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23/08/2017
  • Builders’ and vendors’ deposits of up to 5% of purchase price permitted. Such incentives are to be deducted from the purchase price so that the loan is calculated upon the lower of the discounted purchase price or valuation
  • Gifted deposits as an incentive from the vendor or other connected person, including builders’ deposits, up to a maximum of 5% of the purchase price are permitted and will be deducted from the purchase price when calculating the loan to value
  • Parental gifted deposits are acceptable up to a maximum of 50% of the lower of the purchase price or valuation
  • Gifted equity is considered by referral

Verification:

  • In respect of property purchases the source of the deposit must be verified by written confirmation
  • Deposit from a gift from a family member or other third party, such as a builder, written confirmation of the gift will be required from the donor