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Handelsbanken consent to let: Q and A’s

  • I work for letting specialists in loc and a potential tenant for the house has demanded a duplicate of the ‘consent to let’ from the owners lender Handelsbanken. Is there a new law that has triggered this question?I have not come accross this before, is this a new legal requirement?

  • Contracts were exchanged last month with a developer for a property in which I was going to live in, but my boss has presented me with the opportunity to work abroad for three years, can I let the new property with consent to let from Handelsbanken.
  • What is the procedures for obtaining consent to let from Handelsbanken? What information do they need? is there a fee to pay? How long the consent is valid for? Do I need to renew it annually? What if I obtain a consent but decide to sell the property rather than let out the property?
  • I have a fixed mortgage with Handelsbanken (with just over two years left) but due to redundancy want to move away from London (actually to a new job in Holland) and so wish to let the property out. We don't want to have the expense of a repayment penalty and understand that some lenders are willing to issue this 'consent'...what is the approach taken by Handelsbanken?
  • My wife and I are considering applying to Handelsbanken to obtain consent to let our house, how long does it take from the point of submitting the application to us finding a letting agent and listing our house for rent? and are there any further steps we will need to go through?
  • I would like some guidance on how best to approach my mortgage provider Handelsbanken regarding a 'Consent-to-Let' application. Is this something you can offer guidance on ?
  • 17 months into mortgage with Handelsbanken due to job offer.. need to move. Do you think I can get buy to let or consent to let.
  • Soon to remortgage my property but will likely be moving out in the next year and would be looking to rent it out. Do you think I can get buy to let or consent to let from Handelsbanken?