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Woolwich withdraws offset and lifetime trackers

Woolwich will withdraw a range of its trackers with effect from close of business today.

These include its base plus 0.74% and base plus 0.99% offset trackers, which offer 60% and 80% LTVs respectively.

It will also withdraw its base plus 0.74% and base plus 0.99% lifetime trackers, which also offer 60% and 80% LTVs respectively.

All products have a £595 application fee and 1% early repayment charge for the first three years of the loan.


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