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    • diggingdude
    • By diggingdude 8th May 18, 7:47 PM
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    Sorry this will seem a stupid question I am sure however a search didn't seem to find the answer for me. I always see that mortgage deposits seem to go up in 5% stages. If I had enough for say a 17% deposit, can I do that and take an 83% mortgage (these are hypothetical figures).

    I'm looking to maximise the LISA by buying may/june next year but putting an extra 4k in in April for a bonus. That would likely push me over the multiples of 5% but wouldn't want to leave what's left in the LISA for 25 years of can't do an odd percentage.

    Blimey I droned on there. Thanks in advance for any replies
    House Deposit - Target 20000 April 2019
    Current Savings - 10225 13121.22
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    • ACG
    • By ACG 8th May 18, 7:58 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 7:58 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 7:58 PM
    Yes, the 5% bandings are for the rates. But you can but down 15%, 16% 16.134% if you like.
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    • diggingdude
    • By diggingdude 8th May 18, 8:04 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 8:04 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 8:04 PM
    Awesome thanks for the reply
    House Deposit - Target 20000 April 2019
    Current Savings - 10225 13121.22
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