Yes, you can buy more property using your rental income.

  • Increase your borrowing power! 100% of your rental income can be used to service your loan.
  • Are you looking to be a professional investor? This can be a great way to expand your property portfolio!
  • We know which lenders can help if your rental income is more than your salary.
  • Rental income from family is accepted.

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What is a rental income home loan?

A rental income home loan is when a lender uses the rent you receive from your investment properties to service your loan.

How much of your rental income will the banks accept?

Most lenders use only 80% of your rent because they assume that 20% of the rent you receive will be used to pay for managing agent’s fees, council rates, strata levies, repairs and to cover for any vacancies.

However, each lender has a different policy, and one lender will even assess your loan using 100% of your rent income which can increase your borrowing capacity!

Can earning too much rent get you declined?

Successful property investors often hit a wall once they’re earning more income from rent than they are from their salary. From a lender’s point of view, highly exposed investors tend to be high risk borrowers as they can be affected by market downturns more severely than normal homeowners.

If you’re classified as “rental reliant” then the banks may decline your application or only take part of your rent income into account when assessing your loan.

Our expert brokers know which lenders do not consider rent reliance to be a problem and are more likely to approve your loan.

How can we help professional investors?

We commonly help professional investors who have 10 to 50 investment properties and want to grow their portfolio.

There are three ways that we can help professional investors to prove their income and continue expanding their portfolio:

  • 80% of Rent Income Method: This is the standard method used by most banks to assess rent income. One of our lenders can accept 100% of your rental income if you’re not reliant on negative gearing (positively geared investors only).
  • Financial Statements Method: We provide the last two years tax returns or financial statements to show your actual profits from investing, rather than the bank’s “rule of thumb” method using only 80% of your rent income. One of our lenders can then assess your mortgage on its merits.
  • Professional Investor Low Doc Loan: One of our lenders allows you to declare your rent income instead of providing rental statements, tenancy agreements and tax returns. This is helpful if your situation is complex or if you cannot prove your full income.

We’ve lent more than $1 billion+ Australia-wide.

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