How much debt will a lender accept for a Mortgage?

When applying for a mortgage the affordability assessment every lender will carry out will be affected by the level of other debt you have. How much debt is too much?

Partners debt, doubts and issues

What do you do when you have doubts about a partners debt position? Maybe they are hiding something, lying when you ask them? Then doubts start to creep in when you are in the process of applying for a mortgage!

The debt you know nothing about?

When applying for a mortgage one of the most important things you can do is know at least the same as the lender will when they carry out all of their affordability checks. Claiming not to know about an unpaid debt is not going to help you.