buy to holiday let mortgages are then arranged on a per client basis where the loan is underwritten on the borrowers particular circumstances.
This enables us to present a case to the lenders with relevant information so the application can be properly assessed. This is a very different process to a streamlined, online mortgage application. In addition, we have access to many specialist mortgage schemes and lenders due to our experience in this market place.