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Abbey for Intermediaries – Two Year Fixed Rate 4.54%

Abbey for Intermediaries

Two Year Fixed Rate 4.54%

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage

Fixed term: Until June 2, 2008

Fixed rate: 4.54%

Minimum loan: 6,000

Maximum loan: Up to 90% of valuation subject to a maximum of 500,000, up to 85% of valuation subject to a maximum of 850,000, up to 80% of valuation subject to a maximum of 1.5m, up to 75% of valuation subject to a maximum of 2m

Income multiples:: Based on affordability and credit score

Conditions: Free valuation and free standard legal fees for remortgages

Arrangement fee: 499, 599 for remortgages

Redemption fee: 65 days interest, plus repayment of up to 187 to cover cost of remortgage benefit free legal work

Introducers fee: Refer to lender

Tel: 0870 6000 679


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