I Have Bad Credit – Am I Still Able to Get Approved For a Mortgage?

More and more people in the modern day are encountering financial difficulties, which more often than not leads to a bad credit score. Anyone approaching mainstream lenders for their first home with adverse credit is likely to struggle to get approved. However, whilst having bad credit is definitely an obstacle to getting a mortgage, it’s not necessarily going to stop you in your tracks, as any mortgage advisor worth their salt will tell you.

IVAs & Bankruptcy

Now, bad credit is a pretty broad term to use, as it can range from simply have a low credit score, to being bankrupt or in an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA). Providing mortgage advice in this scenario is a pretty simple, as the rules governing IVAs and Bankruptcy are usually very clear. Typically speaking, you won’t be able to obtain a mortgage until 6 years after your IVA or Bankruptcy are officially registered, but once it’s been expunged from your credit file, you can start the process of rebuilding your score.

Specialist Lenders

The good news is that there are mortgage brokers out there who have access to deals offered by lenders who specialise in helping people with adverse credit. This type of lender tends to use a set of affordability criteria that takes a person’s entire financial picture into account, with the operative word being affordability. Often, with this kind of lender, if you can show that you can afford the mortgage you’re applying for, you stand a good chance of being approved.

We’re not going to sugar coat it though, as you will probably have to jump through a few hoops and the rates you are offered may not be as good as the deals offered on the high street, but it’s a far better situation to be in than simply being turned downed flat.

Improving Your Credit Score

The more you can do improve your credit score, the better your chances are of finding a mortgage broker that is able to help you. There are a number of easily implementable measures that you can take to boost your score, one of which is to take out a Credit-boosting credit card (E.g. the Vanquis Card). These kind of products are designed for this very purpose and whilst it might seem counterintuitive to borrow more, operating a card like this at a 15-20% balance and paying on time every month can really help improve your credit rating, as it demonstrates your ability to manage credit sensibly.

We’d highly recommend staying away from high cost credit (e.g. Payday Loans) however, as this will have the opposite effect. This kind of product is viewed as emergency credit and not something that’s used by someone who’s good with money.

Need Some Specialist Mortgage Advice?

At Yes Mortgage Services, we offer simple, honest mortgage advice with no broker fee charged on any mortgage products we provide. At the centre of everything we do is a dedication to finding the right mortgage for every customer, regardless of what we stand to make in commission. The most important part of any mortgage advice we provide is that it’s’ the right thing for you and we adhere to the FCA’s ‘Treating People Fairly’ in everything we do.

We’re pretty flexible too and are able to come to your home to talk through your mortgage options, even if the only time you have available is in the evening.

If you’d like to find out more about anything discussed here, you can call us free on 0800 612 5596 or if you’d like to find out more about us and our knowledgeable team you can find us online at www.yesmortgageservices.co.uk or connect with us on social media http://bit.ly/2URtfua.

So, before you write off your chances of getting a mortgage because of bad credit, get in touch, because we might just surprise you with what we find.

Our Score
Our Reader Score
[Total: 0 Average: 0]

At Yes Mortgage Services, we offer a comprehensive range of products from across the market.

Irrespective of whether you are looking to buy a new home, re-mortgage an existing property, or looking to protect your family from the unpredictability that life throws at it or protect your income if you are unable to work due to accident or ill health.

Yes Mortgage Services are committed to offering you the highest possible standards of service. We can undertake the whole process from answering the initial questions through to handling multiple product applications. Ensuring that everyone gets treated with the same urgency and maintaining your best interests are our main goals irrespective of the value of the mortgage.

We recognise that both we and our customers have everything to gain if we look after your best interests and treat you fairly in all aspect of our dealings with you.

Yes Mortgage Services

Contact Us

YES Mortgage Services Limited
The Old Barn
Brooklands Farm
Mannington
Wimborne
BH21 7JU

Hours
Monday – Friday 0900 – 1700

Contacts
0800 612 5596
[email protected]

We don’t charge a broker fee

We are on Instagram
More and more investors are buying properties within a Limited Company to keep things tax efficient. ⁣
⁣
But when it comes to refinancing or purchasing your new investment property, the process of getting a mortgage can feel challenging.⁣
⁣
Not anymore!⁣
⁣
Our Specialist Mortgage Advisors know which Mortgage Lenders are used to working with Limited Company Buy to Let portfolios. They'll find you the most suitable deal and save you time and money by managing your mortgage application from start to finish. ⁣
⁣
Visit our website to learn more (🔗 in bio)⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
Before pursuing Limited Company Buy To Let we recommend you seek advice from a tax expert⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#limitedcompanybuytolet #ukpropertyinvestors #ukpropertyinvestor #landlordsuk #landlordsecrets #investmentproperty #ukpropertyinvesting

