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  • Profile photo of astroboy71astroboy71
    Join Date: 2011
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    I’m about to apply to a UK bank for a remortgage against a home I own in London. This bank does not operate in Australia but offers expat mortgages.

    Should I disclose my neutral geared property investments and shares in Australia to them? Will this hurt or help my application? Can foreign banks check credit history in Australia?


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    Profile photo of Richard TaylorRichard Taylor
    Join Date: 2003
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    We do a lot of Expat / Foreign National loans and most lenders wherever they are based ask for a copy of a credit search in your Country of origin.

    Not disclosure on an application form is actually Mortgage fraud so upto you whether you want to go this route.


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    Richard Taylor | Australia's leading private lender

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