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Why would an Estate Agent suddenly be refusing to include my

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Why would an Estate Agent suddenly be refusing to include my US Widows Benefit as part of my income????
Also as income for a mortgage
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  F E Smith replied 1 year ago.

There is no reason why an estate agent acting as a mortgage broker cannot put all your sources of income down and then leave it to the lender to decide whether that income is reliable enough for the purposes of the mortgage.

The decision as to whether you get the mortgage on the basis of that income comes down to the lender. There is no legal reason why it should or should not be taken into account.

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