Boosters

How can they help me buy?

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Written by Sophia Guy-White, Ashley Currie, Mari-Liis Kanter and 4 others
Income Booster

What is a mortgage income booster?

We make it easier to get on the property ladder. Add an income booster to enhance your mortgage. Learn more with our income booster video.
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Can I use Help to Buy with a booster?

Unfortunately, you cannot use the booster features if you plan to use the Help to Buy scheme.
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Why do Income Boosters need to set up Direct Debits?

We require direct debit mandates from income boosters to provide ease and flexibility should they want or need to contribute.
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Can an income booster be retired?

Yes, your income booster could be retired, but you would need to factor in the below information.
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How many owners and income boosters can I have on my mortgage?

You can have up to six people on a Generation Home mortgage, this includes income boosters.
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Written by Stephanie Roshier
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Is an income booster the same as a Guarantor?

No, an income booster is not the same as a guarantor, but the roles are similar.
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Is an income booster the same as a Joint Borrower, Sole Proprietor mortgage?

The income booster is our spin on a Joint Borrower, Sole Proprietor (JBSP) mortgage.
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Does an income booster have to pay every month?

An income booster can choose whether to contribute to the mortgage and if so, how much they wish to pay.
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Can my Income Booster have bad credit?

Your income booster must have at least a "good" credit score.
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Can I be an Income Booster on more than one mortgage?

Yes, you can be an income booster for more than one person, but this will be subject to your financial position.
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Can I take out another mortgage if I am an income booster?

This will depend on your financial circumstances.
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Deposit Booster

What is a deposit booster?

A deposit booster helps home buyers with the deposit. But instead of simply gifting the money, they contribute to the deposit via a loan.
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If I am a deposit booster what happens if the owner stops paying their mortgage?

If you are a deposit booster and the owner stops paying the mortgage you are not liable for this.
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What is the Deposit Booster Agreement?

The deposit booster agreement lays out the terms of the deposit booster's contribution, including when repayment will be made.
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What information will a mortgage deposit booster need to provide?

Evidence of their identity, proof of address, national Insurance number, and source of deposit. Find out more in our guide.
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Written by Millie
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What are the advantages of being a Deposit Booster?

It's a personal decision for everyone, but there are some key advantages to being a deposit booster over gifting.
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Written by Stephanie Roshier
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Does a Deposit Booster go on the mortgage?

No, a deposit booster will not be listed on the mortgage or share any responsibility for the mortgage debt.
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Written by Stephanie Roshier
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Is there a maximum number of Deposit Boosters allowed on a mortgage?

No, there is no maximum number of deposit boosters for a mortgage application.
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Does a Deposit Booster need to be living in the UK?

No, deposit boosters do not need to be UK residents. However, funds from the deposit booster must come from a UK-based bank account.
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