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Accord Mortgages – Two-Year Fixed to 85% LTV

Accord Mortgages – Two-Year Fixed to 85% LTV

Type: Fixed rate mortgage

Fixed term: Until January 31, 2014

Fixed rate: 3.74%

Minimum loan: £50,000

Maximum loan: Up to 85% of valuation subject to a maximum of £150,000

Income multiples: Based on affordability

Conditions: £500 cashback

Arrangement fee: £400 completion fee plus £95 booking fee

Redemption fee: 3% of the amount repaid in the first two years

Introducer’s fee: Refer to lender



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