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Abbey cuts rates for remortgage customers

Abbey has cut its two year rate for remortgage customers by 0.35% to 4.74%.

It has also reduced the some of its trackers rates, with its two year fixed rates reduced by 0.05%, its two year tracker at 75% LTV reduced by 0.10%, and its five year fixed rates reduced by 0.10%.

Lal Tawney, head of mortgage marketing at Abbey, says: “For people that want to remortgage to Abbey, our two year fixed rate has been slashed by 0.35% to 4.74%. This rate offers borrowers free valuation and legal fees, making the whole deal a very attractive package. Weve also taken this opportunity to trim some of our tracker rates, which were already some of the best rates in the market, to make them even more competitive.


Equifax on track uploading Electoral Roll data

Equifax says it is on track to have all Electoral Roll data uploaded by January 1 2006, three weeks earlier than 2005. Work is well underway to complete acquisition of the 2005 Electoral Roll from all councils by December 23 2005, ensuring Equifax continues to lead the way on up to date Electoral Roll data.Neil […]

Well done Baldwin for ad in Mortgage Strategy

From Richard Griffiths Well done, Baldwin. I refer to the Home of Choice full-page advertisement in last week’s Mortgage Strategy (December 12), which referred to my second article concerning Keith Baldwin’s operation. I had wondered if there would be a response, which must have been tempting. The advertisement was a class act. Well done.

Partnership offers deals based on credit history

Brokers are welcoming an alliance between Trigold and Equifax that will allow them to access a host of mortgage products appropriate for their clients’ credit ratings.


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