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Skipton cuts rates by up to 0.38%

Skipton-Building-Society-700x450.jpgSkipton Building Society has cut two and five-year fixed rates by up to 0.38 per cent.

The repriced range includes two-year deals from 1.09 per cent to 60 per cent LTV and 1.79 per cent to 80 per cent LTV, as well as a five-year fix at 1.89 per cent to 60 per cent LTV.

All of the two and five-year fixed rate remortgage products offer free valuation and free standard legal fees. And all purchase deals come with free valuation.

Skipton head of products Kris Brewster says: “In reducing our mortgage rates on this range, we’re really showing our support to help get the country moving and enable more people to progress on the housing ladder, whatever rung on it they may be.”

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