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Top Five Questions relating to St James Place consent to lease

  • What do I do if my request for consent to let is subsequently refused by St James Place?

  • I previously got consent to let from St James Place in 2013 but failed to need it and have since remortgaged to a new bank. I recently sought for consent to let. I was told it would be authorised since I met the criteria. I have now got a letter advising me that I need to supply evidence from the DWP confirming that that are aware of my current situation before they can provide consent. They said this is policy but I have not been able to find these conditions on their site. I did complain about the inference that I might intend to continue to claim help with interest from the DWP whilst receiving rental on the property. They apologised and offered to deposit £40 in my account . However i still am unable to locate this term and condition and i feel this is otherwise inappropriate I want to let my property as a way of releasing me from redress to social benefits not in order to discontinue claiming
  • I would like to let my garden flat out from the end of June next year as I will be travelling for a few months. I have a homeowner mortgage with St James Place. I will not be letting for more than six months. Most likely it will be four months. I have been told to get consent from my freeholder first? Please can you suggest what I should be doing in what order?
  • We intend to let our studio flat out. We have made an offer on another property for us to buy and a tenant at the ready to move into ours. I assume I have to ask our mortgage provider St James Place for consent to let. I wonder if there is a standard consent to let request letter I can use?
  • We are looking to place my house on rent due to job commitments and was wondering if this is possible to negotiate consent to let. It is on a fixed rate mortgage with St James Place until 2018 December
  • I may be looking to lease out my property and wondered what I would need to do to negotiate consent to let by St James Place. I may be moving abroad for six months.
  • About to remortgage my home but will likely be moving out in the near future and would be looking to rent it out. How quickly can you get consent to let from St James Place?
  • What happens if I have already rented out the property for some years as an HMO and now wish to go legit with St James Place by obtaining consent to let ? (assume St James Place had in the past granted a residential mortgage in the past)