Right to Buy

Right to Buy

Fish4Mortgage is located in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset & is the area’s leading Mortgage Broker with over 25 years of knowledge in the field. We specialise in many areas including re-mortgages, first time buyers, commercial mortgages, general insurance & secured loans. Explore our website to find out more information & also go ahead & use our Mortgage Calculator to see what deals are available to you.

What is Right to Buy?

If you rent a local authority property the chances are that you will have a right to buy the property at a discount from the local authority, this means that subject to your income you will not need a deposit as the mortgage lender will accept the discount that the council are giving you as you deposit.

In many cases this means that that not only are you able to buy the property at a discount your mortgage rate will be less than if you purchased in the private sector. Not all lenders accept right to buy applications so consult a whole of market mortgage broker for your best options.

Your Right to Buy

Your first step is to contact the council and get them to send you your right to buy papers, this will detail the value, that the council believe the property to be worth which is generally lower than the open market value and the discount amount they are offering off that value, which will be the price that you will pay.

Scotland are looking at stopping local authority tenants from buying their council properties and it may not be too long before the rest of the UK follows suit, so if you do have the right to buy don’t wait too long.

So for the most competitive mortgages on the market telephone us now on

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We would highly recommend Fish4Mortgage, in particular Brian, who went above and beyond to answer all our queries and obtain what we were hoping to achieve. Always on hand to reassure and give advice in a very professional but friendly manner, making the whole process relatively stressfree. Can't thank him enough, and will definitely deal with them again in the near future.
Julie Wingrove
Julie Wingrove
2018-07-04T16:14:03+0000
This should have been posted about two weeks ago but I’m a scatter brain!!Me and my partner Ollie were trying to buy our first home. Everywhere we went told us we were in over our heads, that we’d never have our dream home and to “aim lower” but not at the mortgage shop!!!! Tim went above and beyond to help us and supported us every step of the way! He keeps everything light hearted and he will talk to you in a way that makes it easy to understand (he doesn’t blur you with figures and terms ) Truly the nicest man and the best service! If it wasn’t for everyone at the mortgage shop we wouldn’t have our own home! We are just about to move into our home as a family and settle in and it’s all thanks to Tim.EVERYONE should be using Fish4Mortgage and if you’re not? You’re crazy!
Jordan Paige Kenny
Jordan Paige Kenny
2018-05-18T21:36:43+0000
Good evening Tim,Thank you very much for all of your help. You have been very professional and helpful at all times. When I first started the remortgage process, I had very little knowledge and understanding of what needed to be done. Every question that I asked was returned with a very quick and easy to digest response, which has made this a very smooth process for me. I look forward to working with you and your company again in the future and would have no hesitation in recommending you again.
Andrew Woodley
Andrew Woodley
2018-04-26T12:05:11+0000
We experienced an efficient and stress free process and our mortgage application was completed within 4 weeksThank you Brian for a great service.
Fiona Macinnes
Fiona Macinnes
2018-03-03T20:06:01+0000
From start to finish Tim was amazing, couldn’t do enough for us, helped us every step of the way selling our old house & buying our new one. Tim kept in contact all the way through & went above & beyond to ensure our move went through as smoothly as possible. Highly recommended !!!
Mark Bailey
Mark Bailey
2018-01-02T21:14:31+0000
A big thank you to Tim and the team didn’t think we would be where we are today but we are and I love our home so thank u very much couldn’t of done it without ur help �
Annmarie Muldoon
Annmarie Muldoon
2017-11-11T11:56:51+0000
We were looking to by our first house and went in completely blind. Everybody at fish4mortage were brilliant. But a special thanks to Tim. From start to finish everything ran so smoothly. Any issues or queries we had he was always ready on the other end of the phone and kept in contact religiously every step of the way. Highly reccomened to everybody!! 5*
Michael Woodward
Michael Woodward
2017-08-19T08:19:45+0000
My mum tried for a mortgage 7 years ago, however debts from a business made her lose the mortgage that they agreed. She then tried other places but was refused by mortgage companies. She then tried again recently, going to different mortgage brokers and banks, one person quoting 'he would eat his hat if she was given a mortgage.' 🤔😕 She then gave up and thought she would have to sell her house, to pay her ex husband out. Luckily she was recommended Fish4Mortgage, and they were the only ones to get her a mortgage. Bearing in mind she is a foster carer and had massive debts, normally they would not entertain this criteria. They were amazing and worked above and beyond on her behalf and now she can proudly say she has kept her house thanks to them. Cannot recommend enough! Needless to say... She hopes the previous man has a sumbero.Thanks to Claire and all the team, you were amazing!
Khalid Barmaki
Khalid Barmaki
2017-05-06T10:39:12+0000
For first time buyers it can be very scary, but they made sure we had the best mortgage possible and was always there for advice, would highly recommend.
Nikki Curtis
Nikki Curtis
2016-02-17T15:44:35+0000
Brian Frost
Brian Frost
2016-02-17T09:29:19+0000
For a first time buyer like myself mortgages seem daunting and complicated, however the team at fish4mortgages made it simple and stress free as well as saving me money. Couldn't recommend them enough.
Patrick Berryman
Patrick Berryman
2016-02-16T22:10:41+0000
Highly professional and very helpful ! Would recommend to anyone looking for help with mortgages !
Lizi Macbeth
Lizi Macbeth
2016-02-16T22:09:21+0000
Really friendly service !! Would highly recommend the team 🙂
Emma Fox
Emma Fox
2016-02-16T17:20:28+0000
Brian was really helpful to myself and my husband when we were trying to find a mortgage that was best suited to us. Brian is extremely knowledgeable and pointed us in all the right directions :)! We were able to relax knowing all was under control with the mortgage as it was one less thing to stress about when moving house! Definitely recommend these guys!!
Kyle Chloe
Kyle Chloe
2016-02-16T16:44:59+0000

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