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HSBC – 7-Year Fixed Special – Direct

HSBC – 7-Year Fixed Special – Direct

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage

Fixed term: Until April 30, 2018

Fixed rate: 4.59%

Minimum loan: £10,000

Maximum loan: Up to 60% of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000

Income multiples: Based on affordability

Conditions: Free legal fees for remortgages, overpayments of up to 20% a month without penalty in the fixed- rate period

Arrangement fees: £999

Redemption fee: 1% of the amount repaid in the first seven years

Introducer’s fee: None




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