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if my son asked a buy to let mortgage lender for a mortgage

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if my son asked a buy to let mortgage lender for a mortgage to buy a house from his father and then told them he was going to rent the property back to his father would this be acceptabe

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It’s for the lender to decide, but provided that your father is willing to execute an assured shorthold tenancy in order to give effect to this then I would expect that they would not raise an objection.

It’s unlikely that they would insert a resection in the mortgage offer that it is not rented to a family member. This should be fine.

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