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Top Five Questions relating to First Direct consent to lease

  • We just received consent to let from First Direct. After some effort, First Direct have issued me with ‘consent to let’ confirmation . The conditions attached to the consent refer to an assured shorthold tenancy. What is that?

  • I bought a house 3,two years ago in Sunderland when I worked locally. I got a new job which involved working in Wimbledon. I commute down on Saturday evening and live with a relative during the week. I decided on relocating with the family to avoid the commute. I am deliberating the option of renting out my existing home. My mortgage is with First Direct, would I have to move onto a new mortgage deal or ought I apply for consent to let?
  • Last month I received consent to let on a owner-occupier homeloan with First Direct with a view to changing to a B2L rate when the fixed rate expires in a few months' time, so I'm not sure if this adds to the complexity of the issue! Any information gladly appreciated.
  • How long do I need to have a further advance from First Direct before one is eligible for consent to let. Can I call someone to go through my options please?
  • This is not a question specific to First Direct but do lenders usually provide the information I need for my Buy to Let or Consent to Let self-assessment tax submissions?
  • I'm possibly going to NYC for twelve months with work. Planning on taking my partner with me and hoping to rent our Lewisham property in the meantime on a short term basis to make things more cost effective. I was just enquiring where I can I get a consent to application form from
  • My wife and I want to let our house out and use the rental income to pay rent on a house in Hounslow. What are the chances of being given consent to let by First Direct without being forced onto a BTL product.
  • I am currently remortgaging and looking at flexibility of certain lenders when it comes to consent to let. First Direct is one of the lenders I am considering. How accommodating are they when it comes to consent to let?