Homeboosters unlock money from their property to help the next generation join them on the ladder.

If you're tired of seeing your loved ones struggling to become homeowners, read on.

Why become a booster?

Share the wealth

If you've worked hard to climb the ladder, you know how important homeownership is in giving you a stable footing in the world. And, with house prices steadily increasing, you've had the wind on your side too. Becoming a booster means you can pass this security, prosperity and future-proofing on to the next generation.

Lend a hand without disrupting your life

With over 3.5m young adults living back in the family home, younger generations are relying on family more than ever. Instead of giving up your spare room, downsizing to free up cash or opting for riskier financial products, boosting is a safe way to give. What's more, it won't affect your lifestyle.

Keep it in the family

Through savvy financial management, you could be saving your homebuyer thousands by tapping into market-leading interest rates, and getting them out of the expensive and unrewarding rental cycle. Plus, there are some benefits for managing inheritance tax. More money for you & yours, less for the banks & landlords.

How does a booster mortgage work?

We'll unlock money from your existing property with a Tembo boost. Then we'll use that money to top up your homebuyer's deposit.

£10,000

Your deposit

+

£30,000

Tembo boost

+

£160,000

Your mortgage

=

£200,000

House Purchase Value

Your boost will help the homebuyer get on the ladder faster and increase their affordability.

£17,236

With Tembo

£29,050

Without Tembo

Plus, a deposit boost can save thousands in interest charges over the initial term.

Nuts & Bolts

A deposit boost is an interest-only mortgage taken out against your property to unlock money for your homebuyer's deposit.

Expert advice

A dedicated broker will arrange both the homebuyer and the homebooster mortgage for your family.

Low rates

Interest rates for the booster mortgage are typically between 2%-3%, although your broker will confirm a live rate.

Interest-only

The interest is payable monthly by the homebooster, although many of our homebuyers opt to cover monthly fees.

Flexible terms

The mortgage is flexible, but most often the balance isn't due until the homebooster moves, if they go into care or die.

Ready to get started?

How much could you save with Tembo?

Our smart mortgage calculator scans 20,000 products from 90+ lenders to show how much you could borrow with a deposit boost.

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Meet the Fosters

Parents who want to help their daughters buy

Deposit boost: £100,000

New deposit size: 35%

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