Coronavirus - Help us to help you.

From Monday 1 March 2021 Melton for Brokers will be open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.  Our Lending Team is available 9am to 12pm on Saturdays. Key Temporary Criteria

  • Maximum LTV is 90%
  • We are now accepting new build applications up to max 80% LTV (60% for flats)
  • We will consider furloughed applicants by referral only. Please contact us to discuss with full details of the circumstances before submitting an application
  • We are conducting desktop valuations on all applications up to 70% LTV that meet our AVM criteria. These can then progress to offer as normal. Applications above 70% LTV and those that do not meet criteria, will be progressed as far as possible and subject to a physical valuation before a binding offer can be issued. We are now instructing physical valuations in England & Wales

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  • 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


  • 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