Tag: Skipton International

Skipton International continues to be one of the best in the offshore savings market

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Channel Island bank Skipton International has been voted one of the best Offshore Account providers in the Moneyfacts Awards, for the fourth year running. Skipton International (Skipton) was ‘Highly Commended’ as Best Offshore Account Provider. Skipton has been commended, highly commended or won the award for the past four years, while also taking first place […]

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Skipton International reports strong growth for 2014

Skipton International reports strong growth for 2014

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Channel Island bank, Skipton International has reported strong growth in both mortgage lending and savings for 2014. The bank saw its savings book grow by 14.7% from £784m in 2013 to £899m last year. Likewise its mortgage lending also reported similar growth, rising from £689m to £791m, a growth of 14.2%. The local bank’s growth […]

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Partial ownership mortgages getting local people into their own home

Partial ownership mortgages getting local people into their own home

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International’s partnership with the Guernsey Housing Association (GHA) has seen the first Islanders moving into their new homes in plenty of time for Christmas. The GHA scheme provides partial ownership for local people whose needs can’t be met in the general housing market. Learning disability nurse, Joanne Penney is one of the first to […]

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Guernsey’s leading mortgage lender supports Partial Ownership scheme

Guernsey’s leading mortgage lender supports Partial Ownership scheme

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has announced it is to start providing mortgages under the Guernsey Housing Association (GHA) partial ownership scheme. The GHA provides social rented housing and partial ownership for Islanders whose needs cannot be met in the local housing market. Director of Credit at Skipton International, Phillip Winfindale said the local bank is delighted to […]

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House prices maintain surge, reports Skipton International

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 4.4% over the year to September 30 2013 maintaining the strong pace of growth seen last quarter, when prices also grew by 4% on an annual basis, according to data released today by the States of Guernsey. Compared to the position at the end of June this year, […]

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New Opportunities for CI resident in the UK property market

New Opportunities for CI resident in the UK property market

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has launched a new lending product range to enable islanders to take advantage of the opportunities currently available in the UK’s residential buy-to-let market. A survey released today by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors shows the UK housing market has seen house prices in the UK rising to an 11 year high. […]

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Skipton International launches new UK lending range

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton International, the largest lender of new mortgages in Guernsey for the last three years and one of the fastest growing lenders in Jersey has launched an exciting range of new lending products to enable Channel Island residents, local trusts and selected retirement annuity trust schemes to purchase UK buy-to-let residential property. The new range […]

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Skipton International Managing Director attains Chartered Director status

Skipton International Managing Director attains Chartered Director status

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jim Coupe, Managing Director of Skipton International has been awarded the coveted Chartered Director status by the Institute of Directors (IoD). The IoD Chartered Director status is a globally recognized benchmark qualification. To qualify candidates need to have passed the IoD Certificate and Diploma examinations in Company Direction, submit a portfolio of evidence demonstrating substantial […]

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Local housing market moves ahead by 4%, reports Skipton International

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 4% over the year to June 30 2013, compared to a 1.8% rise over the previous year to March 2013, according to data released today by the States of Guernsey. Compared to the position at the end of March this year, values were higher by 2.2%. The average […]

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Skipton International scoops top Moneyfacts Award

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has added to its list of industry awards with another first place in the prestigious 2013 Moneyfacts awards for Best Offshore Account Provider, beating off opposition from other local banks in Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. The award was presented at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square on June 7. The Moneyfacts […]

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