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Platform Home Loans 18-month discount

Platform Home Loans 18-month discount

Discounted term: 18 months

Discount: 1.75% discount until October 1 2003

Payable rate: 5.125%

Minimum loan: £25,001

Maximum loan: 95% up to a maximum of £500,000

Income multiples: 3.5 plus one or 3 x joint

Arrangement fee: £395 added to loan

Redemption fee: 6% in first year, 6% in second, 5% in third, 4% in fourth

Conditions: None

Introducer’s fee: 1% loan, minimum £500

Tel: 0845 600 7100


Outside edge – Equitable Life

Last week the chairman and chief executive of Equitable Life published an advertisement in a national newspaper and sent its with-profit policyholders a letter “seriously questioning” the motives of IFAs who recommend their clients switch from the stricken life office to another provider.Opposite, Money Marketing publishes Equitable&#39s letter in full. Below, a leading IFA writes […]

BOE International – With-Profits Bond

Thursday, February 21 2002 Type: With-profits bond Aim: Growth by investing in with-profit fund series 4 Minimum investment: Lump sum £25,000 Place of registration: Isle of Man Investment split: 100% with-profit fund series 4 Isa link: No Charges: Initial 2% Commission: Initial up to 5%, renewal up to 0.5% Tel: 01624 690800

Skipton ropes in growth

Skipton Building Society has brought out another tranche of its five-year guaranteed growth bond that is linked to the FTSE 100, S&P 500 and Eurostoxx 50 indices.The bond guarantees the return of the original capital, plus a minimum return of 22 per cent regardless of what happens to the indices. The maximum potential growth is […]

Britannia International – International Blue Chip Bond

Tuesday, February 19, 2002Type: Guaranteed offshore high interest accountAim: Growth linked to 12 blue chip company stocksMinimum investment: Lump sum £10,000, £5,000 for existingBritanniacustomersPlace of registration: Isle of ManInvestment split: 100% linked to 12 blue chip company stocksGuarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term regardless ofperformance of underlying investmentsYield: Up to 65% gross […]


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