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Need professional advice for your consent to let with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc First Active? There are various implications when it comes to letting out your property with an existing residential mortgage - you should seek professional assistance.

Questions and Answers: RBS- First Active consent to let

  • My fiance and I may need to rent out our Hounslow home for a while due to me taking a sabbatical. This will be short-term but possibly for as long as 4 years. Should I tell RBS- First Active or am I best advised to keep schtum?

  • My husband and I purchased a garden apartment in 2011 for £147,000 with RBS- First Active. My husband’s job requires him to relocate to Gibraltar and realise that I need to apply for consent to let from RBS- First Active. Do you have any experience of consent to let from RBS- First Active?

  • I have had a current homeloan with RBS- First Active approaching twenty four months and the fixed rate is due to come to an end. We are looking at extracting equity out of our current place to allow us to purchase a new larger house and then let out the current garden flat. We have had initial advice that we will look for a new domestic mortgage allowing for consent to let - can you clarify what is involved?
  • How easy is it to switch a residential mortgage with RBS- First Active to a consent to let. It will be less than 70% loan to value and it would change from capital and interest repayment to an interest only loan?
  • My current mortgage is with RBS- First Active, but I am going to need to get consent to let for approximately a year as my partner is unwell and is struggling to balance work with the hectic environment we are living in. We want to take a break for twelve months (by living near her parents and getting support) in a greener more relaxed area of Manchester.
  • I am considering renting out my house with consent to let from RBS- First Active, what charges are likely to be incurred?
  • What information should I include in a letter applying for consent to let my property in Merton? I would like to send a request to my lender RBS- First Active.
  • Is consent to let required from RBS- First Active if I am planning to reside in the apartment myself for three months of the year? Also if I obtain consent to let for a limited time, say up to twelve months, what happens thereafter.