New rates announced by Cheltenham & Gloucester
Author: Andy Bedford » Publish Date: 16 September 2009
Further to last week’s post, Cheltenham & Gloucester have announced a new product at 90% loan-to-Value and a reduction in their five-year fixed rates at 85% loan-to-value.
The new 5 Year fixed rate at 7.19% doesn’t look particularly appetising on paper; with a £995 arrangement fee, Early repayment charges staggered at 5% in the first two years and: 4,3 & 2% consecutively for the remaining years, a valuation fee of £300 based on a loan of £100K, with APR at 4.8% and a reversion rate currently at 2.5%, but it does reflect the general easing of criteria and willingness to lend at higher loan to value.
Again the reduction of .1% on their five-year fixed rate at 85% loan to value won’t have Mortgage Brokers dancing in the streets, but it is a small step in the right direction.
It now has a five-year fixed rate of 6.89%, a £995 arrangement fee, Early repayment charges staggered at 5% in the first two years and then 4,3 & 2% consecutively for the remaining years, a valuation fee of £300 based on a loan of £100K; APR at 4.6% and a reversion rate currently at 2.5%.
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