A mortgage certificate is regularly used by people who are thinking about moving home, or buying a new property.
Also known as an agreement in principle or a mortgage promise, it indicates the maximum amount you can borrow. Mortgage certificates are usually valid for a set period, for example, a 3-month term, so it is important that you are aware of how long your certificate is effective for. Benefits of a mortgage certificate:
Benefits of a mortgage certificate:
- It shows how much you can borrow from the lender
- It demonstrates to the seller that you are serious as a buyer
- It confirms that you have enough money to buy the property
- It speeds up the mortgage process
To obtain your mortgage certificate you will need to complete a form with details of your income, your employment, and any existing financial commitments.
For a mortgage certificate to be issued, it will depend on the property, the accuracy of any information you provide and the outcome of any credit checks.
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