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Standard Life takes £3.2bn mortgage advances

The new freestyle mortgage from Standard Life has received £3.2bn worth of mortgage applications since its January launch.


The lender says that 40,000 customers have expressed an interest, with 20,000 agreements in principle arranged and 16,000 valuations have been instructed.


Standard Life Bank managing director Jim Spowart says: &#34We are extremely pleased by the fantastic response to our mortgage launch, which we believe signifies a sea-change in the way flexible mortgages are viewed by the public.&#34

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