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Skipton offers a DISCAP combination

Skipton Building Society


Type: Loan offering discounted rate for first two years followed by a capped rate thereafter.

Discounted term: First two years of loan.

Discounted rate: 2 per cent.

Payable rate: 6.8 per cent.

Capped term: From two years after completion until October 31, 2003.

Capped rate: 6.99 per cent.

Minimum loan: £5,000.

Maximum loan: Up to 90 per cent of valuation.

Income multiples: First time buyers – 3.25 times principal income plus second or 2.5 times joint. Other borrowers – 3.25 times principal income plus second or 2.65 times joint.

Arrangement fee: Loans up to £250,000 – £325, loans of £250,001 to £500,000 – 0.2 per cent of loan and for loans of £500,001 plus – 0.3 per cent of loan.

Redemption fee: 5 per cent in first five years.

Conditions: One compulsory insurance from choice of home & contents, homeplan (enhanced buildings and contents) and accident, sickness and unemployment insurance.

Introducer&#39s fee: Currently under review.

Tel: 0345 171777.


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