Coreco have many clients who are either foreign nationals or domiciled abroad. For many, it is often the case that these clients find an offshore mortgage to be the most effective means of taking out a mortgage.
Off-shore mortgages can be very tax-effective for a certain category of borrower seeking to purchase property in the UK, although due to recent changes in the law you should always ensure that you take personal tax advice.
Generally speaking, people who can apply for offshore mortgages include UK resident non-domiciled individuals and non-UK residents.
As offshore mortgages, and offshore tax planning generally, can be very complex, and independent tax advice is essential before you start down this route. Coreco are not tax advisers ourselves, but can refer you on to highly experiences Tax Experts if required.
The essential point is that however you wish to structure your mortgage, offshore, through a limited company or offshore trust, in sterling or in another currency, we are able to assist.
We have developed close contacts with several of the main private banks who take a “blank sheet of paper” approach to underwriting, treating each client very separately and thus designing a product specific to your individual needs. This often results in products that are significantly better than those available on the wider market.
Through ”Back-to-Back” loans, it is possible to effectively borrow 100% of the mortgage amount so that money does not have to be brought into the UK. This can be achieved by depositing cash, shares or other assets with offshore banks.
Company loans can be arranged through various international jurisdictions, whether the Channel Islands, BVI or any other location that is required. Complex trust structures can also be catered for.
If you would like to speak to a consultant specialising in this area, and we would recommend this, please call 020 7220 5100 or click here for more contact options.
Business such as residential and buy to let mortgages in the UK are provided through Coreco Partners LLP, other business such as overseas mortgages and commercial mortgages are provided through Coreco Specialist Finance Limited and are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
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Things to consider
Do I want the security of fixed monthly payments?
How am I going to pay the loan back?
How much can I borrow?
How much deposit do I have?
Do I have money set aside for fees such as legal costs and stamp duty?
What exactly does the mortgage process involve?
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or any debt secured upon it.
A fee of up to 1% of the mortgage amount may be charged depending on individual circumstances. A typical fee is £495.
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