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New products from Portman

Portman Building Society has launched new three-year fixed rate at 4.14% until February 2003.

The deal is available up to 95% LTV. There is an early redemption penalty equivalent to 4% of capital repaid.

Borrowers are allowed to repay up to 5% of the loan amount borrowed without penalty for each full 12-month period from completion of the loan, however.

Portman has also launched a 4.79%, five-year capped rate deal. Maximum LTV is 95% with no extended tie-ins. An early redemption penalty – equivalent to 5% of capital repaid – is applied during the capped.

Borrowers will be allowed to repay up to 5% of the loan amount borrowed, during each full 12-month period of the cap.


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Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members

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  • What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
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