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Buckinghamshire BS launches FTB 95% loan


Buckinghamshire Building Society has launched a first-time buyer mortgage at 95 per cent LTV.

The loan has a rate of 3.24 per cent, no product fee and has £250 cashback.

All cases are individually underwritten.

Buckinghamshire Building Society head of lending Tim Vigeon says: “Buying your first home is such an expensive time so by waiving the product fee and giving back a little we hope we can help more people get started.”


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FTB sales hit record highs in October, says NAEA

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Accord to pay FTBs an extra £500 on completion

Accord Mortgages is giving first-time buyers an extra £500 cashback when they complete on a mortgage. From 18 November all first-time buyers completing on fixed rate mortgages at 90 or 95 per cent LTVs will be eligible for the extra cashback. It will be paid on top of all other incentives, with the largest cashback […]


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