This calculator reveals in under 15 seconds the minimum rental income the lenders require for you to purchase the property. Lenders require a minimum deposit of 25% for a buy-to-let property.
Landlords and second home buyers pay standard Stamp Duty rates on the full purchase price of the property.
|Property value||Stamp Duty Rate|
|£0 - £125,000||3%|
|£125,001 - £250,000||5%|
|£250,001 - £925,000||8%|
|£925,001 - £1.5m||13%|
For example, if you purchase a buy-to-let property for £300,000 you would pay 3% tax on the ﬁrst £125,000, 5% for the portion between £125,001 - £250,000 and 8% on the remaining £50,000 Stamp Duty Tax of £14,000. For a new mortgage deal have a look at our Mortgage Best Buys.
This calculator reveals in under 20 seconds the maximum you can borrow for a re-mortgage based on the current rental income per month. The calculator shows the minimum rental income the lenders require based on your current mortgage.
The calculator also shows the maximum amount you can borrow which is limited to 75% of the property value and the minimum rental income the lenders require at this limit for you to remortgage the property.
The minimum rental income is stressed tested by lenders and assumes a higher interest cost than you would have with a mortgage deal. Typically, this would be 145% of a notional interest rate of 5.5% based on the amount of the loan.
Lenders may also require a background stress test on other buy-to-let properties in your portfolio and some may require you to earn a minimum income level.
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