Home Repair and Improvements Mortgage Loan
With UBB Home Repair and Improvements Mortgage Loan you can repair and refurnish your home thus ensuring comfort to your family and yourself.
UBB offers you a mortgage loan with:
- 3.840% variable interest rate in BGN
- 3.950% variable interest rate in EUR
- No application fee
- Maximum loan amount: EUR 100 000 / BGN 200 000
- Preliminary approval within 1 day
- Long repayment period: up to 20 years
You may refurbish your home entirely along with the furniture. No cost proving documents (invoices) are required.
With this loan you may finance:
- Repairs and home improvements
- Completion works
- Purchase of furniture
|Loan amount||1st tranche||2nd tranche||3rd tranche|
|Up to BGN 100 000 / EUR 50 000||40%||60%||-|
|BGN 100 001 – 200 000 / EUR 50 001 – 100 000||40%||30%||30%|
Collateral: Mortgage on a real estate
- Prepayment Fee - 1% until the 12th monthly installment
- Property appraisal fee – BGN 102 (per apartment )
- Fee for preparing a legal opinion and representation of the bank upon establishing a mortgage – BGN 100
- Credit assessment fee – BGN 100.
- Loan account maintenance fee – BGN 2.50 monthly
- Mortgage release fee - BGN 60
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) in BGN: 4.09% with a loan of BGN 50 000 for a period of 20 years and 3.840% variable interest rate account: 240 monthly installments on the loan in the amount of BGN 298.79; total due amount of BGN 72 671.99 . Conclusion of Property Insurance policy is required, as the related expenses are not included in the APR.
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) in EUR: 4.18% with a loan of EUR 25 000 for a period of 20 years and 3.950% variable interest rate: 240 monthly installments on the loan in the amount of EUR 150.84; total due amount of EUR 36 641.71. Conclusion of Property Insurance policy is required, as the related expenses are not included in the APR.
Description of the Methodology for determining a Reference Interest Rate (RIR), used by United Bulgarian Bank AD for determining the variable interest rate on loans to natural persons is avalable here.
UBB offers you "Home and Family Potection" insurance program with comprehensive "Property and Life" insurance coverage, further information about which is available here.
Needed documents for applying
Main documents, needed upon applying for a mortgage loan:
|Document Type||Issuing institution|
For obtaining preliminary approval
|Mortgage loan application form||UBB AD|
|Copy of the Borrower/ Co-debtor’s ID card||---------|
|Certificate of Income, concerning the income amount and the employment contract period of the Borrower and his/her spouse||Issued by the Employer according to a sample form of the Bank|
|Depending on the income source: Annual Tax Return for natural persons, independent employment contracts and Statements of Honoraria (Received Income), Rental Agreements etc.||----------|
For ascertaining marital status and presence/ absence of liabilities
|Certificate of marital status||Issued by the municipality’s Civil Registration Office, according to the permanent address (permanent residence)|
|Certificate of tax liabilities under Art.87, para.6 of the Tax Insurance Procedure Code.||Issued by the local office of the National Revenue Agency, as per the mortgagors’ permanent address|
Documents of the real estate, standing collateral under the loan
|Documents, certifying the real estate’s ownership: Title Deed, Purchase-Sale Agreement or Construction Right Agreement, signed with the State or Municipal Authorities||----------|
|Certificate of encumbrances on the real estates over a minimum period of 10 years prior to submitting the loan application||Issued by the Registry Agency Office|
|Tax valuation certificate for the real estate||Issued by the Municipality, according to the real estate’s location|
Real estate layoutRegarding areas with approved cadastral map- real estate layout, building design/ design of an independent unit in a building
|Issued by the local technical office of the Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Agency|
|When the offered collateral is not completed and has not been put into operation: Land ownership documents or such certifying established construction right, Construction Permit, approved architectural designs, surface calculation table, Statement under Art.181, Para.2 of the Spatial Development Act, certifying reached shell-and-core construction stage||Issued by the respective municipal or regional administration|
Documents, pertaining to the specific purpose of the loan
|Detailed budget estimations and an Agreement for Construction and Assembly Works (if any) /concerning loans for construction, repair works and furnishing/||----------|
By judgement of the Bank and depending on the content of provided documents additional documents, relating to the borrower and the collateral may be requested.
Important issues that may come up in the selection of a mortgage loan
- What is the amount that you may set aside for a monthly installment under the loan depending on the amount of your monthly income?
- What could be the maximum tenor of your mortgage loan?
- What could be the amount of your monthly installment?
- What would be the prepayment fee in case you decide to repay your loan ahead of schedule?
- What are all fees accompanying loan granting?
- What are the necessary documents that you must submit?
- How long the approval procedure would take?
- Does the type of collateral matter (brick / panel, village house, vacation property or a land plot) for determining the percentage of financing?
- What is the interest rate type – is it a variable interest rate or the loan covers also a period with a fixed interest rate?
What is the mortgage loan amount that you can afford?
Prior to start looking for a real property that you plan to purchase with a loan it is important to know the amount of the loan that you might have at your disposal during purchase.
The two basic ratios applied by the Banks upon determining loan amount are the following:
- Debt to income ratio:
Serves for calculating the maximum loan amount that you may repay, based on your monthly income and your costs under existing loans (in percentage).
Example: Net monthly income: BGN 1 000* 40% debt-income ratio = BGN 400 monthly obligations under credit product-related installments
- Maximum loan to value ratio:
Serves for calculating the maximum amount of the loan that you may obtain against the value of loan collateral. The maximum loan to value ratio differs depending on the loan purpose.
Example: Market value of collateral: BGN 100 000 * 80% max. % of financing =
BGN 80 000 maximum loan amount, depending on collateral.
Our UBanker Programme
To us financing your new home is much more than a matter of interests and principal. So, we have introduced UBanker, our newest programme - to facilitate your applying for a mortgage loan of your choice. If you wish, a Bank’s official, acting as your personal UBanker, will be right there to help you at this major milestone – a new home purchase. Our professional consultation, delivered personally to you at a place and time that suits you best, is a tool for making the perfect decision.
How is your UBanker going to help? By creating for you a stable financial pillar of your new home and assisting you to:
- Structure together your family planning and future;
- Determine the financing you need;
- Design the individual plan for financing your real property;
- Guide you through the whole lending procedure, while standing by your side.
How can you meet your UBB UBanker:
- By calling:
For Sofia city:
Ms. Mihaela Darakchieva +359 2 8112466; +359 884301591.
Ms. Boyka Ivanova +359 2 8112467; +359 884101124.
Mr. Georgi Kanaykov +359 2 8112468; +359 885656977.
For Varna town:
Ms. Violeta Ivanova +359 52 688961; +359 988929291.
- By e-mailing: UBanker@ubb.bg
The UBanker service is offered for free in Sofia city and Varna town. The entire information, as well as all documents, delivered by you in your communication with the UBanker, remains strictly confidential.
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