House family members are living IP or OO

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  1. JohnPropChat

    JohnPropChat Well-Known Member

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    For the purpose of a mortgage, is a house family members are living in an OO or an IP as there is not rent involved? Would this be considered a holiday home?
     
  2. Paul@PFI

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    It's probably private use. Read tax ruling IT2167.

    No rent. no deductions

    Many think you can include a notional rent and claim deductions. No rent or legal basis for it being received means no deductions. Land tax etc. Penalties for fraud and evasion apply .. reckless 20%+
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    Tax rulings irrelevant for loans.
    You will need to review the loan agreement to find out, it will probably say something like if the property is rented you must tell the mortgagee. But generally they will want to charge investment rates on a holiday home. Is the borrower living there? If not then prob investment rates.
     
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    If the qn relates to borrowing the difference between oo and inv is likely irrelevant in this new order. Valuations will be hit hard. Equity release far harder. Income security will also impact
    Investors will face challenges like the early GFC. Far worse. This will b a credit crunch and flight to quality is the new order.
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    I read the question as asking if owner occ rates or invest rates would apply to a property where family where living in it - but probably not the owner.
     
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    If it's a val issue then that suggests pain is coming. Rate differential is so yesterday
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    Nothing to do with valuations either!
     
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    Rolf Latham Inciteful (sic) Staff Member Business Plus Member

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    Nah :) very relevant

    One thing that may come home to roost for those chasing rate rate rate, rather than value

    Major lenders have announced their deferment options, many smaller RATE ONLY lenders have yet to do so I believe. Those backed by warehouse funds from Majors ( such as U bank, PLanlend, Choicelend Fastlnd) Adelaide/Bendigo backed Mortgage Managers, will be fine, but I am unsure of the real low rate 5 Star Canstar rated lenders as yet.

    I hope I am wrong, and that the gov will offer them some support.

    Im sure someone will have done the research and can put me at ease pls.

    Quality is long remembered after price is forgotten

    Loans aint Loans

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    Thanks everyone. I should have been a bit more clear in my question. Purely asking from Bank's perspective.

    A friend who took a job interstate won't be coming back anytime soon. His elderly parents continue to live in this PPOR (ex-PPOR I should say since he no longer lives there). When he changed the address the Bank changed his loan to INV and started slugging him with higher rates.

    Since he is just renting at the moment and there is no rent payment from parents involved I said that he may still be eligible for OO rates and that he should reach out and talk to his Bank. Bank in question is NAB.
     
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    The most evil bank!
     
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