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HSBC – Fee-Free Lifetime Tracker Special 70% LTV – Direct

HSBC – Fee-Free Lifetime Tracker Special 70% LTV – Direct

Type: Tracker mortgage

Tracker term: Life of loan

Tracker rate: 2.09% above the Bank of England base rate

Payable rate: 2.59%

Minimum loan: No minimum

Maximum loan: Up to 70% of valuation subject to a maximum of £1m

Income multiples: Based on affordability

Conditions: One free valuation, free legal fees for remortgages

Arrangement fee: None

Redemption fee: None

Introducer’s fee: None



UK GDP revised upwards in Q3

The Office for National Statistics has revised the UK GDP figure upwards by 0.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2011. According to the office’s latest figures, GDP grew by 0.6 per cent during the three months to the end of September. The ONS previously estimated economic growth of 0.5 per cent across the […]

Fitch – US could lose AAA rating by 2013

Fitch has warned that the US may lose its AAA rating by the end of 2013 unless politicians form a realistic plan to address the nations growing debt burden. Fitch placed the US credit rating on negative last month citing the failure of politicians to agree to a £700bn deficit-reduction deal. Fitch says a further […]


IMA: Irresponsible scaremongering on fund fees, yet again

I groaned inwardly over breakfast this Sunday when I read the front page headline in the normally excellent Observer. Yet another story about how fund managers are taking huge fees which are destroying the value of our long term savings. Yet more irresponsible scaremongering by the story’s promoters. Some of the assertions in this particular […]


Arch cru funds fall in value after private equity sell-off

Capita Financial Managers’ latest accounts reveal the recent deal to offload some of the underlying investments in the Arch cru funds to JP Morgan Private Equity Limited has pushed down the net asset value of the funds by up to 20 per cent. Capita, the authorised corporate director of the Arch cru funds, told investors […]

Benefits of using a probate bare trust

Have you ever wondered what happens to someone’s investment bond on their death if it is not written in trust? When someone dies it is essential to deal with their estate, which can be made up of their home, belongings, investment bonds and anything else they may have owned. But, it is not as simple […]


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