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## How many times my salary can I borrow for a mortgage Canada?

The rule of thumb is you can afford a mortgage where your monthly housing costs are no more than 32% of your gross household income, and where your total debt load (including housing costs) is **no more than 40% of your gross houshold income**. This rule is based on your debt service ratios.

## Can I get a mortgage 5 times my salary?

**Yes**. While it’s true that most mortgage lenders cap the amount you can borrow based on 4.5 times your income, there are a smaller number of mortgage providers out there who are willing to stretch to five times your salary. These lenders aren’t always easy to find, so it’s recommended that you use a mortgage broker.

## How many times your salary mortgage can you get?

How do I work out how many times my salary I can borrow for a mortgage? Most mortgage lenders use an **income multiple of 4-4.5 times your salary**, some offer a 5 times salary mortgage and a few will use 6 times salary, under the right circumstances to work out how much mortgage you can afford.

## Can you borrow 4 times your salary for a mortgage?

Mortgage lenders used to calculate how much they would lend by a simple rule-of-thumb multiplication of an applicant’s income: **4 or 4.5 times salary was the limit**.

## Is mortgage 3 times salary?

Is a mortgage 3 times your salary? **Not necessarily**. … Most lenders offer eligible borrowers mortgages based on 3-4.5 times their income, but others go higher than this, under the right circumstances. You can read more about this in our guide to income multiples.

## How many times your salary should a house be?

The **28% rule** states that you should spend 28% or less of your monthly gross income on your mortgage payment (e.g. principal, interest, taxes and insurance). To determine how much you can afford using this rule, multiply your monthly gross income by 28%.

## Can I get a mortgage 7 times my salary?

Secured loans

The most common way of funding if a 7x salary mortgage is required is **to use a secured loan as collateral**. A “secured” loan, also known as a second charge, means that a lender will use something that you own as security in case you are unable to repay the loan.

## Can you borrow 5.5 times salary?

Generally speaking, if you’re sharing a mortgage with someone else you should be able to take out a larger mortgage, including a mortgage based on 5.5 times joint **salary**. As this is a higher rate mortgage you will both need to prove you can afford the repayments and have the required deposit.

## Which bank gives 5 times salary mortgage?

**Nationwide** will allow people looking to get on the housing ladder to borrow 5.5 times their annual income, more than the 4.5 loan-to-income ratio most lenders offer. However, borrowers will need to take out one of the building society’s standard five or ten-year fixed rate mortgages in order to benefit.

## Can I get a mortgage 8 times my salary?

You may also be able to get a 8 times income remortgage. Typically most **mortgage lenders will offer you a mortgage for around 3 and 4 times your salary**. … This means the 8 times income mortgage could end up costing you more in interest than a similar 4.5 times income mortgage.

## What mortgage can I afford on 60k salary?

The usual rule of thumb is that you can afford a mortgage **two to 2.5 times your annual income**. That’s a $120,000 to $150,000 mortgage at $60,000.

## How much income do I need for a 400k mortgage?

What income is required for a 400k mortgage? To afford a $400,000 house, borrowers need $55,600 in cash to put 10 percent down. With a 30-year mortgage, your monthly income should be **at least $8200** and your monthly payments on existing debt should not exceed $981.