mortgages

March 18, 2011 - 02:05

I am thinking of getting my first house after the summer and havent taken any steps yet but was wondering where i stand on getting a mortgage after having a successful bonemarrow transplant after Luekemia only a year ago.

From what I gather there is a cap on the amount you can borrow but i am uncertain. Does anyone have any experience in this.

cheers

March 21, 2011 - 12:29

Hi Transplant,

I am not sure about this BUT I have heard that companies will not touch you until you are FIVE years or more out from diagnosis. This could have been in relation to BC, I don't know.

I would talk to a few banks to see what they say. I would be worried that the associated insurance costs will be very high. Hopefully someone else has experience of this and can correct me.

Regards,

Flo.

March 23, 2011 - 00:51

ye i heard its something to do with 5 years! Wasnt sure if that was true!

ugh so many implications! and im almost as healthy as the next person now!

Ha ah well thats life. I'll have to look into it anyway!

thanks for your reply, much appreciated,

Transplant21