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Accord unveils cut-price remortgage fixes

Accord Mortgages has unveiled a trio of remortgage options with a £495 fee, including two-year fixes at 1.42 per cent at 65 per cent LTV.

The lender has also brought in two-year remortgage products at 1.46 per cent to 75 per cent LTV and 1.55 per cent at 80 per cent LTV.

Each mortgage has £500 cashback on completion, free standard valuation and free legal fees.

Accord has also reduced rates across selected 65, 75, 80 and 85 per cent LTV mortgages.

Rates now include a two-year fixed option at 1.86 per cent and 75 per cent LTV and a 2.24 per cent three-year fix at 85 per cent LTV.

Both options have no product fee. They also have £500 cashback on completion and free standard valuation.

Remortgaging borrowers with a 25 per cent deposit can now get a 1.84 per cent three-year fix or a 2.10 per cent five-year fix.

Both have no product fee, £250 cashback on completion and free standard valuation and free legal fees.

Accord national intermediary sales manager David Robinson (pictured) says: “September marks the start of one of the busiest periods of mortgage maturities in over five years, so we expect to see a high level of remortgage activity over the coming months.

“We want to provide a choice of competitive mortgages to borrowers coming to the end of their current deal.”



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