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    • Blondetotty
    • By Blondetotty 19th Apr 17, 10:45 AM
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    So Frustrating - Weekly email mortgages
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    • 19th Apr 17, 10:45 AM
    So Frustrating - Weekly email mortgages 19th Apr 17 at 10:45 AM
    Everytime I see the weekly email with mortgage advice and cheap fixes I scan through in the hope that one day they will recognise that not everyone is in a position to shop around.
    I'm one of a large number of shared ownership "owners" and with limited deals and usually shitty T&C's we're almost always forgotten in the rush to post headlines about 1.25% fixes for the mainstream. It would be nice to be included once in a while. *sigh* Guess I'll remain on my Santander SVR seeing as they're quoting me 6%+ to fix on a 90%LTV just because I only own 50% of "my" property.
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    • Lilla D
    • By Lilla D 19th Apr 17, 11:20 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 11:20 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 11:20 PM
    You're right, not everyone can take advantage of the latest greatest rates...
    However, there are better rates than 6%+ for a 90% LTV shared ownership scenario - subject to the details of your situation. Have you spoken to a broker about your options?
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