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Marsden Building Society – 2-year 3.49% Fixed

Marsden Building Society – 2-year 3.49% Fixed

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage

Fixed term: Until October 31, 2010

Fixed rate: 3.49%

Minimum loan: £20,000

Maximum loan: Up to 80% of valuation subject to a maximum of £350,000

Income multiples: Based on affordability

Conditions: Capital repayments of up to 5% a year allowed without penalty in the fixed-rate period, free valuation, free legal fees for remortgages above £75,000 where the Society’s solicitor is used, £95 legal fees payable for remortgages under £75,000 where the Society’s solicitor is used,available direct and through intermediaries

Arrangement fee: £299 plus £299 booking fee

Redemption fee: 3% of the amount repaid in year one, 2% in year two

Introducer’s fee: Refer to lender



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