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Portfolio Landlords

What you need to know

Our criteria

  • Maximum portfolio size of 10 mortgaged rental properties (including all lenders).
  • Up to 4 of these properties can be mortgaged with Leeds Building Society.
  • Minimum 145% Interest Coverage Ratio (ICR).
  • A stressed interest rate of 5.5% for purchase and capital raising remortgages and 5% for like-for-like remortgages is used to calculate affordability.

An even better service

As part of our commitment to Buy to Let lending, we have a dedicated Buy to Let, Holiday Let and Portfolio Landlord team of specialist underwriters, who assess each case individually to make sure the process is smooth and straightforward.

We also have a submission form for all Portfolio Landlord cases and have provided underwriter training to our BDMs to provide assistance when it’s needed.

The documentation we'll need from your client

When applying for a Buy to Let mortgage, portfolio landlords will need to provide:

In more complicated cases we may ask for additional information, such as a cash flow.

For more information, contact your dedicated BDM.

How to apply


Step 1Submit an online Decision in Principle in the usual way. If you're not already registered with us you can do so here.

Step 2: Submit a full application including the portfolio landlord declaration form. You’ll need Adobe PDF Reader to complete the form which you can download for free from their website www.adobe.com.

Step 3: Check our current service levels to see approximately how long it will take for your case to be processed. On a small number of applications additional information may be requested.