More and more investors are buying properties within a Limited Company to keep things tax efficient. ⁣

But when it comes to refinancing or purchasing your new investment property, the process of getting a mortgage can feel challenging.⁣

Not anymore!⁣

Our Specialist Mortgage Advisors know which Mortgage Lenders are used to working with Limited Company Buy to Let portfolios. They`ll find you the most suitable deal and save you time and money by managing your mortgage application from start to finish. ⁣

Visit our website to learn more (🔗 in bio)⁣

...⁣

Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

Before pursuing Limited Company Buy To Let we recommend you seek advice from a tax expert⁣

...⁣

#limitedcompanybuytolet #ukpropertyinvestors #ukpropertyinvestor #landlordsuk #landlordsecrets #investmentproperty #ukpropertyinvesting
...

0 0
We believe in providing quality financial advice to everyone, regardless of their financial status. ⁣
⁣
That's why we don't charge a broker fee 🤩⁣
⁣
We'll look after you for the lifetime of your mortgage/home ownership, ensuring you never pay more than you should on your loan. Whether you're remortgaging, moving home, or making any subsequent property purchase, we've got you covered.⁣
⁣
Visit our website (🔗 in bio) to learn more.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#mortgagetips #mortgageexpert #devonproperty #bournemouthbusiness #southcoastuk #mortgagebroker #mortgageuk #ringwood #hampshireuk #mortgageadviser

We believe in providing quality financial advice to everyone, regardless of their financial status. ⁣

That`s why we don`t charge a broker fee 🤩⁣

We`ll look after you for the lifetime of your mortgage/home ownership, ensuring you never pay more than you should on your loan. Whether you`re remortgaging, moving home, or making any subsequent property purchase, we`ve got you covered.⁣

Visit our website (🔗 in bio) to learn more.⁣

...⁣


Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#mortgagetips #mortgageexpert #devonproperty #bournemouthbusiness #southcoastuk #mortgagebroker #mortgageuk #ringwood #hampshireuk #mortgageadviser
...

1 0
Being self-employed has its perks, but when it comes to getting a mortgage, things can get a little tricky. But you don't have to navigate this process alone.⁣
⁣
We have access to a wide range of lenders and a deep understanding of what each one looks for when it comes to self-employed mortgages. Meaning we can find the most appropriate lender for your circumstances and needs!⁣
⁣
And the best bit? We don't charge a broker fee 🤩⁣
⁣
If you'd like to chat with one of our advisors about self-employed mortgages give us a call on 0800 612 5596 or send us a DM⁣
...⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.  Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#selfemployedmortgage #selfemployedmortgages #selfemployed #dorsetbusiness #bournemouthbusiness

Being self-employed has its perks, but when it comes to getting a mortgage, things can get a little tricky. But you don`t have to navigate this process alone.⁣

We have access to a wide range of lenders and a deep understanding of what each one looks for when it comes to self-employed mortgages. Meaning we can find the most appropriate lender for your circumstances and needs!⁣

And the best bit? We don`t charge a broker fee 🤩⁣

If you`d like to chat with one of our advisors about self-employed mortgages give us a call on 0800 612 5596 or send us a DM⁣
...⁣

Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#selfemployedmortgage #selfemployedmortgages #selfemployed #dorsetbusiness #bournemouthbusiness
...

3 0
A JSPB mortgage enables you to accept the financial support of your family while retaining a sense of independence through sole ownership of your property.⁣
⁣
If you'd like to chat with one of our advisors about Joint Borrower Sole Proprietor Mortgages or buying your first home, give us a call on 0800 612 5596 or send us a DM⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#firsttimebuyeruk #firstimehomebuyers #propertyladder #firsttimehomeowners #firsttimebuyertips #JSPBmortgage

A JSPB mortgage enables you to accept the financial support of your family while retaining a sense of independence through sole ownership of your property.⁣

If you`d like to chat with one of our advisors about Joint Borrower Sole Proprietor Mortgages or buying your first home, give us a call on 0800 612 5596 or send us a DM⁣

...⁣


Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#firsttimebuyeruk #firstimehomebuyers #propertyladder #firsttimehomeowners #firsttimebuyertips #JSPBmortgage
...

