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Skipton Intermediaries – 7-Year Fixed Rate to 85% LTV

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage

Fixed term: Until November 30, 2018

Fixed rate: 5.49%

Minimum loan: no minimum

Maximum loan: Up to 85% of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000

Income multiples: Based on affordability

Conditions: Capital repayments of up to 10% a year allowed without penalty in the fixed-rate period, free valuation and free legal fees for remortgages

Arrangement fee: None

Redemption fee: 6% of the amount repaid in the first two years, 5% in years three and four, 4% in years five and six, 3% in year seven plus interest to the end of the month

Introducer’s fee: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0800 87 66 010


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