8:34 AM, 4th February 2022, About 4 months ago
“Since the end of lockdown, we’ve seen an increasing population of landlords who do not wish to leverage their properties as much as they may have done previously. As a responsible lender, we have launched some 50% and 60% LTV products to cater for this market and reward this prudent approach.
“In addition, we made a commitment to keep our switch products in line with our core range and so this is an extension of that promise, matching the remortgage only products we launched last week”: said Moray Hulme, Director for Mortgage Sales at Paragon.
Four limited edition products are available for portfolio landlords – those with four or more mortgaged properties – purchasing or remortgaging Single Self-Contained (SSC) properties. Fixed for five years, rates start at 2.67% on the 50% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgage and 2.77% on the 60% LTV loan, each increasing by 10 basis points for homes rated EPC D and E.
For both portfolio and non-portfolio landlords who are looking to switch to a new mortgage, Paragon has announced four 75% LTV products.
Portfolio landlords are offered finance for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO), Multi-Unit Blocks (MUB) and SSC. The initial rate is 3.00% when fixed over two years, rising to 3.08 when borrowed over a five-year term.
Non-portfolio landlords with SSC can choose between two-year and five-year fixed rate products, with rates set at 3.00% and 3.08% respectively.
All four limited edition products feature zero application fees and are offered with free valuations and £750 cashback. They include an interest coverage ratio (ICR) of 4.00%.
Switch products incur nil transfer fees. ICR is set at 4.00% on five-year loans and 5.50% on two-year products.
Paragon’s five-year fixed-rate products are subject to Early Repayment Charges (ERC) of 5% in years one and two, 4% during years three and four and 3% for year five. ERC change to 3% in years one and two on the two-year fixed rate products.
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