Caught in the Skipton interest trap?

Limetree Financial Services Limited

As you may have read in the tabloids the Skipton Building Society has reneged on its mortgage offer guarantee.  It made a promise that its base rate would be no more than 3% over the Bank of England base rate but, oh treachery and double-dealing, they announced their new standard variable rate at 4.95% effective […]

Better to receive than to give?

Limetree Financial Services Limited

Lloyds Banking Group seem to have got a jump on the rest of the market with a shock announcement today.  They wish to help customers take full advantage of today’s low interest rate environment so with effect from Saturday 13th March they changed the overpayment concessions on Halifax, BM Solutions and Cheltenham & Gloucester mortgages.  The […]

Weekly Mortgage Market Update – 15 March 2010

Limetree Financial Services Limited

Coventry Building Society launched new 3.50% fixed rate at 65% LTV on 4th March, £800.00 arrangement fee added on completion £199.00 booking fee paid on application free remortgage valuation and free legal’s. Woolwich have withdrawn their 70% loan to value range of products due to high demand.  Their funds booking system is starting creek under […]