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Leeds Building Society – Fees Assisted 3 Year Fixed Rate – Direct

Leeds Building Society – Fees Assisted 3 Year Fixed Rate – Direct

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage

Fixed term: Until May 31, 2014

Fixed rate: 5.14%

Minimum loan: £5,000

Maximum loan: Up to 80% of valuation subject to a maximum of £750,000

Income multiples: Based on affordability

Conditions: Free standard valuation up to £335

Arrangement fee: £500 completion fee for loans up to £500,000, 1% of the original loan for loans above £500,000

Redemption fee: £199 admin fee

Introducer’s fee: None




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