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sanmi

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Post by sanmi » Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:54 pm
hello, i have completed my iva. it is now 6 years since it began and I have been issued with a certificate of completion. it will be wiped off my credit report this month or so. can I begin making arrangements for a mortgage? thanks

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Post by Foggy » Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:36 pm
You can, but I would suggest speaking to a whole of market broker with a proven track record in dealing with applications for those with an IVA in their past. An inexperienced broker could do more harm than good.
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Post by IVAdisaster » Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:21 pm
Hi Sanmi
Can you post how you get on with a mortgage and who you end up using.
I’m in the same situation but struggling to find anyone at the moment!
Thanks

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Post by Foggy » Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:59 pm
There are two brokers with a proven track record who post here: Ryan and Shaun. Their contact details can be gleaned from their profile pages:

Ryan: memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=18488
Shaun: memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=22837
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Post by luluj » Fri Jun 25, 2021 6:52 pm
I can personally vouch for Ruan. His company has been really supportive and helpful over the last 12 years since our iva ended and we have entrusted in them ever since to get us the best deal when our fixed rates gave ended etc.
Sharing from experiences of dealing with debt

There is a solution for everyone .... Just need to stay positive !

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Post by Ryan » Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:49 am
Hi guys, we have helped many members of this forum obtain mortgages after an IVA. It is certainly possible.
Ryan Radford
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Post by Rlh1994 » Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:22 pm
Hi Ryan,
I was wondering if I could just run a quick question by you please?
When you say ‘after’ an IVA, is it only possible after it’s been removed from your credit file after 6 years, or if you finish early is it possible to get it with a completion certificate but the IVA still on file?

I only ask as my sister has offered for my husband and I (and all four of our children!) to move in with her family for 2 years, what we would save from renting, the IVA company would obviously take, we would have paid all debts, fees and interest in maximum 6 months and have 18 months of big savings, however our Iva only started in 2018, so we would still have a year before it was removed from our files and obviously would need more time to build our score. So we’re thinking perhaps, two years with my sister to save a decent deposit, then perhaps renting again for two years (not touching said deposit) while we wait for it to be removed and to build score, then going for a mortgage, or could we go straight in without renting again?

Thanks in advance, I hope it makes sense and you don’t mind!

**apologies OP for gatecrashing, I jumped on the first post I saw about mortgages and I guess keeping all relevant info in one place may help other people :) **
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