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Yes, and it needs to be keyed as a remortgage, however there may be additional costs and capital raising restrictions. For more info call us on 0333 399 0055.
At least 6 months.
Examples of acceptable loan purposes include (but are not limited to):
- Structural/non-structural home improvements
- Repayment of a Help to Buy equity loan (should be input into the system as “repay second charge”)
- Buying final share in shared ownership
- Buying the freehold or a new extended lease
- Buying land to extend the current property
Purchasing another property. Please note that details of the property will be required (as we do not accept applications for speculative property purchase) including, but not limited to:-
- Property address
- Confirmed mortgage costs (if applicable)
- Forecast rental income (if applicable)
- Buying a car, caravan, or boat
- Paying off a second charge
- Debt consolidation (except for Right to Buy)
- Buying out joint borrower (transfer of equity)
- Paying for school fees or childcare
- Paying for holidays
Case tracking & management
Give us a call on 0333 399 0055 and our Mortgage Processing Team will take a look at this for you.
All you need to do is access your portal, then click “login” at the top of this page.
Our mortgage offers are valid for:
- Remortgages: 90 days
- New Purchases (non new build): 150 days
- New Build properties: 180 days
If the Valuation expires before the offer, the customer may need to pay for an additional valuation before proceeding.
All valuations are valid for 180 days from the date the property was inspected by the valuer. If the valuation expires before the offer, a new valuation may be required.
Changing your details
All you need do is get in touch with our Support Team on 0333 399 0055.
It’s really easy to update and edit your personal details within the self service area of your portal.
We’ll assume a minimum monthly payment of 5% on all revolving credit commitments i.e. credit cards, store cards and overdrafts.
You’ll need to include any existing debt in the application. However, if the debt has less than 6 months left to run, our system will ignore it.
Our dedicated Telephone Intermediary Support Team is available from 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. Customers can contact our Customer Contact Team from 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week.
Customer's monthly payment
Your customer's first payment will always be at least one month after completion.
If the preferred payment date falls on the day of completion e.g. complete on 25th and chosen payment date is 25th, the first payment will be made exactly one month after completion. This is then repeated each month, and will be for the normal monthly payment amount.
If the preferred payment date doesn’t fall on the day of completion e.g. complete on 2nd and chosen payment date is 25th, the first payment will be made on the chosen date after a full month has passed. In this instance, the first payment amount will cover the interest charged in the month of completion, plus one normal monthly payment. The normal payment amount will be repeated each month thereafter.
Once their mortgage has completed, customers will be notified of their first payment date via the app.
Yes, we’re prepared to accept a gifted deposit, as long as no interest in the property is registered to a third party, and the applicant(s) completes Atom’s standard Gifted Deposit form. We’ll also ask conveyancers to clarify the source of funds for gifted deposits.
No, we do not accept Vendor gifted deposits.
Yes, up to 5% cash incentives are allowed. Any reasonable non cash-based incentives such as white goods, carpets and curtains etc., will also be allowed.
Product fees can be added over and above the maximum LTV, and we’ll actually exclude these from the LTV calculation. However, the total loan amount, including the product fee, still needs to be affordable for the applicant.
Yes we’re more than happy to do that. You’ll see this option when you get to the fees section on the application.
It’s currently a maximum of 2 applicants.
Yes, our minimum loan amount for residential properties is £25,001.
Yes, the minimum property value or purchase price for residential properties is £50,000.
One thing to note - where the property is located within the M25 and the property value is less than £100,000, the application will be subject to an additional review by an underwriter.
Logging into your portal
Don’t worry, you can easily reset your username and password from your login screen. If you need help, simply call our support team on 0333 399 0055 and they’ll assist you.
Please note: your username is different to your email address and cannot have any special characters.
There are a few different reasons why your account may have been locked, so give our support team a call on 0333 399 0055 and we’ll get it sorted for you.
Post contract variations
If an existing Atom mortgage customer wishes to complete a post contract variation (including Porting, Further Advances and Product Transfers) they must complete the following steps:
- Contact our Customer Support Team to give you, their broker, third party authority (they’re available everyday from 8am-8pm)
- Check we have their most up-to-date personal information
Once the customer has completed the above, please speak with our TBDMs to discuss your requirements before submitting any cases via the portal.
You’ll need to chase any procuration fees through your network.
We pay all procuration fees directly to your network or distributor within two weeks of completion. It’s then down to your network or distributor to pay these to you.
The App - what you need to know
The App is essentially Atom Bank. Think of it as your personal branch but without the endless queuing and limited opening hours. The App will connect your customers to their mortgage, it’s where they’ll be able to track their application from Decision In Principle to completion. This even includes providing them with a copy of the DIP certificate and Mortgage Offer. As Atom is built on technology rather than bricks and mortar, there’ll be a constant stream of exciting new features launching on the App.
All mortgage applicants need to download and use the Atom Bank App, as it’s part of their mortgage T&Cs. If they have it already that’s great, if not, it can be downloaded at the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. At the DIP stage the customer will receive a code via email and SMS, and this allows them to access the mortgage part of the App. It’s essential they have the App by the offer stage of the process, as each applicant needs to view and accept their mortgage offer and T&Cs within the App - if they don’t their mortgage can’t complete. They’ll then use the App to service their account for the lifetime of their mortgage.
They simply visit the App Store or Play Store, search for Atom Bank, then download it to their smartphone or tablet. We recommend that they do this as early as possible, and definitely by the time their mortgage offer is ready. Without the Atom Bank App they can’t complete on a property.
Just ask them to call us on 0333 399 0050 and we’ll help activate their accounts.
We try to support as many devices as possible but, as with many other apps, some are too old for us to support.
Customers are likely to have issues with our app if their device can’t run either the most recent operating system (iOS 14 for iPhones and iPads, Android 11 for Android Phones and Tablets) or the two before that (iOS 13 and iOS 12 for iPhone/iPad, Android 10 and Android 9 Pie for Android Phones and Tablets).
Customers can check which operating system a device uses:
- For Android, go to ‘Settings’ then ‘About Phone’. The operating system will be listed here
- For iOS, go to ‘Settings’ then navigate to ‘General’ and then ‘About’. The operating system will be listed under ‘Version’
All they need do is download the App again. Once they’ve done that they should be able to access their mortgage account. If for some reason they can't, just ask them to call us on 0333 399 0050 and we’ll help fix things.
It’s not essential, unless of course you want to become a customer too :) For mortgage application updates, you simply log in through the website as normal and use the case tracking section.