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Non Standard Construction Mortgage

In the UK there is a huge variation of property types available, some being hundreds of years old while others were finished yesterday. As a result of having such a diverse range of homes available, there are lots of different types of construction and each of these has implications for mortgage lenders.

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Standard construction

Standard construction in England and Wales is defined as brick or block walls. This means that anything else is considered non-standard. This could include homes with thatched roofs, concrete walls, high rise flats or modern prefabs- each type comes with different risks for a mortgage lender and as a result, each lender has a slightly different appetite for what they'll provide mortgages for.

Anyone who has bought a flat above the fifth floor in a block, or a timbre-framed home or tried to finance a Huf Haus will know that it's no easy task finding a mortgage. This can be frustrating, as often the quality of the property is of a very high standard, but the lender has rules about what they will and won't lend against.

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Know your lenders

Knowing which lenders are willing to lend on the different types of non-standard construction is critical to getting your mortgage approved; applying to one and hoping for the best is likely to result in being declined, and this can have a negative impact on your credit score.

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Not all mortgage brokers specialise in helping borrowers to secure a mortgage but having a really good, up to date knowledge of which lender is looking for what can mean you are able to buy your dream home or not. Speak to a specialist now.

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Find Out Current Best Rates

Property Value
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Mortgage Amount
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Reason for Mortgage
Mortgage Type
LenderInitial RateTypeForThenAPR*ERC*Fee
Progressive BS 2 Year Discount No Fee Purchase BPG1.05%Discount2 years4.35%3.83%2 years £0
Barclays Bank 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee Purchase BWO1.09%FixedJul-20223.59%3.9%31-Jul-2022 £999
Leeds BS 2 Year Fixed £1999 Fee Legal Assisted BLH1.14%FixedOct-20225.29%4.4%31-Oct-2022 £1999
Leeds BS 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee Legal Assisted BLH1.15%FixedOct-20225.29%4.4%31-Oct-2022 £999
Skipton BS 2 Year Fixed £995 Fee SBS1.15%FixedAug-20224.64%3.8%31-Aug-2022 £995
Virgin Money Intermediary Exclusive 2 Year Fixed £1495 Fee Purchase BNR1.16%FixedNov-20224.34%3.8%01-Nov-2022 £1495
NatWest Intermediary 2 Year Fixed £995 Fee £250 Cashback Purchase CNW1.17%FixedSep-20223.59%3.8%30-Sep-2022 £995
Coventry BS 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee BCV1.18%FixedSep-20224.49%3.9%30-Sep-2022 £999
Nationwide BS RETENTION 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee Existing Borrowers BNW1.19%Fixed2 years3.59%3.2%2 years £999
Leek United BS RETENTION 2 Year Discount No Fee LEE1.2%Discount2 years5.19%4.7%2 years £0
Mortgage product availability is subject to status and availability. Although great care is taken to ensure that product details are as accurate as possible no liability can be accepted for errors or omissions.
*APR = Annual Percentage Rate *ERC = Early Repayment Charge
*These figures are only illustrative. An assessment of your needs will be confirmed before a recommendation can be made. A Key Facts Illustration, which is personal to your circumstances, will be provided if a recommendation for a mortgage product is made.

Best Discounted Rates

LenderRateType
Progressive BS 2 Year Discount No Fee Purchase BPG1.05%
then 4.35
(variable)
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Leek United BS RETENTION 2 Year Discount No Fee LEE1.2%
then 5.19
(variable)
DiscountRead More
Progressive BS 2 Year Variable No Fee Purchase Foreign Currency Loan BPG1.34%
then 4.35
(variable)
DiscountRead More

Best 5 Year Fixed Rates

LenderRateType
Barclays Bank 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee Purchase BWO1.09%
then 3.59
(variable)
FixedRead More
Leeds BS 2 Year Fixed £1999 Fee Legal Assisted BLH1.14%
then 5.29
(variable)
FixedRead More
HSBC Direct 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee Standard HSB1.14%
then 3.54
(variable)
FixedRead More
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