Remortgaging your ex-council property

Remortgaging and the right to buy discount

If you’re in the process of purchasing under the right to buy or bought within the last 5 years, then your mortgage provider may ask us to make changes at the Land Registry. Your mortgage provider or solicitor may call this a letter of postponement and it relates to the right to buy discount. The administrative costs below are for processing the application and don't guarantee any changes at the Land Registry.

Get a letter of postponement

  • if you’re carrying out home improvements the letter of postponement costs £149
  • letter of postponement for other purposes costs £208.50

Page last updated: 18 May 2017