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BM Solutions launches new product range

BM Solutions has unveiled a new range of sub-prime, buy to let and self-certification products to be launched in June.

A stepped sub-prime tracker and a five year fixed buy to let product are among the highlights of the new range.

A mainstream large loan range is being introduced for loans up to and more than £2m. These are fully flexible two-year deals with a one-year tie in period.

BM Solutions PR Manager Matt Grayson says: “This is a very competitive range and combined with our service proposition will cement our position as the industry&#39s leading specialist lender.”


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