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BM Solutions Portfolio Landlord Changes

24 August 2017

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From Monday 11th September all customers holding 4 or more mortgaged BTL properties will have a manual assessment by one of their experienced underwriters. 


  • All applications will still be submitted via their online mortgage application
  • A new question will be asked to determine the number of mortgaged BTLs on application
  • 3 or less, including the new application will continue as current process
  • 4-10, including the new application, will require a “Customer Profile Form”, proof of income, deposit and supporting documentation
  • You will be advised of the “Customer Profile Form” requirement at DIP and full application
  • Upload “Customer Profile Form”, proof of income and deposit to Intralinks
  • Their experienced underwriters will review, instruct valuation on acceptable applications, or contact you if further information required
  • They will only instruct valuation after the underwriting process. 

Key criteria changes for Portfolio Landlords

  • No more than 10 BTL mortgaged properties including the new application to BM Solutions.
  • Minimum earned income of 30k – Income defined as; earned income from employment or self-employment (including taxable profit from the property portfolio); pension income; investment income
  • Maximum aggregate portfolio* of 75% LTV
  • Minimum aggregate portfolio Rental Cover Ratio of 145% stressed at 5.5%.
  • Unencumbered Let Property
  • – Not included in the count of mortgaged BTL property
  • – Must be declared on the Customer Profile Form – and will be included within the assessment of aggregate LTV and Rental Cover Ratio. 

Guidance Notes for completing the customer profile form can be seen here. 

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