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Bristol & West increases buy to let allowances

Bristol & West is expanding the scope of its buy to let offering by allowing borrowers to borrow on up to ten properties and for combined borrowing of up to £1m per person.

Bristol & West is also offering a three year mortgage fixed at 6.09 per cent, with a 5 per cent redemption charge during the fixed rate period.

The lender is also offering a five year fixed rate of 6.15 per cent with a redemption penalty of 7 per cent for the first three years falling to 5 per cent for redemptions within five years.

Bristol & West head of marketing Dominic Toller says: “The buy to let market is still growing rapidly but customers told us they needed more than our previous limit of five properties up to a value of £500,000.”

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