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Kensington makes new appointments

Kensington has expanded its sales team, with two new appointments.

Jane Atkins, has joined Kensington as a business development manager for the Midlands. And Steve Griffiths, who has worked for Kensington for over 11 years, returns to the sales team from a position elsewhere in the business to become divisional manager for the South and manage broker relationships in the east of the country.

Charles Morley, head of sales at Kensington, says: “Driving incremental business growth for brokers is at the core of our new mortgage range. We believe we can help intermediaries achieve success with our focus on competitive pricing and innovative products aligned to our principles of responsible, sustainable and intelligent lending. With these appointments we are putting our money where our mouth is and increasing the resource we commit to working with brokers on a daily basis.”

Earlier this week Kensington launched its first two and three-year capped trackers.

Initial rates for 80% LTV two-year capped tracker deals are 4.09% with a 5.74% cap in the event of rates rising, falling to an initial rate of 3.34% for 75% LTV and 3.14% for 60% LTV with caps at 4.99% and 4.79% respectively.



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