2 0
Life throws curveballs, don't let a leaky roof be one! Building insurance provides peace of mind knowing your home's structure is covered. Talk to Kelly, our insurance advisor, to find the right coverage for your mortgage.⁣
⁣
Get in touch on 0800 612 5596 or tap the link in our bio.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#buildingsinsurance #protectyourhome #dorsetlife #insurancebrokers #insuranceadvisor #dorsetbusinessowners

Life throws curveballs, don`t let a leaky roof be one! Building insurance provides peace of mind knowing your home`s structure is covered. Talk to Kelly, our insurance advisor, to find the right coverage for your mortgage.⁣

Get in touch on 0800 612 5596 or tap the link in our bio.⁣

...⁣

#buildingsinsurance #protectyourhome #dorsetlife #insurancebrokers #insuranceadvisor #dorsetbusinessowners
...

1 0
Connor joined our team back in July 2017!  He's lived all around the Southwest, from Cornwall to Bristol, and now he's found his sweet spot in Wellington, Somerset—right between the two!⁣
⁣
When he's not crunching numbers, you'll find him whipping up some delicious dishes, hosting get-togethers with friends and family or enjoying the delights at his local cider farm🍺🌿⁣
⁣
All of our mortgage advisors (Connor included) are ready to help you whether you're looking to remortgage, buy your first home, or upgrade to a new one. The best bit is we don't charge a broker fee! Get in touch on 0800 612 5596 or send us a DM⁣
⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#ukmortgage #mortgagesuk #wellingtonsomerset  #mortgageexperts #westcountry

Connor joined our team back in July 2017! He`s lived all around the Southwest, from Cornwall to Bristol, and now he`s found his sweet spot in Wellington, Somerset—right between the two!⁣

When he`s not crunching numbers, you`ll find him whipping up some delicious dishes, hosting get-togethers with friends and family or enjoying the delights at his local cider farm🍺🌿⁣

All of our mortgage advisors (Connor included) are ready to help you whether you`re looking to remortgage, buy your first home, or upgrade to a new one. The best bit is we don`t charge a broker fee! Get in touch on 0800 612 5596 or send us a DM⁣


...⁣

Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#ukmortgage #mortgagesuk #wellingtonsomerset #mortgageexperts #westcountry
...

4 0
We're flying the flag for Somerset! ⁣
⁣
With a team spread across the Southwest, we're proudly celebrating #SomersetDay and sending a special shoutout to our amazing mortgage advisor, Connor, who's lucky enough to live there.⁣
⁣
Let's have a bit of fun - how many of these places can you name? Share your score in the comments 👇⁣
⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#somersetlife #loveforsomerset #visitsomerset #somerset #somersetday

We`re flying the flag for Somerset! ⁣

With a team spread across the Southwest, we`re proudly celebrating #SomersetDay and sending a special shoutout to our amazing mortgage advisor, Connor, who`s lucky enough to live there.⁣

Let`s have a bit of fun - how many of these places can you name? Share your score in the comments 👇⁣


...⁣

#somersetlife #loveforsomerset #visitsomerset #somerset #somersetday
...

4 0
So you've found your dream home and now it's time to apply for a mortgage. Here's what a lender will usually want to know:⁣
⁣
👉 Your income, including any pensions, investments or financial support you receive (e.g. child benefit)⁣
⁣
👉 Your other financial commitments like household bills, overdraft payments and whether you have any children.⁣
⁣
👉 Any potential lifestyle changes that might affect your ability to make repayments in the future, such as having a baby, taking redundancy, or returning to education.⁣
⁣
👉 To prove your incomings and outgoings, you'll need to provide payslips, tax forms, and details of any financial arrangements you have (e.g. car payments, paying off your student loan, pension contributions). You'll also need to show household bills, council tax bills, insurance paperwork, and any invoices for childcare.⁣
⁣
Don't worry if this sounds overwhelming - our team of experts is here to guide you through the process. Give us a call at 0800 612 5596 or visit our website (🔗 in bio) to learn more.⁣
⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.  Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#firsttimebuyeruk #firstimehomebuyers #propertyladder #firsttimehomeowners #firsttimebuyertips

So you`ve found your dream home and now it`s time to apply for a mortgage. Here`s what a lender will usually want to know:⁣

