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    • Kieranmcc
    • By Kieranmcc 14th Sep 17, 6:45 PM
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    Foreign Income....
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    • 14th Sep 17, 6:45 PM
    Foreign Income.... 14th Sep 17 at 6:45 PM
    I am employed in the U.K. But also work in Norway (employed) for 2 months of the year.
    We are struggling to find a lender due to the foreign income and tax paid at source. We have spoken to a mortgage advisor and they are running out of ideas. Can anyone else offer advice?
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    • Edi81
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    Mortgage advisor or broker?

    One of the brokers will be along but there were changes last year in how foreign income can be treated for mortgage lending.
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    • By amnblog 15th Sep 17, 10:19 AM
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    As a result of these changes a number of lenders dropped foreign currency mortgages, those that didn't slimmed down the currencies they will accept.

    I had one enquirer last year I think working on rigs, paid in Norway, as I recall we had an option at 70% LTV but did not complete as he lost the property.
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