Scarborough has built on the success of its recent plasma TV give-away with the launch of a mortgage which throws in a Apple iMac G5 computer as part of the deal.The country’s second oldest society is offering the computer package with its limited issue MortgagePlus five-year flexible fixed and five-year flexible base rate tracker mortgages. From September 28 until October 29 anyone taking out the mortgages for a loan worth 50,000 or more will receive high tech goodies worth up to 2,600 on completion. The package includes an iMac, a wireless keyboard, a digital camera with email and web access, an iPod with Bose stereo equipment plus games and Microsoft Office software. The computer comes with a three-year Applecare engineer and technical support warranty. John Carrier, chief executive of Scarborough, says: “I hope the attractive equipment available with these products will enable people to get extra enjoyment out of life by using a mortgage from Scarborough to obtain something their budgets might not otherwise allow.” Ray Boulger, senior technical manager for John Charcol, says: “With this sort of product the starting point has to be – do you want all or most of the goods offered? “If so, for mortgages at the lower end of the minimum sum required – particularly up to 65,000 for the fixed rate product and up to 100,000 for the tracker – this represents good value.”
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