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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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It’s official – men are happier in retirement than women

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new study by Skipton Building Society in the UK has explored all aspects of retirement and found that for men, the twilight years are amongst the best of their life. Men thoroughly enjoy getting their teeth into new hobbies and interests and are happy to spend time chilling out at home. In contrast, women […]

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Guernsey housing market

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local housing market holding firm ahead of usually busy spring period, reports Skipton International. Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 1.8% over the year to March 2013, according to data released today by the States of Guernsey. Compared to levels at the end of December 2012, values were also higher by a factor of […]

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New Research shows we’re hoping for an inheritance that might not happen

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The majority of Brits ‘expect’ to receive inheritance from their parents – but in reality four in 10 won’t get a penny, according to new research from Skipton Building Society, parent company to Skipton International. The findings emerged in a study of 2,000 UK adults, and shows that while 75 per cent of people aged […]

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