👉 Your income, including any pensions, investments or financial support you receive (e.g. child benefit)⁣

👉 Your other financial commitments like household bills, overdraft payments and whether you have any children.⁣

👉 Any potential lifestyle changes that might affect your ability to make repayments in the future, such as having a baby, taking redundancy, or returning to education.⁣

👉 To prove your incomings and outgoings, you`ll need to provide payslips, tax forms, and details of any financial arrangements you have (e.g. car payments, paying off your student loan, pension contributions). You`ll also need to show household bills, council tax bills, insurance paperwork, and any invoices for childcare.⁣

Don`t worry if this sounds overwhelming - our team of experts is here to guide you through the process. Give us a call at 0800 612 5596 or visit our website (🔗 in bio) to learn more.⁣


...⁣

Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#firsttimebuyeruk #firstimehomebuyers #propertyladder #firsttimehomeowners #firsttimebuyertips
...

0 0
Just because your current mortgage lender worked for you in the past doesn't mean it's still the best fit for your current needs...⁣
⁣
By exploring what other lenders have on offer, you might discover better deals that are more suited to your current needs!⁣
⁣
Whether you're looking to save money, release equity, or consolidate debt, we're here to guide you through the remortgage process. ⁣
⁣
Give us a call on 0800 612 5596 - our advice to you is FREE!⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#remortgageuk #houseowner #homeownerlife #homeownertips  #howtosavemoney #houseaddictive

Just because your current mortgage lender worked for you in the past doesn`t mean it`s still the best fit for your current needs...⁣

By exploring what other lenders have on offer, you might discover better deals that are more suited to your current needs!⁣

Whether you`re looking to save money, release equity, or consolidate debt, we`re here to guide you through the remortgage process. ⁣

Give us a call on 0800 612 5596 - our advice to you is FREE!⁣

...⁣


Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#remortgageuk #houseowner #homeownerlife #homeownertips #howtosavemoney #houseaddictive
...

2 0
If you're a member of the Armed Forces and need mortgage advice - we're here to support you.⁣
⁣
We're a team of (ex-military) Mortgage Advisors, who understand the pressures you face and speak your language - from the terminology to the banter of service life. ⁣
⁣
We can even read military pay statements! ⁣
⁣
Visit our website to learn more (🔗 in bio)  or give us a call on 0800 612 5596.⁣
⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
⁣
Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#armedforces #militaryfamily #ukarmedforces #ukmilitary #ukveterans #forcesfamilies #ukveteranowned #mortgagebroker

If you`re a member of the Armed Forces and need mortgage advice - we`re here to support you.⁣

We`re a team of (ex-military) Mortgage Advisors, who understand the pressures you face and speak your language - from the terminology to the banter of service life. ⁣

We can even read military pay statements! ⁣

Visit our website to learn more (🔗 in bio) or give us a call on 0800 612 5596.⁣


...⁣


Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Yes Mortgage Services Limited do not charge a broker fee.⁣

...⁣

#armedforces #militaryfamily #ukarmedforces #ukmilitary #ukveterans #forcesfamilies #ukveteranowned #mortgagebroker
...

0 0
Worried about the unexpected?⁣
⁣
Income protection insurance can provide you with a monthly income to replace any lost income if an accident or sickness keeps you from working.⁣
⁣
But do you really need it? ⁣
⁣
The truth is, no one likes to think about the what-ifs, but it's always better to be cautious and ensure you're well-covered. You can breathe a little easier, knowing that your financial well-being is safeguarded.⁣
⁣
If you'd like help in finding the right policy for you, our insurance advisor Kelly is on hand. Send us a message, or call us on 0800 612 5596.⁣
⁣
⁣
...⁣
⁣
#incomeprotection #financialplanning #moneylessons #mortgagebrokers #mortgageprotection

Worried about the unexpected?⁣

Income protection insurance can provide you with a monthly income to replace any lost income if an accident or sickness keeps you from working.⁣

But do you really need it? ⁣

The truth is, no one likes to think about the what-ifs, but it`s always better to be cautious and ensure you`re well-covered. You can breathe a little easier, knowing that your financial well-being is safeguarded.⁣

If you`d like help in finding the right policy for you, our insurance advisor Kelly is on hand. Send us a message, or call us on 0800 612 5596.⁣


...⁣

#incomeprotection #financialplanning #moneylessons #mortgagebrokers #mortgageprotection
...

3 0