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Yorkshire launches first-time buyer range

Yorkshire Building Society is launching a first-time buyer range through its direct channel with no upfront fees, £500 cashback, and available at a maximum 85% LTV.

There is a two-year fixed rate deal at 5.19%, a three-year fixed rate deal at 5.49%, and five-year fixed rate deal at 5.79%.

Each product is available up to 85% LTV and comes with a free valuation and free legal fees.

The range is available online and via Yorkshire’s branches.

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